I started reading tarot cards in middle school. I dressed in my witchiest skirt, wrapped the major arcana in a moody scarf, and read out on the playground at recess. In the decade or so since then, my personal practice waxed and waned. But starting in 2017, global turmoil and sapling adulthood brought with them a new dedication to, trust of, and love for the cards. This took many forms: regular readings for myself, daily Instagram challenges, reading for strangers in bars, and of course an in-depth study of the practice and ever-developing understanding of the craft.
I see tarot as one of many "ways in,” a structured path to self-inquiry. A reading provides the opportunity to gain deeper insight into your present moment and circumstances. I work with Pamela Coleman Smith-based decks and tend towards the language of cyclical motion and the elements, with splashes of astrology thrown in here and there. I also place great importance on using language that resonates with my clients' relationship to the Unknown.
What about coaching?
But sometimes my tarot clients would walk away with tons of ephemeral wisdom and not a whole lot of practical applications. This is where coaching came in. It started as a way to apply a tarot reading to everyday life. Since then, however, it has grown to encompass much more. My clients have included individuals seeking to expand their overall spirituality, folks beginning a healing journey with their body and their sensuality, artists integrating their psyche into their theatrical or writing practice, and new students of tarot.
Don't you teach, too?
I am growing increasingly passionate about tarot education. I started offering classes in 2020, beginning with a small group and a vague concept. It went really well, so I kept on going, and am now about to launch my third and largest offering thus far, called Arc, which studies the Major Arcana over the course of several months. I also offer 1:1 individual tarot study for folks who, for whatever reason, aren't drawn to a group class setting.
Is that it?
Ha, ha, ha. No. Here's some more stuff:
I have launched a podcast that gives listeners a splash of lunar magic, as well as a taste of what I'm like as a reader.
I host new- and full-moon Moon Zooms which offer a self-guided space for collective intentionality.