Barnraiser, torchbearer, space-holder.
Takes no shit, and gives a fuck.
Previous lives include aquatics queen (swim instructor, pool manager, lifeguard), events EMT (burning man, raves, summer camp), classroom commander (kindergarten wrangler, emotional literacy explorer, resilience coach). Current incarnation: artist, trauma-informed bodyworker, women’s group facilitator, sobriety support cheerleader, and general homebody who plans the occasional celebration bonanza.
The threads running through these lives: to connect, teach, lead, and help.
Niki lives in Oakland with two snuggly cats, a sweet pibble pup, and one delicious husband.
Yes, I do All The Things.