Teresa (she/they) is an Italian-Scottish queer womxn living on unceded land belonging to the Coast Salish peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
Teresa is entirely devoted to paths of embodiment and reclamation, including personal, cultural and collective. Teresa is a Celebrant, Death Doula-including end of life and sudden death, a Grief Guide, full-spectrum doula, Dance Therapist and Energetic womb worker. For over 25 years she/they have served folks in thresholds and transitions, holding vigil, living funerals, weddings, death, birth, rites of passage.
She trains folks to become fuller spectrum doulas and trauma inclusive-feminist yoga teachers and strives to ground her practice in the values of anti-oppression, anti-racism, anti-white supremacy, liberation and intersectional feminism. Teresa is committed to doing the work necessary and using her place of privilege to support a world that is safer and just.