ARTCHO – A Fundraiser for Common Ground

Saturday, November 3rd 10:00 am – 6:00 pm IX Art Park Please join us on Saturday November 3rd at IX Art Park for ARTCHO, a community festival that brings people together for art, music, and food! There will be high quality, reasonably priced artwork from a broad selection of Virginia’s best creatives, food trucks, talented […]

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training for Women of Color

This fall Common Ground Healing Arts, Charlottesville’s nonprofit community wellness center, is hosting a prenatal yoga teacher training for Women of Color in partnership with Sisters Keeper Doula Collective and Cox Pregnancy and Birth Support. This program is funded by Lululemon. Sisters Keeper Doula Collective was founded in 2015 and has trained 65 Women of […]

2018 Holiday Wellness Packages

‘Tis the season for spreading peace, joy, and wellness. Common Ground has three holiday wellness packages to choose from to keep you and yours merry and bright. To purchase, call (434-218-7677), drop by, or buy them online from here. Please note: there are limited quantities of each of these specials (so shop early!) and all services must be […]

Sitting with Whiteness: Exploring White Privilege and White Fragility through Meditation – at Trinity Episcopal Church

***This series will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church (1118 Preston Ave. Charlottesville); Directions and information on parking available from here.*** Though white Americans have been the dominant racial group in this country for centuries, many, if not most whites, carry very little awareness of whiteness or its implications as we move through our days. If […]

Hatha Flow for Beginners with Jasmine Alves

This beginner hatha yoga flow class will focus on breath awareness, the alignment of the foundational poses, and meditation. Each class will start with a meditation and intention setting, then we will gently flow through the poses. Students will be provided with modifications, and encouraged to move in ways that feel comfortable for their body. […]

Radically Restorative Yoga: a 5 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 […]

Intro to Kundalini: A 6 Week Series

Kundalini Yoga is the yoga of awareness. Each class consists of exercises, including a warm up and deep relaxation, poses, meditation, breathwork and chanting. Kundalini Yoga can potentially ease stress and tension. It is expressly designed to have a positive impact on your central nervous system and endocrine system. Breathing in different patterns has a […]

Introduction to Qigong – 6 Week Series

A foundational Qigong practice of easeful movements and gentle jiggling to open the spiritual gates (joints) and restore harmonious energy flow throughout the body. This practice is especially beneficial to those seeking to improve digestion, increase lymphatic flow and immune system function, raise energy levels, and enhance mental clarity and emotional joy. All levels welcome […]

AcroYoga: a 6 week series

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 […]

Level 1 yoga: a 5 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 October 18th – November […]