Friday, April 10th, 11am-2pm: Chair Massage at Rebecca’s

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Come get a chair massage and help support someone in need! Our fabulous massage therapist Star Matthews will be at Rebecca’s on Friday, April 10th from 11am-2pm. Chair massage will be $2 per minute, and will support our outreach chair massage at Westhaven Nursing Clinic.

Saturday, April 18th, 1-2pm: Yoga at McGuffey Park for Tom Tom Festival

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Leave the studio behind and join Common Ground for All Levels Yoga at McGuffey Park from 1-2pm,Saturday April 18th as a part of the Tom Tom Festival. Bring a towel, mat, or take advantage of nature’s yoga mat (aka: grass). Practice linking your breath to classic yoga postures, and soak up some vitamin D. Appropriate for […]

Friday, April 24th, 6pm: Mosaic Yoga Benefit for Common Ground

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Common Ground is eager to introduce you to Mosaic Yoga Charlottesville. Mosaic is hosting their grand opening event – a donation based yoga class – to benefit Common Ground on Friday, April 24th at 6pm. They’re also having a rockin’ CommuniTEA on Saturday, April 25th. We’re excited to get to know them, and we hope you […]

Friday, May 15th, 9:30am-5:30pm: NCBTMB Massage CE with Tracey Moon

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Common Ground is very excited to offer this upcoming NCBTMB massage CE workshop: Meditation & Mindfulness for Massage Therapists with Tracey Moon • 7 Massage CE Friday, May 15th – 9:30am-5:30pm Meets NCBTMB Ethics Requirement for Massage Therapists Spring Special! $139 (Book now!) *regular price is $159, special is for this May 15th workshop only. The essence of […]

Saturday, May 16th, 1:30-4:30pm: BodySoul Integration Workshop with Rosa Nicolosi

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BodySoul Integration  What Does Love have to do with it? Sign up here online or in person at Common Ground. In our culture we are going through the end of the idea that imposing external power is superior to authentic inner power.  Experiencing the connection of your soul to your body and living from your […]

Saturday, June 13th: Common Ground’s 2015 Sit-a-Thon

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The 2015 Common Ground Sit-a-Thon is scheduled for Saturday, June 13th! Location: Common Ground Healing Arts at the Jefferson School City Center 9am-8:30pm For the 2015 Common Ground Sit-a-Thon mindfulness leaders from communities all over Charlottesville will lead 50 minute meditations starting from 9am to 6pm. Stay tuned for the schedule of meditation leaders! At […]

Waitlist Available for Intro to Yoga with Lili Powell

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“Intro to Yoga” with Lili Powell is full, but there is a waitlist available. Please email info@commongroundcville.org to be added to the waitlist. We will also email the waitlist once we have set the dates for another “Intro to Yoga” series. Thank you for your interest!   Curious about yoga and want to learn more? […]

Women, Feelings, Medication, and Mindfulness

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One of Common Ground’s newest yoga teachers, Amber Karnes of Body Positive Yoga recently shared this great read on women, feelings and medication from the NYT via social media and the author Julie Holland shares a fascinating perspective based on her experiences and observations as a psychiatrist in New York. One thing the article doesn’t bring up are the roles […]

Wondering if We’re Open?

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Common Ground follows PVCC’s inclement weather policy. If you’re ever wondering if we’re open visit pvcc.edu and check their homepage for announcements, or call 434-218-7677 and listen to our voicemail.

Meditation and Happy Immune Cells

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Doesn’t “happiness research” sound like a great field? A recent piece in the Atlantic highlights Steven Cole at UCLA who has been researching how hedonic happiness (eg: the happiness you get from an experience like buying a new house) and eudaimonic happiness (the happiness you get from “purpose and direction in life, our involvement in something bigger than […]