All classes are currently offered on Zoom.
We are not able to offer in-studio classes at this time due to the risks associated with Covid-19. Please join us from the comfort and safety of home.
NEW DATES COMING SOON!
This 1-day workshop is ideal for healthcare providers, educators, social workers, parents and autism professionals . No yoga experience necessary.
NEW DATES COMING SOON!
Our unique and comprehensive 30-hour teacher training prepares participants to lead yoga classes for students with autism. This training is ideal for experienced yoga teachers, OT's and PT's and fitness professionals. No background in autism is necessary.
Yoga Alliance CEU's available for RYT's
Executive Director and Founder
Voice Colors non-profit
Parent of an adult yogi with autism, Eve Megargel is an author, educator, filmmaker, and pioneer in advocating that all individuals on the autism spectrum are independent communicators who are capable of self-expression and social relationships. Eve consults, collaborates, and engages on key autism issues and initiatives with several organizations, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston’s Jewish Family and Children’s Services. She is a member of the MGH Family Advisory Council and the Lurie Center Leadership Council. Eve received her master’s degree in Theology from Harvard University, and her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. She lives with her husband Matt and son Billy in Weston, MA.
"Hannah and Eve are true pioneers in the field of linking yoga to people with autism. I encourage anyone who works in the field, knows someone with autism or is a yoga teacher to take this (Voice Colors Yoga for Autism) workshop. We are ALL communication partners."
-Amy Stone, Yoga teacher and Voice Colors Yoga for Autism workshop participant
Yoga Program Director
Voice Colors Yoga
Hannah Gould, M.Ed, E-RYT is a well-known special educator and yoga teacher. Hannah has been a trailblazer in bringing meaningful and effective yoga to children and adults with autism and other special needs. Hannah received her M.Ed. in the education of children with special needs from Simmons College in 1999 and completed her certification as a yoga teacher in 2005. Hannah has worked as an educator, social skills counselor and yoga instructor in a variety of settings with both children and adults. From 2007 - 2016, Hannah directed the therapeutic yoga program at NESCA, a pediatric clinical practice in Newton, MA. Hannah has directed the Voice Colors Yoga program since 2005. Hannah also currently teaches in local day and residential programs, online and at Laughing Dog Yoga in Wellesley, MA.
Hannah believes deeply in the power of movement, play and mindful connection with self and others, and uses these tools to create meaningful and successful yoga experiences for all types of students.
“Hannah radiates positive energy.
Her knowledge of yoga and autism mixed with understanding of the physical, emotional, sensory and spiritual makes her a master yogi for this population ”
-Megan Hennessey, Special educator, yoga teacher and 30-hour Voice Colors Yoga teacher training graduate
Lead Yoga Instructor
Voice Colors Yoga
Kerrie is a certified 500hr Registered Yoga Teacher Trainer (RYTT) and has been teaching and practicing Yoga since 2010 in Greater Boston, and the surrounding areas. In 2014, Kerrie became a certified Ayurvedic Yoga specialist with the Himalayan Institute, designing personalized practices to balance and align the Doshas. Also an expert in Astrology, Kerrie combines wisdoms to create the perfect recipe for the current energy of the stars.
Kerrie taught classes to special needs students while volunteering for Hands to Heart Center, a Boston-based Yoga organization that provides classes to underprivileged communities. In 2017, Kerrie joined the Voice Colors team. She loves her work with Voice Colors, it allows her to tap into her intuitive skills as a teacher and allows her to creatively find ways for students to connect the practice. Kerrie Baldwin is also a licensed cosmetologist, having owned and operated a salon in Dedham for 13 years. Currently, she provides onsite styling and works at Dellaria Salon in Norwood. In addition, Kerrie provides private Yoga classes and workshops through Easton Yoga Center and other studios. With patience and intuitive listening, Kerrie’s sessions will invite grounding, opening, strengthening, challenging, balancing, nurturing, and peace. It is Kerrie’s mission to accompany students on their journey to reconnect to themselves so that they can shine their brightest lights..
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