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|  asha  |  (they/she)

Namaste + Welcome!

I am an Artist, Herbalist and Root-Worker who educates and empowers the BIPOC community to heal through holistic wellness practices and herbal remedies, promoting overall wellbeing, "root-to-crown". As a lifelong student, Educator, Advocate, of mixed Pan-African, Southeast-Asian and Arawak-Taino descent, who lives and works nomadically, I create  and share from a BIPOC point-of-view, at the intersection of art and soul.

Before traveling as digital nomad, I have been blessed to have had an 18+ year history working with non-profits, businesses and brands, such as Coupon In The Cloud™, Kahani Magazine, Whole Foods Market, Inc., Black Nomads Meet, Diversify Vanlife, SCAD Company, and SILCGA, in the fields of Illustration, Creative/Art Direction, Brand Design and Accessibility-Inclusion. Having served a sign painter and later as an Art Director of Environmental Design and Décor at Whole Foods Market (a title held by less than 1% of Womxn of Color) over the course of 12 years, I uncovered a passion for creative collaboration and advocacy and inclusivity, from design to installation, developing brand identities for small-businesses of color, hand-painting, copywriting, and creating one-of-a-kind spaces inspired by the local culture and community.

 

On my off-grid time, I spend my time foraging, reading Tarot and the Akashic Records, as well as learnina about Indigenous practices, Land stewardship, and healing in nature, while crafting micro-batch herbal remedies and artisan tools for my small online Herbal Apothecary and Holistic Wellness Studio.


Whenever possible, you can find me networking and pouring time into advocacy and education, writing articles for blogs, publications, and my own personal blog, titled Nomadic Wellness, creating content as an advocate for holistic wellness, in areas such as Peri Steaming, Ayurveda, Alchemical/Astro Herbalism and Shamanic (RootWork) Medicine.​

 

More recently, I can be found driving conversations around social justice, personal decolonization and autonomy, Land Back, Farming, mutual-aid, community care, nomadism and intentional living, via podcast (in development), titled Autonomy Freaks Podcast, and dreaming about a future grassroots Herbal Sanctuary


 

​Educated by a sea of ancestral elders, formal teachers, and lived experiences:

Massachusetts College of Art — BFA Communication Design Illustration

Howe Center for Akashic Studies — Advanced Akashic Practitioner

Peristeam Hydrotherapy Institute — Vaginal Steam Facilitator

Sundoor School of Transpersonal Education — Firewalk Instructor

School of Evolutionary Herbalism — Clinical + Alchemical Herbalism
Gina Spriggs Art of Intuitive Tarot — Intuitive Tarot Reading

Yogamu School of Meditation — Practical Yogic Meditation