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CASTING THE WITCH’S CIRCLE WORKSHOP

TRANSFORMING THEORY INTO PRACTICE

Next Casting the Witch’s Circle workshop

CASTING THE WITCH'S CIRCLE WORKSHOP 
TRANSFORMING THEORY INTO PRACTICE

PRIMER TO CIRCLE WORK • DURATION: 14HRS (3 Sessions) • THEORY + COVEN RITUAL PRACTICE • SPELLCRAFT AND PSYCHIC DEVELOPMENT • FOR BEGINNERS TO INTERMEDIATE


SUMMARY: 3 immersive workshop sessions
Saturday 4 March, Tuesday 7 March, and Saturday 11 March 2017 

This is the place to begin your journey in the practice of contemporary witchcraft, psychic development, and group ritual work. The workshop course is designed to help guide those interested in experiencing an authentic ritual practice, while gaining an appreciation of what a modern witches’ coven is like. 

The course is held over 3 workshop sessions, running in total 14hrs. Each class provides both a detailed theory session followed by exercises in the ritual practices. You will experience a number of core witchcraft practices including the group creation of a ritual sacred space and exercises in psychic development and spell-craft. 

The complete workshop fee is $220. You will also receive a course ebook “The Witches’ Workshop Toolbox”, valued at $25. The course is also available to repeat students for only $100, and coven members are admitted free.

Casting the Witch’s Circle workshop is offered as the best way to make a serious start in witchcraft and coven-based ritual work. Your teacher Tim Ozpagan has more than 40 years experience and uses a down-to-earth instruction style. Workshops are regularly scheduled.


“My first ever ritual—what an experience! I loved how welcoming everyone was and have made many friendships from this.” Lannie


Session 1: Saturday, 4 March 6:00pm—11:00pm

THEORY SESSION: A presentation on the differences between Wicca and Witchcraft; the contemporary expressions of the modern Craft; the influence of Alchemy and Ceremonial Magick; an introduction to Hermetic Magick as an internal Alchemy and its application in the Witch’s circle; how to create ritual sacred space and preparation to entering the Witch’s Circle. Question time.

RITUAL PRACTICUM: An introduction to the Middle Pillar ritual practice and it’s relationship to the psychic centres in the body; the use of chi or psychic energy in ritual; a method of circle casting using the chanted resonance of Enochian elemental names; using the primal tools of dance and drum for raising power in ritual and entry into trance or altered states of consciousness; an exercise in the creation of thought-forms for an improvised spell-casting. Feedback time.


The author references are from the works of Gerald Gardner, Doreen Valiente, Franz Bardon, Margaret A Murray.


Session 2: Tuesday, 7 March 6:30pm—10:30pm

THEORY SESSION: Exploring the trance methods of Rosaleen Norton (the famous 1950s “Witch of Kings Cross”); viewing a short video documentary of our coven’s skyclad ritual; what is the witches’ “cone of power”? Using Alchemy as a psychic diagnositic tool; principles of Spell-craft and the techniques of Sympathetic Magick; the fundamentals of Sigil Magick and constructing a Sigil for ritual; the Witches' use of alchemical processes in spells. Question time.

RITUAL PRACTICUM: using the elemental circle casting; raising the “cone of power” through dance; breath techniques for deepening trance and focusing your intention for Sigil Magick spell-casting; incubation techniques of spells through alchemy. Feedback time.


The author references are from the works of Rosaleen Norton, Austin Osmand Spare, Aleister Crowley, Carl Jung, Michael Harner.


Session3: Saturday, 11 March 6:00pm—11:00pm

THEORY SESSION: Witchcraft and the ancient Mystery Cults; the significance of ancient Pompeii and the cult of Dionysus for modern Witchcraft; the central sacred Myth of contemporary Witchcraft; the inner meaning of the Wiccan Initiation rite; decoding sacred time and space in Wicca. 

RITUAL PRACTICUM: the Middle Pillar and circle casting ritual; techniques for deepening trance and using the Tarot to divine a Pathworking. Questions and feedback time. 


The author references are from the works of Joseph Campbell; Robert A Johnson; Ginette Paris; Virgina Beane Rutter.


Each workshop moves participants from theory into ritual practice right from the start. The sessions begins with a theoretical study followed by applied practical ritual exercises. During each session, we cover a variety of techniques for psychic development, with question time encouraged throughout each class.

REGISTERING FOR THE WOKSHOP

NEXT WORKSHOP

Casting the Witch’s Circle workshop is held periodically and is usually announced via our WitchesWorkshop Facebook Page and Facebook Group.


Starting soon: 3 immersive workshop sessions
6pm Saturday 4 March, 6:30pmTuesday 7 March, and 6pm Saturday 11 March 2017

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Casting the Witch’s Circle workshop

Step 1: Register your name and contact information.

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Step 2 : Register your payment

The workshops are intentionally kept small with a limited number of places.
To secure your place first check that the event is not sold-out. See our WitchesWorkshop Facebook events page (click here). Next use click to register.  
We use PayPal for registration of payments. It is a secure payment portal.
You can use your PayPal account or other main credit cards. 
Allow 24 hours or less for processing.

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What will happen next?

Getting your registration processed

 
Once you complete the above two-steps using the registration form and payment form you’ll receive an acknowledgement email and receipt from WitchesWorkshop. We will also provide you with further information on what to bring and what to expect. Prior to the start of the workshop you’ll receive a FREE copy of the “Witches Workshop Toolbox” ebook to help make your experience memorable.

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What will I need?

A few things to think about

 
You may want to make written notes, but most of the details of each workshop session are covered in the “Witches Workshop Toolbox” ebook. We provide some drinks and snacks, but you should eat before you arrive.
We use the SoulFire Studio, Level 1, 199 King Street, Newtown NSW 2042 (the entrance is in Egan Street). Newtown is a busy area so if you are driving allow enough time to find a parking spot. See map below. 

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Meeting those coming

Nuit’s Veil Coven are the hosts for this year’s witch camp


The workshops are designed to be socially inclusive. We value and respect the cultural and gender diversity that students bring to our classes. For many who are venturing into ritual work for the first time it can be helpful to share experiences of the workshops. With this in mind we use a Room on Facebook Messenger to provide contact with others attending, as well as a way of addressing your questions.

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