iele paloumpis is a dance artist, educator, intuitive healer, and death doula. their healing work is rooted in kinesthetic awareness, Tarot, herbal medicine, and some astrological know-how – all within a trauma-informed framework that centers social justice. iele received their BA from Hollins University in 2006 and was awarded end of life doula certifications from Mount Sinai, Valley Hospice, and Deanna Cochran’s Accompanying the Dying Program between 2014-16. iele is also a member of the Time Is Not A Line collective which is made up of a group of artists, activists, clergy, doulas, educators, poets, filmmakers and writers interested in exploring what is needed within the ongoing HIV/AIDS movement. iele currently serves as a griefworker specializing in traumatic loss and is developing a somatic practice addressing the needs of those who are moving through grief.