Beauty Expo

Beauty Expo

Grab your friends for any afternoon of beauty, wellness, and shopping with some of your favorite Grand Rapids boutiques, salons, and health businesses. Admission is free of charge to the public. 

details coming soon !

Art Therapy Night

Art Therapy Night

Gaia Cafe will be opening in the Creston neighborhood soon. We are celebrating their new arrival along with an Art Therapy program coming to Lions & Rabbits. Join us for a night of great food, lecture and workshop guiding you through the learning processes behind Art Therapy.Leara Glinzak, MSAT and Jess Kimmel, LLPC, MSAT are art therapists in Grand Rapids. Leara is an national speaker, published researcher, and owner of I Light LLC. Jess works as a mental health professional in the field of addiction. She is a guest contributor for the recovery resource Excursions Online Magazine.

Art therapy supports emotional growth through artmaking and verbal counseling. Leara and Jess will discuss how our community can benefit from art therapy services. The presentation will address: What does a typical art therapy session look like? Where are art therapy services provided? Who should take part in art therapy? The pair will lead a guided experience (called an "art therapy directive"). Participants will leave with a first hand understanding of the healing power of art.

tickets available here

Learning Adobe InDesign

Learning Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign is the industry standard for page layout and print designs. This introductory course will start at the very beginning with how to set-up a new document, navigating the workspace, and using InDesign tools. From there, we will work on simple page layouts—including adding images and typography—to saving PDF files and exporting for web.

Week 1 — April 8 — InDesign Basics, part I
Week 2 — April 15 — InDesign Basics, part II
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Week 3 — April 29 — Typography
Week 4 — May 6 — Creating an advertisement/flier and business card
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Week 5 — May 20 — Creating multi-page documents and PDFs

Social Media for Artists

Social Media for Artists

Social media can be a creative professional’s best friend. There are literally dozens of ways to get FREE publicity—take advantage of them all! Social Media allows you to think GLOBALLY, connect LOCALLY, and NETWORK with other professionals and potential clients... all from the comfort of your own home.

Creating Content for Social Media

Creating Content for Social Media

Over 2 hours just on creating content for your social media!! Take your accounts from drab to fab with styling tips, design tools, and popular trends that you can use. No special equipment needed, just a smartphone and creativity.

Strength and Wellness

Strength and Wellness

Need a day for yourself or are you interested in meeting like-minded people? Come for an afternoon of knowledge and fitness at the Strength and Wellness Event on April 28.

Kick off the spring season with a yoga hike lead by Jennifer Stewart-Dodgson, Owner of The Feral Yogi. Her mission is to deliver a hiking and yoga adventure designed to reconnect you back to nature and to the divine wild within. Jennifer’s contagious energy flows through her work, making her classes as inspiring as they are integrated. You’re guaranteed to finish this hike feeling refreshed, reconnected, and ready for the journey ahead!

After the hike, guests are invited to Lions & Rabbits for some body and brain feuling. Enjoy vegan cookies and homemade juice from the recently reopened Gaia Cafe as you learn from Wild Pine Remedies about organic essential oils. Following the lecture test your skills at Wild Pine’s workshop. Each person will make their own natural cleaning supplies to take home.

Can’t make the hike and the event? That’s okay, we are two tickets and a bundle deal if you purchase both. For any questions, please feel free to contact us at lionsandrabbits@gmail.com

9am-12pm Hike with The Feral Yogi (location TBD)
12:30-1:20pm Refueling with Gaia Cafe at Lions & Rabbits
1:20- 2:30pm Workshop/Lecture at Lions & Rabbits

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/strength-and-wellness-tickets-44227349192

Finding Your Inner Brand

Finding Your Inner Brand

This workshop will have you digging deep to find your inner brand: bridging the gap between personal and professional and how to discover your true clientele.