EDUCATION + BACKGROUND
Daire (they/them) is a white non-binary trans person living and providing services in Philadelphia, PA / Lenape land. Daire is a licensed massage therapist and a full-spectrum birth and abortion doula. The bodywork and care-taking that they love to do is based heavily on their passions for reproductive justice, community, future-building, and accessibility. Daire believes that everyone deserves access to care and touch, and that our healing is collective and intertwined. Through their bodywork, they provide a nurturing space for people who are, have been, or wish to be pregnant, LGBTQ+ folks, people with chronic pains, digestive issues, and immunocompromised people.
In their free time, Daire enjoys making ceramics, sewing, cooking, growing food for themself and their community, studying herbal medicine, reading, and going for walks.
* EVEN HOLD IS A PROUD QUEER AND TRANS OWNED BUSINESS *
EDUCATION + TRAININGS
Abortion Intake Counselor Training - Richmond Reproductive Freedom Project
Professional Birth Doula Advocate Training - toLabor
B.A. French; B.S. Anthropology - Virginia Commonwealth University
Ancient Song Full-Spectrum Doula Training
Minneapolis Prison Doula Project Prison Doula Training
Pelvic Autonomy Training
Licensed Massage Therapist - Lotus School of Integrated Professions
CPR Certification - Red Cross
Pregnancy and Postpartum Massage Training
Scar Tissue and Massage Training
Deep Strength: Sacral Seas; Somatic Sacrum and Pelvic Floor Workshop