Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Loving your Enemy

Today, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we offer an excerpt from one of his lesser known speeches. It’s wise, challenging advice for today and every day: “When the opportunity presents itself for you to defeat your enemy, that is the time which you must not do it. There will come a time, in many […]

Checking in with Melissa Behl

Common Ground client Melissa Behl included us in her piece on restoring for the holidays. Melissa is a nursing student, and has also made time to explore the mindfulness curriculum through the UVA Contemplative Sciences Center. From her post: Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a booming area of research. What interests me is finding the […]

Creating New Habits in the New Year

Giving some thought to creating new patterns or habits in 2015? This article has some helpful suggestions, and a good reminder: it’s much less complicated for your brain to create new patterns than it is to break pre-existing habits. This has to do with synaptic patterns in our brains. From the article: The reality is, habits […]

Common Ground Yoga Student Diane Bloom

Common Ground client Diane Bloom has thoughtfully offered to share about her experience as a yoga student at Common Ground. Thank you so much, Diane! If you are new to yoga or returning after a long absence, please give us a call at 434-218-7677 and we’ll help you find a class in which you’ll feel […]