Yoga is a Home for All

Courtenay Evans has been leading a weekly outreach yoga class for Common Ground  at the Sunrise Community Center since 2013. Sunrise is a community that exemplifies Habitat for Humanities’ New Paradigm for Affordable Housing. Written by Courtenay Evans Teaching yoga at the Sunrise Community Center fills me with gratitude. Having taught at the community center now […]

March C’ville Satsang: An Afternoon of Sacred Sound & Chant

Common Ground is very happy to be hosting C’ville Satsang’s monthly gathering this March! About C’ville Satsang C’ville Satsang is a local group of like-minded individuals seeking a greater sense of community and connection through the love of all things yoga. Once a month we gather together to play, practice, discuss, meditate or chant.  This group is […]

Happy Hour Yoga – Fridays with Julia J. von Briesen

Common Ground is so happy that Julia J. von Briesen is back in Charlottesville! Julia. J is going to be teaching an All Levels Happy Hour Yoga class on Fridays, 5:15-6:15pm. First class is set for Friday, March 4th. This class is meant to help you shake off the week and assist you in shifting your mindset for an abundant, […]

Conscious Sustainability: A 6 Week Series with Rose Brown

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 6 week course, you will learn how to work toward your sustainability goals by using Mind-Body practices such as meditation, yoga and massage. […]

Volunteers Needed for Mat Cleaning

Common Ground is seeking 2-3 volunteers that can come in once per week to clean our yoga mats. The process takes about an hour, and most volunteers use our amazing sound system to listen to some music or catch up on podcasts while they work. This is a great opportunity to contribute to our small nonprofit in a meaningful, […]

Audio Recordings from Kofi Busia Workshop Available for Download

Common Ground is very grateful to Sara Agelasto & iHanuman for creating these wonderful audio recordings of Kofi Busia’s December, 2015 weekend workshop here at Common Ground. iHanuman is generously donating over 50% of the net proceeds from the sale of these recordings to Common Ground! The recordings includes two one-hour long pranayama classes, three two-hour long all levels […]

Q&A with Acupuncturist Robert Hoffman

Robert Hoffman has extensive experience as an acupuncturist, having practiced both acupuncture and herbal medicine for 19 years in Florida. He has traveled throughout the world studying and learning universal truths to support and create healing from within. Common Ground Healing Arts is thrilled to have Robert on board, and enjoyed hearing his answers to […]

Common Ground Follows PVCC’s Inclement Weather Policy

All Levels Yoga with Julia J. von Briesen, Feb. 9th 5:30-6:45pm

Common Ground is so happy that Julia J. von Briesen is back in Charlottesville! Julia. J is going to be subbing for Kimberly Gladysz on Tuesday, February 9th from 5:30-6:45pm. This all levels, slow-flow class is beginner friendly. Classic yoga postures are incorporated in a progressive manner, often organized around a specific physical or philosophical themes. Each of our […]

Yoga at The Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women

by Patty Gray I have been involved in teaching yoga classes at the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women since 2010, serving as the coordinator for the program for the past 3 years.  Almost every week, I hear from class participants about how much they appreciate the opportunity to practice yoga and how much yoga has helped […]