Oracles for Activists: Queering the Tarot Together, my dear activist witches, rooted caretakers and creative change makers, we will: -Deepen our understanding of the tarot and its many uses -Develop our capacity for intuitive readings -Make art, ritual and healing for ourselves, each other and our communities -Journey into a tarot card through guided meditation -Explore how oracles can be useful to movement building and community organizing -Celebrate self and community love -Have good, therapeutic fun in ritual sacred space
Saturday, June 3rd, 2:22pm-5:55pm, 1212 Broadway, Suite 610, Oakland, California 94612 People completely new to the tarot and experienced readers are all welcome. There will be something for all levels. If you have a deck, bring it. If you don't have a favored deck or if you just want to explore more artful divine images, there will be plenty of decks on hand to share and utilize! This will be building on work that we started in January of 2017 so folks who attended that are encouraged to return though folks who weren't there will certainly be able to jump in and learn.
-Deepen our understanding of the tarot and its many uses -Develop our capacity for intuitive readings -Make art and healing for ourselves, each other and our communities -Journey into a tarot card through guided meditation -Explore how oracles can be useful to movement building, community organizing and in resistance to the Trumpapocalypse -Celebrate self and community love -Have good, therapuetic fun in ritual sacred space
Saturday, January 14th, 2:22pm-5:55pm, 1212 Broadway, Suite 610, Oakland, California 94612 People completely new to the tarot and experienced readers are all welcome. There will be something for all levels. If you have a deck, bring it. If you don't have a favored deck or if you just want to explore more artful divine images, there will be plenty of decks on hand to share and utilize!
Be Your Own Valentine - Ritual & Art Making pARTy Tuesday, February 18th, 7:30pm-9:30pm, 870 Market Street, Suite 962, San Francisco Make self loving art held in community care. Explore how loving yourself and your community is an act of anti-sexist activism. Get to know your inner muse. Healing ritual to connect with our hearts in compassion. Art supplies provided, but feel free to bring your own. This event is free to attend but not free to put on. Donations will be graciously accepted. Mwwahhhh! RSVPs appreciated, but it's okay to just show up. Invite your friends. Facebook invite here.
Queer Astrology on the radio with Ian Waisler Listen up: http://www.kpfa.org/archive/id/93419
Queer Astrology focus Radio debut: Chani Nicolas, Christopher Miles and host Marc Matheson
Listen up: http://kwmr.org/blog/show/5708
Spiritual Justice Series
Calling all activist, allies, artists, spiritual seekers and justice lovers: Every 3rd Tuesday of the month starting September 17th, we'll be going there with our spiritual and political selves, delving deep into how we can create more justice, more fun and more liberation (spiritual and otherwise). This is about nourishing our spirits and growing our movements. Gatherings will include teaching, conversations, spiritual practice, political illumination and joy.
9/17 Queer Astrology 10/15 Tarot and Economic Justice (undoing classism) 11/19 Dreams and Racial Justice (undoing racism) 12/17 Art and Feminism (international end violence against sex workers day) 1/21 Trance and Environmental Justice
Space is limited at Bernal Heights location so please RSVP. You can attend just one, but there's a discount for folks who come to all of $77 for the whole series or $21 each night (no one turned away for lack of funds, pay what you can spaces are available). To hold your spot, please use the paypal button below or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you feel called, share this on your social media (facebook, etc.) and link back to me so I know you shared it and you'll be entered in a drawing to win a free class.
Lammas sacred park sitting, August 3rd, 4pm, Dolores Park
Just wanted to let you know that this Saturday, August 3rd at 4pm in Dolores park, I'm hoping to do some low key sacred park sitting with some rad witches, healers, activists, artists and friends (that's you). I'll bring some bubbles, blankets, hoops, tarot cards, all the astro-wisdom my brain can contain, plus endless silly jokes and snacks. I hope you'll join me for some restorative recharging and recovery.
The timing is intended to honor and celebrate the cross quarter holy day known as Lammas/Lughnasad. I grew up with it as a festival of games, celebrating the bounty of summer's harvest with extensive frolicking, so let's play. Bring anything you'd like to share or just your radiant self. Everyone is welcome. Please RSVP so I know to be looking out for you.
I keep seeing us nearer to the 20th and Dolores corner of the park where the palm trees circle, just down from the playground. I imagine we'll hang out for a couple hours, then may go grab some dinner and hopefully will return at 8pm for the Movie Night showing of the Princess Bride.
I'm also thrilled to be doing a Spiritual Justice Series this fall, continuing the blessed work of weaving my two favorite threads of life (justice and spirit) together. I hope you'll join me and/or share it with folks who might enjoy it.
Queer Astrology Conference!
I am working with a team on a Queer Astrology Conference in San Francisco, CA, July 20 and 21, hosted at CIIS (a local university) and co-sponsored by SF Astrological Society. Please give as generously as you can to our fundraising efforts.
Queering Mercury, June 13th, 7:30pm, CIIS, 1453 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA, room 303
In an effort to push the intersecting paths of queerness and astrology into greater, more public conversation, we're continuing the queering series with an exploration of Mercury. Mercury is arguably already queer and yet the way we talk about this cosmic influence can be painfully binary. We'll explore the dualities, intersections and places of integration and liberation this energy brings to our lives. This will be an interactive, experiential exploration of Mercury as we know it, Mercury as we queerify it and Mercury as we live it. Folks are encouraged to bring their charts. It would be helpful to know where Mercury is in your chart, but we'll have the capabilities to find out in the workshop. Sponsored by Coniunctio (CIIS astrology club) and is free to the public.
Get your heART on, June 6th, 6:45pm, Terra's Temple
Fall in heART with yourself! I'm thrilled to be co-creating a class in a series called "Creating Financial Bliss: 5 Thursdays of Feeling Enough" with super money witch Briana Cavanaugh of Infinitely Possible Financial Coaching.
Do you spend a lot of time worrying about money? Do you have a big vision that you want to manifest? Are you driven to be powerfully authentic and connect deeply to others in your work and your life? Do you crave being seen for your amazing beingness in community?
Is money holding you back? Do you want to leave the worrying, chaos, and overwhelm behind?
This week's class is a way out of the weeds and into creating and holding your vision with love.
I invite you to into a journey, a momentary stepping away from your every day life, a slowing down, and taking a gentle dive into a cauldron of self-love, nourishment, and the being enough that reveals the abundance of your true self. Classes start promptly at 7pm-9:30pm please arrive at 6:45pm Contribution: $20 Please bring: water bottle, notebook, and 5 one dollar bills (in addition to your contribution). Please wear comfy, nourishing clothing. Feel free to bring snacks.
https://www.facebook.com/events/376484469122925/ or for the full event https://www.facebook.com/events/124078991127269/ 654 Oakland Ave, Oakland (http://www.terrastemple.com/)
May 1st, 7:30pm, Beltaine & International Labor Day celebration and Ask an Astrologer tea party
Let's celebrate that spring has officially sprung. I've always been particularly tickled that International Workers Rights Day and Beltaine, pagan holiday of fertility and fecundity, fall on the same day (May 1st). Let's bring our spiritual and political selves together and see what happens when we put that kind of magic into the cauldron. We'll talk astrological weather, meanings of Beltaine, tarot card play and co-creative sharing. I had such fun at a recent tea party just replying to folks questions about astrology, tarot, dreamworking, etc. that I figured that it might be fun to re-create that. Bring your own healing mojo to share!
Location will be sent upon RSVP to stella at stellathegoodwitch.com. It's near 24th and Folsom.
Free Readings at Sunday Streets
Join me on August 5th, 2012 for the Sunday Streets in my neighborhood. I'll be set up somewhere fun on 24th Street between Folsom and South Van Ness. It would be lovely to see some familiar faces as we bring radical religion to the streets.