Chair Massage at Rebecca’s – Fri. April 10th, 11am-2pm

Chair Massage at Rebbeca's Natural Foods

Come get a chair massage and help support someone in need! Our fabulous massage therapist Lauri Ross 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.

Yoga at McGuffey Park for Tom Tom Festival – Sat. April 18th, 1-2pm

Common Ground Tom Tom Yoga

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 […]

Mosaic Yoga Benefit for Common Ground – 4/24 at 6pm


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 […]

Save the Date! Common Ground’s 2015 Sit-a-Thon is June 13th


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

“Intro to Yoga” with Lili Powell is full, but there is a waitlist available. Please email 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


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?


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

Meditation and Happy Immune Cells


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 […]

Common Ground Yoga Student Jovan Williams


Common Ground client Jovan Williams has thoughtfully offered to share about her experience as a yoga student at Common Ground. We so appreciate Jovan’s willingness to share about her experience here, and hope it inspires you to come and join us! If you are new to yoga or returning after a long absence, please give us a […]

Yoga Vitamins with Isabella Jones

Isabella Jones

Please join Common Ground and Isabella Jones for “Yoga Vitamins” Thursday, February 12th from 7-8pm. This class is offered by donation. Yoga Vitamins will teach sequences of yoga postures with breathing techniques, proper alignment, and individualized modifications. The sequences you learn can be used “off the mat” during the hectic pace of daily life, and […]