Make Irina's Massages Legit

Here's the deal:

I'm learning a ton about mental/emotional health as an outreach counselor for homeless youth, but I want to balance that out with a stronger understanding of the body by studying massage.

We live in a society that generally doesn't teach us how to set healthy boundaries, communicate our needs, or receive support. It's no surprise that so many people have traumatizing relationships to touch.

I love exchanging massages with friends, but I finally feel that it's time for me to step it up a notch so I can do more to support my community and help fix that relationship. Please support me, and check out the cool prizes below! 

Fun fact: If I get enough funding, I'll be close to finished with my certificate program before Burning Man, where I'll be able to apply what I've learned to psychedelic harm reduction :)

What I need: 

[Step 1] $1495- Swedish Massage Program Requirement 
[Step 2] $2150- Mix of Asian Systems & Deep Tissue Program
[Step 3] $150- Certified Massage Practitioner Course 
Total: $3,795
What you get: 

Obviously, my infite love and thanks. 

But I've also set aside some gifts I'd like to offer for specific donation levels. Feel free to reach out to me if you have other ideas and/or questions. 

Since I'll need to practice what I'm learning in school on human subjects, the massage-related gifts will help me out, too. Getting feedback from people who support me will be just what I need, and hopefully the massage will be just what you're looking for.
  • Anthony Shephard 
    • $10 
    • 80 mos
  • Shawn Garety 
    • $60 
    • 84 mos
  • Nese Devenot 
    • $15 
    • 85 mos
  • Lindsey Rae 
    • $75 
    • 85 mos
  • Nicholas Rosenberg 
    • $25 
    • 85 mos
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Irina Alexander 
Oakland, CA
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