Yoga as a Support for Healing Trauma: a 5 Week Series

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 offers Yoga as a support for students working through traumatic experience, chronic illness, and extreme injury. Each class will explore gentle movement, breath work, and meditation, […]

Intro to Zapchen: a 5 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 […]

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 […]

July C-Ville Satsang: The Neuroscience Behind the Law of Attraction

July C-Ville Satsang: The Neuroscience Behind the Law of Attraction: How to Leverage Your Mind to Create What You Want ­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 […]

July 4th Holiday

Common Ground will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th.  Please enjoy and have a safe holiday!

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga: A 6-Week Series

Kundalini Yoga is the yoga of awareness. Each class consists of exercises, including a warm up and deep relaxation, poses, meditation, breathwork and chanting. Kundalini Yoga can potentially ease stress and tension. It is expressly designed to have a positive impact on your central nervous system and endocrine system. Breathing in different patterns has a […]

Yin Yoga with Benita Mayo: a 6 Week Series

Yin Yoga is a practice that targets the connective tissues in the body. Passive postures from seated or lying down are held for an extended period of time, allowing the muscles to relax and release. The stillness of Yin Yoga can ease tension, quiet the mind, increase circulation to the joints, and improve flexibility over […]

Gentle Hatha Practice: a 6 Week Series at Trinity Episcopal Church

Yoga for all bodies and levels that will stretch your body and relax your mind. Experience physical and mental relief in this tranquil, safe class offering moderate stretching, light strengthening, breathing and balance. This non-flow class is open to all levels. Modifications are offered for individuals with injuries or physical limitations.  An all-around great class […]

The Yogic Science of Serenity: a 6 Week Series

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 […]

Radically Restorative Yoga: a 6 Week Series

Come relax and rejuvenate into deep restoration of body, mind and spirit. Radically Restorative Yoga combines restorative yoga, thai bodywork, yin, meditation and yoga nidra/deep relaxation. Restorative and Yin yoga uses props to support the body so you experience the posture passively allowing gravity and specific positioning on the props to open and stretch the […]