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 […]

No, YOU’RE the best!

Raise your hand if you’re in favor on voting! Excellent, we see you all raised your hands 🙂 Common Ground would be honored to have your nominations for *Best Nonprofit* in the Services Section and *Best Niche Fitness Studio* in the Health & Fitness Section for the 2017 Best of C-ville Competition. Nominations available here: […]

Common Ground Yoga Student Jovan Williams

Common Ground client Jovan Williams has thoughtfully offered to share about her experience as a yoga student at Common Ground. We so appreciate Jovan’s willingness to share, and hope it inspires you to come and join us! If you are new to yoga or returning after a long absence, please give us a call at 434-218-7677 and […]

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 […]

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 […]