March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31 6:30 - 8:30 The mission of the Coven of the Standing Stones is to continue to be a Family Coven that supports and educates its members thus giving us strength and courage for ourselves and to lend to the Pagan Community. To do this with family, public and private worship; the building of family spirituality; teaching ourselves and the community the ways of the God and the Goddess through instruction and example and by adhering to the Wiccan Rede "An it Harm None, Do as Ye Will".
March 30th 7:00PM - 8:00PM Plagued with hay fever? Fighting food intolerances? All kinds of allergies can be minimized with herbs! Join liz Johnson, our herbalist, to learn about what helps when an allergy strikes, what can make an allergy strike less often, and what to avoid in the herb world when you have allergies. Come and try a tasty tea that may help you with your allergies.
Apirl 4th 7:00PM - 8:00PM New to demonology, or just want a refresher? In this class, we’ll delve into the history of demonology, where our concept of “demon” comes from, discuss established hierarchies of demons, and explore a few of the grimoires where these entities can be found.
April 5th 7:00PM - 8:00PM Astrology isn’t always about your destiny. Interpreting your natal chart can lead you to identify current patterns of behavior that are both helpful and distressing. Sometimes these ingrained habits and astrological predispositions cause us grief, but that doesn’t mean we’ve lost control of our lives. Knowing is half the battle. In this one hour class, you will learn the basic anatomy of your astrological chart: the houses, the signs, and the planets. You will also be given the chance to journal and meditate on several of these aspects, giving you a deeper sense of the work at hand. Prepare for greater self-awareness, self-possession, and more chances to get what you want out of life.
April 6th 7:00PM - 8:00PM Chamomile just not cutting it? Waking up in the middle of the night? Learn alternatives to Chamomile and stinky Valerian from Liz Johnson, herbalist. Go from waking in the night, falling asleep too late, or waking up too early, to enjoying a great night's sleep. Basic recipes will be shared and take-home samples will be available at no extra cost.
April 10th 7:00PM - 8:00PM Feel uneasy in your own home? Or did you hang out with a Negative Nelly and can’t shake her bad vibes? Maybe your home needs a Spiritual sweep-clean? Then take Space Clearing with Magus co-owner Mela Amara to learn some effective, and easy, ways for you to clean your space. Learn simple protection spells, cleansing rituals, and how to use such tools as salt baths, magnetic Zippies, and other stones. The power in yours for the talking.
April 12th 7:00PM - 8:00PM Meditation can be a wonderful experience that centers and calms body, mind, and spirit. It can lower blood pressure, improve sleep, and provide a host of other benefits. When it works. There are those who have a hard time knowing that they are succeeding and even those who meditate regulary can find it difficult to meditate well once in a while. Come and learn about herbs to help deppen and strengthen meditation with our master herbalist, liz Johnson.
April 13th 7:00PM - 8:00PM More than bath salts, the class explores various salts, clays, and other minerals used to enhance both health and beauty. Learn the basics of aromatherapy and pick up a few good recipes in Minerals for the Bath. Everyone in this class will be able to leave with a great finished bath gift for themselves, or someone else! Bring a beautiful jar that will hold about one cup of fabulous minerals for the bath.
April 15th 1:00PM - 5:00PM Want to learn more about herbs and herbal medicine? Always wanted to become a professional herbalist? Come join us in the class room for afternoon talks and classes taught by the amazing staff here at Magus Books. Learn about the 3 year proffesioal program taught by the one and only Liz Johnson. Ask her your questions and get the holistic answers you're looking for.
Aptil 16th, 1:00PM - 4:00PM Learn to massage with love confidence as Mela guides you step by step, teaching you the techniques for neck, head, and full back massage. Explore techniques that help you and your partner to relax and increase intimacy. By the end of class you'll be able to give your partner relief anywhere, and add romance at home by using massage oils or lotions. This three hour class is limited to 1 couple, so sign up fast! Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket and pillow.
April 18th 7:00PM - 8:00PM So, you want to summon a spirit, but don’t know where to start? This class will cover the essential materials and practices to the art of conjuration as described the classic grimoires of the Western Magickal Tradition. Come learn how to construct a magick circle, the triangle of the art, and how to create your own rituals for calling forth the infernal, terrestrial, and celestial spirits. Bring your courage and an open mind.
April 6th 7:00 - 8:00 PM Many people struggle with meditation and staying in the present moment. In this class you will attain different skills to keep you in the present moment and get the most out of your meditations. As part of being in the present moment you will learn to experience life through all 5 senses. There will be several exercises throughout the class to help you master these new life skills.