Our Speakers for 2014
I have been a very active Magickal force in the Occult world since October 1993. I am tarot card reader, a Usui and Sacred Flame Master-Teacher for 14 years in total, an Isian, a Witch, a practitioner of the Haitian Voudoun religion and I am presently learning more about color therapy. I am also studying Umbanda for the past 4 years thorough The Temple of Guaracy of Washington D.C. (in Kensington, MD). I am presently in active ordination studies with the Fellowship of Isis under the tutelege of the late Rev. Deena Hartray Butta, FOI Archbishop of the Lyceum of Eleusis in Chicago before she passed away January 27, 2013. I was the previous Godchild of Papa Max Beauvoir; Hougan Elder, biologist and scientist from Mariani, Haiti from 1996 to 2002. I received my First Degree from Silver Ravenwolf and Diane McDonough on Yule 1994 at Dillsburg, PA and my Second Degree (and Third Degree teaching) from Ecumenicon under Rev. Charles Butler in the middle 1990’s. I have taught classes at Cedar Light Grove in Baltimore, at Ecumenicon for several years, at FOI of Chicago for several years and at at least 7 previous Sacred Spaces.
Sha Blackburn (Loonwitch)
Tarot Spreads - two part workshop:
Understanding Tarot Spreads and
Creating your own Tarot Spread
Sha Blackburn is The LoonWitch a psychic intuitive healer. She incorporates a variety of psychic tools including the tarot, runes, the pendulum and psychometry to help her clients transform their lives.
She is an honest and insightful psychic, who has been studying and practicing various forms of divination for over 20 years.
Sha is also a Reiki Master in the Usui System of Natural Healing, a Holistic Therapist certified by the American Institute of Natural Healing in Reflexology, Acupressure, and Chinese Herbology. In addition, Sha is an ordained minister through the Universal Life Church.
Sha is a gifted teacher, helping adults and children define their spiritual path and work toward a happier future.
Sha is a teacher at The Learning Connection in Providence, RI where you can study Tarot and the Aura with her. She also facilitates workshops in her shop, The Mystic Room.
Paganism in the Modern Age
CoyoteSkyWoman has been a member of the Pagan community in Massachusetts and New Hampshire for the last 25 years, and she has been a practicing shaman for only a little bit longer than that. She works closely with the trickster spirit, Coyote, and has worked with The Sagefire Fellowship and A Sacred Place since their inceptions.
The World of Faery
Connecting to the World of Faery
Spirits of the Otherworld, Spirits of the Land
Getting your Metaphysical Book Out (with Catherine Kane)
Morgan Daimler has been an Irish pagan since 1991. She is a member of the Druid Order of the White Oak and helps to run an open women’s circle and a neo-pagan Witchcraft tradition in Connecticut. She has also studied the Norse practice of seidhr and is the gythia of a small heathen kindred in Connecticut. Morgan recently published several books that re-paganize prayers and charms from the first two volumes of the Carmina Gadelica, and she has a strong interest in traditional magic and divination. She regularly teaches classes at Pandora’s Box in Norwich CT and has also taught a CT Pagan Pride Day and the Beltane Pagan Odyssey Festival, as well as performing public oracular seidhr sessions in Connecticut and Rhode Island.
“I have had my poetry published in different places including four anthologies: the Pagan’s Muse (under the pen name Seabhacgeal), Voices of the Survivors, and the Pagan Writer’s Present anthologies for Samhain and Yule. I have also had poetry published Circle magazine, as well as Witches and Pagans magazine. I am the author of the self-published books By Land, Sea, and Sky, and Murder Between the Worlds; A Child’s Eye View of the Fairy Faith through Spero publishing, and Where the Hawthorn Grows through Moon Books, as well as Fairy Witchcraft also through Moon Books.”
BeingEarth Wisdom, Portals to Planetary Consciousness
Lela Florel is the creator of the BeingEarth Wisdom, Portals to Planetary Consciousness, card deck. She is an artist, author, poet, filmmaker, visionary. She has taught and given workshops over the years.
Her work is a result of many years of doing meditation and trance work. Experiences had while in trance, and a deep connection with Nature, result in a work that offers wisdom and reconnection to Sacred Earth.
She honors others who are aware of their connections to Earthlife but has chosen not to appropriate their cultures. Her main teachers have been the sacred land and creatures, invisible connections, and the Web of Life.
A series of three workshops with Ellen Evert Hopman:
The Druidic Wheel of the Year
The Druidic Tree Alphabet
Druidic tree meditation
Ellen Evert Hopman is a Master Herbalist and lay Homeopath who holds an M.Ed. in Mental Health Counseling. Hopman has been a teacher of Herbalism since 1983 and of Druidism since 1990. read more
Meno/Andropause: Embrace The Power
Bodywork: Your First Three Chakras
Organic Parties…What? Why?
DR. CLAIRE FITZPATRICK is an authority in the fields of human empowerment, chiropractic philosophy, natural health, physical sensuality, and Western mysticism. She is a faculty member of The Akashic Temple School of Magick and Ritual. She teaches human energetics; magickal theory and practice; meditation; healing; and human sensuality throughout the Northeast. Her podcast and blog, –read more-
Should we Rewrite the book, or Keep it?
American Sign Language and the Erasure Effect
Social Media and Us
I’m a Deaf, Norwegian-Welsh, Poet, Musician, Pagan, Wiccan, computer-tinkin’-sci-fi fella; Military Brat, lived in Korea and Germany (traveled around a bit read more
The Eightfold Path of Altered States
Voices and Runes in Northern Healing Magic
Raven Kaldera is a Northern Tradition shaman, intersex/transgender FTM activist, erotica educator, Ordeal Master, Speaker for the -more-
Affordable Metaphics for Everyone
Getting Your Metaphysical Book Out (with Morgan Daimler)
A Touch of Accupressure
Alternative Methods of Pain Management
Catherine Kane is a professional psychic, a Reiki Master, a bard, a metaphysical Christian, and a delighted student of the Universe (amongst other things). She brings creativity, an eclectic body of knowledge, and an attitude of fun to empowering people to find and live their best and brightest dreams. Her writing has been seen in magazines such as Thorn, the Door Opener, and Helix; and she is the author of “Adventures in Palmistry” and “The Practical Empath”, “The Psychic Power of Your Dreams“, and “Manifesting” -read more-
Gentle-slow Flow Yoga
Jenny Kenny graduated 200-hr RYT program in 2011; specializes in a gentle, slow flow class.
“Craft ‘n Bitch”
Kyndyl is someone who has walked a lot of different paths in his life. Currently, you can usually find him with some form of fiber in his hands; whether it is spinning, knitting, or crocheting. He is also a Reiki Master in the Usui system of natural healing, practitioner of RúnValdr, and works primarily with the Norse Pantheons.
Time is On My Side, Yes it is!
and Harp Concert
Christopher LaFond is a Master Astrologer in the Society of Astrologers, and works, teaches, and lectures throughout the Eastern USA. He has lectured at local, national and international astrology conventions. He specializes in classical and medieval astrological method of prediction and is available for private readings and for private or group classes. read more
“Trash Talk”: Garbology 101
Katie LaFond follows an Earth-based spirituality. A fiber artist, “garbologist,” orchestral flutist, and astrologer, Katie is passionate about local food. Katie has led a variety of clans at EarthSpirit’s Twilight Covening, taught workshops in a variety of pagan disciplines across the U.S. and led ritual both public and private. She is a read more
Using Palmistry to Aid in Relationship Communication
My name is Adam Latin. I have been a healing/helping professional since 2001. I am a licensed massage therapist, Reiki Master, intuitive, mystic and teacher. In my intuitive practice I primarily use palms and cards. I have studied with a wide range read more
SAINTS ALIVE ~ Catholic Roots and Christian Folk Magic
Lori-Ann has consciously sought connection and partnership with Spirit and with the natural world for over 40 years. The pathways she’s explored have brought a diversity of people and experiences into her life and she will always be grateful for this. Prayer and solitude are the heart of her path as she believes that ceremonies, rituals and outward signs of devotion are -read more-
Good Vibrations: Healing with Sound Waves
Reiki II and Reiki III
“She changes everything she touches and everything she touches changes” Maryalyce (aka Akasha’s Heart) has been practicing witchcraft and the magickal arts since 1994. She is an ordained minister, priestess, ritualist, writer, teacher, and -read more-
Modern Day Oil Apothecary
Hi my name is Colleen and I was born and raised in Fairfax County VA with a large Irish family. I love Irish Step dancing and am the Keeper for the DC Gales Camogie team. I knew about essential oils for years but I found doTERRA while searching for a solution to my sudden severe allergies that were prohibiting me from going outside. After using the lemon, lavender, and peppermint combination to ease my allergies I found the Lifelong Vitality Supplements made the allergies virtually disappear. I also have Narcolepsy and since -read more-
Rev. Robert Nolan
Land Stewardship (w/Coyote Skywoman)
Rev. Robert Nolan has been a practicing magician and priest in New Hampshire for the past 17 years during which time -more-
Circle of Joyous Healing and Play
Julieanne has been a Mesa carrier since 1997. She has been studying in depth with Peruvian shaman/teacher, Jose Luis Herrera and the many Quero’s of the Cusco area. Her frequent climbing visits to Peru have allowed her to become deeply connected with the sacred mountains within the Sacred Valley of Cuzco, and with the many medicine people who are doing this important work.
Hula Hoop Basics
Hula Hoop Meditation
Essential Oils and Energy Work
Mystery of Labyrinths
Skwerl had acquired her nickname when she was little. But little to anyones knowledge, she would grow to be over 6 foot tall (she takes after her Father). Tall in stature, she (read more)
Cleansing – Not Just for Sacred Spaces
Crafting a Guided Meditation
Basic Grounding and Centering
Kathryn has been a student of the esoteric in various forms since the mid 1980’s, and began studying with R. J. Stewart in 1996. Since then she been exploring both the Western esoteric traditions and fairy lore. She’s currently pursuing advanced studies in teaching esoteric topics with R. J. Stewart and Anastacia Nutt. more
Runes: the Elder Futhark/Anglo-Saxon/Frisian Futharks
Runes: the Younger Futhark
Jane T. Sibley, Ph.D., is a traditional Norse practitioner and a specialist in Norse folklore and runes. She has taught at many Pagan events for decades, including at Rites of Spring, Feast of Lights, Twilight Covening, Beltane, Ecumenicon … the list goes on … and also hosts MithraCon, which focuses on Mithraism and other cults in the Roman Empire. Her books, “Norse Mythology…According to Uncle Einar”, “The Hammer of the Smith”, and “The Divine Thunderbolt: Missile of the Gods”, and -read more-
Alchemical Gold: The History and Significance of Hermetics
Introduction to Personal Alchemy
Sacred Geometry – Redux
(classes are progressive, you may want to attend all)
Ariel Malachi Sirocco is a teacher of Western esoteric history and traditions, a Hermetic alchemist, a 32 Degree Freemason of the Scottish Rite, and a High Priest of Wicca. He is the founder of The Akashic Temple, School of Magickal Arts, and -read more-
As a shaman, Witch, professional psychic, Reiki Master and metaphysical engineer and soldier of fortune, Starwolf brings a broad range of knowledge and experience to the fields of magick, metaphysics and spirituality. His practical approach to adapting traditional metaphysical -read more-
Tchipakkan is an artist, writer, healer, and eclectic pagan-heathen-rustic. Openly pagan since the 60s, she’s currently living on a small farm in NH aimed at self sufficiency and sustainability, with 3 adult children- all artists and writers, and a varying assortment of animals- friends and livestock. On weekends Tchipakkan teaches at SCA, pagan, SF and other conferences & festivals, while her daughters sell – read more-
Physical Techniques of Spiritual Development
Joshua Tenpenny is a licensed massage therapist, Shiatsu and Asian bodywork practitioner, yoga teacher, author, and minister-in-training in the First Kingdom Church of Asphodel. He follows a path of spiritual service.
Learning the Minor Arcana
Ethical Issues in Divination
SewMagical is a woman of many talents. She is an accomplished sewer, crocheter, beader, machine-embroidery, tarot reader and teacher. She ran a sewing-related website for several years, more
Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Mythology and Magic
The Stone Circle Oracle: Birth of an Oracle Deck
Festivals, Moon Services and Raising Stones: Four Quarters Interfaith Sanctuary
Born and raised in suburban Philadelphia, Sophia Kelly Shultz has been working professionally as an artist for 29 years, more
Social Media Series
Social Media and Pagan/Wiccan
Clergy, Should We Rewrite the Book, or Keep it?
ASL and the Erasure Effect.
Norse/Welsh Wiccan, Clergy soon to be 2nd Degree, Coven of Amber Heart, of the Coven of Amber Rose Family of Covens), Educational Interpreter, Poet, Reader of Runes and Tarot. Deaf Educator. Deaf Professional. Musician (plays Mandolin). –read more–
The Dirt on Dirt (two parts)
Turnsteel is a practicing rootworker and sorcerer trained in southern hoodoo and modern sorcery. His workshops focus on combining practical spellwork with real world action to help achieve your aims. Trained in traditional hoodoo, folk magic, and drawing on techniques from around the world, Turnsteel is a reader and rootworker who specializes in making real world changes through the fusion of skillfully applied sorcery and practical mundane effort. -read more-
Adhi Moonien Two Owls is a trained Shaman and healer. Her formal background is in fine art. Her area of study was painting, sculpture and eventually moving into Mixed Media. Adhi studied at the Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City Missouri. Other areas of study include the earth and natural sciences, Physics and Astronomy. Esoteric studies include: Tibetan Buddhism and its related meditation practices, Western Spiritual practices and the causes of Magick and Alchemy, Qi Gong and -read more-
Dennis Seavey-Windsinger began his journey on the pathway of Akichita Wakan’ literally from the crib. Of mixed ancestry, Dennis was surrounded by the oral traditions, ceremonies, and traditional skills of the Elders around him simply as day to day elements in his life. Dennis had his first conscious metaphysical experience at the age of five and has been following the pathway of Akichita Wakan’ from that time onward, -read more-
Awakening the Warrior Spirit
Meeting the Morrigan
Stephanie Woodfield has been a practicing Witch and Priestess of the Morrigan for over seventeen years. She is a Reiki practitioner as well as a natural clairvoyant and empathy. read more
Please let us know about any speakers you’d like to see at Changing Times-Changing World, or any topics you’d like to see covered.