Intro to Zapchen: A 6 Week Series

Zapchen is a practice of simple exercises for development and change for yourself, family or your clients. The exercises are playful, never forced and profound. They point to possibilities of change and maturation deeper than we can guess. Zapchen gives real and immediate access to the possibility of well-being. This group supports gentle, radical levels […]

Intro to Zapchen: New Years Session

Zapchen is a practice of simple exercises for development and change for yourself, family or your clients. The exercises are playful, never forced and profound. They point to possibilities of change and maturation deeper than we can guess. Zapchen gives real and immediate access to the possibility of well-being. This group supports gentle, radical levels […]

Common Ground’s 2017 Space Renovation

This December Common Ground is renovating and reducing our space. We are keeping the current yoga room and acupuncture room, and modifying how they are used. The Fountain Fund, a nonprofit that improves the lives of the formerly incarcerated through lending, financial education, and community support, will be moving into the space that Common Ground is letting go […]

December C-Ville Satsang

The holidays are in full swing and so is our stress!  Take a break, get centered and deeply rest.  Yoga Nidra is a guided relaxation technique with proven results to help you release anxiety, tension and dis-ease from the tissues of the body and the layers of mind.  A perfect reset for your entire body. […]

Yoga As a Support for Healing Trauma

Rooted in the approach developed by David Emerson and Bessel Van der Kolk of the Trauma Center in Brookline, MA, this workshop will offer a yoga practice that prioritize the needs of students recovering from trauma. Each class will consist of one hour of yoga practice, followed by a small discussion of how trauma can […]

Free Community Healing Services at Ebenezer Baptist Church

Common Ground will be offering free chair massage and auricular acupuncture (just the ear points) on Tuesday, November 21st & 28th from 6:00-8:00pm. ***This event will be held at Ebenezer Baptist Church (113 6th St.NW) located 2 blocks and a 5 minute walk from Common Ground. (https://www.ebc113.org/)*** These sessions are open to everyone, and available on a […]

Yoga as Stress Reliever for the Holidays: A 4 Week Series

Don’t let the holidays be stressful! Enjoy restful yoga & healing practices to renew, release & re-connect to self during the holiday season. This guided, gentle yoga class will help reduce stress and relieve tension in the mind & body. The four week series is designed to be accessible to all bodies. Give yourself the […]

Gentle Yoga: Holiday 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 November 30th – December 21st, 2017. **Please note […]

Level 1 Yoga: Holiday 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 November 30th – December […]

Yin Yoga: Holiday Session

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 […]