Pagan Pride Workshop Schedule & Information

WS Schedules

 

2016 Workshops & Their Presenters

Saturday 8/27/2016

 

Christin Keck has been a practicing diviner, reader, and talisman-maker for the past 30 years. She is also the author of six novels, for of which are the Cassie Rivers Adventures, a series of humor-ous, Pagan-centered mysteries.

 

Make your Own Talismans: Take home a completely unique -to-you talisman, ready to wear! All materials, including a hanging cord for wearing are provided. Talismans will be baked, on site, for participants and picked up when done.

 

Lady Ariawn Fadely is a HPs of OLLV, a coven in Aurora, OH. In 2010 I graduated with my BSN and have worked as an RN in the Cleveland area for the last five years. Navigating the line between magic and medicine has been a primary theme in the course of my career, and I am excited to have a chance to discuss this with my fellow Pagans at PPD this year. Blessed be.

 

Where Medicine and Magic Meet: Western medicine and magic have a long tangled history. Some of us have become wary of modern medicine, and modern medicine has certainly become skeptical of magic. It is crucial, however, that the two practices recognize their common ground and work together for the best possible patient outcomes. This workshop seeks to explore that history, why it is important to find a healthcare provider whom you can trust, and the ways in which we are already bridging those gaps.

 

Gary Moon is a Tarot reader and Voodoo devotee who lives in Northeast Ohio, he is also a former faculty member for the Grey School of Wizardry online founded by Oberon Zell.

 

Introduction to Obi Divination: Obi divination is an Afro -Caribbean system of Divination used in some traditions such as Cuba, it uses a total of 4Cowrie shells. This workshop will be a brief intro-duction to the method and the meaning of the various lays of the shells, and the goddess Oshun who watches over the system.

 

Karen ( Nebt Ka Sharrur) Hale (TepRaMutab) is an astrologer, Tarotologist, community leader, as well as a public speaker and writer. She is the presiding priestess of Nu Aset temple, and is Ke-metic yoga certified, Ra Shekhi healing practitioner.

 

Re-membering Kemet: Living Kemetically in modern times. Pouring libations to the ancient and present ancestors. Opening way dance. Learning the dua / prayer to Auset. Learning the attrib-utes and temperaments of the deities. Learning of the societal structure.

 

Iris Matos has always been intuitive, and has followed her instincts in shaping many aspects of her life. Currently, she specializes in animal communication and healing.

 

What Does Your Pet Think?: Come discover what telepathic Animal Communication is all about. The first part of the workshop will consist of explaining how animal communication works along with Q&A session. The second part will be a live demonstration (readings) with participants’ pets. Please bring a picture of your pet.

 

Stone Creed Grove A.D.F is a local branch of Ar nDraiocht Fein (Irish for ‘Our Own Druidry’). For over twenty-five years we have provided public Pagan worship, fellowship and teaching to the Greater Cleveland Pagan community.

 

Druidry 101: Introduction to Neo-pagan Druidry through the practices and customs of Ár nDraíocht Féin: A Druid Fellowship.

 

Brigid Fire & Well Ritual: We will call upon the Celtic Goddess Brigid for inspiration, healing and transformation

 

Andrieh Vitimus is author of the modern magical classic Hands On Chaos Magic: Reality Manip-ulation Through the Ovayki Current & Spirit Vessels and Co-Author of Spirit Keeping & Spirit Ves-sels (The Daemonolater’s Guide Book 5). He is also published in numerous anthologies and has taught classes internationally.

 

For the Love of Fire: Advanced Fire Magic for Beginners: Fire magic and fire worship is one of the oldest forms of magical and religious work. Need help getting your candle magic to get results more often? Andrieh covers the ‘how to’ of forming a relationship with the fire and the pathways necessary to make your rituals produce real-world results more frequently and consistently.

 

2016 Workshops & Their Presenters

Sunday 8/28/2016

 

Literata Hurley is a Wiccan priestess and writer. She edited Crossing the River and her poetry, rituals, and nonfiction have appeared in works such as Mandragora, Unto Herself, and Anointed as well as multiple periodicals. Literata has presented workshops and led rituals at Sacred Space conference, Fertile Ground Gathering, and more. She leads rituals, teaches classes, and practices Reiki, divination, and shamanic healing in the Columbus, Ohio area.

 

Multiple Intelligences and Magic: The idea of multiple intelligences helps us assess our abilities in several different domains as separate but related ways of approaching the world. This work-shop uses multiple intelligences to examine the different skills and talents we use for magic, and how we use these alone and in combination. We discuss how to make the most of your talents, how to use your strengths to counterbalance your weaknesses, and how we can bring multiple intelligences together for more engaging and powerful magical work.

 

Alexander Van Ness Cleveland born native second generation Neo Pagan Alex is a Viking reenac-tor, and modern Asatru priest. Born and raised in the Cleveland pagan community Alex and been studying and teaching classes of the reconstructionist religion Asatru in both it’s modern and historic applications for over a decade.

Asatru Spirit Lore: Learn about the lore of Asatru. We will cover the tales of the Aesir; Vanir; Giants, Elves, and Spirits.

Introduction to Asatru: Asatru is the modern name for a religion founded in Viking and the heroic Germanic age dating back o ver a thousand years. The ethics and “ways to live” were written down as if by Odin the All-Father and given to man in the poem Hávamál contained within the Poetic Edda: Codex Regius. We will discuss stanzas from the poem and how they relate to the Viking age person’s take on ethics and how it in tern relates to a modern heathens.

 

Stone Creed Grove A.D.F is a local branch of Ar nDraiocht Fein (Irish for ‘Our Own Druidry’). For over twenty-five years we have provided public Pagan worship, fellowship and teaching to the Greater Cleveland Pagan community.

Druidic Blessing Ritual: We call upon the ancestors, nature spirits, gods and goddesses to join us in blessing, candles, incense, or special items. If you wished to have items blessed, please bring them to the ritual.

 

Bill Kirchner and Dawn Wegenek are senior students of Kyabje Gelek Rimpoche, the founder of Jewel Heart, and are long -time dharma instructors at Jewel Heart Cleveland where they teach classes for beginning and advanced practitioners on Buddhist philosophy, ritual and medita-tion. For the Pagan Pride Days sessions, Bill will do the presentation of the overview of Tibetan Buddhism and Dawn will lead the guided meditation of the White Tara Healing Ritual.

 

Tibetan Buddhism: We will be focusing on the overall objectives of Buddhism in general, what distinguishes Tibetan Buddhism from other varieties, how those distinguishing characteristics are manifested in the practice of Tibetan Buddhism in both meditation and ritual and a brief descrip-tion of the types of meditation/ritual practice utilized by practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism.

White Tara Healing Ritual: This will be a guided meditation and visualization that the attendees will then be able to take with them and use themselves. In Tibetan Buddhism, Tara is the embodi-ment of the female principle of enlightened body, speech and mind and takes various forms or aspects, usually referenced by color. As White Tara, she represents the ultimate Love and Com-passion of all enlightened beings and is known for healing, long life and serenity. The ritual visuali-zation we will guide the participants in is one that they can utilize either for themselves of for others.

 

Andrieh Vitimus is author of the modern magical classic Hands On Chaos Magic: Reality Manipu-lation Through the Ovayki Current & Spirit Vessels and Co-Author of Spirit Keeping & Spirit Vessels (The Daemonolater’s Guide Book 5). He is also published in numerous anthologies and has taught classes internationally.

Shapeshifting 102: Practical Detachment and Your Reality Creation: Andrieh gives an EXCLUSIVE sneak-peek into his Shapeshifting 365 course! A good portion of the shape and structure of our world, as we perceive it, deals with the roles and mental conditioning we are placed into. Learn to break down the structure of your own mind to allow Divine Knowledge to guide, and more readily stream into your consciousness.