April C’ville Satsang: Body Scan Meditation led by Cawood Fitzhugh

April C’ville Satsang: Body Scan Meditation led by Cawood Fitzhugh

­Common Ground is very happy to be hosting C’ville Satsang, a monthly gathering organized by Lynsie McKeown. This event is offered to the community at no charge; donations to Common Ground are welcome to support use of their space.

About April Satsang: Join C’ville Satsang April 7th, for yet another amazing gathering of like hearted individuals who enjoy learning new modalities to improve mental, physical and spiritual well-being. This month Cawood Fitzhugh volunteers to lead us in a “Body Scan” Meditation.  It is a guided meditation for self care, using attention on the body to help create awareness of the present moment, without judgment.  Studies continue to reveal meditation’s powerful effects to reduce stress, anxiety, enabling the body to heal as well as improve mental focus and clarity. Wear comfy clothes to lie down on the floor on a mat or in a chair during the time of meditation.  Mats, pillows and blankets are provided.  Plenty of time will be set aside for questions and answers and to connect to your fellow community members.

About Cawood: Cawood Fitzhugh has been a meditator for over 10 years.  She received training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction from the University of Massachusetts and is a qualified instructor to teach MBSR.  She is a part of the UVA Mindfulness Center, the Compassionate Care Initiative with the UVA School of Nursing and works for the Department of Family Medicine.  Cawood came to Mindfulness as a result of her own pursuit to change her personal relationship to life and stress.

About C’ville Satsang: C’ville Satsang is a local group of like-minded individuals seeking a greater sense of community and connection through the love of all things yoga. Once a month we gather together to play, practice, discuss, meditate or chant. This group is intended as a collaboration between teachers, students and the yoga curious as a way to keep expanding our knowledge and loving support off our mats.

About Lynsie McKeown:Yoga came into Lynsie’s life during a challenging time of transition and loss. The practice of Yoga provided a way to transform struggle into opportunity and she continues to draw inspiration from the never-ending journey of the human heart. Her devotion for greater awareness and spiritual growth are reflected in her teaching and writing. She strives to support, uplift and empower others to walk their own path to healing and growth with courage, authenticity and grace. Lynsie also holds a BA in Environmental Science from the University of Virginia, is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, and an Assisted Thai Yoga Bodyworker.