Our Values

Community is the catalyst for wellbeing, growth, and success for both individuals and groups. Rosewood Bloc’s core is formed within education, empowerment, social justice, and the soft spaces where we may root, tend, and regrow.

  • Accessible programming in education, social development, and the arts
  • Multi-organization collaboration
  • Holding space for nourishing rest, joy, and creative expression for all
  • High quality education and enrichment for young children
  • Supporting parents, caregivers, and educators in all facets of care and learning

Katherine Cota MacDonald

Education Director + Wellness Coordinator


Katherine founded Rosewood Bloc in the spirit of strengthening family and community connections in which children may thrive, as well as to create a space for cultivating slow, intentional living practices in our modern world. A rich background in education, child development, psychology, wellness, and creative arts infuses Katherine’s work with a dynamic, intuitive, and evidence-based approach to whole living.

Experience + Special Interests
  • BA in Psychology (UMass Lowell)
  • Certified Early Childhood Educator (Ma. EEC)
    • Lead Infant/Toddler
    • Preschool Teacher
  • Certified Yoga Teacher:
    • 200-hr PYT (CorePower Yoga)
    • Prenatal Yoga (Rooted Boston)
    • Children’s Yoga (Radiant Child Yoga)
    • Accessible Yoga for Children with Different Needs (KidPowerment + Stretch What Matters)
  • Support Coordinator for Postpartum Support International
  • Luminary Advocate for Return to Zero: HOPE (Pregnancy + Infant Loss support)
  • American Sign Language

Areas of Special Interest

  • Social-emotional development of infants and young children
  • Mental and physical wellbeing through the perinatal period (TTC – birth/infancy, including infertility) for birthing people and partners/families
  • Grief and loss support
  • Somatic experiencing techniques
  • Social equity and justice
  • Empowerment and strengths-based coaching


Fall 2022

Get in touch

I love working on new projects. If you have an idea for a collaboration, let’s chat!

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