September 30: Queering the Tarot
This is a beginner-to-intermediate tarot workshop about reading for This is a beginner-to-intermediate tarot workshop about reading for LGBTQQIP2SA+ querents (or as a queer person). The workshop examines how card interpretations and applications are different for queer seekers and encourages participants to think critically about how life circumstances, spirituality, and the institutions of our society that are present in the tarot are challenged by and challenging to people who are not both straight and cisgender. The workshop is part lecture, but also requires participation and critical thought among attendees. Queering the Tarot welcomes readers at all levels, but experience or basic knowledge of the cards provides a stronger platform for challenging tarot standards. "Queer" in this class is body and sex-positive, poly-inclusive, embraces non-binary identities and thinking, and is anti-patriarchy, and as such addresses the tarot's guidance on these ideas. Queer and allied tarot lovers alike are encouraged to come learn an alternative approach to tarot. Participants should bring a tarot deck they feel comfortable with, paper and pen/pencil for notes, and an open mind.
My Bio: Cassandra Snow (she/her/they/them) is a professional tarot card reader & teacher, writer, and theatre maker in Minneapolis, MN. Her tarot practice centers around empowerment of LGBTQ+ seekers, overcoming personal trauma, practical step by step business or creative plans and spiritual guidance. Cassandra reads at her home studio, and has a steady gig at the Eye of Horus, a renowned metaphysical shop. As a writer, tarot is also one of their focuses, and they pens the long running queer journey through the tarot, Queering the Tarot at Thecolu.mn and Little Red Tarot. This series is being turned into a book through RedWheel/Wieser Publishing and will be released in 2019! Cassandra has been reading tarot for over about 14 years and has "gone pro" for about 8 years. You can find out more at www.cassandra-snow.com
7-9pm. Sliding scale $30-15