Free Community Healing Services at Ebenezer Baptist Church

Common Ground will be offering free chair massage and auricular acupuncture (just the ear points) on Tuesday, November 21st & 28th from 6:00-8:00pm. ***This event will be held at Ebenezer Baptist Church (113 6th St.NW) located 2 blocks and a 5 minute walk from Common Ground. (https://www.ebc113.org/)*** These sessions are open to everyone, and available on a […]

Yoga as Stress Reliever for the Holidays: A 4 Week Series

Don’t let the holidays be stressful! Enjoy restful yoga & healing practices to renew, release & re-connect to self during the holiday season. This guided, gentle yoga class will help reduce stress and relieve tension in the mind & body. The four week series is designed to be accessible to all bodies. Give yourself the […]

Gentle Yoga: Holiday Session

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 November 30th – December 21st, 2017. **Please note […]

Level 1 Yoga: Holiday Session

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 November 30th – December […]

Yin Yoga: Holiday Session

This series with Kelsey Gillan will explore the benefits of Yin Yoga. Yin Yoga involves holding poses for longer periods of time (often 3 to 5 minutes, sometimes more) in order to release deep tissue and increase blood flow. The slow moving, meditative pace leads to clarity of the mind, and the extended holds result […]

Restorative Yoga with Thai Bodywork: Holiday 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 Holiday Session

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 […]

Mindful Movement at Blue Ridge Juvenile Detention

Pictured above: Sisters Julia von Briesen and Lydia von Briesen who teach Mindful Movement together at Blue Ridge Juvenile Detention. Common Ground’s Mindful Movement program at Blue Ridge Juvenile Detention (BRJD) facility in Charlottesville has served more than 50 youth since it began 18 months ago. The hour long weekly class teaches mindfulness skills and […]

Free Community Healing Services at Ebenezer Baptist Church

Common Ground will be offering free chair massage and auricular acupuncture (just the ear points) on Tuesday, October 24th from 6:00-8:00pm. ***This event will be held at Ebenezer Baptist Church (113 6th St.NW) located 2 blocks and a 5 minute walk from Common Ground. (https://www.ebc113.org/)*** These sessions are open to everyone, and available on a […]

2017 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 […]