Gentle Yoga: a 4 Week Series

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 January 25th – February 15th. This 4 week […]

Level 1 Yoga: a 4 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 January 25th – February […]

Restorative Yoga with Thai Bodywork: Thursday New Year’s Session

Two great yogas that are even better together! Come relax and rejuvenate into deep restoration of body, mind and spirit with restorative/thai yoga. Restorative yoga uses props to support the body, you experience the posture passively allowing gravity and specific positioning on the props to open and deeply stretch the body. Thai Yoga combines traction, […]

AcroYoga for Beginners & Beyond: 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 […]

Yoga for Anxiety: New Year’s Session

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 […]

Restorative Yoga with Thai Body Work: New Year’s Session

Two great yogas that are even better together! Come relax and rejuvenate into deep restoration of body, mind and spirit with restorative/thai yoga. Restorative yoga uses props to support the body, you experience the posture passively allowing gravity and specific positioning on the props to open and deeply stretch the body. Thai Yoga combines traction, […]

C-ville Wellness Fund Overview & FAQ

Do you know about the C-ville Wellness Fund? This fund is available at Common Ground for anyone affected by A11/A12 weekend. This fund ensures our trauma-relieving services are affordable to individuals who need them as a part of their healing process. Please find answers to FAQ about the fund below and feel very welcome to […]

New Year’s Yoga Session

The New Year’s Yoga Session at Common Ground is comprised of 6 week class series, all of which are offered Pay-What-You-Can $30-$120. Pre-registration is required and available from any of the links below, or you are welcome to call us at 434-218-7677 to register over the phone. We hope you’re able to come and join us!

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, breath work […]

Your Donations Can Make Charlottesville Healthier and More Peaceful

Dear friend, We hope this letter finds you well and enjoying moments of ease and joy in your everyday life. Common Ground has great news to share! We have an anonymous donor matching $25,000 of our fundraising efforts at this time; this means your tax deductible end-of-year donation, large or small, will be doubled by our donor! Please help […]