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 […]

All Levels Yoga with Elisa Ferrante

On Thursday, February 4th Elisa Ferrante will begin teaching an ongoing Thursday evening All Levels (Level 1 & 2) yoga class from 7:00-8:15pm at Common Ground Healing Arts. Elisa is fun, uplifting, and consistent. Come for the increased flexibility and endorphin boost, stay for the good company and positive environment! This class is appropriate for […]


Common Ground is trying out something new, and we’re calling in GratiTuesday. Each Tuesday we’ll be asking clients and practitioners to share things they’re grateful for, and then we’ll spread the gratitude! What are you grateful for today? Share with us in the comments! This smiling crew had just come out of Ashleigh’s 5:30-6:45 Hatha […]