Weekly TuneUp Details

May 5, 2021 – Attendees’ will debut Tarot Layouts that they’ve designed based on a favorite shape or geometry.  We get to hear each other’s ideas and to try out the new spreads. This will occupy the entire time of 6:30pm-8pm.

If you didn’t design a Tarot layout, please attend anyway. You may get inspired and you’ll probably receive a reading.

Price & Payment:
Sliding Scale: $10- $30
If you haven’t prepaid, please do so at least 2 hours before the workshop.
Pay at PayPal.me/MerrieWolfie or on this page https://merriewolfie.com/events-workshops-and-classes/tarot-tune-ups-zoom-version/

Please RSVP ASAP if you haven’t done so yet, it helps me plan for flow of the workshop.

ZOOM link

Topic: May 6 Tarot Tune Up – Class Designed Layouts

Time
: May 6, 2021 06:30 PM Arizona

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Here’s a preview of some of our topics for May 2021
May 5 & 6 Wed morn or Thurs eve. Attendees present the Layout and Reading they’ve designed inspired by a shape or geometry.May 12 & 13  Wed morn or Thurs eve. New moon Inner Child Readings. Experience a variety of ways to shift consciousness to the Inner Priestess when you do readings for yourself or others, includes finding your spirit guides, handling the cards, and more.
May 19 & 20 Wed morn or Thurs eve. TBD.
May 26 & 27 Wed morn or Thurs eve. Full Moon in Gemini Tarot interpretation and reading. A Variety of spreads and readings for different kinds of relationships and to improve communication skills (primary Gemini topics)

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PAST WORKSHOPS

April 29 Thursday evening. Tarot Interpretations of a Creative Work and Beltane Readings or A Guide for the Newly Extroverted.

April 29, 2021Beltane Reading and Interpretation of Creative Works

Part 1: Tarot interpretations of creative work
Part 2:
Beltane Readings or A Guide for the Newly Extroverted

Price & Payment:
Sliding Scale: $10- $30
If you haven’t prepaid, please do so at least 2 hours before the workshop.
Pay at PayPal.me/MerrieWolfie or on this page https://merriewolfie.com/events-workshops-and-classes/tarot-tune-ups-zoom-version/

Please RSVP ASAP if you haven’t done so yet, it helps me plan for flow of the workshop.

ZOOM link
Merrie Wolfie is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Tarot Tune Up Beltane!
Time: Apr 29, 2021 06:30 PM Arizona
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PREPARATION for Part 1: As discussed at last week’s class, if you weren’t there and this isn’t clear, please contact me and we’ll chat about it!

Choose a creative work that you love by someone other than yourself. It’s preferable if you choose something most people would know, because the whole group will  ‘get it’, but if you’re strongly drawn to something lesser known, that’s ok. As usual, if you have a strong intuition or ‘hie’, please follow that.
The purpose of this exercise is to show yet another way you can bring and keep Tarot wisdom and archetypes in your consciousness, If you often reflect on how you’d interpret your interests and daily events with Tarot, then you’ll deepen your wisdom, intuition and understanding of the meaning and story of the cards.
TIME LIMIT for this exercise on sharing your interpretation so everyone has a chance to talk and share, and we also have time to do the readings in part 2. Time Limit is 6 minutes.


Some examples of what you might choose:  
Van Gogh Starry Starry Night.
A Sequence of Yoga Practices.
A favorite film.A theme album, like Tommy the first rock opera or Pink Floyd’s The Wall.
The growth of a social / political movement that created real change (this could be good or bad – Civil Rights Movement or the MAGA Trump movement)
Classic Books – Winnie the Pooh, The Secret Garden, Harry Potter …
Instrumental Music if there’s a lot of different movement or ‘personality’ in it.
A particular dance – Gangnam Style? Belly Dance?  Interpreting the different movements in the dance through cards.

If you have an idea and aren’t sure if it will work, just text or email me and we’ll chat about it.

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PART 1:

Share your Tarot interpretation of a creative work. Time Limit is 6 minutes per person.

PART 2:
The Beltane reading will focus on becoming more social / extroverted after a period of inwardness (and we’ve had that in spades!). Traditionally this mid-Spring holiday was associated with the May Pole dance during huge community celebrations, sweets, drinking, schmoozing and yes … optional orgies! Once a year you could taste of the forbidden fruit you’d been lusting after (if all parties were willing).
     The social world contracted, and was restrained, for most people for a long time in 2020 and part of 2021. It’s now slowly beginning to bloom into a new normal. The 2021 Beltane Tarot spread will focus on how to emerge and then merge into a more extroverted life, what you may want to revive from the past, what you are no longer interested in, and new ways of ‘normal’ that include joy, traveling, lovemaking or whatever you have been restrained from. Many people are discovering it’s not as easy to become social again as one would assume so please do this reading with a compassionate attitude and intent.
     The intent of the reading is to help the querent be true to who they have become and how they may have changed in the past year and to discern the kind of socializing and extroversion that’s authentic for them now.
     I’ll supply the layout and card position meanings tomorrow before the workshop begins.

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Past workshops

April 22, 2021Power Structures – Bullies, Victims and Advocates

As usual please RSVP via text or email if you’ll be attending!
Originally I thought this workshop would be about an Earth Day theme, but it’s become something else – still defending the Earth from species extinction and pollution among other things – would fit in with the theme of Bullying and Power Structures.

TOPIC: Tarot and Power Structures – Bullies, Victims and Advocates

Thursday, April 22nd 6:30pm – 8pm

Price & Payment:
$10 – $30 sliding scale.
If you’re not able to pay at this time, please contact me and we can arrange a trade or payment plan.If you haven’t prepaid, please pay before the workshop at PayPal.me/MerrieWolfie or on this page.

ZOOM link:
Topic: Tarot TuneUp April 22
Time: Apr 22, 2021 06:30 PM Arizona
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Meeting ID: 778 330 3836
Passcode: Priestess

This class will be structured quite a bit like last week’s. Given the spotlight on white power supremacists and police violence over the past year, and especially right now with the recent police involved killings, the trial of the murderer of George Floyd, and the mass shootings – power structures and bullying are issues that can’t be ignored, so let’s dive in. We will call in some spirits of protection before we begin. The purpose is not to bum you out, but to bring insight and the capacity to hold space for these issues within yourself and for your clients and community.Aspects of these issues often come up in individual readings you may encounter about work situations, family dynamics, recovering from childhood traumas, and / or having to deal with misogyny, racism, and other isms of cruelty and disempowerment. It will be good practice for you to deal with them in a workshop!

Look through your decks and choose some cards that could represent some of the following topics. Maximum of 6 cards because of time constraints so choose the ones that you either find most powerful or that you’re interpreting in an unusual way –

  • The Bully, Murderer, Enslaver or Supremacist
  • Bullying tactics
  • Policing
  • Political maneuvering to gain or keep power
  • Scapegoats that carry the burden of being deemed inferior.
  • Bullies who carry and act out the burden of unintegrated shadow stuff of the society
  • Mainstream culture that wants to ignore problems it is uncomfortable with
  • People who are victimized for just being who they are – by color, age, gender, sexuality, economic status, etc
  • Weaponry intended to kill or disable.
  • Compassionate actions to protect victims
  • People committed to changing an existing bullying power structure
  • A just and fair society
  • Reparations
  • Reconciliation possibility and/or reality
  • Non-consensual dominance/submission

Some examples:  
The Fool – the ‘weird’ one in K-12 school who is humiliated and made fun of and has had to learn to just amuse themselves and ignore others
10 of Swords – Use of greatly escalated and unnecessary forceJustice – advocate for the right of all beings, including animals! (as in the Wheel of Change deck, photo at end of email)
Princess of Disks as a young Sri Lankan woman as a farmer standing in her fields, the ‘tractors’ are oxen, the sower is her hand. She could represent the simple methods of farming (that are being pushed out by global agriculture corporations. (as in the Wheel of Change deck, photo at end of email)
Feel free to choose Majors, Minors and/or Court Cards.

Part 1: You’ll share and discuss the cards you chose. Maximum 8 cards per person.
Part 2: Using the whole deck you’ll do short readings for each other related to the themes of this workshop. Like last week, the readings will be short and lively!