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

C-ville’s Day of R+R

Qigong at IX Art Park

Join Jay on Wednesdays from 5:45 – 7:00PM for outdoor Qigong! Beginning Wednesday, June 6th. These classes are offered on a Pay-What-You-Can basis, $5-15. Cash or check only. A foundational Qigong practice of easeful movements and gentle jiggling to open the spiritual gates (joints) and restore harmonious energy flow throughout the body. The rising energy […]

The Yogic Science of Serenity

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 […]

Mind Liberation: Journaling to Heal

How can we liberate our minds through journaling? I propose we can begin this process by being present, creative, kind, spontaneous and dwelling in the possibilities instead of being ruled by the apparent authority of the shame of our past and the anxiety about our future. As we are constantly reborn to this liberation, we […]

June C-Ville Satsang: Intro to Shamanism

June C-Ville Satsang: Introduction to Shamanism:  Grounding ­Common Ground is very happy to be hosting C’ville Satsang, a monthly gathering organized by Lynsie McKeown. This event is offered to the community at no charge; donations to Common Ground are welcome to support use of their space. About June Satsang:  Anya Star Heart happily introduces the […]

Get Mom a Massage for Mother’s Day!

This Sunday, May 13th is Mother’s Day! A one hour massage at Common Ground is Pay-What-You-Can $60-$80 and great way to thank Mom for all she does. Gift certificates can be purchased from here: You can also book Mom a massage by calling us at 434-218-7677, or booking from here: And thanks, Mamas. We don’t […]

Conscious Sustainability: a 7 Week Series

Perhaps you wish you lived a more sustainable life. Or maybe you already work toward sustainable living, but you find yourself facing certain blocks or losing energy for your goals. During this course, you will learn how to work toward your sustainability goals by using Mind-Body practices such as meditation, yoga and massage. This is […]