Queer Healers
    • Black ·
    • Gender-fluid ·
    • Femme

    Riotous Roots

    • Chicago, Illinois, United States


    • Birth Doula
    • Breathwork

    About Riotous Roots

    Rise (they/them) is a fat, Black disabled gender fluid femme. They live on Ojibwe, Odawa and Potawatomi territory (Chicago). Rise is a meditation facilitator; gender affirming and trauma informed care and disability justice educator; poet, and birth/postpartum/grief&loss/abortion care worker. They have been a healing practitioner for over 10 years and are deeply invested in disability justice, access, centering wellness for Black queer folk, trauma education, and rest. They are equally invested in daydreaming and hanging out with their support pup, Jelly Ferocious.


    • Black
    • Chronic Illness
    • Neurodivergent
    • Person with Disability
    • Trauma Survivor
    • Gender-fluid
    • Femme
    • Fat
    • Queer
    • Spiritual

    Country of Origin

    United States

    Languages Spoken



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    • Birth/Postpartum/Grief&Loss/Abortion Companion


      Birth/Care Work

    • Meditation/Grounding


      I do 1-on-1, small and large group and events and themed meditation and grounding sessions for folks For 1-on-1: starting at 15 min For small and large groups: starting at 15 min and/or opening and closing groundings For events: starting at 15 min and/or opening and closing groundings Themed: Black TNGCQ Folks Medical Trauma Pre-medical Procedure Pre and Post Hard Conversation Facilitators Healers/Healing Practitioners Nurses Doing Neonatal Care Folks Planning Memorials Choose your own