"Follow your Bliss."
I have been a Professional Teacher of Tarot and the Facilitator of the Tarot in Action programs since 1995. Also professional member of the Australian Psychics Assoc.
I take my work very seriously and to Earn the Right in being a great teacher, I believe you need a world of information. For my complete list of experiences, read on...
My experience with Tarot and related modalities includes:
- Since 1990 I have been on a self development journey. I worked through many programs from Money & You through to the ESP Programs including Forum
- I discovered the world of Dr. R. Buckminster, or Bucky as he like to be called and haven't looked back. Further Bucky workshops with Jerry Speiser learning about his Generalised Principles
- Joined the GENI Foundation and have been involved with this envionmental initiative, in making the world work for everyone to date
- Tarot for Beginners, I full year of study, Institute of Esoteric Studies
- Tarot Advanced, I full year of study, Institute of Esoteric Studies
- Professional membership of the Tarot Guild of Australia since 1995
- 1995 commenced the Tarot in Action programs and gave ongoing support to my students through a weekly Tarot Study Group
- Professional Membership with the Australian Psychics Association in 1998
- Support, guidance and Tarot experience on the Mystic Meg Tarot and Psychic phone lines for more than three years
- Community Information Workers Certificate through RMIT
- Kabbalah, 1 full year of study, Institute of Esoteric Studies
- Kabbalah Advanced studies, I full year of study, Institute of Esoteric Studies
- Kabbalah and Astrology workshop, Institute of Esoteric Studies
- Attendance at many psychic and alternative festivals and expo's in the Melbourne region
- Tarot Readings at the Moonee Ponds Tarot Shop, Market Place, that specialised in selling Tarot cards and books, astrology, CDs, books and other related products
- Crystal workshops with various teachers over the years
- In 2002 opened the Tarot in Action Metaphysical Centre in Kyneton, Victoria - a healing centre where like-minded people worked cooperatively together. Ran Tarot & Astrology classes both in Cnetral Victoria as well as in Melbounre
- 2003 assisted CNTF, Cancer Natural Therapy Foundation in Sunbury, with setting up a Healers Market, a fund-raiser for the organisation
- Counselling skills through Adult Education, CAE Melbourne
- Tarot readings from a Fairy Shop in Niddrie from 1997-2000
- Started to run weekly Tarot Study groups, giving ongoing support to students
- Created Tarot Tshirts and sold them to various clothing outlets and also at various Festivals and expo's around Melbourne along with other Tarot related products
- 2002-2004 Aprentice in Shamanic Healing modalities and practices
- Further Crystal Studies and how to use them in a Healing enviroment
- Tarot and Psychic Readings at major ferstivals like the Mind Body Spirt and Sexpo, Australia wide
- 2003 NEIS Program through Kangan TAFE, a marketing and advertising certificate workshop, assisted in Partnership with Bellycharm, Soft Spirit Kung Fu and Meditation Programs. These Programs were designed for school children to combat bullying, obesity and body image issues
- 2004 opened Kings Web Gallery business. Taught Belly-dancing in schools, to help raise self-esteem and confiudence in children so that they could tackle the real problems like Bullying
- 2005 Vipassana Meditation, 10 day program
- Volunteered my services to the Tarot Guild of Australia for 3 years
- Alister Crowley Tarot Workshop
- Started running meditation programs
- 2006 Opened Tarot in Action shop in Moonee Ponds
- 2007 21 Ways to Read a Tarot card Workshop with Mary Greer
- 2008 Tarot vs Psychology workshop with Rachel Pollack
- 08-08-08 travelled to Uluru with Rachel Pollack and Tarot Guild committee and explored a whole week of Tarot
- Commenced Tarot Shadow Work. A one on one Counselling assistance using shamanic healing methods to up-root non supporting unconscious beliefs
- Created Zodiac Stickers
- Ongoing Tarot Readings at Hen's Nights, private and corporate functions
- Created www.tarotinaction.com.au Online Tarot, Astrology and Numerology readings via skype
- Readings and selling various special gifts and products at a monthly Moonee Ponds Healers market and raising money for charities
- Holding stalls at the Australian Bridal Service Expo's, offering readings at Hen's Nights, expanding my Tarot in Action business whereby employing my students to do the readings at Hen's nights.
- Speaker at the 2010 International Feng Shui Annual Conference in Singapore
- 2011 in April, held my first Tarot Weekend workshop in Singapore,
- Tarot Card Readings from Way On Net shop in Fu Lu Shou centre, Singapore
- Hold a stall at the local Moonee Ponds Healers Market, doing Tarot Readings and selling products, for 4 years now and helping to raise funds for the Ian Gawler Foundation
- 2013 March, invited to run more Tarot Classes in Singapore2013 invited to speak and present at the IFSA-Australian Chapter on Tarot, Ancient Art Modern Medicine theme.
- 2014 in April did Tarot Readings at the Concious Living Festival in Melbourne.
- 2015 continuing with Tarot Readings at the Mind Body Spirit Festival around Australia.
- 2015 August, Tarot Classes in Singapore.
- 2016 March, Tarot and Numerology Classes in Singapore.
- 2016 November, Tarot Readings at the first Whole Life Expo in Adelaide.
As you can see I love learning, I encourage it. See all my other workshops and studies that I have accomplished in the Astrology, Numerology and Healings sections of this website.
"Many people will walk in and out of your life,
but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.
To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others use your heart.
Anger is only one letter short of danger.
If someone betrays you once, it is his fault; if he betrays you twice, it is your fault.
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
He who loses money, loses much; he who loses a friend,
loses much more, he who loses a friend lose all.
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature,
but beautiful old people are works of art.
Learn from the mistakes of others,
you can't live long enough to make them all yourself.
Friends, you and me... you bought another friend... and then there were 3...
we started our group... our circle of friends...
and like that circle... there is no beginning or end...
Yesterday is history... Tomorrow is mystery... Today is a gift"
A Few of my Favourite Tarot Books
There are many Tarot Books out there, I suggest collecting many and using them all as reference books. Searching for Tarot books at second hand book shops is also a fun thing to do.
I recommend to all my Tarot students once they finish with my program to purchase Mary K. Greer book "Tarot For Yourself." It's an excellent workbook that will take you through various execises using various Tarot decks.
Another is Rachel Pollack's book "78 Degrees of Wisdom." This a great book for reversed card meanings and a must have book for every Tarot readers book shelf.
There is also, Eileen Connolly and her "Tarot For the Journeyma." More fun workbooks to work through. I also like Eileen's Tarot deck. I have to say that Mary K., Rachel and Eileen are some of my favourite Tarot Masters! Christine Jeffe is another and have all books as well!
And because I am now a Published Author myself, I have to add my book "Tarot Distinctions" as another of my favourite books! In fact, many of my clients call my book their Tarot Bible! I am very honoured :)
How to become a Professional Member of the Tarot Guild of Australia
I have designed my Tarot in Action program to cover all the different modalities one needs to know about for you to then work through the transition process and become a professional Member of the Tarot Guild of Australia.
I recommend doing a lot of Tarot readings practice for friends and families. You will also need to read a few different books to gain a variety of knowledge from different masters of Tarot like Mary Greer, Rachel Pollack, or some psychology books by Carl Jung, etc...
Doing other workshops ie: Counselling, Astrology, Kabbalah or even Crystals and Dream workshops wouldnt go astray either. All these different modalities will assist you in understanding a wider view point.
With a couple of years of focussing your efforts and with the support of the Tarot Guild mentors, the door is open for you to enter a wonderful world Tarot on a Professional level.
The Tarot Guild run monthly workshops on the 2nd Saturday of the month covering a wide variety of subjects on Tarot.
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