Minor Arcana Class – Aromagregory, Nashville

melissacynova_8gm4un

Pull up a chair with Melissa Cynova for a Tarot 101 class right out of the pages of Kitchen Table Tarot. In this class, we’ll cover the elements that connect the cards to each other, and the similarities between the Minor Arcana cards that make them easier to remember. This is a lecture style class. Please bring a notebook and get ready to sling some cards with me.   Melissa Cynova (she/her) has been slinging tarot cards for 30 years. Her first book, “Kitchen Table Tarot” won the Independent Publishing Award for Best First Book, and her second book, “Tarot …

Tarot 101 – The Major Arcana

melissacynova_8gm4un

I’m teaching all about the Major Arcana, and my tips and tricks to help you remember the cards. After all, the best way to learn the tarot is to use it. Please bring a notebook and a pen – this is a lecture style class. Also feel free to ask questions – it makes the class much more fun.  Also, I’m likely to use the swear words. Just sayin

We are more than the parts that form us – Patrick Rothfuss

Every year, Pat Rothfuss (we’ve met twice for less than a minute each time.  I call him Pat. Deal) sponsors this gigantic Nerd Driven charity drive called Worldbuilders.  From the website: Worldbuilders is a charity founded by author Pat Rothfuss in order to use the collective power of readers, fellow authors and book lovers to make the world a better place. During the Worldbuilders fundraiser, Pat blogs about the cool book donations we receive from authors and publishers (and all the other cool swag from artists, webcomics, etc.) Everyone who donates to Heifer International through our Team Heifer page is eligible to receive one …

Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach – Aristotle

I was looking for a quote for this little blog jobber, and I kept looking at this one.  I know the Tarot well.  I’ve been studying it for over twenty years.  It’s a passion, it’s my job, it’s a hobby, and it’s part of me.  Do I understand it, tho?  That’s what’s drawing my eye.  I think that three years ago, or even two, I would have said no.  Now, though.  Now, I do.  I understand these cards.  And I think that’s why I only started to teach this year.  Before now, it would have felt false. Now, I got …

I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn. – Albert Einstein

I had a moment last Saturday, as I was finishing up my very first ‘not at the kitchen table drinking a beer with my friends’ tarot class.  The four students whipped out some oracle cards and started teaching each other how to read them.  They were candid and engaged, and I grinned as I walked my tired ass out the door.  There was a spark of learning that grew from our conversations in the class and I was THRILLED. I started my old blog (Melissatarot) about three years ago at the request of my friend from America’s Hat (Canada), Suzanne. …