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Tarot for Beginners

  • Tarot Society 4 Charles Place Brooklyn, NY, 11221 United States (map)

Tarot class for total beginners! 
This class is for all of you who have been interested in tarot but never knew where to begin. 
Do you have a deck and are confused about how to use it?
Did you get a reading once and want to know more?
This is for you.

Starting with a brief introduction to the history of tarot, I'll try to dispel some common misconceptions, and lay the ground for why and how the tarot has maintained its popularity for hundreds of years.

We'll use the Rider Waite Smith (RWS) deck* as an entry in to tarot symbolism, covering the broad strokes of
The Minor & Major Arcana (including helpful tips for memorization), plus elemental and astrological attrubutions.

In the second half of the class, I'll go over some practical tips for how to read for other people, tarot meditations, and grounding exercises. 
The goal of this class is give you a solid foundation to begin your own tarot exploration. There are as many ways to read the tarot as there are tarot readers. Your journey is your own.

*This deck is not required for this class. All decks are welcome. We can compare other decks against the RWS to see how the symbols translate from deck to deck. 
Please bring a journal and a writing utencil.

$20 (limited to 15 people)
4 Charles Place
Bushwick, 11221

Kevin Pelrine is the co-founder of the Tarot Society Gallery & Reading Room in Bushwick. He is a tarot reader and educator with a special love of introducing tarot to beginners. Since opening Tarot Society in 2015 with partner Darcey Leonard, he has curated numerous exhibitions of tarot-themed art and performance, as well as hosting workshops and classes on hermeticism, astrology, and herbalism. Kevin lives in Bushwick with his cat amidst a pile of books.

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