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 […]

IMCC Intro to Mindfulness: A 6 Week Series

Please note: pre-registration for this series is required. Registration is available from here. IMCC will offer a six-week Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation Class open to anyone who is new to meditation or who would like to establish a regular practice of mindfulness and Insight Meditation. The class will cover introductions to mindfulness of the breath, the body, […]

Intro to Yoga: New Years Session

Curious about yoga and want to learn more? Get answers in this welcoming and interactive 6 week series that is open to all ages, bodies, and fitness levels. During these 6 weeks, we will teach you how to practice yoga poses, breathing, and healthful attitudes. Over time, learn to reduce stress and enjoy improving your […]

Acupuncture on Saturdays in December

During December acupuncturist Robert Hoffman will be offering Community Acupuncture from 10:20am-12:00pm on Saturdays. If it is your first session, it will be Pay-What-You-Can $35-65; all subsequent sessions are Pay-What-You-Can $20-$50. Booking in advance is required. You can schedule your appointment online from here or by calling us a 434-218-7677. Wondering what Community Acupuncture is, or why people try acupuncture in general? […]

Late Winter Yoga Session

The Late Winter 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! More series will […]

Free Community Healing at Westhaven: ***12/21 Event is Cancelled***

***PLEASE NOTE: THE THURSDAY, 12/21 EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED***   Common Ground will be offering free chair massage and auricular acupuncture (just the ear points) on Thursdays, December 7th & 14th from 5:30-8:00pm. ***This event will be held at The Westhaven Community Center – 801 Hardy Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22903*** These sessions are open to everyone, and available on […]

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 […]