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About the Founder


Tascheleia Marangoni is the Mother of three and runs a small Dance Company in Canada. After having suffered postpartum depression/anxiety/OCD with two of her children, Tascheleia decided to point some of her business skills in a new direction, and PMDA was born. A passionate women who truly enjoys life and the arts, her energy and work ethic are demonstrated time and time again through her commitment to PMDA and helping Canadians affected by Perinatal Mood Disorders.

Co-coordinator for Postpartum Support International
Personal PMD Story

Tascheleia Dance: www.tascheleia.com
Tascheleia Arts: www.tascheleia-arts.com
Personal Blog: dolce-okanagan.blogspot.ca


Awards & Nominations

Recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal - Canada 2012 (Media Release)

Nominee for YWCA Women of Distinction - Edmonton, Alberta 2012

Nominee for Lt. Governor's Circle on Mental Health & Addiction Awards - Edmonton, Alberta 2012/2013

Nominee for the Wego Health Awards - 2013

Courses & Workshops

Integrating Art Therapy - Spring 2012
Four Day Art & Dance Therapy workshop study, with Jo Ann Hammond Meyers, Ph.D.
St. Stephens College, University of Alberta

Maternal Mental Health Professional Certificate Training - Winter 2014
Postpartum Support International www.postpartum.net
2020 Mom Project www.2020momproject.com

Articles & Media

Okanagan Women - Spring Issue 2013
Read about PMDA and it's Founder Tascheleia Marangoni in Okanagan Women P36.

One "woman" with courage makes a majority.
~Andrew Jackson~

Every Accomplishment starts with the decision to try.

~Gail Devers~