My niece and I in 2012

                My niece and I in 2012

I was born and raised in Colombia and have lived in New York City for the past 11 years. I've worked as a Birth Doula for 3+ years and am co-founder of Brilliant BodiesCYCLES + SEX and Melk.

I live in the East Village with my husband Roger. 

TRAINING

I trained with Debra Pascali-Bonaro and became a DONA International Certified Birth Doula (CD (DONA)). I am also a Certified Breastfeeding Counselor through Mami Mia, Lea Rivera Todaro's renown program. I studied with Dr. Sarah Buckley and took her workshop Undisturbing Birth: The Science and the Wisdom. And I have an adult/child/infant CPR/AED/Choking Certification through the American Heart Association Heartsaver, and am trained in Neonatal Resuscitation with Karen Strange. 

I am a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition where I was trained in more than one hundred dietary theories and studied a variety of practical lifestyle coaching methods. I am a member of the International Association of Health Coaches.  

I have a Bachelors Degree in Literature and post-graduate studies in Translation & Interpretation.