Member Offerings


Institute Member Book Club ~ July & August 2024

When Skies are Grey
~ A Grieving Mother’s Lullaby

written by (and facilitated by) Lindsey Henke

Monday, July 22nd 7-8 EST
Monday, August 26th 7-8 EST


Film Discussion ~ September & October 2024

Film TBA
with Dr. Jacki Kitson Jackson, Ed.D
Times TBA


Breathwork ~ November & December 2024

with Romi Toussaint
Times TBA

Lindsey Henke (she/her) is a clinical therapist specializing in reproductive mental health and guiding parents through the multifaceted terrain of infertility, perinatal loss, pregnancy after loss, and the delicate postpartum period. She is also Founder/ Executive Director of the nationally known non-profit Pregnancy After Loss Support (PALS), an online magazine and peer-to-peer support service. Pregnancy After Loss Support (PALS) provides a safe haven for bereaved parents that fosters a sense of community, understanding, and hope for those grieving the loss of a child and choosing to journey through having a baby after previously losing a child. Learn more here.





Jacqueline Kitson Jackson, Ed.D  ~ (she/her) earned an Ed.D in Reading, Writing and Literacy at the University of Pennsylvania, where she was the recipient of the Ralph C. Preston Award for Scholarship in Teaching and Literacy Research in the Service of Social Justice (2008). She earned BA degrees in English and History at the State University New York in Binghamton, and a M. Ed from The City College of New York. Dr. Jackson has been a community educator for over forty years, teaching reading and writing classes in community centers, adult literacy programs, drug treatment programs, and prisons. Her research interests include women’s literacies and first-generation students in Higher Education. Her current interests include issues of equity, social justice and the role of trauma in learning. Dr. Jackson is an advocate of mind and body connections and practices and teaches workshops on meditation and mindfulness. She is a licensed spiritual practitioner with the Centers for Spiritual Living and Agape East. As a Hospice and Palliative Care volunteer and End of Life Doula Dr. Jackson supports caregivers and patients with terminal illnesses and issues of loss and grief.





Romy Toussaint is a certified yoga health coach, a certified conscious leadership life coach and yoga teacher. She is a sought after motivational speaker and trainer. Romy empowers those around her to create a complete practice of consciously leading their lives. She helps people become physically strong through all stages of their lives; to lead them to connect to their minds; strengthen their spirit, so they can show up and do their work in the world. She is an expert at customizing and facilitating physical activity breaks and mindfulness sessions at conferences and workshops for all types of groups and organizations and leads national and international wellness retreats. Romy has been teaching yoga and mindfulness for over 20 years.. She has studied Ayurveda, Alignment-based yoga, Kundalini, Hatha, Vinyasa yoga and meditation with a variety of teachers and has over 1,000 hours of yoga certification. Romy is the mother of four amazing sons and is married to her college sweetheart. Learn more here.