Creativity is a process of continuous self-renewal and personal transformation. ~ Sigi Peneda
VETERAN PROGRAMS –
We perform regular programs with the U. S. Veterans Affairs, Recovery Resource Council, HUD-VASH, Dallas Police Department Police Academy, Liberty House, Metrocare, UT Arlington Military Services, TXServes, and other partnering agencies throughout North Texas.
“You Have to Eat, You Might as well Eat Well!!
TAO Teaching Artists and prominent local chefs, create recipes with Veterans and their families. All of us not only need food for sustenance, but food offers a sense of daily accomplishment and builds confidence through creative improvisation. As well, understanding the gut-to-brain concept (of helping the bloodstream through the food you eat) is helping our Veterans cope with PTSD and other manifestations from the service.
Veterans perform in drum circles, allowing them to communicate better and learn how to release and self-expression. This program helps the Veteran cope with PTSD.
ART FOR HEALING –
Creative ownership helps tremendously as a part of the healing process during a difficult time in these patient’s recovery programs. Our programs are offered to our partners which include organizations that focus on domestic violence, substance abuse, and other recovery programs.
Jeanna Doyle is a professional makeup artist and the founder of Suite Hope, a non-profit, helping cancer victims build confidence through attraction. Jeanna works with our partners’ clients and patients to encourage a positive outlook on their lives by teaching a method of improvised makeup styling that works for each individual.