CLASSES & WORKSHOPS 2022 – Tn Folk Magic Festival
Iajahnni – Crafting Magick Circles –
11:00 am to 12:00 noon
Iajahnni has been a part of the TN Folk Magic Fest since it began. Some of his previous classes include topics such as: how to read your own energy field; working with magical sugar jars; using lodestones and pyrite in the Hoodoo tradition; and how to absorb negativity and dark magic through the crafting of a ‘black jar.’ He is a Therapeutic yoga and meditation instructor, intuitive consultant, and energy healing practitioner. He lives in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Reverend James – Moving Candle Spells –
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Born in South Carolina, and now living in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Appalachia, Reverend James is deep-rooted and well-educated in Southern folk practices. From water witching to cutting a notch in a tree to cure asthma, He has been steeped in the history, lore, and customs of folk remedies, conjure, and mountain magic, practicing them naturally and fluently.
Ms Nikki Jean – Working with Ancestors –
2:00 to 3:00 pm
Ancestor veneration/worship is one of humanities oldest spiritual practices. In this class we will go over the basics of who are your ancestors , ways connect with them, and guidance on how to recognize their messages to you. This class is for those who have always been curious about working with their ancestors and want to start that journey! Nikki Jean is a natural intuitive, healer, and root worker. At an early age, she was able to sense and speak to spirits and energies with her ability further developing throughout her life. She now shares her gifts with others from a perspective of healing and by way of her tarot and oracle card readings. Some of her studies include the Orishas and Egyptian magic. She is the assistant manager at aromaG’s Botanica and reads for clients weekly in the store and by appointment in her private practice.
Tish Owen – Weaving the Perfect Spell –
3:30 to 4:30 pm
Tish will cover how to set up the perfect spell and how to cover all your magical bases so that your spellwork has a greater chance of success! Tish Owen has been a presence in the Nashville metaphysical world for several decades. She has done psychic sessions for the famous and for your next door neighbor. For 25 years she owned The Goddess and the Moon, a popular metaphysical store. She is a mother, grandmother, wife, professional tarot reader, brewer of mead, a festival/event/convention organizer, and a sailor of small sailboats. She is the author of four books including: Spell it Correctly and Chasing the Rainbow: Facilitating a Pagan Festival Without Losing Your Mind. www.goddessandthemoon.com
Reverend Roy – Container Spells
5:00 to 6:00 pm
Learn the fine art of jar and container magic including mirror boxes, spell jars, and coffin boxes. Reverend Roy is an Usui Reiki Master, Kundalini Reiki Master, trained Shamanic Practitioner, Tarot Reader, and practitioner of Folk Magic. He has been in the healing and metaphysical arts for over 20 years now. He combines his traditional training as a Reiki Master with his natural psychic ability to help find the heart of a client’s problem and to provide a safe space for physical, emotional, and spiritual transformation. He offers his services in his private business, The Healing Amulet. He is also the owner of the popular metaphysical store, aromaG’s Botanica with his husband. www.healingamulet.com
Papa Gee – Casting Love Spells –
6:30 to 7:30 pm
Love Spells have been used throughout history. We will examine love and passion spells found throughout hoodoo, witchcraft, and folk magic and how to use them in your own life to finding lasting romance. We will cover: love potions, tools of the trade, ways to deploy sex magic, and using charms to attract a lover as well as discussing spells of reconciliation, attraction, influence, lust, fidelity, fertility, and breakup. Papa Gee is the chosen magickal name for Gregory Lee White, the author of more than eleven books on folklore, folk magic, and crafting. He is an artist, tarot reader, aromatherapist, rootworker, and teaches classes on American folk magic. He has been offering his magical and spiritual services for over 20 years. His 2012 book, “Making Soap from Scratch,” was an Amazon Bestseller in soap making books for over 18 months. Some of his more recent books are “Casting Love Spells,” and “Hex Appeal.” Gregory and his husband own the popular metaphysical store, aromaG’s Botanica. www.folkmagicstudio.com