Voodoo and Afro-Caribbean Paganism
The world of voodoo is a universe populated with sacred gods, spirit possessions, and natural grace. Despite media portrayals of zombies and wild abandon, the religion is actually a complex system of nature-inspired belief. This class will answer your questions, and introduce you to the voodoo gods of fire, love, lightning, and more.
Art and Altars of Africa and Beyond
This class will explore the traditional religious art and altars of Africa and the Afro-diasporan world. Many different artists will be profiled and explored. We will also discuss instructions for setting up your own altars for love, money, peace, healing and more.
Warrior Goddesses and Queens of Africa
This class provides an exciting look at both the ancient and modern warrior queens, priestesses and goddesses of Africa. Discover the real Amazons and Zulu queens that grace Africa’s exciting history.
Spiritual Lessons from the Sci-Fi Universe
What does Worf from Star Trek have to do with Africa’s Ogun? What do little green men have to do with Sirius and Amazonian shamanism? How can the pitfalls to your destiny be found in the Twilight Zone? For the answers to these questions and more please tune in to this class.
Cast in Silver: Witchcraft and Spirituality in the Cinema
Just when you thought you had seen it all —
- From Wicker Man to Coffin Joe to Divine Horseman and Buffy - The Vampyre Slayer , this workshop will explore both traditional and non-traditional forms of spirituality on screen. We will discuss themes such as spectatorship and media hype, while trying to find solutions for more adequate representation. This class is for the movie buff, and media minded pagan alike.
Lilith, Maman Brigitte and Pomba Gira : The Dark Goddesses of Your Dreams
The ancient and powerful Goddesses of the night have been honored for centuries, and in some cases millennia. There is Lilith, mistress of the dark, draped in sensuality and strength who has long been demonized by a male dominated society. Next we have Maman Brigitte, Queen of the Dead, who devotees turn to for justice and protection. Last, but certainly not least, this workshop will discuss the bare breasted and un-apologetically sexual Pomba Gira who can spin the world. In this class we will talk about giving respect and tribute to these sacred feminine forces with shrines, spells, and more.
Foods of Love
Magickal recipes for love have been utilized throughout the ages in every different spiritual tradition. What are the magickal benefits to adding cinnamon or vanilla to a recipe? This workshop explores the lore and practice of creating foods of love.
Herbal Love Magic
Join us as we take a look at the sensual side of herbs and botanicals in this workshop. We will have rose petals in our bed and thyme in our hands as we discuss how to make herbal sprinkling powders and mojo bags for love and joy. Many of these herbs can also be used in the kitchen, and we will also look at aphrodisiac recipes you can make and share with those you love.
Tarot of Cruelty
Join me for a sensorial Tarot workshop based on the work of Antonin Artaud, Bertolt Brecht, and Edgar Allen Poe. In a melding of part ritual and part performance, participants will be invited to experience the tarot through sound, sight, taste, and sacred shock in this exciting workshop. “Art is not a mirror to reflect reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.”- Brecht. The divine dance of the Tarot is art, mirror, hammer and so much more…. It can be spiritual tools with which we shape ourselves and the world. This class is suitable for beginners and experts alike as we will journey down Tarot’s path by eating, listening, smelling and meditating our way through the major arcana.
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