Common Ground at Festy


This year the net proceeds from The Festy will benefit Common Ground, and we are so grateful for their support and generousity. Common Ground will be at The Festy all weekend offering chair massage, acupuncture, yoga, kirtans and 5Rhythms dance. Look for the Common Ground Workshop Stage under a large tent in between the camping section and the stages.   Learn more about our services, and find our schedule of Festy classes below!   Chair Massage at Festy: Sit down, relax, and get ready for tension relief and a rejuvenated spirit. Common Ground chair massage is provided […]

Yoga for Beginners, Nov 11th – Dec 16th


Are you new(ish) to yoga and ready to grow your confidence? Lili Powell is offering a highly-requested Yoga for Beginners Series designed for folks who are familiar with yoga basics, but want one more safe stepping stone before diving into Level 1 & 2 drop-in classes. This welcoming and interactive 6-week series is open to […]

All Levels Yoga at Stinson Vineyards


Treat yourself to a morning in central Virginia’s crisp, clear fall air and join us for All Levels Yoga at Stinson Vineyards, Saturday, October 17th at 11am.  Stinson Vineyards in White Hall has beautiful views of the mountains and critically acclaimed wines. The yoga class will be held on a flat patch of grass in the vineyard, and […]

Come join us at Festy!


Have you heard how generous our friends over at The Festy are being towards Common Ground? It’s incredible. This year all of the net proceeds from The Festy will benefit Common Ground – which means that when you’re out listening to Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt you’re supporting us! Buy your ticket and come join! Common Ground will be […]

Common Ground Yoga at Bellair Farm – MOVED TO 10/3


****THIS CLASS HAS BEEN MOVED TO SATURDAY, 10/3, 12PM-1PM; AND IS NOW TAKING PLACE AT COMMON GROUND HEALING ARTS**** whew! This rain situation is no joke! We’ve moved this class once again, and it is now going to be taking place tomorrow, Saturday, 10/3 from 12-1pm at Common Ground Healing Arts instead of out at […]

2015 Common Ground Integrative Wellness Program


Common Ground Healing Arts is currently recruiting participants for our Integrative Wellness Program (IWP). IWP will provide three months of coordinated multi-modality care for 20 individuals in our community in partnership with The Women’s Initiative. This program supports individuals struggling with anxiety and depression through integrative wellness services in proven modalities: mindfulness-based counseling, acupuncture, massage […]

Welcome to Common Ground, Kimberly Gladysz!


Common Ground is so grateful to have Kimberly Gladysz joining our team of yoga instructors. We love Kimberly’s positivity, and genuine warmth. Join Kimberly for her Level 1 & 2 class on Tuesdays from 5:30-6:45pm! About Kimberly: When Kimberly was 5 years old, she wore a hula skirt everyday for a month. Her love for dance […]

“Does Acupuncture Hurt?” …and other Acupuncture Questions Answered


by Sam Pierceall One of the first questions people usually have about acupuncture is, “Does acupuncture hurt?” Having studied acupuncture for several years now, I have heard this and many other inquiries regarding the medicine. Before I began my formal schooling, I’d had very little exposure to acupuncture, and looking back I can see why it seems so […]

The Importance of Balance


Ever heard someone try to play a guitar that’s out of tune? No matter what chord the musician plays, it simply sounds off. The harmony that exists in precisely tuned instruments comes from the balance within each string; too loose and the string will not resonate, too tight and it will snap. But if each […]

Yoga for Renewal & Rejuvenation (Level 1) – Mondays, 12-1pm


Patty Gray is back and teaching her Monday, 12-1pm Level 1 class – Yoga for Renewal & Rejuvanation. Yeah!! About Yoga for Renewal and Rejuvenation A Level 1 Yoga Class   It is never too soon nor too late to create a mind and body that together are strong, flexible, stable and balanced. Start or continue your […]