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 […]

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 […]

Thank you Big Brothers & Big Sisters of the Central Blue Ridge

Big thanks to the bigs & littles who came out for Big/Little Yoga this past Saturday! Common Ground is very happy to be working in collaboration with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Blue Ridge to offer this class exclusively for the mentees and mentors. We celebrate Big Brothers Big Sisters mission to provide […]

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