What we're about

Meet your local covens and solitaries of witches, wiccans, pagans, and other practitioners of The Craft. Make magickal friends and see your spells and wishes come true! We will gather in all manner of wiccan, pagan, and spiritual rituals and events. To create a positive, protective, and unique community and offer insight, knowledge, ideas, and imagination to our beliefs and everyday lives. We also offer classes on various aspects of wicca and more! We look forward to helping shape intricate, intriguing visions of Life, Light and Love within each individual and the community around us and we hope that includes YOU! We invite you to join our quest as a force for creating great things around us~

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Wicca Studies Classes 1st Degree

Location visible to members

$38.00

Introduction to Magick • What is Magick? • Magick in Theory & Practice • Practical • Ceremonial • Candle • Crystal • Herbal • Moon Phases • Borrowed Magick Classes are $35 in person/$38 via Paypal - PLEASE bring your receipt to class. Academy of Pagan Studies offers the most comprehensive, well-planned and affordable training available anywhere. We have a very interactive community based program. We provide many sources of learning that go into each and every class, which surpasses others when learning about Wicca / WitchCraft in New York City. We offer First through Third Degree training. Additionally we have many other Witch Crafting Classes & Workshops including: Herbal Intensive Series, Starlight Vision Series and much more, such as tarot, pendulum use, candle craft, magickal herbs, spell craft, runes etc. What is wonderfully unique about WFT Academy of Pagan Studies is that it allows you to set the pace of your learning experience and provides you with an affordable way to grow within a structured Wiccan learning environment. You will be challenged and we do invite those who welcome this challenge to our Academy. We take your education very seriously, and in turn you should be serious about your education and training in the Path of Wicca / WitchCraft. Before considering enrollment and training at WFT Academy of Pagan Studies keep in mind that it is a life-path commitment. Within our Academy there is an enormous amount of Community Interaction through the use of meetups, and now our newly formed private FB group just for our students to converse, further enabling you to increase your knowledge and learning as well as providing you the ability to network with other like-minded individuals in a safe and supportive environment. The Academy is truly a Spiritual Home and we welcome you to make it your own! We have Degree-specific Study to discuss challenging lessons, facilitate rituals celebrating the Sabbats and Esbats as well as for healing and self-empowerment, all in a friendly and open atmosphere. We also hold Degree dedications marking the stages of your training as you move through the Academy*. We have found that many of our Students find it wonderful to be in a group learning environment that they can consider a Community Home. We are all very proud of our Academy and what we have accomplished so far. But ever mindful that it is each and every one of the Students that make it what it is. If you are reading this, we are confident that you would make a wonderful addition to our Circle and do hope that after reading you will decide to join us as a Academy Student and member of The NYC Wiccan Family Temple. We strive to provide a comprehensive selection of training programs and as such offers many other Elective Craft courses and training opportunities for seekers of knowledge and magickal expertise. We encourage you to visit our CURRICULUM PAGE & CRAFT CLASSES PAGE for a complete list of current and future programs. We welcome you to begin your studies by going to our ADMISSION AND PRICES (where you will find applications) page and submit your enrollment to the Academy today. We look forward to having you join us as a new Student of the WFT Academy of Pagan Studies. WE ARE ALWAYS IMPROVING UPON WHAT WE OFFER STRIVING AND PROMISING TO ALWAYS KEEP RAISING THE BAR ON WHAT WE OFFER. WE ARE THE MOST COMPREHENSIVELY TAUGHT WITCHCRAFT ACADEMY WITHIN THE NEW YORK CITY AREA. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO FIND OUT FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THESE CLASSES, PLEASE GO TO http://www.wftacademyofpaganstudies.org/registrationcurriculum/1st-degree-registration-application/ YOU WILL FIND REGISTRATION INFORMATION, PRICES AND OUR FULL CURRICULUM. YOU CAN JOIN IN THESE CLASSES AT ANY TIME, AND CATCH UP WITH THE CLASSES YOU MISSED NEXT TIME IT COMES AROUND. There is a one time fee per year of $33.00 registration fee. http://www.wftacademyofpaganstudies.org/registrationcurriculum/1st-degree-registration-application/. PLEASE BRING YOUR APPLICATION FILLED OUT WITH YOU WHEN YOU COME TO CLASS AS WELL AS A NOTEBOOK AND PEN/PENCIL. If you pay online please bring a receipt of payment or we will expect you pay at the class or gathering. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CLASSES, EVENTS ETC. PLEASE VISIT US AT: www.wftacademyofpaganstudies.org www.wiccanfamilytemple.org www.thenycpagancouncil.webs.com www.romanctichandfastings.webs.com www.charmedbystarr.com for all your ritual and Witchy items.

Crafting the Witch: Introductory Tarot 2 : A 5 Part Series

440 Studios, Studio 3F on the 3rd floor

$33.00

Introductory Tarot I, II, III, IV, V : A 5 Part Series • Cover the Minor • The Major • And journeying with the Cards This is an introductory course which explores its history, myths and uses, meanings of the cards; setting the mood; many layouts; ethics and more. You learn to work with your higher consciousness, and your innate intuition. Further learning that the Tarot has streams of Kabbalah, Alchemy, Astrology and Archetypal symbolism that can give access to deeper levels of meaning and use of the cards. Enabling us to communicate with levels of consciousness not normally available to the everyday mind. Turning your attention to the deeper meaning of the cards, while giving insight into situations, especially those pertaining to one’s self. The lessons life is teaching you, the outcome of your choices, and how to come to your highest state of consciousness, allowing you to use the circumstances of life as lessons along the way. Working with the cards will greatly develop your intuition. In this class we will use meditation and inner journeys to awaken the intuition and develop a personal relationship with every card. You will learn listen and hear the meanings of the card, and discover your own psychic abilities. Covering the Major, Minor along with meditations you will journey through the deck, you will get to know your deck, further becoming more proficient. Homework will be given and practice sessions will be held with the instructor and other students. At the end of this series of classes you will be able to read the Tarot for yourself and others without having to rely on looking at a book. $33.00 including $3.00 surcharge per class includes booklet. To register for this class please go to this link: http://www.wftacademyofpaganstudies.org/registrationcurriculum/crafting-of-the-witch-series/tarot-introduction-4-part-series/

New Moon Ritual

440 Lafayette St, Manhattan, NY 10003

$16.50

A PARTICIPATORY RITUAL WHERE EVERYONE IS A PARTICIPANT. Circle casting will begin by 7:15pm. Please try to be on time. Thank You! $15.00 charge in person and $16.50 via paypal (please bring your receipt) Attire: suggested attire color white or black (not required for attendance). EVERYONE OF ALL AGES ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US. PLEASE ALSO BRING WINES, JUICES, CAKES, COOKIES FOR US ALL TO SHARE. IF ANYONE HAS HAND INSTRUMENTS PLEASE bring them, as we create our own music.

Wicca Studies Classes 1st Degree

440 Studios -Studio 3C, 3rd Floor

$38.00

The Goddess and The God • The Charge of the Goddess • The Charge of the God • Goddess Archetypes • God Archetypes • Working with different Deities the Goddess, God-Form and Human Balance • Magickal Concepts of Invocation & Evocation • Considerations of Evil • Which Deities will work with you • Power and the Aspects of Divinity • Consecration of Your Divine Statues • Goddesses and Gods Classes are $35 in person/$38 via Paypal - PLEASE bring your receipt to class. Academy of Pagan Studies offers the most comprehensive, well-planned and affordable training available anywhere. We have a very interactive community based program. We provide many sources of learning that go into each and every class, which surpasses others when learning about Wicca / WitchCraft in New York City. We offer First through Third Degree training. Additionally we have many other Witch Crafting Classes & Workshops including: Herbal Intensive Series, Starlight Vision Series and much more, such as tarot, pendulum use, candle craft, magickal herbs, spell craft, runes etc. What is wonderfully unique about WFT Academy of Pagan Studies is that it allows you to set the pace of your learning experience and provides you with an affordable way to grow within a structured Wiccan learning environment. You will be challenged and we do invite those who welcome this challenge to our Academy. We take your education very seriously, and in turn you should be serious about your education and training in the Path of Wicca / WitchCraft. Before considering enrollment and training at WFT Academy of Pagan Studies keep in mind that it is a life-path commitment. Within our Academy there is an enormous amount of Community Interaction through the use of meetups, and now our newly formed private FB group just for our students to converse, further enabling you to increase your knowledge and learning as well as providing you the ability to network with other like-minded individuals in a safe and supportive environment. We have Degree-specific Study to discuss challenging lessons, facilitate rituals celebrating the Sabbats and Esbats as well as for healing and self-empowerment, all in a friendly and open atmosphere. We also hold Degree dedications marking the stages of your training as you move through the Academy*. We have found that many of our Students find it wonderful to be in a group learning environment that they can consider a Community Home. We are all very proud of our Academy and what we have accomplished so far. But ever mindful that it is each and every one of the Students that make it what it is. If you are reading this, we are confident that you would make a wonderful addition to our Circle and do hope that after reading you will decide to join us as a Academy Student and member of The NYC Wiccan Family Temple. We strive to provide a comprehensive selection of training programs and as such offers many other Elective Craft courses and training opportunities for seekers of knowledge and magickal expertise. We encourage you to visit our CURRICULUM PAGE & CRAFT CLASSES PAGE for a complete list of current and future programs. We welcome you to begin your studies by going to our ADMISSION AND PRICES (where you will find applications) page and submit your enrollment to the Academy today. We look forward to having you join us as a new Student of the WFT Academy of Pagan Studies. WE ARE THE MOST COMPREHENSIVELY TAUGHT WITCHCRAFT ACADEMY WITHIN THE NEW YORK CITY AREA. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO FIND OUT FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THESE CLASSES, PLEASE GO TO http://www.wftacademyofpaganstudies.org/registrationcurriculum/1st-degree-registration-application/ YOU WILL FIND REGISTRATION INFORMATION, PRICES AND OUR FULL CURRICULUM. YOU CAN JOIN IN THESE CLASSES AT ANY TIME, AND CATCH UP WITH THE CLASSES YOU MISSED NEXT TIME IT COMES AROUND. There is a one time fee per year of $33.00 registration fee. http://www.wftacademyofpaganstudies.org/registrationcurriculum/1st-degree-registration-application/. PLEASE BRING YOUR APPLICATION FILLED OUT WITH YOU WHEN YOU COME TO CLASS AS WELL AS A NOTEBOOK AND PEN/PENCIL. If you pay online please bring a receipt of payment or we will expect you pay at the class or gathering. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CLASSES, EVENTS ETC. PLEASE VISIT US AT: www.wftacademyofpaganstudies.org www.wiccanfamilytemple.org www.thenycpagancouncil.webs.com www.romanctichandfastings.webs.com www.charmedbystarr.com for all your ritual and Witchy items.

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Full Storm Moon Ritual

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