My mission is to share art, beauty and wellness with the world in a fun, accessible and sustainable way, all while inspiring a global sense of community.
I'm an Alaska-grown minister, artist, speaker, certified yoga+meditation instructor & plant-based foods chef currently based in Arizona. I share my knowledge of holistic health & wellness by traveling to teach my unique events, speaking engagements & classes, as well as through this blog. I served as a Goodwill Ambassador to the Republic of the Gambia, West Africa, bringing donations of medical & school supplies to hospitals & schools. That experience has helped to shape my approach to wellness, community, art & sustainability. As a survivor of a traumatic accident in May of 2017, I have an even greater passion for sharing wellness, mindfulness and gratitude through speaking engagements and classes. Beginning April 13th, you will be able to find my artwork at Archwood Exchange at 1145 E Washington St. in Phoenix, Arizona.
Businesses, Events, Podcasts and Organizations I've taught at, been interviewed by or presented at:
Midwestern University Biopsychosocial Issues Patient Panel•Covenant House Alaska•The 5K Color Fun Run•Natural Grocers•Portland Parks & Recreation•Ravn Alaska Airlines•Hiking Yoga Alaska•Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. •Anchorage Runfest•Portland Public Library•Arizona Men's Health Expo•Gilead Ministries Christian Education Center •The Dr. Will Show•International Center for Traditional Childbearing•Rhythm of Light Dance & Performance Studio's Childrens Dance Teams•Impact Church Culture Shock Wellness Panel•The Cool Podcast Kevin Jenkins•Arizona Natural Hair Expo•She Forks Phoenix & D.I. D. with Cazoshay’s "Kindness & Caffeine"•Phoenix #BlackBreastfeedingWeek Keynote Speaker•Creations Boutique & Explore with Cassie Spring Fling Fashion Event•Polyester Phoenix Sustainable Fashion Event
I've been quoted & featured in several magazines, news publications & social media outlets including:
MANTRA Wellness magazine
Anchorage Daily News
Black Girl Yoga
Black Girl Thrive Phoenix
The Skanner News
Black Yoga Superstars
New World Native
Urban Wellness Magazine
Black Vegans Rock
I've created a fun & unique new class style, Community Hip Hop Yoga, which is a class I've shared from Alaska to Portland and all the way to Arizona, & am in the process of trademarking.
My motto is #HaveMatWillTravel, check out the events page for information on my upcoming events & classes. ♥