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    Fresh Face: Evolution Lancaster

    Debra “Debbie” Dower is breathing new life into Lancaster’s longstanding yoga studio—Evolution Lancaster.


    Debbie’s connection with Evolution Lancaster goes back to 2002 when founder Lisa Taylor hired her as the studio’s very first employee. In May 2023, 21 years after its founding, Debbie acquired the studio on Harrisburg Avenue and began rolling out fresh programming built on the legacy of the last two decades. By practicing alternative health solutions like acupuncture, massage therapy, and health coaching in addition to yoga classes, Debbie hopes to establish Evolution Lancaster as a holistic health and well-being hub.

    “My true north, for as long as I can remember, has been to create a culture of well-being.” – Debbie Dower, owner of Evolution Lancaster

    “My true north, for as long as I can remember, has been to create a culture of well-being,” Debbie said. “This passion was shaped through the mentorship of Lisa. I am forever grateful for her guidance and support, especially through this transition.”


    In its new iteration, Evolution Lancaster’s goal is to offer resources to alleviate pain and stress, ultimately paving the way to living a full and rich life anchored on the importance of well-being. With the expansion of its retail space, Debbie hopes to stock products that will help members integrate the healing that happens in the studio into their daily lives.


    “That’s really what it comes down to—being able to support people and ultimately uncovering what their strengths are so they can live a great life,” she said. Prioritize your wellness by exploring Evolution Lancaster’s membership packages at