Dr. Tina K Boyles Bailey is a certified Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts therapist, body coach, visual performing artist, an ordained minister and endorsed Chaplain working cross-culturally.   She hold a Bachelors of fine Arts Degree From Savannah College of Art and Design Two Masters Degrees and a Doctorate focusing on the intersection of art and spirituality. She was born in Savannah and grew up in Springfield, GA. Her own life experience as a survivor of Septic shock, Graves Disease, and Melanoma among several other things related to a life in Cross-cultural Ministry has motivated her to do her own work in healing and to help others heal!. She enjoys helping people discover their creative potential through coaching and mentoring. Tina has used visual and performing arts in response to traumatic situations following the Bali bombings, the Asian tsunami, with West African refugees, with displaced people in northern Iraq and Eastern indonesia. She holds workshops and leads contemplative retreats on creativity and imagination incorporating drama, dance, music, visual arts, improvisation and spiritual formation.

Life in Asia and the plight of women have influenced her approach to visual arts. Tina has exhibited internationally and has multiple works in private collections.  Her painting “Forgiven”  was featured on the cover of the book “ Letting The Other Speak: Proclaiming the lives of Biblical Women.” By Dr. Tracy Hartman.She helps prisoners to develop skills and process trauma in painting, drawing and dance in multiple arts programs in Prisons.

She has over 30 years of experience helping people repair the disconnect between mind, body spirituality and imagination. One of her greatest Joys is helping others find the tools to unlock their own creative potential and inner healing.

She studied dance at the Frances Lea School of Dance and the Margo Dean School of Ballet and has extensive experience in liturgical dance. She performed on stage as a member of The Company theater group from 1991-1995. Since moving to Asia in 1996, she has studied several Indonesian forms of dance, as well as  traditional balinese painting, batik and Balinese gamelan music. “Lagu Maria”, a Balinese Gamelan composition for Ballet, was composed specifically for her based on the Magnificat.  She regularly performs both together with gamelan musicians and as a member of improvisational formations a group she founded. She is a Body awareness and movement master teacher annually at the Crescendo Summer Institute of Arts in Hungary.  She recently also completed level one Qi Gong teacher certification.