All Levels Yoga with Julia J. von Briesen, Feb. 9th 5:30-6:45pm


Common Ground is so happy that Julia J. von Briesen is back in Charlottesville! Julia. J is going to be subbing for Kimberly Gladysz on Tuesday, February 9th from 5:30-6:45pm. This all levels, slow-flow class is beginner friendly. Classic yoga postures are incorporated in a progressive manner, often organized around a specific physical or philosophical themes. Each of our […]

Yoga at The Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women


by Patty Gray I have been involved in teaching yoga classes at the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women since 2010, serving as the coordinator for the program for the past 3 years.  Almost every week, I hear from class participants about how much they appreciate the opportunity to practice yoga and how much yoga has helped […]

All Levels Yoga with Elisa Ferrante


On Thursday, February 4th Elisa Ferrante will begin teaching an ongoing Thursday evening All Levels (Level 1 & 2) yoga class from 7:00-8:15pm at Common Ground Healing Arts. Elisa is fun, uplifting, and consistent. Come for the increased flexibility and endorphin boost, stay for the good company and positive environment! This class is appropriate for […]

Yoga Sutras on the Mat: A Workshop with Susanna Nicholson


Yoga Sutras on the Mat Sunday, March 27th 2:00-4:00pm An introduction on how to use sound on the mat. In this workshop we will slowly recite short, yoga sayings, or sutras, as a part of the flow of postures and breath. You’ll learn how to embody yoga’s ancient wisdom in your practice. Sound heightens the beneficial effects of yoga practice, including health effects.  It’s […]

Yoga with Elisa Ferrante this Saturday, 1/30!


Since last Saturday’s Resetting, Grounding and New Beginnings class with Elisa Ferrante was cancelled due to the snow, Elisa will be offering one more Saturday class on January 30th, from 9:00-10:15am. This class is available for drop-in students for $13, sliding scale prices available. About this series: This beginner-friendly 3 week yoga series taught by Elisa […]

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain


Relief from chronic pain is one of the top reasons clients seek acupuncture at Common Ground. About 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain ranging from mildly distracting to excruciating. Whether your pain comes in waves or is continuous, is sometimes inconvenient or is often totally incapacitating – acupuncture is worth trying for relief. From Harvard’s Health Blog: Chronic […]

Whole Foods Market 5% Day – Thank you from Common Ground!


We just cannot say enough thank yous to Whole Foods Charlottesville for their generous support of Common Ground. On Wednesday, January 6th the store donated 5% of their sales to our nonprofit; a donation which totaled $6,500! Common Ground would also like to thank all of the shoppers, clients, friends, and client-friends who came out to support […]

Yoga for Beginners: May 11th – June 15th


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 […]

Our Inclement Weather Policy


Common Ground follows PVCC’s inclement weather policy. If you’re ever wondering if we’re open visit and check their homepage for announcements.

Intro to Yoga: March 30th – May 4th


Curious about yoga and want to learn more? Get answers in this welcoming and interactive 6 week series that is open to all ages, bodies, and fitness levels. During these 6 weeks, we will teach you how to practice yoga poses, breathing, and healthful attitudes. Over time, learn to reduce stress and enjoy improving your […]