Jameela Hill

Presenter

Jameela ("Meela") Hill is a Detroit native who moved to Tucson, Arizona, to pursue a new life path. She is now a full-time artist, yoga teacher, doula, student, and single mother. Meela’s professional entry to the arts came as a teaching artist for DREAM School’s KindeziCare youth program where she led movement through storytelling. She founded Jijivisha Holistic, a healthcare company that combines her yoga and doula knowledge to provide Black women with tools to cultivate healthy, affirming relationships and find their purpose. As a member of Rooted Doula Collective, Meela is passionate about creating spaces for Black people to birth, learn, and parent in ways that resist the traumas of white supremacy, patriarchy, and capitalism. Her mission is to hold space for everyone to live with authenticity and joy and she is committed to empowering Black women through her retreats that combine art and movement. 

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