Learning & Training

The following inspire Naya's approach to research, consulting, and art. For further readings and resources, visit the bookshelf

Critical Food, Ethnobotany, and Environmental Studies

  • PhD, Geography / Focus: Black youth, food, and gentrification
  • MA, Latin American Studies / Focus: Afromexican medicinal plant knowledge
  • BA, English and Spanish / Focus: Rio Grande water conflicts

Oldways & Holistic Healing

  • Afromexican healing and curanderismo - Veracruz, Mexico (2007-present)
  • Ceremony and circle work - Austin, Texas (2007-present)
  • Reiki Master Level - Pathfinder Reiki (2009)
  • Trauma-Informed Yoga Therapy - Sundara Yoga Therapy (2016)
  • Licensed Overcoming Anxiety Facilitator - Sundara Yoga Therapy (2016)

Community Organizing & Advocacy

Methods Training

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