I am a shapeshifting queer butterfly, healer, artist, and witch based in *unceded Coast Salish territories of the Musqueam, Swxwú7mesh-ulh, and Tsleil-Waututh (also known as, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada). I share my practices of energy healing/Reiki, Shiatsu massage, birthwork (prenatal & postpartum doula work), yoga, and holistic nutrition on a sliding scale or by trade/donation/and gift economy. Healing justice principles guide my work because access to vibrant self-determined health and consensual healing is our collective and individual birthright.
My practice is built upon and ever growing in the process of decolonization and anti-oppression work. I am active in healing justice movements with Indigenous/Black/people of colour led collectives, networks, alliances, and community across Turtle Island. Asides from social justice love work I also live to swim in the wild wild oceans, blush from sun kisses, share food majik, build my dreams slow and sweet like honey, worship nature and the cosmos, create art, and converse with ancestors at my Mamanjoon’s side soaking in her old poetry and songs.
Acknowledging that healing can be vulnerable, below I share a lil’ more glimpse into parts of my life experience with the intention of offering more clarity and comfort to those that want to know more before opening up to working together:
* Unceded means that the land is sovereign Native land that has never been surrendered and neither the Canadian or BC governments have legal (according to their own illegal laws) authority over. Most of BC is unceded Indigenous territories. Musqueam “people of the river grass” is pronounced musk-ee-um. Swxwú7mesh-ulh is pronounced skoh-mish or squamish. Tsleil-Waututh “people of the inlet” is pronounced slay-wah-tooth.
** Despite my certification as a RYT it is my understanding that yoga (interconnectedness with creator/creation through movement, breath, and meditation) is not something that I can teach but it is something that I can share.