Seeking Peace for Veterans
Massachusetts is a proud home to 6 military bases and installations.
According to RAND, nearly 380,000 veterans call Massachusetts home! The share of both woman veterans and minority veterans are on the increase in Massachusetts.
In-Person Classes & Upcoming Events
In-Person VYP Classes
Come join the VYP community in your local area. No classes or events near you? Check out our VYP Online Studio for live, online classes taught by VYP Teachers.
Our online classes are always free and wherever you are.
Upcoming VYP Massachusetts Events
Join VYP as we create community, connections, and raise funds to support veterans, military families, and communities in our local area.
Check back for upcoming events!
Donate to VYP Massachusetts
Your tax-deductible donation is stewarded by compassion to help reach our military and veteran communities in need. Your generosity helps us provide local veterans and military families with mind-body tools, training scholarships, classes, connections and resources.
VYP Massachusetts Team
Athena Desai, RYT 200
Massachusetts State Director | Cambridge, MA
Athena is a licensed and nationally board certified acupuncturist and herbalist, Reiki master, and RYT200 yoga teacher. She has received specialized training in treating trauma, PTSD, mental illness, emotional disorders and shamanic practices. She has been practicing yoga for 30 years, and her favorite style is Vinyasa. She has worked in veteran health and wellness for the past decade, with groups such as Team RWB, Musicians On Call and Veterans Writing Project.