An Evening in the Garden of Goddess Delight


With Tina Lassiter

- Thursday, July 11, 6:30-8:30pm

Goddess Creativity Workshop Come unearth the unique creative treasures that rest inside you! Our facilitator, Tina Lassiter, has developed this collage-making "joyshop" to evoke change, stimulate thinking, and transform the lives of those who accept an invitation for exploration. Please join us for a lively evening of music, movement, conversation, creating art and more as we mindfully walk into the garden of goddess delight!

Tina Lassiter, artist, writer, photographer, and a goddess blossom who loves travel, has been on a year-long journey into mindfulness, wellness and complementary and alternative medicine. She has combined her artistic gifts with jewels from this journey to develop this latest program. In addition, Tina's own artwork will be featured as part of our Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery exhibition in July, "From the Outside," which invites you to look beyond the boundary of your sight and experience this fantastically unique art form for yourself. Eight of Tina's collage goddesses, representing the evolution of her work beginning with creations that focus on the female torso to more fully formed beings, will be shown. Each are layered with stories as one views both the pieces that form each body as well as the body in totality.

Image: Tina Lassiter

About Tina Lassiter

Tina Lassiter is a collage artist, writer, and photographer who also serves as the Director of Creative & Therapeutic Arts Services at Children’s National Medical Center. Creating and implementing hospital and community-based multi-arts programs and installations that address children dealing with PTSD, gender and body image issues, and HIV are among her many achievements over the past 12 years. Tina has also presented at numerous national conferences and seminars and served as a judge for the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities for a three-year term and on VSA arts Advisory Panel for one year. This past year, she became a Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist in addition to receiving certifications in Reiki and Acupressure. She is currently working to help Children’s establish an integrative medicine program.

Our programs are tailored to the needs of people affected by cancer, but we welcome anyone who would like to attend.  

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