Yin Yoga with Benita Mayo: a 6 Week Series

Yin Yoga is a practice that targets the connective tissues in the body. Passive postures from seated or lying down are held for an extended period of time, allowing the muscles to relax and release. The stillness of Yin Yoga can ease tension, quiet the mind, increase circulation to the joints, and improve flexibility over […]

Gentle Hatha Practice: a 6 Week Series at Trinity Episcopal Church

Yoga for all bodies and levels that will stretch your body and relax your mind. Experience physical and mental relief in this tranquil, safe class offering moderate stretching, light strengthening, breathing and balance. This non-flow class is open to all levels. Modifications are offered for individuals with injuries or physical limitations.  An all-around great class […]

The Yogic Science of Serenity: a 6 Week Series

Yoga, Breathwork and Meditation give us the tools to self-regulate our thoughts, emotions and beliefs. This 8 week course will provide a consistent practice each week to support transformation, healing and recovery from our hectic modern lifestyle. Formerly Yoga of Recovery/Yoga for Emotional Balance this course uses yoga therapeutics to address behaviors that take us […]

Radically Restorative Yoga: a 6 Week Series

Come relax and rejuvenate into deep restoration of body, mind and spirit. Radically Restorative Yoga combines restorative yoga, thai bodywork, yin, meditation and yoga nidra/deep relaxation. Restorative and Yin yoga uses props to support the body so you experience the posture passively allowing gravity and specific positioning on the props to open and stretch the […]

Gentle Yoga: a 6 Week Series

Gentle yoga is designed for mature students and those recovering from an injury or surgery.  It is slower paced and adaptable to provide more or less challenge as appropriate to the individual. This course will be offered on Thursdays, 11am-12pm from July 26th – August 30th.  This 6 week series is being offered Pay-What-You-Can $30-$120. […]

Level 1 Yoga: a 6 Week Series

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 July 26th – August […]


In America people of color and all people living in poverty experience significant health disparities, including shorter life expectancy and higher rates of diabetes, cancer, heart disease, stroke, substance abuse, infant mortality, and low birth weight. People are literally dying because of our country’s inequitable health care system. Common Ground’s services serve as a support […]

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 […]

C-ville’s Day of R+R Silent Auction

In addition to a wide array of unique, beginner-friendly mindfulness sessions, bodywork, and acupuncture  C-ville’s Day of R+R on June 2nd will also have an outstanding Silent Auction! THANK YOU to the generous individuals and businesses below for supporting affordable wellness in Charlottesville. We are hugely grateful for your support. The Silent Auction begins at 10:00am, and will […]

Summer 2018 Yoga & Mindfulness Class Series