the story is shaped by the body from which it comes
a self-paced online workshop for people who want to write about their own body, the relationship between two bodies, about illness and health. a workshop for creating out of the visceral and felt senses.
I. welcoming everything
the body of the story includes:
written and video texts
I am a practitioner of somatics with a specialty in healing developmental and intergenerational trauma.
My ancestors are Sami, Ashkenazi and Sephardi Hebrew people, Scot-Irish, Western and Southern European, and Native North American.
I hold a master’s degree in Narrative Medicine and multiple certifications in bodywork and somatic therapy. I’ve trained with leading teachers in their fields, including: Anna Chitty, John Chitty, Ray Castellino, Myrna Martin, Daniel Foor, Rita Charon, Sayantani DasGupta, and Maura Spiegel.
I work with the modalities of Prenatal, Birth and Attachment Therapy, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, and Ancestral Lineage Healing and work with individuals and families in-person and online. I have received kehunah (ordination) as a Hebrew ritualist and facilitate life cycle rituals and rites of passage. Additionally, I am a professor of Narrative Medicine and teach in both academic and community spaces.
I was born and grew up on Duwamish land - Seattle, Washington, lived on Lenni Lenape land - Brooklyn and New York, New York for a decade, and I currently live on Ohlone land - Berkeley, California. My pronouns are they/them/theirs.