Artists for Trauma (AFT) is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of both civilian and military trauma survivors by pairing recovering patients with established artists from various disciplines.

AFT shared creative healing with Next Step Fitness friends in the form of a joy filled painting workshop!

Event name: Adaptive Painting Workshop Event date: October 3, 2013 Event location: Next Step Fitness Participants got to spend the afternoon in good company with fun music and camaraderie, exploring and celebrating the many ways of painting as they created individual works of art.

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AFT Fashion Show for Trauma Survivors at RAJ14 was a huge success!

Dear AFT Friends, Partners and Student Artists! AFT celebrated its partnership and title sponsorship of the RAJ 14/ Rhythm and Joy Festival showcasing the first ever AFT Fashion Show! The fashion show was a long time dream of AFT and featured models from a group of thriving civilian and military reConfigured and reAbled trauma survivors … Read More

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Dear AFT Friends, Partners and Student Artists!

Dear AFT Friends, Partners and Student Artists! At a recent AFT workshop held on April 4th, we presented our second “learn and lunch” session on sculpting our energy through healthy and delicious eating entitled Body Balancing with Food. We want to give a BIG THANK YOU to Next Step Fitness in Lawndale, CA for hosting … Read More

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Easy and Fun Flower Design and Arranging Event

Are you a military or civilian trauma survivor? Do you work with military and civilian trauma survivors? If so… THIS FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014… ALL are welcome to join in the next Artists for Trauma healing through art group workshop with NextStep Fitness in Lawndale, CA. See digital flyer below and RSVP to Linnea as … Read More

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Body Balancing with Food Session with Next Step Fitness

Join Artists for Trauma as we present a second session led by My Fit Foods on body balancing with food at our next session with Next Step Fitness. Learn about preparing delicious, nutritious food that will help you feel and be your best. All our sessions at Next Step Fitness are free and open to … Read More

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