Sessions – Straight Pin Studio
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Because we’re better together…

Straight Pin Sessions is a purpose driven community of creative individuals who empower each other and are eager to learn, share and grow in a supportive environment.

We are a locally based group in Los Angeles, CA.

Beauty is an inside job. And it’s essential to care for all facets of who you are. If you believe:

  • Happiness is success
  • In being purpose driven
  • In cultivating creativity
  • In creating deeper connections
  • In caring for your whole self
  • In living a life of ease + clarity

…you belong here.

You are more than your shears and brushes. If you are an artistic soul looking to thrive in the beauty business and connect with like-minded creative professionals this is the place for you. Welcome.

Events include speakers, artists and workshops on:

  • Life enrichment
  • Cultivating creativity
  • Reducing stress on your body and mind
  • Caring for the creative soul
  • Professional development
  • Social media/branding

We also focus on connecting each other through:

  • Purpose driven social gatherings
  • Mastermind groups
  • Mentors
  • Facebook groups
  • Webinars

Upcoming events:

Movement Therapy

Easing pain from repetitive movements

August 2017


Lisa Botts

The idea maker behind Straight Pin Sessions. Lisa has over 30 years in the beauty industry. Her multi-faceted career started in cosmetology school from there she went on to become a make-up artist in TV and film. And then created the teaching curriculums at the most prestigious make-up schools in the world, including Vidal Sassoon, Fred Segal Beauty and Paul Mitchell. She managed marketing programs for Dermalogica and has done education and events marketing and business development for a major hair care manufacturer. Lisa co-founded Straight Pin Studio, which offers hair essentials for professional stylists. She is a business and personal mentor focusing on helping people create their most joyous and fulfilled lives.

Craig Marshall

Craig Marshall grew up as a child actor in Hollywood. He graduated from USC Film School, and then his life took a left turn. He became a yoga monk for 35 years, and lived in a monastery, practicing techniques of mindfulness and meditation. As a sought-after swami, Craig traveled the world and taught thousands, while mentoring celebrities and many well-known people. Today, Craig is a public speaker and personal consultant.


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