Ellen grew up on the upper West side of Manhattan. She received her bachelors in history from Oberlin College and completed her masters degree in Early Childhood General and Special Education at Teachers College, Columbia University in 2013. Ellen is certified in children's yoga through Asana Alphabet. Ellen travels to Nepal and India where she works with local orphanages to develop resources, consider educational practices and ways to connect children at home and abroad. She also leads musical family programs at yoga centers in New York, and loves to spend time with her niece and in nature. She is very excited to be joining the WMS community!