I am immensely grateful to be part of a web of teachers, healers, artists, visionaries, activists, and organizers.

Humans who inspire me on the regular include...


Taya Shere


Adrienne Maree Brown


Tada Hozumi


Resmaa Menakem


Susanna Barkataki


Vanissar Tarakali


Melissa Spamer


Rain Crowe


Poplar Rose


Chani Nicholas


Nayyirah Waheed


Holly Wren Spaulding


Inspiring & Transformative Organizations


Rootead (Kalamazoo, MI)


Generative somatics (Petaluma, CA / National)


Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute (Denver, CO / National)


Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (Kalamazoo, MI)


Emergent Strategy Ideation Institute  (Detroit, MI)


Crossroads Antiracism Organizing and Training (National)


ERACCE - Eliminating Racism and Creating/Celebrating Equity (SW and SE Michigan)


Center for Diversity and Innovation (Battle Creek, MI)


Allies for Change (Lansing, MI)


Society for History and Racial Equity (Kalamazoo, MI)


Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (Kalamazoo, MI / National)


Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology (Bellaire, MI / Northern MI)


Earthwork Music (Lake City, MI / Statewide)


AORTA (Philadelphia, PA)


Inspiring Healing Arts Resources


Acupuncture Center of Southwest Michigan (Kalamazoo, MI)


Infinite Wellness (Portage, MI)


Center for Psychotherapy and Wellness (Kalamazoo, MI)


Down Dog Yoga Center (Kalamazoo, MI)


From the Heart Yoga and Tai Chi (Grand Rapids, MI)


Sanctuary Yoga (Kalamazoo, MI)


GilChrist Retreat Center (Three Rivers, MI)


Inspiring & Revolutionary Podcasts


How to Survive the End of the World


Healing Justice Podcast


Bespoken Bones Podcast


Chai Chats Podcast


Reclaim Podcast


Revolutionary Wellness Podcast


The Lit Review Podcast



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