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We offer a variety of workshops, series classes, and special events. Browse the  one day workshops, weekend workshops  or class series. You can register over the phone (434) 218-7677, in person at Common Ground, or online.  Our workshop policy are as follows:

  • Workshops must be paid for at time of sign-up.  Drops-ins are welcomed based on availability.  We recommend you call the day of the workshop to ensure there is space available.
  • If you cancel 24 hours in advance we will be happy to refund or credit your Common Ground account for other services.
  • There are no refunds for no shows.
  • Donation-based classes are given freely by the practitioner or teacher; please give generously as your budget allows.

Upcoming Special Events

Common Ground has created a 2016 Spring Series of Yoga at Vineyards & Cideries. Pre-registration required and available from the links below:


Saturday, June 11th, 2016
Common Ground Healing Arts
(233 4th St. NW – Jefferson School City Center, 2nd floor)

The Sit-a-thon is Common Ground’s most important fundraiser of the year, and supports our mission to improve wellness throughout our community by expanding opportunities for accessible complementary health care. Our focus is on evidence-based practices such as yoga, meditation, acupuncture, and massage.

On Saturday, June 11th, mindfulness leaders from communities all over Charlottesville will lead 50 minute meditations from 9am to 6pm at Common Ground Healing Arts (233 4th St. NW – Jefferson School City Center, 2nd floor). At 7pm Kevin Warren and Loren Oppenheimer will lead a kirtan, a beautiful call and response musical meditation. Experienced and new meditators are welcome.

How to get involved:

There are a number of ways to get involved, and they’re all important and necessary.

1. The Sit-a-Thon is the most important fundraising event that Common Ground hosts each year. As such, we need folks to captain teams! Teams can be up to 5 individuals, and we would LOVE to see each team raise $500. Sign up here to captain a team!

2. Join a Sit-a-Thon team! Support the nonprofit you love by helping fundraise. Email info@commongroundcville.

3. Make a donation to Common Ground. Your donations are a key factor to maintaining Common Ground’s sliding scale, and outreach programs. Donations can be made from here.

4. Become an event sponsor. Helping to sponsor the Sit-a-Thon includes ways to reward and recognize your employees, and includes name recognition throughout the event. Learn more.

5. Come join us on the day of. ****All of the meditations on Saturday, June 11th and the kirtan are open to the public, and are offered by donation.**** All are welcome to drop-in on the day of the Sit-a-Thon, and this is absolutely a “more the merrier” event! Contribute to this movement for wellness in Charlottesville by joining us.

Please call 434-218-7677 or email with any questions.

Thank you for your support!