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 […]

Holistic Life Foundation Partnership

Common Ground is excited to strengthen our developing partnership with the Holistic Life Foundation (HLF) in Baltimore, MD.  On November 4th, Director for Community Engagement (Phoebe Haupt) visited their program at an elementary school in Baltimore.  As an experiential participant in the yoga and mindfulness offerings that HLF has been providing in public schools in inner […]