Resources and Referrals

This page is in progress, but will serve as a repository for resources about care (instructional handouts, FAQ’s, anatomy guides, etc), as well as referrals specifically to queer practitioners and practitioners of color. Please feel free to email cindysamanthalmt@gmail.com if you are a practitioner and want to be added, if you have resources you want to share, or if there is anything missing that you would like to see.

Information and Handouts

Pregnancy and Post-Partum Frequently Asked Questions Want to know when to get a massage?  How soon is too soon?  How late is too late?  Check here!

Castor Oil Handout  Castor oil can be extremely healing as a topical application for scar healing (internal and superficial), constipation, painful menses, and more!

Herbal Resources

Sacred Vibes ApothecaryApothecary in Flatbush (Ditmas Park) Brooklyn, owned by Karen Rose, one of my teachers, and staffed by amazing herbalists who were her students. Black-owned, spiritual herbalism, also offering apprenticeships and herbal education.

COCAROSA Apothecary Website for Andrea Jácome, ‘a Colombian-Ecuadorian herbalist, writer, and organizer born and raised in Atlanta’.  Also a co-student of mine, and a phenomenal herbalist and organizer based in Brooklyn/Philadelphia. Includes a great blog, online store, and contact information.

Bodywork 

Acupuncture

Other Practitioners