- Yoga - Twenty years of practicing has kept me grounded. Ten years of offering weekly Queer & Trans yoga has been one of the greatest gigs a gal could ask for.
Community - Inspired by my work/volunteer experiences in programs like the Healthy Transactions Program (The 519) and BOOST (The Stop) that work to serve marginalized populations in accessing healthy food, community activities, and education.
Education - Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (Concordia), Counsellor/Advocate for Assaulted Women and Their Children (George Brown), Yoga Teacher Training (Yoga Therapy Toronto), Certified Nutritional Practitioner (Institute of Holistic Nutrition), Community Herbalist (Danette Steele).
Work - Past member of worker-owned natural food market The Big Carrot, current clinic manager at the Midwives Collective of Toronto.
Volunteer - pulling up weeds and tending to the plants in the Toronto Birth Centre's community garden.
Books I recommend - Zami by Audre Lorde, Peterson Field Guides by L.Peterson, The Outsiders by S.E Hinton, Yoga and Body Image by M.Klein & A.Guest-Jelley, The Boreal Herbal by B.Gray, Persepolis by M.Satrapi, A Complicated Kindness by M.Toews, Homegrown Remedies by A.McIntyre.