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Magic, RUNES and Occult Classes

Magic, Occult and Witchcraft Classes are taught throughout the Year by Lady Samantha of the Open Coven of TCOTM or a guest teacher she is affiliated with. Lady Samantha is a 3rd Degree High Priestess through the Northern Runic Tradition of Witchcraft. She has been leading Rituals since 2008 and teaching classes since 2010 at The Rock Store. Her Open Coven Ceremonies are for Women Only to support the connection and healing ability women share between each other and their connectivity to the cycles of the Great Mother. The Coed Runes Rituals in the Advanced Runic Initiation are Coed Ceremonies. By taking the Advanced Runic Initiation, the participant is initiated into her lineage and is subject to closed coven classes for initiates only. All advertised Magic Classes below are Coed and open to the public. 

To read more about her practice, the Open Coven of TCOTM and her devotion to the Goddess, CLICK HERE. 

Please note: All Magic Class All Black Dresscode is required. 

UPCOMING CLASSES

ADVANCED SCRYING CLASS MAR 27TH  
The more advanced we become as magicamos and creatures of magic, the easier it becomes to understand the hidden messages. It is time to discover, water and fire scrying. Learn how to create ink for water scrying and how to read with ceromancy, (candle wax drippings) and the way of the Strega with oil. In this class Luisa will also teach you about herbs to add to your fire for divination, and types of additives for your fire scrying. Are you ready to take your scrying to the next level? This class is for those who have some knowledge and practice with scrying and want to take their practice to the next level. No prerequisite required.  Wed, Mar 27th 7 - 9 PM  $99 + HST b/f Mar 15th after $111 + HST W/ Luisa


dragonDRAGON CLASS AND RITUAL APRIL 24TH
Have you felt the pull of dragons lately?
Do they appear in your dreams? Are you ready to dive deeper into understanding these magical beings? Then this class was created for you. Learn some of the history and folklore surrounding dragons across the globe. In this class we will be doing a full Draconic Ritual honoring these sacred magical beings. The time has come to find out which sacred dragon is calling you.
Wed, April 24th, 2024 7-9:30 PM $99 + HST b/f April 15th, after $111 + HST With Luisa. Dresscode: All Black Clothing

 

PAST CLASSES

 SOLOMON SEALS, ASTRAL MAGIC AND RITUALS FOR THE GODS
Join Samantha as she dives into the magic of Solomon seals and other symbols and how they can be used in particular ritual and activation. Solomon seals are ancient glyphs that considered keys to unlock planetary energies in magic. We will incorporate timing skills, and specific rituals to get integrate the energies of the planets in our work through astral magic for protection and abundance, which are perfect for this current season. She will also be introducing geomancy and planetary geomancy and practicing geomantic planetary divination. This class is interactive and applicable to deepen your magical practice. ONLINE CLASS

ASTRAL MAGIC AND RITUALS OF THE GODS ONLINE 
Join Samantha as she dives into the art of astral magic,  the art of timing through intention, spell work and rituals for the Gods. Timing and the Gods are interwoven subjects as we lead our lives based on their 7 day weekly activations, through planetary cycles and mythology. The ancients understood their significance and how certain days were better In this ONLINE class, we will be exploring the significations of the Gods, their stories and rituals to honour, connect and work with them through magical correspondences.  TBD


tea readingINTRO TO TEA LEAF READING WORKSHOP 
Tea leaf reading is an ancient method of producing accurate answers and information about the future by interpreting the patterns of tea leaves in a cup. You may never know everything there is to know about reading tea leaves, but you can certainly learn enough to have great results and a lot of fun. In this class, you will learn about the history of tea, which teas are best to use for tea leaf readings, the cup and saucer. Folklore around tea leaf readings and so much more. Plus, have an opportunity to practice within a group setting. Notes and basic symbolism of patterns will be handed out. TBD



THE NECROMANCY CLASS
Necromancy is a grounded practice based on an understanding that the end of life doesn’t mean the end of a person. It is a means of restoring continuity, of finding healing for ourselves by healing those who cannot heal themselves, of remembering those and that which our society tells us to ignore. Necromancy places the witch’s feet firmly within the in-between, the bridge between the physical world and the spirit world. From this position, we are able to compel and conjure, to heal and clear, and aid those who require assistance to crossover. In this class, we will connect with past loved ones, learn how to establish a relationship or pact with the spirit world, use incense, oils and tools associated with necromancy, create an altar for the dead, and banish unwanted spirits and attachments. TBD

THE CARTOMANCY WORKSHOP 
You've heard of, or perhaps you are familiar with Tarot decks, or you may have even used an Oracle deck once or twice—but did you know you can do a reading (for yourself or a friend!) with a regular deck of playing cards? ...And this practice predates Tarot cards back to the 14th century? This practice is called cartomancy, and anyone can give it a try. Here, we dive into everything you need to know about cartomancy, from its origins and history to the meanings of the cards, how to do a reading using different types of spreads and the gypsy way for fortune telling. In this class you will be able to practice and read for each other. By the end of the class, you will be confident enough to be able to do readings. **You will receive your own deck of cards to take home and practice. TBD

THE APHRODITE RITUAL: A RED TENT CEREMONY  
The Goddess Aphrodite welcomes you into her RED TENT. Sisters, hear her call and join us in honouring the great goddess of Love and Beauty. The time is upon us. It is time to summon and awaken the goddess within you. You are Beautiful. You are Loved. You are Special.  These are the messages from the Great Goddess to remind you to reconnect with your sacred self.  This ceremony will include: Releasing, manifesting, honouring your matriarchal lineage, rose ceremony, and beauty ritual. We will be transforming our temple room into a beautiful red tent, adorned with silks, and visual delicacies to envelop you in Aphrodite's energy.  TBD


THE SPIRIT BOARDS "OUIJI" CLASS 
The Ouija board (known also as a Spirit board or Talking board) is a type of board commonly believed to enable its users to communicate with the spirit world. A Ouija board usually has the letters of the alphabet inscribed onto it, the numbers 0 – 9, along with words such as ‘yes’, ‘no’, and ‘goodbye’. In addition to the board itself, each Ouija includes a planchette, a teardrop-shaped device with three legs. The planchette is normally made of wood or plastic, and usually has either a hole in its middle or a kind of pointer. Spirit boards have been around for centuries. Let us dive deeper into the world of spiritualism and the history of spirit boards, prior to the Hollywood sensation.In this class, you will learn how to protect yourself and space, how to consecrate your spirit board, and connect with your dearly departed on the other side. TBD

crystal ball gazing THE ART OF SCRYING WORKSHOP
Crystal ball reading or 'Scrying' is a time honored tradition to witches all around the Globe. Scrying is also known catoplormancy, a term that refers to the use of reflective surfaces for the purpose of divination. Crystal balls, and black mirrors have been used for centuries to for those whose seek clarity and guidance, by observing images within its surface. Some use this medium to aid them to make contact with their spirit guides and ancestors. In this introductory class, you will learn how to choose, work with and cleanse and consecrate your crystal ball. Learn how to work with a black mirror, and be introduced to some other forms of scrying. TBD


THE CANDLE MAGIC CLASS 
Candle magic is one of the strongest forms of spellcasting, and doesn’t require a lot of fancy ritual or ceremonial tools. Think back to when you made a wish before you blew out the candles on your birthday cake, the same idea applies to candle magic, only instead of just hoping for your wish to come true, you're declaring your intent and connecting with the fire element in its transformative energy. In this class you will learn the basics of candle magic, how to dress and anoint your candle, color correspondences for your magical spells and so much more. This fun and interactive class will have you ready to create magic by the end and connect to the potency the season offers.  TBD

THE WAY OF THE STREGA WITCHCRAFT CLASS 
Stregheria and brujería is a branch of modern paganism that celebrates early Italian and Spanish witchcraft. Akelarre is the Basque word for the Witches Sabbath. Its adherents say that their tradition has pre Christian roots, and refer to it as La Vecchia Religione, the Old Religion. The Sabbaths were presided over by a male goat. There are a number of different traditions of Stregheria, and brujería with each of its own history and set of guidelines.  Let us explore some these traditions and history along with some rituals and spells in this unique and special class. 



picture of witchy tea cups, black with pentagrams filled with tea.ADVANCED TEA LEAF READING WORKSHOP
In this advanced class,It’s time to dive deeper into the meaning of the images in the tea cup. In this class you will learn how to connect the images and create the story they tell. In this class we will also utilize the lenormand deck to aid and guide you in your reading, allowing your messages to take on a deeper level.  
Prerequisite: The Art of Reading Tea Workshop 
TBD



INTRO TO RUNES & NORTHERN WITCHCRAFT  
In this workshop series, we will introduce the study of the Runes, Wicca and Runic Magic from the Northern (Norse) Germanic Tradition. The Runic Northern Tradition of Magic is of the Norse tradition and a very old system of writing, magic and divination. It is routed in Northern mythology and folklore and its magic and potency runes very deep. These courses involve lecture, practice reading the runes and ritual. We will be studying through the Elder Futhark alphabet. Lady Samantha is a 3rd Degree High Priestess in the Northern Tradition of Witchcraft. All 4 days are mandatory to proceed to PART 2: RUNES, RITUAL & THE GODS OF THE NORTHERN TRADITION and the Advanced Runic Initiation. TBD

INTERMEDIATE RUNES, RITUAL & THE GODS OF THE NORSE TRADITION
A Study of Runic Lore and Mythology, with Runic Ritual
This 3 day seminar introduces the pantheon of Gods and Goddesses within the Norse Germanic tradition. We will be discussing the associated stories related to the individual Gods and Goddesses, and how they affected Germanic traditions and ways of life from their concepts on fate, the origins of the Universe, views on the afterlife, their moral value system, how they practiced magic, and how to get to know these Divine personalities more within ritual. Each seminar contains story telling, lecture, rune reading and runic ritual. Prerequisite: This Class is a continuation for those students who have taken Introduction to Runes & the Norse Tradition course with Lady Samantha. TBD

INTRO TO RITUAL MAGIC WORKSHOP SERIES 
These workshops introduce the fundamental concepts of ritual and working magic, spells and the craft into everyday life. This series is a great for those interested in the rituals associated with the Great Wheel of the Year and honouring the movements of the God and the Goddess within their own lives. Some Topics include: Astral Magic, Moon Magic, Ritual preparation and tools, geomancy and alphabets, talismans, seals, planetary hours,  history of the craft and increasing an understanding of the relationship between the Lady and the Lord, the God and the Goddess and how to deepen connection with them.  Lady Samantha is a 3rd degree initiated High Priestess through the Northern Tradition of Witchcraft. She has been leading ceremony and teaching classes since 2009. These classes are coed. TBD

INTRODUCTION TO PALM READING AND HAND MAGIC TBD
Join Lady Samantha for a fun filled class on the divination of the hands. Our hands lend us so much power as our two perfect pentacles. Learn the language of the hands in this introductory class during the most auspicious month for divination and what our palms can tell us about our past, present and future.The study of palmistry has existed in many cultures around the world, including Roma, Chinese and Indian traditions as a means to not only predict but also to get more insight into the current personality and constitution of the individual. This class will include exercises and practice readings. TBD

UNDERSTANDING NUMEROLOGY & ITS MAGICAL APPLICATIONS 
The Magical Practice of Numerology
Within this class, we will be exploring the usefulness of understanding the numbers that permeate our lives, their meanings, and how to work with them; whether to plan, to take a break and rest, to invest, or make a move and create change. The numbers and the patterns of numbers in our lives lends us great value in understanding the current or movement around us and offers us an understanding to flow with it in a informed effortless manner. This is an applicable numerology class with an occult concentration and its uses in the craft.
TBD  

INTERMEDIATE RITUAL MAGIC WORKSHOP SERIES 
These workshops continue discussion, practice, theory and ritual studies introduced in Intro to Ritual Magic Workshop Series.  This series is a great for those interested in the rituals associated with the Great Wheel of the Year and honouring the movements of the God and the Goddess within their own lives. This course is 8 week split into QTY 2,  4 week modules. PART 1 commences this Spring. Some Topics include: Astral Magic, Moon Magic, Ritual preparation and tools, geomancy and alphabets, talismans, seals, planetary hours,  history of the craft and increasing an understanding of the relationship between the Lady and the Lord, the God and the Goddess and how to deepen connection with them.   
TBD

ADVANCED RUNIC 2019/2020 INITIATION 
To become initiated within the Northern Tradition as a Runic Witch through the Norse Tradition of Witchcraft, a full wheel of runic ritual must be performed by an Initiated High Priestess. Once completed, a ceremony and initiation into the order will be performed. This class will run a full year with lecture, rune readings and ritual on a Tuesday, close to the sabbath. Each ritual will run approx 3 hours, every six weeks. Once the year is completed the initiation date will be set. This advanced series will be by preregistration only and will cap at 12 people.  
Start Date: TBD
Prerequisite: Intro to Runes and Northern Mysteries and Magic. Registration allowed only in store after approval by Lady Samantha  


CURRENT ONGOING CLASSES

ADVANCED RUNES INITIATION
We allow two entrance points into the Runic Wheel of the year in the Norse Tradition of Witchcraft. To be admitted into these closed ceremonies, Intro to Runes and Northern Mysteries Part 1 and 2 is required. This initiation is  into the Northern Tradition Lineage of Witchcraft.
Students currently enrolled in these rituals, please click on the link for your class info. 

COVEN TCOTM INITIATIONS

Coven TCOTM holds Open Coven Ceremonies on the sabbat as well as special Spell Nights. For a full list of their Open Coven Events, click here. Please note, Coven TCOTM is a women's only Coven that honours the cycles of movements within women throughout the year in connection with the Goddess' rhythms. 

To become a member of the Closed Coven of TCOTM, initiations are performed throughout the year at Sabbats for those eligible.More information can be found here.