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***THIS MONTH: We'll be working with the energies of mid-winter and Aquarius. ENERGIES OF AQUARIUS: balance of community & inner work, innovation, and liberation AQUARIUS SOMATICS: the nerves, the ankles & lower legs, pulsations THE AQUARIUS FEEL: This month's practices will be inspiring, freeing, centering, and fun. ***PRE-REGISTER TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT: Please either send $25 to rae13diamond in Venmo, or sign up here: https://www.meetup.com/Somatic-Astrology-Practice/events/257434045/ ***ABOUT THE SOMATIC ASTROLOGY CLASS SERIES: These classes are designed to share astrological & seasonal information in a healing & integrative way. Each class is about 1/2 talk and 1/2 body-centered breath, energy and mindfulness practices. The practices ground the information in your mind and body, and leave you feeling calm, centered, aligned, and nourished. Our sweet community meets once in the third or fourth week of each month. I welcome you to join us. ***ABOUT THE TEACHER: Rae Diamond is an astrologer, healer, mentor, and artist, inspired by Nature, Buddhism and Taoism, and has been practicing and teaching professionally for a couple decades. Rae is compassionate and deep, but also warm... and a bit wacky :) https://www.rae13diamond.com/ ***WHAT TO BRING: If you're the note-taking type, bring a notebook and pen. Please wear clothes you can breathe easily and deeply in. Bring questions if you have any. ***THINGS TO KNOW: This is a shoes-off space. We do start on time, so please arrive a few minutes early to settle in. If you arrive late, you're still welcome to join us :)
Beginner Tarot Series A 6 Class Salon Sunday’s 11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/3, 3/10. 3/17,[masked] Fairmount Ave. Oakland, CA 94611 $222 pre-registration a must: https://theluminousvoid.com/shop/6-class-tarot-series The Tarot is an ancient book of poetry and art, mapping our consciousness, revealing the secrets of human behavior and conditioning. Join us in learning the entire Tarot deck through deep intuitive practices, develop psychic protection, learn several Tarot spreads and create sacred community. This class series is suitable for beginner and intermediate practitioners and designed to give a blossoming reader the tools to create a solo practice and to deepen their spiritual path. Please bring your own tarot deck, pen and notebook and water bottle. REGISTER Class 1. Beginner Tarot Salon: The Major Arcana February 10, 2019 Sunday 11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. In this class, we will learn the meaning and symbolism of the entire 22 Major arcana, known as the Fool’s Journey applying it to its uses in meditation and manifestation then introduce one tarot spreads. We will touch on the basic structure of the Tarot, illuminating the differences between the major and minor arcana (secrets), learn how to develop intuition (grounding and channeling), and develop skills in ethical reading. Class 2. Beginner Tarot Salon: The Wands February 17th, Sunday, 11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. In this Tarot class, we focus heavily on the wands suit of the minor arcana applying it to life purpose, creativity and spirituality. We will journey to the Akashic Records, learn how to develop intuition (grounding and channeling), and develop skills in creating sacred space. Along with a lecture-based class we will convene as a salon, learning to read for each other with professional insights from the teacher. Class 3. Beginner Tarot Salon: The Cups February 24th, Sunday, 11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. In this Tarot class, we will learn the meaning and symbolism of the cups suit of the minor arcana applying it to relationships, gratitude and healing. We will develop skills in psychic development through introducing the three Clair’s. This class will have a strong emphasis on group reading and several spreads as we will convene as a salon, learning to read for each other with professional insights from the teacher. Class 4. Beginner Tarot Salon: The Swords March 3rd, Sunday, 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. The Tarot is an ancient book of poetry and art, mapping our consciousness, revealing the secrets of human behavior and conditioning. In this Tarot class, we will learn the meaning and symbolism of the swords suit and court cards applying it to mental faculty and self-mastery. We will develop skills in psychic protection. This class will have a strong emphasis on mental health practices and will culminate in a meditation sit. Class. 5 Beginner Tarot Salon: The Discs March 10th, Sunday, 11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. In this Tarot class, we will learn the meaning and symbolism of the discs suit and its relationship to the earth realm. We will look at our professional contributions, body image and our connection to the natural world. We will use the discs suit to align with a dream or manifestation that would help in developing a feeling of safety and freedom in your life. Class 6. Beginner Tarot Salon: Spreads and Reading Celebration March 17th, Sunday, 11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. In this culminating Tarot class we will reflect on any questions, insights and goals you may have regarding your practice. The emphasis on this final class will be on introducing and reconnecting with previously learned Tarot spreads and reading for each other with insights from the teacher.