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The Calling. Connection! Roots. Burn out. Re-rooting.

In this story clip, I share about building a healing arts practice (Rootwork). I share back as a geographer / holistic practitioner / Blaxicana.

If you’re exploring how to build and be well, join me. Fellow POC soulpreneurs, soulful academics, and/or makers, tune in. More to come! Get the e-letter for updates.

P.S. about 11 minutes, starting with a mini-meditation. Breathe with me . . .

 
 

I work roots! ancestral roots, root causes, root chakras, plant roots, root down with community…

Welcome, welcome. I’m a healing arts practitioner and geographer. I hold space and do community-rooted research, guide trainings and consult with organizations. Always at the crossroads of food / healing / justice / reclaiming (radical) joy. As a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Leader (2017-2020), I’m reimagining “health” with other community builders from around the country.

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My roots guide the work. As a Blaxicana, I’m inspired by African-American rootwomen, Xicana and Mexicana curanderas, and healer-scholars who have long practiced community health: spirit, mind, body, and earth. Ancestors and intuition guide my path and practice, along with these writings and many teachers. (For more on training and learning, visit my virtual CV).

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Along with solo projects, I partner with people of color-led organizations and justice-grounded groups. Since 2008, I’ve facilitated meditation and healing arts. For art and research, I lift up Black geographies of food and healing, holistic and indigenous medicine, and alternative economies.

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Keep in touch! Every full moon (or so) I send an e-letter with reflections, meditations, recent publications, and more. Join here.

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Partners

A few past and present partners. Click to witness their works!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

“The struggle has always been inner, and is played out in outer terrains”

- Gloria Anzaldúa