Workshops

2018 Pagan Pride Workshops

Workshop Schedule-Saturday, September 29th

10:30 – 11:15   Fairy Apothecary with Venice Celt Rain
11:00 – 11:45   Healing with Drums of Remedy
11:15 – 12:00   Discover who were you in a Past Life with Sharon Appelbaum
12:15 – 1:00   Introduction to the Black Mirror and Ritual Knife with Eric Malmberg
1:00 – 1:45   Healing with Drums of Remedy
1:15 – 2:00   Learn about Today’s Sun Warmed Harvest Ritual & Chants with Joy Dances
2:00 – 2:45   Songs for the Sabbats with John Breen of Hexenhaus
4:15 – 5:00   BellyAscenDance with Ishani Ishaya
4:30 – 5:15   The Lesser Banishment Ritual of the Pentagram with Vandimir
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Workshop Descriptions

10:30 – 11:15 Fairy Apothecary
with Venice Celt Rain, Rivershine Design Collective
Fairy Apothecary: herbal offerings and healing traditions for the sacred child in us all!  We will introduce ourselves to lavender, chamomile, elder flowers and calendula, learning their physical and metaphysical benefits.  In this hands-on experiential workshop, students will craft a incense offering to take home.
Age limit 16 and up
Maximum participants 13
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11:00-11:45 Healing by drumming with Drums of Remedy
We are Drums of Remedy.  We love drumming. We like sharing what helps us to heal.  By feeling the drums, by listening, creating a beat, or using other instruments. Drumming is known for healing many parts of your brain and nervous  system and calming deeper emotions.
Limited drums provided- 8 people maximum
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11:15 – 12:00 Discover who were you in a Past Life
with Sharon Appelbaum
AppletreeHealing.com
Enjoy a deep meditation to go deep within . Then you will be guided to view your surroundings to discover who you were in that one  lifetime of many.
Please arrive early
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12:15 – 1:00 Introduction to the Black Mirror and Ritual Knife
with Eric Malmberg
This lecture will discuss considerations for designing and building two of the most versatile tools in Magick. Some of the considerations discussed will be – material selection, sources for materials, and personalizing the tools for your needs.
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1:00-1:45 Healing by drumming
with Drums of Remedy
We are Drums of Remedy.  We love drumming. We like sharing what helps us to heal.  By feeling the drums, by listening, creating a beat, or using other instruments. Drumming is known for healing many parts of your brain and nervous  system and calming deeper emotions.
Limited drums provided 8 people maximum
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1:15 – 2:00 Sun Warmed Harvest Ritual Stories and Chants
with Joy Dances
Our Pagan Pride Local Coordinator, Joy, leads a discussion about this year’s ritual, Sun Warmed Harvest.  She will share stories and songs/chants for the ritual, which will start at 3:00pm.
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2:00 – 2:45 Songs for the Sabbats
with John Breen of Hexenhaus
A sing a long workshop using traditional European folk music and contemporary music in current Pagan worship.
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4:15 – 5:00 BellyAscenDance
with Ishani Ishaya
Yoga flow and bellydance basics combine to level up your dance game because: multi-task ! Beginning with easy hatha flow to ground, lengthen the body and increase circulation then moving into isolating rhythm and melody through bellydance basics stimulating left and right brain respectively while learning layering and transitional technique. Bring a yoga mat and a jingly belt!
~Ishani Ishaya began contemporary Wushu Kung-Fu in 1988, became a teacher of Ascension Meditation in 1996, began bellydancing professionally in 2001 and fire flow in 2009. Now as a certified personal trainer she combines these into a moving meditation she calls ‘BellyAscenDance’, Ecstatic Ascension through the roots of Belly Dance. She is currently a feature performer with Quixotic Cirque Nouveau.
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4:30 – 5:00 The Lessor Banishment Ritual of the Pentagram
with Vandimir
This lecture/discussion reviews This western ceremonial ritual, its intent, and some back ground history of the Lesser Banishment Ritual of the Pentagram. LBRP
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Workshop Locations

**Workshop Area 1 – Crafting and Hands on Events

10:30 – 11:15 Fairy Apothecary with Venice Celt Rain

**Workshop Area 2 – Healing Arts – this area is for workshops relative to herbology, healing magic, spiritual wellness

11:15 – 12:00 Discover who were you in a Past Life with Sharon Appelbaum

**Workshop Area 3 – Discussions- this area is relative to group gatherings focusing on education of discussion topics relative to Paganism.

12:15 – 1:00 Introduction to the Black Mirror and Ritual Knife with Eric Malmberg

1:15 – 2:00   Ritual Review and Chant with Joy Dances

2:00 – 2:45 Songs of the Sabbats with John Breen

4:30 – 5:15 The Lesser Banishment Ritual of the Pentagram with Vandimir

**Workshop Area 4 -Meditation Tree-Group Activities, Movement, Meditations, Dance, Music

4:15 – 5:00 BellyAscenDance with Ishani Ishaya

**Drumming Workshop Area (NE Corner of our area nearer to parking lot)

11:00-11:45 Healing by drumming with Drums of Remedy

1:00-1:45 Healing by drumming with Drums of Remedy

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Workshop Coordinator: Barbie Poochigian Griggs
Workshop  Volunteers:  Melody and Robert

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