The Tasman Center offers in-person and online opportunities for those seeking meaningful, accessible, and personalized Jewish learning, community classes & gatherings, spiritual coaching and rabbinic support. Programs and events incorporate various modalities of expression and engagement with Jewish practice and creative expression, including writing, visual art, mixed-media art, meditation, yoga, poetry, rabbinic and modern texts and participant offerings. We welcome participants who are exploring Judaism, new to Jewish practice, part of an interfaith Jewish couple or family, or if you have been Jewish your whole life and are looking to deepen your practice.

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Life Coaching Through a Jewish Lens & Private Learning

Rabbi Sarah Tasman works with private clients as an educator, spiritual counselor, and coach. Sarah also mentors Jewish spiritual entrepreneurs and female-identified clergy. Whether you are preparing for an adult b'nai mitzvah or considering conversion, exploring an interfaith Jewish partnership, are looking for personalized Jewish learning, want to deepen your spiritual practice, or are looking for coaching from a Jewish lens, please be in touch.

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Life Cycle Rituals  & Ceremonies

Rabbi Sarah creates customized, authentic, personalized and meaningful Jewish ritual experiences for individuals couples and families from all different Jewish backgrounds and interfaith families. Contact Rabbi Sarah about your upcoming wedding, baby naming, or other life transition you are looking to mark.


Creative Community Gatherings & Events

Group learning opportunities include Shabbat gatherings, classes, holiday workshops, and seasonal retreats that incorporate Jewish spirituality and creativity, yoga and meditation. Signature courses and topics include cultivating a spiritual life, building a Jewish home, living in alignment with the Jewish calendar, and the new moon cycle.

Upcoming Opportunities

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A New Moon series incorporating Jewish Spirituality, Seasonal Wellness & Creative Expression

  • Candle lighting Ritual
  • Learning and Discussion
  • Meditation and/or gentle yoga (for all levels)
  • Creative Writing and/or Art
  • Closing Ritual

Open to all backgrounds and all genders.

Center for Mindful Living 4708 Wisconsin Ave Washington DC 20016 Second Floor

Join us for an Align Introductory Session on August 25, 2019 and a kick of workshop in Preparation for Rosh Hashanah on Sunday September 2019, 3-5pm.


Join Rabbi Sarah Tasman for a 3-part Elul Writing Workshop to enter the Jewish New Year with mindfulness and intention. Tuesdays September 3, 10, and 17th at the Center for Mindful Living.

Blessings for the Month of Tammuz!

Each month will feature original writings and intentions from Rabbi Sarah based on Jewish wisdom and the Jewish calendar, which coincide with the moon cycle and the seasons. The new moon and new month of Tammuz arrived on the evening of Wednesday July, 3 2019. Each month is an opportunity for reflections, taking stock, checking in, and learning. Each month contains deep yet simple wisdom. Read more about the holidays, teachings, and intentions for the season on Rabbi Sarah's blog page called Writings.

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7 steps, 7 circles, 7 Blessings, 7 years. Happy Anniversary to the incomparable @kylewhathaway today. I’m glad we got to celebrate our anniversary this weekend by going to the Brandi Carlile concert, seeing Field of Dreams on the big screen, and a delicious dinner at Sababa with my parents last night (also for father's day)! This photo is from 7 years ago on my ordination night at Red Lentil. Feels like yesterday and a million years ago!

Blessings for Shabbat and the holiday of Shavuot (which starts tomorrow night). May your heart open to receive Torah and may your learning be sweet. May you hear the inner wisdom you need to hear. #jewishcreativity #thetasmancenter

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