The Sacred Tree: Education and Healing Centre
The Sacred Tree: Education and Healing Centre is a workshop and healing space located upstairs at The Pixie Collective. The centre is dedicated to personal and global transformation of consciousness and we offer an array of psychic and clairvoyant reading, healing, life and teaching and workshop services by professional and highly skilled practitioners.
We are located upstairs at the Pixie Collective.
374 High St, Northcote.
Workshops currently happening at The Sacred Tree
Ritual Mechanics with Katie Rose Thorn
Saturday's 6pm. Workshops begin May 5th.
One of the first premises used by many traditions of contemporary Witchcraft is the axiom, 'know thyself' and in this series of workshops we will come to an understanding of what this means through learning and exploring the fundamental practices of witchcraft, the mechanics of ritual and by establishing and deepening your relationship with yourself, nature and the Gods.
My aim in facilitating these workshops is to present the tools I've learned over the past thirteen years of Craft practice which, with dedication and time, can bring you into a state of deep self-knowledge and ability to work in consort with the Gods and the landscapes in which they are immanent in your daily life. These are fundamental practices aimed at beginners to intermediates who would like to deepen their understanding of the Craft within a group setting. The tools presented can be used in collaboration with an established solitary or family practice.
Each lesson takes you step by step through the processes of ritual, but with a twist, for we will explore the deep meaning of each aspect and its application in developing our spiritual lives. Through journaling, dance, meditation and sound we cover pre-ritual work, circle casting, elemental invocation, welcoming the Gods, the sacred dance, magic and celebration ceremony, deep magic, banishing, and opening the circle to the Great Work and the social justice aspects of a living Craft.
It is my hope that as seeds, these practices are able to burst forth to bring greater beauty, truth, power, wisdom and love into your life and the lives of those you touch.
Katie Rose Thorn )O(
Workshops 1 through 5
Witchcraft is an art, craft and science of life. As witches we come to know our place within nature and through knowing our place in nature we open to stepping fully into our humanity, our divinity and to the luminous limitless divine. The first steps in developing an understanding of the breadth of our human/divine natures is to get in touch with life¹. Over the first five workshops we open to The Way and begin by defining witchcraft and lay the first stones of how to build a practice.
Our theory covers definitions of the Craft, fertility and ecstatic traditions, witchcraft as spiritual revolution and anarchy of the spirit (self-possession), developing daily practice, the laws of magic, archetypes, the parts of the soul, chanting, prayer and mantra.
The exercises for these lessons revolve around engaging posture, breath, will and focus in meditation practice and explore energetic exercises such as four by four breathing, rose meditation and the prayer for alignment.
We also reflect upon what has brought each of us to these workshops and work in partnerships to discover what our hopes and expectations are of ourselves and the group. We then widen our awareness and enter into developing priest/ess mind, or multidimensional mindedness.
Workshop 6- 10
Learning the cycles of life and death, grief and joy deepen our understandings of our relationships with ourselves, our communities and the Wild. In the follow five workshops our focus turns from within to without and we study the cycles and tides of land and sun, moon, sky and wind. We explore the masculine and feminine cycles within ourselves and dance to honor the cycles.
With a solid theoretical and practical foundation in place, our work begins to deepens into thorough ritual engagement. Over these ten weeks we focus upon circle casting and ritual invocation. We explore the elementals; air, fire, water and earth and our relationships to them within ourselves. We explore each element over two weeks; its tools, associations and energies. Our exercises include the Feri tradition pentacles; the Iron, Pearl, Guilded and Rust pentacles.
Workshop 21- 25
In these five workshops we explore the powers below and above. We look into our ancestry, astrology and open further to developing our relationships with the Gods by learning how to part the veil and begin the work of spell crafting, esbat and sabbat celebration, healing and divination.
In this final workshop we open the circle to the Great Work and explore the social justice aspects of a living craft. Our ritual tool is the pentacle of autonomy and we finish with a end of workshops ritual of dedication and intention to continuing to develop your Craft.
Workshops are held at the Sacred Tree, upstairs at the Pixie Collective 374 High St, Northcote.
Start time is 6pm on Saturday's and workshops run for approximately two hours. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to ensure as few interruptions as possible. If you are running late or cannot attend please contact Katie on 0414 315 077.
Please bring your book of shadows (or equivalent) for note-taking.
Cost: $20 per class. Booking five classes: $75 ($15 per lesson). Booking the full course: $260 ($10 per lesson).
This is a mixed gender workshop and is GLBTI friendly. All are welcome.
Katie Rose Thorn is a magic worker, traditionally trained in the occult arts. Her journey began in Western Australia where as a child she was raised by a catholic mother and druid father and as a teenager began exploring the realms of magic and witchcraft through books, her father's guidance and her own imaginings and rituals.
At nineteen she met professional reader Korin George and began an intimate apprenticeship in the arts of palmistry, tarot and psychic development. In the same year she also began outer court training with The Temple Coven in Western Australia and on her 22nd birthday was initiated into the coven and the Gardenerian Tradition which she still remains a beloved member of. Three years ago she began studying the Feri Tradition of Witchcraft and upon the recurrence of intense dreams about the Yarra River incited a move to Melbourne where she met an Elder of, and commenced training in the Feri Tradition.
In 2009, while studying women's studies, she worked as the women's officer at Edith Cowan University and has held public ritual and facilitated IWD events. She has worked as a reader in many occult shops and at festivals between Perth and Melbourne, including Spell Box and The Sacred Tree, the Seven Sisters festival, the Rainbow Serpent Festival and the Renaissance festival.
As a part of her ongoing training towards an integrative High Priestesshood, Katie is currently studying a degree in Anthropology and Sociology which she intends to combine with her studies of the Feri and Gardenerian traditions in order to facilitate practitioner's understanding of how the rites and rituals of contemporary Witchcraft can provide pathways and contexts towards healing trauma and living a deeply integrated spiritual life.
Katie is passionate about Australian land care and believes that the 'medicine for all things' is truly contained within developing a multidimensional relationship to this beautiful Country.
¹ From 'Evolutionary Witchcraft' by T. Thorn Coyle.
Crystal Healing Guided Transformative Meditation:
Monday evenings from 7:30pm: Open Class Everyone Welcome
For new & existing students interested in exploring & learning more about meditation, healing & the magical mineral kingdom... ♥
Each week in 2012 we will be tuning into the energies of the Moon to assist us in delving deeper into how crystals relate to & can heal imbalances in our physical & etheric bodies; concentrating on our personal healing processes to gain clarity & understanding into our own lives & souls journey.
Each week there will be a guided healing meditation, a beautiful healing crystal mandala, practical advice & ongoing support as well as tools to help you "use" crystals to benefit yourselves & your friends & families.
The focus will primarily be opening to a state of deep relaxation & meditation to clear & heal the chakras, physical & emotional ailments & dis-ease; releasing stress & manifesting strength & poise for greater clarity & healing and developing intuition through crystals. Also we will be exploring deep emotional release & heart healing, connecting with Animal & Spirit Guides, strengthening our true spiritual paths & releasing the fears that block us from achieving our ultimate abundance!!!
Open class, anyone welcome anytime, please contact Clare at claresentiencegmail [dot] com for dates & details...
Crystal Healing Workshop Series with Clare Sentience
This Divine Crystal Healing Workshop Series will be starting again for another highly successful & popular season for new students in May. Hooray! So if you & your friends have an interest in crystals, alternative healing, meditation, psychic awakening & evolution you will LOVE this magical healing adventure through the beautiful & magical crystal kingdom... ♥
Each week on Wednesday evenings from May 23rd 2012 we will be leaning, exploring, developing & strengthening our connection to crystals by delving into our own healing journeys for personal empowerment through the use of crystals in the home, in mandalas, in meditation, in drinkable elixirs & much, much more!!! ♥
Clare will be taking students on a powerful & transformative journey deep into the lives of our mineral brothers & sisters by learning, developing & strengthening our connection to crystals, ourselves & our innate psychic skills...
By delving into your own healing journeys for personal empowerment and through the use of crystals for deep spiritual, physical, mental & emotional healing she will show you how to…
- Create sacred space in the home & office
- lay on stones for personal deep healing & developing your psychic skills
- align crystals with colour healing, astrology& the chakras
- use crystals in meditation & manifestation mandalas
- use powerful combinations of crystals in drinkable healing elixirs & baths
- explore the magic & mysteries of the crystal skulls
- embrace the power of crystals for attracting abundance, manifestation your dreams & desires & much more!!!
A large variety of crystals will be available for purchase each week & each participant for the full 5 weeks will receive a personalized gift at the completion of the course... ♥
Each workshop will run for 60-90 minutes at a cost of $30 per class if you chose to join in on a week by week basis or at the 10% discounted rate of $135 for the 5 classes instead of $150... ♥
Call Clare to book in on: 0450 059 698 or email claresentiencegmail [dot] com for more info...
Energy Tools 101 Course
Mondays 7:30 to 9:30pm. Starts 7th May.
Learn powerful energy tools that will transform your life
In this 6 week evening course, you will:
~ Learn the basics of energy and spiritual mechanics and become aware of the dynamics you are creating that help or hinder you in your life.
~ Learn how to re-energise yourself when you are feeling drained by grounding, releasing other people's energy and calling back energy you've given away to others.
~ Increase health and vitality by running healing energies through your body's energy channels.
~ Learn how to protect your energy field and create energetic boundaries so you can be true to yourself and have healthy relationships.
~ Begin to awaken your innate abilities as a spiritual being, deepen your connection with your true Self and tap into your inner guidance and power to create the life you want.
Contact Tracy to book into the next course ~ Starts 7th May
Tracy Marcuzzi - 0401 101 322 ~ www.energymatrix.com.au
tracyenergymatrix [dot] com [dot] au
Andrea Geldart ~ Vocal Craft
Friday evenings 7:30 to 9:30pm. Starting 18th May.
Develop an intimate understanding of your instrument and its capabilities in this nine week vocal course including:
~ Vocal Health
~ Warmups and exercises
~ Solo and ensemble singing
~ Physiology and pedagogy
Next Course Starts Friday 18th May, 7:30 - 9:30pm
Call Andrea Geldart on: 0400 955 570
Enhancing relationships using music!
Using music as a medium the course offers a platform for participants to develop relationships with each other as well as learning a range of rhythms.
~ engages people quickly through the modem of music
~ provides a sense of connectedness with self and others
~ is physical, providing an avenue for the release of inner tension
~ is non-competitive and fun
~ allows for pro-social, creative self-expression
~ reduces self-centerness and isolation
~ reduces tension, anxiety and stress
Call Rita Leuzzi on 0415 998 171 for more information
Therapists currently available at The Sacred Tree:
Clare Sentience ~ Energy Healer
Do you ever feel like there is something missing in your life?
Do you ever feel unsupported or notice a lack of love around you?
Do you ever feel disconnected from the world around you or your loved ones?
Do you experience unexplainable emotional disturbances, stress or tension?
Do you ever get the feeling time is running out & a notice sense of panic about the future?
Clare Sentience is a trained energy healer and can help you lovingly & compassionately heal and transform these areas of your life by providing powerful healing solutions to these challenges, blockages & areas of imbalance. Specialising in the areas of self love, psychic/spiritual awakening, the inner child, emotional disturbances, intense dreams, soul relationships & many others, Clare uses a variety of healing techniques to treat these and many other emotional, physical, mental & spiritual imbalances & challenges.
Clare offers : Intuitive Shamanic Crystal & Sound Energy Healing, Intuitive Crystal & Card Readings and Home & Office Energy Clearing
Standard $100 for 60 to 80 minute session ~ Concession rate $80.
Clare is available by appointment on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Weekends
Call Clare on: 0450 059 698 Email: claresentiencegmail [dot] com
Tracy ~ Energy Matrix Healing Session
Tracy is available on Mondays at The Sacred Tree.
During an Energy Matrix healing session, energetic and spiritual healing techniques are used to shift deeply hed blockages on all levels of your being. Targeting core issues you are ready to release, you may experience deep relaxation as you let go of energies that no longer serve you. Your body's energy systems are re-aligned and balanced, and are intergrated with your spiritual energies. Your willingness to address the source of your issues is the key to healing and transformation.
Tracy Marcuzzi is a qualified spiritual and holistic counsellor, energy healer and bodyworker who has trained extensively in the healing arts. Tracy's intention is to assist individuals to harmonise their energies with nature, reconnect with their essence and to powerfully and lovingly express their true selves. www.energymatrix.com.au
$80 for 40 mins or $105 for 1 hour. Concession rates available.
Call Tracy on: 0410 101 322
Rebecca Cooper ~ Kinesiologist
Transforming mental, emotional, physical & spiritual goals in order to reach your highest potential!
Kinesiology is a non-invasive complementary modality and is about identifying within the body on a mental, physical and spirital level what is out of balance. As a Kinesiologist Rebecca believes at a deep unconscious level the body know exactly what it needs to restore any imbalances back to optimal health.
Rebecca is available every Tuesday through to Saturday. $110 per inital consult. $95 for return visits. Sessions run for 1 to 1 1/4 hours.
See www.nirvanahealing.com.au for package deals and specials.
Katie Moore ~ Palmistry, tarot and clairvoyant readings
Palmistry is an ancient and complex esoteric system of knowledge based in the study of the hands.
Katie Moore is highly skilled in the art of palmistry and is renowned for her accurate and compassionate readings. She also combines her natural sight with tarot and skills in counselling to provide a wonderful service to meet your needs. Katie is available by appointment. Cost: 30 minutes $50, one hour $90
Phone Katie on: 0414 315 077
And we have a new therapist joining us!!...
Alixina Mack is an enthusiastic Chinese Medicine practitioner, Alixina is a qualified Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist who is passionate and highly motivated about Chinese medicine and holistic healthcare. Alixina completed a Double Degree of Chinese medicine and Human Biology at RMIT University, with the final semester being conducted at the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, China.
Alixina undertook clinical training at the Nanjing Jiangsu Provincial Hospital in the gynecology, pediatrics, rhuematology, oncology, gastro-intestinal, dermatology, acupuncture and tuina departments.
Alixina is eager to help you, consultations with Alixina involve an in depth look at the issue at hand as well as general lifestyle and diet. Treatment plans are discussed and involve a combination of acupuncture, herbal medicines, cupping, moxabustion,massage oand/or nutrition and lifestyle changes, furthermore she likes patients to feel involved and empowered and their own treatment and general wellbeing. “prevention before cure”.
Traditional Chinese Medicine(TCM) has been developed over thousands of years. TCM takes a wholistic approach to understanding disease and focuses on as much the prevention of illness as on the treatment of health conditions, consultations with Alixina involve an in depth look at the issue at hand as well as general lifestyle and diet. Treatment plans are discussed and involve a combination of acupuncture, herbal medicines, cupping, moxabustion,massage and/or nutrition and lifestyle changes. TCM can treat a large variety of coditions
(acne, psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, shingles)
(back, neck and shoulder pain, sprained joints, sciatica etc)
(indigestion, bloating, heartburn, constipation, diarrhoea, IBS, hemorrhoids, weight loss etc)
Stress related disorders
(anxiety, depression, insomnia, headaches, migraines, etc)
Respiratory and seasonal disorders
(hay fever, colds, ‘flu, asthma etc)
(Infertility, IVF support, Menopause, PMS, Amenorrhea, Dysmenorrhea, Endometriosis, PCOS, etc)
Thyroid, Hormonal, Autoimmune Diseases
Hashimotos, Cushioning Syndrome, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Graves’ disease, Thyroid problems, Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism.
Alexina's phone number will be up in a couple of days :)