This will be a live and interactive training
There is no pre-recorded content, and attendance is expected at all sessions.
Limited to 12 people
Yoga Alliance CEU's Available
Friday sessions meet 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday sessions meet 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM- 5:00 PM EST
Training includes our complete ready-to-use visual yoga curriculum.
There will be a local pick-up date for curriculum kits.
Shipping can also be arranged.
Our visual curriculum and teaching method was developed, tried and tested through in-person teaching. In response the the 2020 pandemic, we moved all of our classes online and were pleased to discover that livestream teaching can be a very effective modality for many of our students.
Participants will learn how to adapt our teaching method and effectively use our visual curriculum for livestream classes as well as for teaching in-person.
Deadline to Register is 2/1
Space is limited to 12 participants
Cost: $500 Includes Visual Yoga Curriculum
Observe and participate in a livestream Yoga for Autism class with our students.
Our students with autism are the heart of our program. They have informed and guided the philosophy and methodology behind Voice Colors Yoga, and in so many ways are our best teachers
Voice Colors founder and executive director Eve Megargel will share the compelling story of her journey with her son Billy, and adult yogi with autism.
Eve is an author, educator, public speaker, filmmaker and a pioneer in advocating that all individuals on the autism spectrum are independent communicators who are capable of self-expression and social relationships.
Visual supports are essential to promoting the success and independence of students with autism.
Learn to utilize visual schedules, visual yoga sequences and cues, hand and foot placement markers, and other environmental supports to guide yoga practice.
Become a communication partner with your students.
Learn how to support continual dynamic growth of effective communication between teacher and students.
Grounded in Social Relationship
Meaningful learning happens in relationship.
Trust and compassion provide the safe ground necessary for yoga practice.You will be invited to cultivate and rely on your own calm, grounded energy as a powerful teaching tool.
Includes all of the visual supports teachers need to establish a yoga program for individuals with autism.
Proven and Effective
Features a repertoire of active and restorative yoga sequences developed over a decade of teaching, observation, data collection, and modifications .
Features our unique color-coding system for body positions to support motor-planning and independence
Room to Grow
Curriculum is comprehensive and expandable to reflect the ongoing development of each students’ yoga practice.
"I feel more prepared now than before, even though I've been teaching for a year and a half. The practice teaching and follow-up discussions really helped me to feel more comfortable with the visuals. I feel more confident using visuals now."
-Catherine Cook, Special Educator
"It was expertly put together: Expressing respectfully what autism is, the uniqueness that we all have as people, and the power of non- verbal communication. And the yoga itself was great!"
-William Duby, Yoga Instructor
"The visuals provided with the course go far and beyond any course I've taken previously. This course leaves you with a complete set of tools to immediately implement in your practice."
-Jen Stornelli, Occupational Therapist
Hannah Gould, M.Ed, E-RYT
Hannah, a well-known special educator and yoga teacher, has been a trailblazer in bringing meaningful and effective yoga to children and adults with autism and other special needs.
Hannah has been teaching yoga since 2003 and training yoga teachers and educators of students with diverse learning needs since 2005.
Executive Director and Founder Voice Colors non-profit
Founder of Voice Colors Communication Resource Model (VCCRM). A parent of an adult yogi with autism, Eve is an author, educator, public speaker, filmmaker and a pioneer in advocating that all individuals on the autism spectrum are independent communicators who are capable of self-expression and social relationships.
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Photos by Meghan Walsh and Millicent Harvey