1:30PM Introduction to Psycards- Author Catt Foy
Learn to make the most of this 40-card oracle deck based on Jungian archetypes and beautifully illustrated in medieval tapestry style. Awaken your intuition–excellent for beginners and experienced readers alike.
Catt Foy has been a professional psychic since 1978, and a student of the metaphysical and paranormal for over 50 years. Catt is an experienced reader, medium, astrologer, psychic investigator, shaman, writer, novelist, artist, teacher, and hypnotherapist specializing in past life exploration.
Catt has worked with the deck known as Psycards since 1988, and is the author of their companion book, “Psycards: A New Alternative to Tarot.”
She lives in Eugene with her husband of over 20 years, two cats and a semi-wild organic garden.
Catt’s website: http://www.cattfoy.com/
More about Psycards: http://www.psycards.com/
2:30PM Hermeticism and its applications to European martial arts – Jeff Richardson of Academia Duellatoria
What is the root of Hermeticism and how did the Medieval traditions and the Renaissance revival incorporate it into the Secular and religious scientific and magickal practices. And just what does it have to do with Martial Arts systems indigenous to Europe?
Jeff Richardson began studying Eastern martial arts in 1982. In 1986 he began sport fencing under former U.S.A. Olympians Gay Jacobsen-D’Asaro and Michael D’Asaro, Sr. In early 1992 he became an assistant instructor and tournament promoter for The American Karate Academies National Association and earned his Black Belt in 1995 under Hanshei Jerry Piddington. Since the late 1980’s Jeff has spent time doing fight choreography for stage and film. Jeff came to historic fencing in the early 90’s as a reinactor and helped to found Academia Duellatoria in Ashland, Oregon. Mr. Richardson is a practicing Shamanic, a NROOGD initiate, and a member of the Order or Thelemic Knights. He now teaches in Portland at Academia Duellatoria: http://duellatoria.com/
3:30PM Exploration of Candle Magick with Angel
Come explore how candle magick can be used to add “light” to your life. You will be given examples of basic candle magick practices that will help you pick the right candle and process, for your needs. This class is designed to spark up a new flame of hope in some area of your life that needs gentle stoking. Regardless of what path you’re on, candle magic is for everyone!
Do to venue restrictions no candles will be lit, but each participant will receive a candle to test out what you learned, at home in your own sacred space, while supplies last.
Angel Johnson enjoys aiding people in all paths of life find hope and healing through intuitive Spirit work.
Angel lives in Springfield with her family. She has a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts, from Oregon State University. She has worked as a Graphic Artist for Jeld-Wen, Marketing Coordinator at The Herald and News, and Floral Designer at Rhythm and Blooms.
Whether it be seeing into your future with the aid of her Gypsy Witch Fortune Telling cards (completed over 100 readings), smudging your home so you can sleep better at night, directing healing to you as a 2nd degree Usui Reiki practitioner or painting Spirit Medium Visions, Angel is uniquely qualified to compassionately aid in your life journey.
Angel’s artist page: https://www.facebook.com/angeljohnsonspiritambassador/
See Angel November 5th, live in Eugene, as a practicing student medium giving messages :https://www.facebook.com/events/262930330774106/
4:30 PM Sex Magic in Theory and Practice – Mark Shekoyan, PhD.
In this introduction to Sex Magic historical, philosophical and practical components of this tradition will be shared.
In particular, the ideas of Paschal Beverly Randolph, Ida Craddock, Aleister Crowley, and Kenneth Grant will be referenced. We will also discuss the relationship of some of these ideas to the Kaula Tantra tradition.
Basic ethical and pragmatic approaches to this form of practical sorcery will also be discussed. Age 21 and over.
Mark Shekoyan is an Applied Anthropologist of Consciousness whose path has led him to learn with Kundalini Yoga practicing Sikhs in the Pacific Northwest, Spiritual Mediums in a Taiwanese Taoist Folk Sect, and adepts in the Bay Area occult community. He is a committed practitioner of integral disciplines and has studied and taught Kundalini Yoga, Qi Gong and various martial arts, along with facets of Western Esotericism for many years.
He is a certified instructor through the International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association (1999), The Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (1998), the World Tang Soo Do Association (2nd Dan 1996), The World Hwa Rang Do Association (1st Dan 2007). Mark holds an MA (1994) & Phd (1999) in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Oregon and works as a Design Anthropologist in product development for a Bay Area Technology Company. He is bi-located between San Francisco, Ca and Portland Oregon.