Yoga as a Support for Healing Trauma

Rooted in the researched approach developed by Bessel Van der Kolk, author of The Body Keeps the Score and David Emerson, author of Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga, this workshop will offer a yoga practice that prioritizes the needs of students recovering from trauma. Each class will consist of a yoga practice combining movement, breathwork and […]

Slow, Stretchy, Welcoming Drop-in Yoga with Lili Powell

After teaching the popular series, “Intro to Yoga” and “Yoga for Beginners” for many years, Lili Powell now offers a Level 1 drop-in class for new and returning students. Advanced registration is not required. Simply show-up and get signed in once you’re at our Jefferson School location. Class is Pay-What-You-Can $5-$15. This Level 1 class invites students to reduce […]

Yoga for Anxiety: a 6 Week Series

This series is for everyone, whether you have a diagnosed anxiety disorder or you just get stressed out by life sometimes. Yoga can be an effective tool for managing anxiety, since the practice is all about present moment awareness. In this class, we’ll use the mind/body connection to begin creating new mental habits, letting go […]

Tending the Joints: Weekend Yin Yoga to Create Space and Mobility

Tending the Joints – Weekend  Yin Yoga to Create Space and Mobility An all levels class that compliments more active styles of yoga practice, exercise, or a busy lifestyle. Yin Yoga is practiced entirely on the floor and it is characterized by its slow, meditative pace focused on stimulating the connective tissue. Postures are held […]

Gentle Yoga: Late Winter Session

Gentle yoga is designed for mature students and those recovering from an injury or surgery. This series moves at a slower pace and is adaptable to provide more or less challenge as appropriate to each individual. This course will be offered on Thursdays, 11am – 12pm from March 1st – April 5th. This 6 week […]

Level 1 Yoga: Late Winter Session

Alignment based yoga instruction designed for beginners and experienced students who prefer a moderately paced class. Unlike vinyasa style classes, we move slowly  through standing and seated poses.  Inversions are introduced to those who are interested.  No previous experience required. This course will be offered on Thursdays, 9:30am – 10:45am from March 1st – April […]

Late Winter AcroYoga

AcroYoga blends partner yoga, acrobatics, and Thai massage to explore balance and connection with others. Learn poses and transitions in a safe, controlled manner as you unlock your inner child. No experience is necessary.  We will start with the basics and use progressions to build up to certain skills.  For those who have more experience with AcroYoga […]

Kofi Busia Audio Recordings

Kofi Busia is one of the world’s foremost teachers in the Iyengar tradition. He has been teaching for nearly 40 years, and has held his Advanced Certificate for 35 years. He has taught, and is recognized, all over the world. In October of 2017 Kofi Busia led a weekend workshop at Common Ground and Sara Miles […]

Free Friend Fridays with Acupuncturist Sam Pierceall

Love acupuncture, and want to share the goodness?! Through the end of February *RETURNING* Common Ground Community Acupuncture clients can bring in a *NEW* client with them for a free first visit with Sam Pierceall on Friday afternoons. The returning client will pay our regular returning rate (Pay-What-You-Can $20-$50, but the session will be totally free for the […]

Late Winter 2018 Yin Yoga with Kelsey Gillan

This series with Kelsey Gillan will explore the benefits of Yin Yoga. Yin Yoga involves holding poses for longer periods of time (often 3 to 5 minutes, sometimes more) in order to release deep tissue and increase blood flow. The slow moving, meditative pace leads to clarity of the mind, and the extended holds result […]