Please visit these websites of good friends, amazing organizations, and inspirational guides. These people do invaluable work in their communities and come highly recommended from my clients and myself. Schools + ComradesOrganizations + Resources

Healers and Comrades

Dave Meesters/Medicine County Herbs
Certified Herbalist and Health Educator. Runs the Terra Sylva School.

Janet Kent/Medicine County Herbs
Herbalist, Garden Consultations, and Educator. Runs the Terra Sylva School
We co-facilitate our Trans 101 for Herbalists and Health care Providers together.

Luce L Beagle, LPCA, LCASA/Empowered Transitions Asheville
empoweredtransitionsasheville@gmail.com | 828-231-9337
Counseling and Mental Health services. Pregnancy Massage for all bodies. Offers a support group for transmasculine folks. We co-facilitate the Healing with Flower Essences for Genderqueer and Non-conforming Folks Group together. Offers Sliding scale

Jocelyn Moser Yoga
Heavy Metal Yoga/Yoga for the Obliteration of Tyranny
Yoga that is mental health and trauma informed. Highly recommended class especially for folks who typically feel uneasy in yoga environments. Embraces dark sides, shadow sides, rage and release. Inspired my Tea for The Obliteration of Tyranny blend.

Annie Masaoka, L.Ac and Tony Grimes, L.Ac
Licensed Acupuncturists and Chinese Medicine Herbalists with a practice located in downtown Asheville, North Carolina. Sliding Scale Available.

Mary Burke-Pitts, L.Ac/Longevity Acupuncture
Licensed acupuncturist and herbalist with a practice located in downtown Asheville, North Carolina. Her philosophy is to provide the patient with the knowledge and tools to support their own healing from within. Offers essential oil expertise and seasonal blends.

Raymond Johnson/Mountain Zen Shiatsu
Western style massage, shiatsu, acupuncture and Chinese medicine technique (tui na, acupuncture, cupping).

Alicia Banister RMT BCST/Reflections Integrative Therapy
Craniosacral and massage therapy. Has a practice in Portland, Oregon. Check out her amazing blog!

Sarah Danforth LMBT/Release Restorative Bodywork
A licensed massage therapist with a practice in Pittsburgh,PA.

Liz Gunn/Liz Gunn Astrology
Astrologer who will read your birth chart and compare it to today’s astrology. Intuitive and highly experienced, Liz Gun has won Best Astrologer in the Mtn Express for many years and counting.

Organizations and Resources

QORDS – Queer Oriented Radical Days of Summer
A social justice and music camp for ages 11-17 who idenitfy as LGBTQQIA or for youth of LGBTQQIA families. I am proud to be an organizer, workshop presenter, band coach and camp counselor for this amazing non-profit organization.

Nuestro Centro
A Latino center that provides advocacy opportunities, information and referral to Latinos in the greater Asheville area.
441 N. Louisiana Ave. Puerta E Tel: (828) 273-6823

Tranzmission
Tranzmission is dedicated to making the lives of Transgender, Gender Variant, Non-Binary, and GenderQueer individuals healthier, happier and safer.

Tranzmission Resource Guide
Put together by a group of transgender folks in the area. I agree with a lot of these recommendations. Helpful for doctors and allopathic suggestions as well as alternative healthcare.