Experience & Training

Certified Group Fitness Instructor
National Exercise Trainers Association, 2005

Spinning Instructor 

Mad Dog Athletics/Spinning®, 2007

Yoga Teacher Training
YogaFit, 2008

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Yoga Center of Minneapolis, 2011

Prenatal Yoga Training
Yoga Center of Minneapolis, 2011

Advanced Prenatal Yoga Training
Yoga Center of Minneapolis, 2012

DONA Doula Workshop
Enlightened Mama, 2012

Spinning Babies®
For Birth Professionals  2012, 2019

Hypnobirthing for Birth Professionals 2015

Queer Birth Project
Ally Training for Birthworkers, 2016

Certified Birth Doula

Childbirth International, 2016

Spinning Babies®
World Confluence, 2016

Birth Meditation Training
Calm Birth Meditation Teacher Training, 2017

Prenatal and Postpartum Fitness Specialist
Knocked Up Fitness, 2017

Supporting Pregnancy and Infant Loss
Family Development Center, 2018

Supporting Abuse and Trauma 
Family Development Center, 2019

Spinning Babies®
For Birth Professionals, 2021

Mindful Birthing Academy
Mindfulness Based Childbirth Educator, 2020

Spinning Babies®
Certified Parent Educator Training, July 2021


Brava Certification
Core & Pelvic Floor for Birthworkers, August 2021


Gillian's Guide
For Optimal Fetal Positioning, May 2022

One Strong Mama | Body Ready Method
Prenatal and Postpartum Fitness, In Progress


Everyday Miracles

Doula and Education Coordinator 2015-2020

Educator, 2015 to present
Nonprofit focused on improving birth outcomes
 and disparities, offering doulas and education 100% covered by Medicaid

MN Healing Justice Network 

Volunteer, 2019 to present

Nonprofit Intergenerational community of healers and cultural workers that center Black and brown wellness through mutual aid, holistic care, and solidarity work.

MN Breastfeeding Coalition
Board Member &  Social Media Coordinator, 2020  to 2022

Nonprofit coalition of lactation professionals and advocates focused on the mission of healthy babies, healthy families, and healthy communities

We Sparkle
Head of Community, 2021 to present
Woman-and BIPOC-owned tech startup focused on creating a more equitable and inclusive  economy by equipping underestimated entrepreneurs with tools to launch and grow their business

Spinning Babies: Special Projects Coordinator and Assistant to the Founder + CEO, 2021
Internationally-recognized method educating parents and birth professionals on a physiology- before-force approach to birth

Mina Families
Director of  Community Outreach, 2019-2020

Maternal health tech start up whose mission was to improve outcomes and experiences for birthing families, by supporting evidence-based practitioners and making their services more accessible.