WELCOME TO STRIVE

Strive is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in April 2015.

We design and facilitate meaningful creative wellness opportunities for organizations, facilities, and the Louisville community.

- - - - - - - - - - - - -

Join us monthly on the first friday for our interactive performance event, In the Moment!

 

 
 
 
 
 

Our mission at strive is to provide Creative Wellness opportunities to the Louisville community. 

 
 
 
LR pic 1.web.jpg
 

What We Do

In the moment...

This is not your usual concert-going experience- it is about sharing and experiencing art with other artists and art lovers. Audience participation and/or artist collaboration is strongly encouraged. Join us every first Friday!

liferhythms!

LifeRhythms is an adult wellness group using drums and the voice for stress management and general well-being. Contact us to bring LifeRhythms to your upcoming meeting, event, or retreat!

 

music & wellness workshops

Our customizable Wellness Workshops are an active way to engage your employees, clients, students, or residents to take an active role in their daily well-being and participate in self-care practices...

Music Therapy

Music Therapy is the clinical use of musical experiences to address social, physical, emotional, cognitive, and other personalized goals. Find out more about our board-certified music therapy programming below!

 
 
     
     
     

    STRIVE IS CURRENTLY SEEKING:

    COMMUNITY PARTNERS WHO SHARE A SIMILAR MISSION IN WORKING TO IMPROVE THE WELL-BEING OF THE CITIZENS OF LOUISVILLE

    ARTISTS INTERESTED IN TAKING PART IN AN IN THE MOMENT EVENT

    Companies looking to provide wellness opportunities for thier employees

    facilities interested in hosting music & wellness groups

    MUSIC THERAPY REFERRALS for individuals

     
     
     
    ITM 3-8 pic 8 (1).web.jpg

    Our staff

     

    Cheyenne Mize, MT-BC, is a musician, music therapist, and Co-Executive Director of Strive. She has worked in a variety of settings over the past 10 years as a Board Certified Music Therapist- serving everyone from neonates to the elderly. Although she is seen on a stage from time to time, her passion lies with using music and the arts to build and enrich the Louisville community. She received the Good Samaritan Award for her work at Kosair Children's Hospital in 2008, Best Singer/Songwriter in the 2013 Louisville Music Awards, and is the current Treasurer for the MT Association of Kentucky.

     
    heartstory4-color.jpg

    Nina Rodahaffer, RN, BSN, is a nurse, musician, and co-founder of Strive. She has received both a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Louisville and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Bellarmine University, and worked as a Registered Nurse from 2009-2016 at the University of Louisville Hospital. Nina utilizes her backgrounds in music and healthcare to cultivate Strive’s mission. Nina has maintained an active role in the arts, including performing in the soundtrack for an award-winning play at Actors Theatre of Louisville.

     

     

    BOTH NINA AND CHEYENNE ARE TRAINED HEALTHRHYTHMS FACILITATORS! CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS...

     
     
     
     
     
    IMG_8930.JPG