Humber College Funeral Services Education  Currently enrolled Toronto, ON.  Expected Class 1 Funeral Director licence in Fall, 2020.  

Orphan Wisdom School  Continuing student from Spring, 2016.  Based in Deacon, ON, this is an independent school of human history and culture, rooted in the art of living deeply and the possibility of dying well.


Private mentoring and internships with home-birth midwives and  birth centers. 2011 - 2015.

  • La Luna Birth Center  Cottonwood AZ, USA. 
  • Midwives Rising!  Phoenix, AZ, USA.
  • Birth Village Kochi  Kerala, India.
  • Birthing Sanctuary  Goa, India.

Birth Doula Workshop  Certificate of Successful Completion. Taught by Carrie Kenner, CD(DONA), Approved Doulas of North America (DONA) Trainer, Detroit, OR.  2-hour Introductory to Childirth curriculum and 20-hour Doula Workshop curriculum.  April 24-30, 2009.

Birth Mentor & Doula Workshop  Certificate of Participation.  Birthing from Within, Portland, OR.  25 contact hours.  Facilitated by Virginia Bobro and Ann Magee.  February 20-22, 2009.

AyurDoula Training Level II  Private Mentorship with Ysha Oakes, Founder, Sacred Window Ayurveda. Longview, WA. Feb, 2008.

Postnatal Doula Training  Certificate of Completion DONA curriculum. Vancouver, BC, Canada. Dec, 2008.

AyurDoula Training Level I  Certificate of Attendance. Sacred Window Ayurveda, Sedona, AZ, USA. Nov, 2007.


Heart of Yoga Teacher Trainings, Switzerland, Ohai, Fiji, 2014 - 2016.

Chinese Martial Arts. private study, Sedona, AZ, USA. 2012-2015.

Conflict Resolution Workshop, Certificate of Completion, 40 hours. 7 Centers Yoga Arts, Sedona, Arizona, USA. July 22-26, 2010.  

Certificate in Yogic Studies. Bihar Yoga Bharati, four-month residential course, Munger, India. Oct 2009 - Jan 2010. 

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, Certificate of Successful Completion. 7 Centers Yoga Arts, Sedona, AZ, USA. 2007.

Personal Yoga Practice beginning 2000.


University of Chicago, Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. 1999

St. Paul High School, Diploma with Salutatorian Honors, Norwalk, OH, USA. 1994