Welcome to the Magus Books and Herb's Arcane Academy. We offer a variety of classes, workshops, author talks, booksignings, events, and space for social groups.
To best ensure your spot in one of our many events or classes, please register for classes at least 24 hours piror to the start of class. Teachers are allowed to cancel class if there no sign-ups 24 hours before class start.
October 4th 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Stories of the Greek Gods are ever present in our society. From their images gracing our government buildings to their myths being reworked into the newest movies and our favorite television shows. You can hardly go a day without confronting one of these ancient heroes oror gods. But have you wondered where they came from? In this one hour class, you will hear these entertaining and timeless storie told from their original context, and using the primary sources. Gain inspiration from these age old tales, increase your knowledge, or just come enjoy the creation of the world and events thereafter, as told by one of the world’s ancient cultures.
October 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th Novmeber 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM 4 Class Package (Attend Any of the above 4 Class Dates) Belly dance with a twist. Learn and practice the basics and beyond with Alana Mari. Each class consists of drills practice, finger cymbal practice, and learning combinations with a focus on good posture and mindful movement. This mixed-level fusion belly dance class imparts styling from contemporary dance forms, American Tribal Style® and belly dance (raqs sharqi). Open to all levels.
October 1st, 8th, 14th, 21st, 29th November 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Single Class Drop In
Belly dance with a twist. Learn and practice the basics and beyond with Alana Mari. Each class consists of drills practice, finger cymbal practice, and learning combinations with a focus on good posture and mindful movement. This mixed-level fusion belly dance class imparts styling from contemporary dance forms, American Tribal Style® and belly dance (raqs sharqi). Open to all levels.
October 7th 6:00PM - 7:30PM In this class the mouth, stomach, are discussed. Common ailments and the herbs for them will be covered as well as an introduction to the six tissue states used in this series.
October 7th & 21st 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM FREE Come for an hour of meditation and energy exchange with the use of a crystal sound bowl. The meditation session will be lead by Anna Fitzer, who has been practicing numerous methods of meditation for over a decade. Meditation can increase focus and motivation throughout life. For in on our greatest intentions and desires, progress and happiness await. In this class, we will work on channeling these desires and projecting our actions forward into the future
Saturday October 12th, 19th, and 26th 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Saturday Novemeber 2nd 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Are you curious about tarot but feel a bit intimidated by the structure? Do you feel a calling to use tarot in your spiritual life? Know enough to get started but want to unlock deeper layers? This course will help you unlock your knowledge and get to know each card as a key to personal revelation.
Ocotber 14th 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Disease and ill health as it can appear on the face, how long the condition(s) have been present in the body. Students will get “eyes on” experience, pairing up with a fellow student and looking at what they see before them.
October 21st 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM A decoction is the liquid resulting from concentrating the essence of a substance by heating or boiling, especially a medicinal preparation made from a plant. So then what is the difference between a tea, an infusion, and a decoction? Come learn how decoctions are specifically made, what kinds of diseases and illnesses they are best used against, and make our own as the last part of the class.
October 26th 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM What exactly is Traditional Witchcraft? What does it mean to be a Traditional Witch? In this workshop we will examine both the historical and folkloric roots of Traditional Witchcraft, as well as its core beliefs and practices. Come walk along the Crooked Path and learn more about the spells, rituals, tools, spirits, and the natural/Otherworldly landscape of Traditional Witchcraft.
October 28th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM These classes cover some of the most important herbs, minerals, and resin in modern herbalism, the tissue states they address, their history and lore, and the primary ways they are used magically but mostly medicinally – including dosage. We start at the beginning of the herb wall and make our way towards the end, finishing in year three.
Mondays Afternoons October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th November 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Wednesdays Evenings October 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th November 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Have you ever felt uncomfortable in a traditional recovery meeting because you have a non-traditional approach to higher power?
Does the Christian message that Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous delivers make you feel uncomfortable, unwelcome or kept you from attending recovery meetings?
Do you identify as Pagan, Lucifarian, Satanic, Wiccan, Neo Pagan, Asatru, Thelemic, Setian or other non-traditional practitioner, and wish to gather together in recovery with others that will support your views on higher power?