Summer Yin Yoga Series with Kelsey Gillan

breath-balance-Kelsey Gillan - Summer Yin

This 6 week series with Kelsey Gillan will explore the benefits of Yin Yoga. Yin Yoga involves holding poses for longer periods of time (often 3 to 5 minutes, sometimes more) in order to release deep tissue and increase blood flow. The slow moving, meditative pace leads to clarity of the mind, and the extended […]

Yoga of Recovery: Aug. 31st – Oct. 5th


This 6 week course is for anyone in recovery from the white chip to the anniversary chip and anyone looking to overcome self-destructive or addictive tendencies. Family members of addicts, yoga teachers, therapists and counselors will also find this workshop helpful.  Yoga of Recovery combines Yoga, Ayurveda and 12-step principles to create a holistic approach […]

Yoga for Renewal & Rejuvenation with Kevin Willcox

Kevin Willcox - Renewal & Rejuvenation

Great news! There is a summertime sub for Patty Gray’s Monday, 12:00-1:00pm Yoga for Renewal and Rejuvenation class. Kevin Willcox will be leading this class while Patty is away. Common Ground extends a warm welcome to Kevin; we’re so grateful to have you joining our team of yoga teachers! This class is available on a drop-in […]

Exploring the Chakras through Restorative Yoga

Restorative Chakras July & August

In this series we will use restorative yoga poses to enhance and relax into the seven chakras. Each week we will explore one chakra, starting with the first (base) chakra and moving on up in sequence until we reach the ultimate chakra of connection to Source and bliss. Guided visualizations and instructions about each energy […]

Summertime Yoga with Cora Houghton

Cora Houghton

Cora Houghton will be teaching on the following Saturdays from 10:30-11:45am at Common Ground Healing Arts: 6/25, 7/9, 7/16 & 7/23 Come join Cora Houghton for a class focused on enjoying your body, and a practice that supports comfort & ease in movement. This class will include challenge & strengthening, and loving hands-on assists. Get […]

AcroYoga: Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30pm


Beginning Tuesday, May 17th! Acroyoga blends partner yoga, acrobatics, and thai massage to explore balance and connection with others.  Learn new poses and transitions in a safe, controlled manner as you unlock your inner child. This class is for all levels and is the perfect place to begin if you are exploring AcroYoga for the first time. […]

World Yoga Day: Charlottesville


Tuesday, June 21st 7:40pm sharp! Yogis of all lineages and levels are invited to practice yoga together in celebration of World Yoga Day on Tuesday June 21 on the rooftop of the Live Arts Building. At 7:40 pm sharp a global synchronized event begins with 108 “Sunset” Salutations lead by different area yoga teachers underscored […]

Yoga at Bold Rock Hard Cider: Saturday, June 25th

Yoga at Bold Rock

The first yoga class at Bold Rock in May was incredibly lovely – blue skies, birds chirping, fresh cut grass, meeting new folks – and so we’re super excited to be getting back out there for more yoga in the sunshine! Get yourself out into beautiful Nelson County and enjoy bucolic views, enlivening yoga, and refreshing cider […]

Free Yoga at the UVA Amphitheater

Yoga with CSC at UVA

Wednesdays, June 1st – August 3rd 6:30- 7:30pm Join yoga instructors from the UVA Contemplative Sciences Center and Common Ground at the UVA Amphitheater for a fun and restorative evening of yoga for all ages and abilities. Please bring your own mat or towel.  Be sure to check the CSC Facebook page to get the latest updates on weekly highlights, […]

2016 Sit-a-thon Silent Auction

Silent Auction

Good heavens this silent auction is AMAZING! We are hugely grateful to the local businesses and organizations who have generously donated their goods and services to support Common Ground. Please come to the Sit-a-thon this Saturday, June 11th and bid your heart out AND support these terrific businesses whenever you have the chance! Experiences and […]