Oct
16
to Nov 20

Tarot For Beginners: Six Week Course

This course takes place in NEW ORLEANS at Rosalie Botanicals in Mid-City, 3201 Toulouse 70119. All courses and workshops are available by REMOTE.

This course covers all 78 cards in the Tarot. We will discuss storytelling, philosophy, journaling, and explore how the cards dialog with one another to create meaningful readings. We will make a pleasant space for ourselves to learn the Tarot story and grow as both spiritual and social beings. When you leave this class you will have a solid foundation for your personal Tarot journey and confidence to practice co-healing with others.

Cost: Sliding scale $140-$190

To Register Call: (504) 488-4425

October 16th & 23rd

We will follow the Major Arcana as a narrative, as a continuous story of a human life from the birth of innocence in The Fool to the release of the soul in The World. We will engage deep discussion on the personalities depicted in each card and the philosophies they offer in conversation with other cards.

October 30 & November 6th

We will dive into the court cards as elemental realms within which the characters of the court fulfill specific positions and fill roles. We will also discuss the elemental realms as family and social systems. These sessions will unlock an understanding of the court cards that brings them to life so they may be read deeply and effectively. 

November 13th & 20th

We will bring it all together in thorough discussions of the Minor Arcana as unique personalities in their fixed elements and explore the use of our imagination in making use of our natural intuitive senses. We will come to a full circle understanding of our 78 new friends. 


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Oct
24
6:00 PM18:00

Shadow Work: Dark Symbols In Tarot

All courses and workshops are available by REMOTE. This workshop takes place in New Orleans at Independence St. Nola, 3700 St. Claude Ave, 70117

Join us for an intimate discussion of human flaws, human wounds, and the effective use of Tarot to understand both within ourselves. We will begin by ‘making a container’ and creating a comfortable space to talk over the lesser qualities and/or experiences that are part of the human experience. Bring a notebook and your Tarot deck. 

Cost: $25

To Register call: (912) 220-3802


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Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

The Right Question: Using Tarot Spreads & Layering Cards

All courses and workshops are available by REMOTE. This workshop takes place in New Orleans at Independence St. Nola, 3700 St. Claude 70117.

Learn to eavesdrop on your Tarot cards as they are speaking among themselves. The 78 cards of the Tarot are like 78 people you know. Each of us are different when we are alone than when we are with others and we are each different with every person we know. This workshop will demonstrate a series of tarot spreads that allow the cards to conduct a deep conversation. We will engage multiple decks and combine spreads to demonstrate layering. Bring your deck and you may want your camera to photograph the spreads.

Cost: $25

To register call: (912) 220-3802

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Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

Sessions That Shift: Taking Clients, Doing Work

All courses and workshops are available by REMOTE. This workshop takes place at Independence St. NOLA, 3700 St. Claude ave, 70117. 

We may know our cards and charts and oils and chants, but do we know how to create space for ourselves and others to grow? We will talk about shifting energies and perspectives within those we work with and within ourselves. We will discuss acting as witness, solidarity healing, and the power of 'being'. We will also cover basic tools for de-escalating emotionally 'triggered' clients, checking our own motivations, and making a commitment to gaining continuous consent from our friends and clients.

This workshop applies to any modality within the healing arts.

Cost: $25

To Register call: (912) 220-3802


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Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

Wrong Side Up: Tarot Reversals

All courses and workshops are available by REMOTE. This workshop takes place at Indepence St. NOLA

Do you read reversals? Would you like to add it to your skills or deepen your understanding of the dynamics of reversals? The reversal is not an opposite, but a mood, a quality of character, and often something to be ignored or cast in a new light. Come out for an evening of discussion and nuance. Seriously, you must love nuance. Bring a notebook and your Tarot deck.

Cost: $25

To Register call: (912) 220-3802 

 



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Jun
30
6:00 PM18:00

Fiction Fun With Tarot

Potions Lounge, Bourbon Street, New Orleans

Come out for a fun and fast paced night! We will create and share as many 'flash' pieces of writing as we have time to make! We will partner off to write some dramas, and play some word games to make those comedies. This is a night to blow off steam, have some laughs, and enjoy yourself. See you there!

$25
CLICK HERE to register: https://www.potionslounge.com/products/tarot-101-with-michelle-embree-making-flash-fiction-with-tarot-6-30

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Jun
23
6:00 PM18:00

Sessions That Shift: Taking Clients, Doing Work

Potions Lounge, Bourbon Street, New Orleans

We may know our cards and charts and oils and chants, but do we know how to create space for ourselves and others to grow? We will talk about shifting energies and perspectives within those we work with and within ourselves, acting as witness, solidarity healing, and power of 'being'. We will also cover basic tools for de-escalating emotionally 'triggered' clients, checking our own motivations, and making a committment to gaining continuous consent from our friends and clients.

This workshop is for anyone living among people, but bring your cards if you got 'em.

$25
CLICK HERE to register! https://www.potionslounge.com/products/tarot-101-with-michelle-embree-sessions-that-shift-taking-clients-doing-work-all-modalities-6-23

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Jun
18
6:00 PM18:00

Making Flash Fiction With Tarot

The Dragonfly Ritual and Performance Space, New Orleans

You don't need Tarot knowledge or even a deck! This workshop is for writers or those who enjoy a night of story games! Just bring your favorite writing tools and come out for a fun and fast paced night. We will create and share as many 50 word stories as we have time to write. We will partner off to write some dramas, and play some word games to make comedies. This is a night to blow off steam, have some laughs. Come out for some stress relief! Bring a snack, if you like!

To REGISTER send course cost and course title to Megan Burns.

PAYPAL 3921noladragonfly@gmail.com

OR

VENMO Megan-Burns-79

What: 2hr writers workshop
Instructor: Michelle Embree
When: Tuesday June 18th 6:30-8:30pm
Where: The Dragonfly
Cost: $25

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Jun
11
6:00 PM18:00

Performance For Writers

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PERFORMANCE FOR WRITERS

Reading your work is a performance and performance is a skill and skills are made of techniques. We will discuss strategies for handling nervousness and overcoming problems that happen once on stage. You will learn ways to ‘own the mic’, ‘take up the stage’, and ‘use the space’ in a room to create the highest advantage for yourself in capturing and endearing audiences of all sizes. Bring three excerpts of writing that are three minutes in length each. If possible, bring a range of emotion or purpose in your excerpts, but don’t overthink it. Bring a pen and a notebook and your willingness to share your courage with the rest of us.

What: 2hr workshop for writers
Instructor: Michelle Embree
When: June 11th, 6:30pm-8;30pm
Cost $25

To REGISTER send course cost and course title to Megan Burns.
PAYPAL 3921noladragonfly@gmail.com
OR
VENMO Megan-Burns-79

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Jun
9
6:00 PM18:00

The Right Question: Using Spreads & Layering Cards

Potions Lounge, Bourbon Street, New Orleans

Good Tarot readings are about how the cards dialog with one another. The 78 cards of the Tarot are like 78 people you know and, like people, each character behaves a bit differently with every other character. We will engage multiple decks and combine spreads to demonstrate layering and the conversational nature of a Tarot reading. Bring your deck and you may want your camera to photograph the spreads.

$25
CLICK HERE to register: https://www.potionslounge.com/products/tarot-101-with-michelle-embree-the-right-question-using-tarot-spreads-layering-cards-6-9

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Jun
2
6:00 PM18:00

Shadow Work: Dark Symbols In Tarot

Potions Lounge, Bourbon Street, New Orleans

Join us for an intimate discussion of human flaws, human wounds, and the effective use of Tarot to understand both within ourselves. We will begin by ‘making a container’ and creating a comfortable space to talk over the lesser qualities and/or life events that are part of the human experience. Bring a notebook and a strategy you find useful for dealing with a difficult person, especially if that person is you. Life isn’t perfect but it is beautiful, so let's talk it through. You don't need a Tarot deck for this workshop but bring a deck if you have one! See you there!

$25
CLICK HERE to register: https://www.potionslounge.com/products/tarot-101-with-michelle-embree-shadow-work-dark-symbols-in-tarot-6-2

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May
23
to Jun 27

Letters To A Known Future: Writing From The World We Leave

This is a six week workshop for writers and storytellers. You may join us in NEW ORLEANS at The Dragonfly Poetry & Ritual Space or REMOTELY from all around the globe:

Letters To A Known Future:
Writing From The World We Leave

As history lays dying, what the future will hold rests squarely in our palms. We need stories that explore possibilities, both personal and collective, we need stories that speak healing into the old world, and constructive memory into the future.

We need the stories. All of them. Now.

This workshop is ideal for experimental fiction, blasphemous theory creation, collage writing, lyric making, broken poetry, and oral storytelling.

Bring your stray words and story pieces, bring your barely surfacing dreams and nightmares, bring your wants and your fears, but most importantly: bring a pen.

This is a writing intensive workshop. If you are looking to generate raw material or unearth new inspirations, this is the perfect workshop for you.

There will be an opportunity to read or perform work, but will not be expected.

(An essay from each: Adrienne Maree Brown, Donna Haraway, Douglas Rushkoff)

Cost: $187
To Register: Send cost and Title of course to Megan Burns via PAYPAL 3921noladragonfly@gmail.com
Or
VENMO Megan-Burns-79

This course is also offered REMOTELY. Sign up and then let me know you will be joining from afar by emailing me: michelleembree1@gmail.com

MICHELLE EMBREE is a novelist, a playwright, a storyteller, and a performer. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Writing from Goddard College.

What: 6wk Writing Course
Instructor: Michelle Embree
When: Thursdays 6:30 to 8:30 (in person or by REMOTE!)
Dates: May 23, 30, June 6,13,20,27
Where: The Dragonfly 3921 St. Claude 70117

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May
22
to Jun 26

Tarot 101: The Complete Basics

You may take this course REMOTELY in real time OR join us in person at

ROSALIE APOTHECARY, 3201 Toulouse, NEW ORLEANS, 70119

Questions? Email me: michelleembree1@gmail.com

This six week course teaches all 78 cards in the Tarot. We will cover asking questions effectively and how the cards dialog with one another, like people, to tell the stories we are seeking to understand. This course will assist you in uncovering your personal narrative in the Tarot story to form a solid and memorable grasp of the meanings of the cards and their moods. Each workshop contains demonstrations of working sessions with friends and clients, and journaling for self discovery. This course is perfect for beginners, those brushing up, and those seeking new perspective and fellowship.

6 Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00pm
You may take this class virtually in real time!
Taught by Michelle Embree
Sliding scale: $130-190 for the series. Call the shop at (504) 488-4425 to register. ♥
If you are taking the course remotely, just sign up and then email me to let me know!

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