Ihotu Jennifer Ali
MPH, LMT, CLC (she/her)
Ihotu’s teachers include Columbia University’s School of Public Health, the Finger Lakes School of Massage, Panquetzani Ticitl of Indigemama, the Arvigo Institute, Dr. Carol Phillips, Spinning Babies Founder Gail Tully and Instructor Adrienne Caldwell, the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Cathy Calderon, Maria Gaviña, Mama Okpoga, the Yoruba Association in Havana, Cuba, the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, Sacred Window Studies for Ayurveda Postpartum Caregivers, Third Root Community Health Center, Hope Flanagan of Dream of Wild Health, Divine Bailey-Nicholas and Ethnobotany of the Southern Black Midwife, the Black Women’s Wealth Alliance, Midwives Jennie Joseph, Rebecca Polston, Martine Jean-Baptiste and many more.
Ihotu is also a sexual assault survivor and a former rape crisis counselor, raised by a single mother with mental illness, and brings consent and a personal understanding of trauma and sensitivity to her work. She warmly welcomes people of color, indigenous, non-English speaking, undocumented, under- and uninsured, queer and trans folks, non-traditional families, and individuals seeking a mind-body approach to complement talk therapy or medication for anxiety and depression.
Get in touch below for individual coaching, hands-on support, group facilitation, or company and nonprofit wellness programs for burnout prevention, healing and accountability .