Workshops

Here are just a few of the activities & workshops we offer. We are also open to suggestion on the types of workshops we can offer. If the demand is there, then the possibility is open. For any information please contact us.

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Introduction to Celtic ShamanismIntroduction to Celtic Shamanism Part 1

All levels. This workshop will promote transformation through deep ancestral images that resonate within us.  We will learn how to prepare for the sacred Imramm (Shamanic journey) and begin our quest into the mists to find our true selves.

Download the full course description: Word / PDF.
Instructor: Meri

 

Celtic Shamanism: Part II - Paths of Power

Celtic Shamanism: Part II - Paths of Power

Deepen your understanding and work with the Celtic myth cycle and Shamanic practice. This workshop will focus on the Shamanic Journey into Annwn (the lower world) beyond the 9th wave, where the islands of Annwn bring transformation and healing. 

This workshop is based on the Voyage of Mael Duin (the Celtic Book of the Dead).

Prerequisite: Introduction to Celtic Shamanism workshop
Instructor: Meri

 

Beginner Level Shamanism

Beginner Level Shamanism

Lunch will be provided. Please bring a drum if you have one, a blanket and wear comfortable clothes.

Prerequisite: None.
Instructor: Setanaya

 

Elements of Wicca

Elements of Wicca

Do you have an interest in exploring Wicca? Would you like to go beyond reading and start practicing? This nine week course introduces the basic concepts of Wicca, lets you experience what a practicing Wiccan does, and helps you to decide if you would like to continue on the Wiccan path. Ideal for beginners or those who wish to deepen their basic understanding and solitary practice. All classes are taught by initiated Wiccans.

Contact us to secure your space.
Download the course outline: Word / PDF.

 

Basic Tarot Introduction to Tarot

This workshop will discuss the origins of Tarot, the basic correspondences and meanings of the suits and how to do a reading. Beginners tend to read the Tarot using the little book in the box but this class will show you how to start using the images to open your psychic intuition and begin real readings for yourself and others. The ethics of Tarot will be discussed.
Instructor: Meri

 

Introduction to Celtic ShamanismSpirit Tarot

This four-hour workshop will explore the images of the Tarot in order to deepen Wiccan practice. It is suitable for Wiccans of any level including beginners.

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the full course description: Word / PDF.
Instructor: Meri
Assisted by: Delian

 

Tarot-group

Tarot Study Group

This study group will be a working group with many interesting exercises for integrating the Tarot into Wiccan Practice. Good for beginners and advanced practitioners. You can go deeper into the Tarot with this group and have plenty of time for discussion with peers.
Times and dates to be determined by the group
Instructor: TBA

 

Therapeutic Touch

Therapeutic Touch

Therapeutic Touch is derived from the ancient practice of laying-on of hands.  It is connected to the concept of universal life energy and field theory, which sees all energy as interconnected and in movement.
This four hour workshop will teach participants the basics of TT which they can begin using immediately to help others.  Following a Wiccan framework we will then incorporate the Elements and God/Goddess energy in the work as well as exploring the ethics of TT in relation to the Rede and the Rule of Three.  Self-TT and distance-TT will also be addressed.
No prior experience is necessary. An understanding of Wiccan principals would be helpful.
Instructor: Meri

 

Advanced Therapeutic Touch Advanced Wiccan Therapeutic Touch

Advanced Wiccan Therapeutic Touch combines Therapeutic Touch (TT), which is derived from the ancient practice of laying-on of hands and Wiccan practice. TT is connected to the concept of universal life energy and field theory, which sees all energy as interconnected and in movement. This four hour workshop will teach participants how to use a Wiccan framework incorporating the Elements and God/Goddess energy in the work as well as exploring the ethics of TT in relation to the Rede. Self-TT, distance-TT and TT for animals will also be addressed.
Instructor: Meri
A basic understanding of TT and Wiccan practice is needed for this workshop.

 

Book of Shadows

Creating a Book of Shadows

The Book of Shadows is not only a notebook of spells and dreams but our connection with Akashic records through personal wisdom. For a Wiccan, the Book of Shadows is part of our power, a vital component of our spiritual progression and also a legacy for those who come after us. Come and learn how to create this important tool in a way that deepens our understanding of ourselves and our magick.

Instructor: Setanaya

 

Altars & Shrines

Creating Personal Places Of Power

There are many benefits to creating an altar. Altars nourish the soul, bringing a place of spirituality into your home. It is a point of focus and an acknowledgement that where we live is our sacred space, elevating our home to a temple. Learn how to create meaningful altars and shrines for your home in this 3 hour course.

Instructor: Setanaya

 

 

 

Faery Reaching outWorking with Devas

The workshop will explore the very deep work of meeting and connecting with angelic beings called Devas who are the overseers of the Faery realm and the blossoming of nature on earth.
Contact us to secure your space.

Instructor: Meri.

 

Mantra & Prayer Mantra & Prayer

At this workshop we will explore prayer and mantras and how they can change our consciousness in our daily lives. A powerful way to connect with your spirit that is ancient and awe inspiring. Praying has many different forms.Mantras start as a powerful vibration which corresponds to a specific spiritual energy and a state of consciousness in seed form. Ultimately, the mantra produces a state where we are completely in tune with the energy and spiritual state contained within the mantra.
Instructor: Setanaya

 

Magickal HerbologyMagickal Herbology

This class will be held in my garden. I have obtained many rare and magickal plants such as Dittany of Crete, Belladonna, Foxglove etc. as well as many other helpful plants such as St. John's Wort, Mugwort, Blood root, Bane Berry, Milk Thistle, different mints and thymes etc. Come and learn how to integrate the magick of herbs into your life for healing and spellcasting. I will be showing how to make Flower Essences and giving a Flower Essence reading to each participant.
Instructor:Meri.

 

Magickal HerbologyMagickal Herbology: Potions, Creams and Magickal Cooking

Have you ever wonderered about the Path of the Green Witch? During the afternoon Arachne will share some of her knowledge of herbs in a workshop that looks at the magical and medicinal properties of certain plants growing in our neighbourhood or that we can find in our cupboards. Magic is all around us! We will also have fun making tinctures and magic pouches for healing and spellcasting.
Instructor: Arachne.

 

Love SpellsLove Spells

Love Spells are wonderful complicated weavings that touch us on many levels. We must learn to love ourselves, open ourselves to the Harmony of the Universe, and open ourselves to the possibility of love and abundance. Even for people already in a happy relationship this workshop will show you how to deepen your love with magickal workings using energy, songs, herbs, stones and other methods. All are welcome.
Instructor: Meri.

 

The Witches ShieldThe Witches Shield: Protection Magick

Protection magick involves strengthening our circle casting, creating wards, making talismans for our home, strengthening our auras and many other things. We are not focusing on paranoia but rather strengthening our energy and the energy of all that surrounds us to attract the positive and repel the negative. The strong and healthy energy we create ripples out into the world touching and healing others. All are welcome to this workshop. Instructor: Meri.

 

Protection Magick Part II: Talismans and Amulets

In this workshop we will explore ancient talismans and amulets of protection from the Grimoires. We will be making an amulet during the workshop and learn how to make protection talismans for others. You do not need to have taken Part I to participate in this workshop. Cost: $60 including materials. Date: Sat. Sept 10th 1-5pm.

Instructor: Meri

 

Power Songs

This is a new and powerful workshop where we will learn songs and chants that can be used in healing, magick, raising energy and many other instances. We will also be talking about how to create your own songs of power. This is an important workshop for all Shamanic Wiccan practitioners.
Instructor: Cerridwen.

 

Magick, Healing and Depression Workshop

In our society depression is epidemic and even life-threatening. This workshop will explore magickal and energetic triggers that could cause depression as well as working through and understanding depression. Are you really suffering from depression or are you having a spiritual dark night of the soul? What can you do about it from a magickal point of view? How can you help others suffering from depression? What are the imortant lessons of depression? (Please note: This is not a support group or a replacement for psychological counselling.)

Cost: $50 Date: Saturday October 8th 1-5pm

 

 

 

 

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Activities

Here are just a few of the activities we offer. We are also open to suggestion on the types of workshops we can offer. If the demand is there, then the possibility is open.

 

LibraryLibrary

Our collection of Wiccan, Pagan, alternative healing and spirituality books are available to lend to members, 2 books for up to one month at a time. The more members we have, the more books we can buy. Donations of books will be gladly accepted.
$50 - Lending for use by members

 

Elements of WiccaElements of Wicca

Do you have an interest in exploring Wicca? Would you like to go beyond reading and start practicing? This nine week course introduces the basic concepts of Wicca, lets you experience what a practicing Wiccan does, and helps you to decide if you would like to continue on the Wiccan path. Ideal for beginners or those who wish to deepen their basic understanding and solitary practice. All classes are taught by initiated Wiccans.
$25 to cover rental of space
Download the course outline: Word / PDF.

 

Young Pagan's CircleYoung Pagan's Circle (free)

A place for younger members ages 10 to 18 to explore Pagan and alternative spirituality. All participants must have parental permission. Young Pagan's meet every second Sunday of the Month (11th year this year!) and parents or older siblings may participate if they wish.

 

Magic Star CircleMagic Star Circle

Through the year, the children (between the ages of 3 and 9) will learn about the Sabbats, the different Celtic Goddesses and Gods and will be introduced to drumming, spiritual songs and folk lore as well. Meetings take place on the last Sunday of every month from 10am to 11:30am at The Sacred Cauldron.
Animated by Arachne. Contact us if you have questions.

 

Drumming CircleDrumming Circle

Meets once a month at a rented hall on the West Island . Learn about the healing power of the drum. The drumming circle gives beginning and advanced Shamanic practitioners a place to explore and continue their Shamanic work including healing, trance and divination. All are welcome. Bring your own drums and rattles.

 

Circle of High OaksCircle of High Oaks: French Advanced Wicca

For those who prefer to study in French this year long course will challenge you with the rigorous training. Initiation is available at the end of the course for those who are interested. Taught by a 3 rd Degree High Priestess from the Edwardian Tradition. All classes held in the woods near Ste. Sophie. Car-pooling available. New students accepted each September.

 

Insight MeditationInsight Meditation Group

Each human being has the potential to experience a permanent state of clarity, openness and connection with the love of the Divine. In this state our consciousness is transformed and we are no longer affected by suffering. Meditation is one way to achieve this transformation and the process of practicing meditation immediately helps the practitioner to cope with day-to-day stress and gain greater insight to his or her inner truths. Learn how to meditate in this beginner level workshop. No prior experience is necessary.

Runs 2 hours per week for 6 weeks
Download the full course description: Word / PDF.

 

Ninjitsu Practice GroupNinjutsu Practice Group

For those interested in learning the basics of Ninjutsu, an ancient Japanese Martial Art. Clothing and other supplies must be provided by the practitioner. No prior experience is necessary but a certain level of physical fitness is required.

 

Ninjitsu Practice GroupYang Style Tai Chi (Taiji) & Qigong beginner

Every Wednesday evening Yang Style Tai Chi (Taiji) & Qigong beginner. Students can register any time.
Time: 19:00 - 20:30.
Price: Subject to change, please enquire in person.
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Introduction to Shamanic Healing

In this 8 week course we will be exploring the basics of Shamanic Healing. Come and learn how to use the drum, power animal retrieval, the ethics of healing, the Shamans Toolkit, meeting guides and more. Cost is $100 including textbook.

 

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