Advisory Board of Elders
Sandra Ingerman is the author of eight books including Soul Retrieval, Medicine for the Earth, Shamanic Journeying: A Beginner's Guide and How to Heal Toxic Thoughts. Sandra teaches workshops internationally on shamanic journeying, healing, and reversing environmental pollution using spiritual methods. Caroline Kenner trained intensively with Sandra for eight years, between 1998 and 2006.
For more information, visit http://www.sandraingerman.com/
Janet Farrar and Gavin Bone
Janet and her first husband Stewart Farrar were amongst the founders and first published authors of the modern Witchcraft Revival, beginning with Stewart's book What Witches Do in 1971. Gavin Bone joined the Farrar writing team in 1993. Among them Janet, Stewart and Gavin have written eleven books on Pagan ceremony, occultism and Wicca, with a twelfth book on trance-work forthcoming. After Stewart's death in 2000, Janet and Gavin married, and continue to live and teach in Herne's Cottage, near Kells, County Meath, Ireland. They teach internationally, primarily in England, Italy, Belgium, the USA and Brazil. Caroline Kenner has studied with the Farrar-Bone team since 1992 on their first trip to the USA, and was initiated to the Third Degree in their Progressive Witchcraft tradition in February 2009.
For more information, visit http://www.callaighe.com/aboutus.php#janetandgavin
Diana L. Paxson is the author of twenty-six novels and several non-fiction books, including Taking up the Runes, Essential Asatru, and Trance-Portation, an introduction to trance-work. She is currently finishing Seeing for the People, on the history and practice of oracle work. Diana leads Hrafnar Kindred, and has served on the High Rede and as Steerswoman of The Troth, an international Asatru organization. Diana also has over 14 years of experience with the Afro-Brazilian tradition Umbanda. In addition, Diana teaches workshops on trance-work, runes, seidh and folk magic. Caroline Kenner has been Diana's student since 2004.
For more information, visit http://www.hrafnar.org/about-dlp.html
As a Wiccan mystic, Katrina works extensively with mythology, dreams, ritual and trance as a means of self exploration, self healing and self evolution. She believes that any attempt to change the external world must be paired with the inner work of a personal spiritual practice. As a healer, teacher and priestess, she believes that everyone has a unique purpose and can walk the path of sacred vocation.
For more information, visit http://www.katrinamessenger.com
Ivo Dominguez, Jr.
Ivo Dominguez, Jr. is a visionary, and a practitioner of a variety of esoteric disciplines. He has been active in Wicca and the Pagan community since 1978, has been teaching since 1982. Ivo was a founding member of Keepers of the Holly Chalice, the first coven of The Assembly of the Sacred Wheel. He currently serves as one of the Elders of the Assembly of The Sacred Wheel, a Wiccan syncretic tradition that draws inspiration from Astrology, Qabala, the Western Magickal Tradition and the folk religions of Europe. His techniques and insights are rooted in a synthesis of traditional metaphysical teachings, modern science, and memories from past lives. He is the author of Spirit Speak, Castings: The Creation Of Sacred Space, and Beneath The Skins. The Assembly of the Sacred Wheel is breaking ground in 2011 on The New Alexandrian Library, at their Seelie Court headquarters in Georgetown, Delaware. Caroline Kenner has studied with Ivo since the late 1980s and was initiated into the Assembly of the Sacred Wheel's Order of Wandering Stars in February 2006.
For more information, visit http://www.ivodominguezjr.com/index.php?pr=Home_Page
Michael G. Smith
Michael Smith has been practicing Wicca, Magick, and various esoteric disciplines since 1989. He is an Elder of the Assembly of the Sacred Wheel, and is currently serving as High Priest of The Assembly's Coven of the Rowan Star. He is involved with the New Alexandrian Library project, breaking ground at Seelie Court in 2011. He is a Priest of both Horus and Bast, and works extensively with the Egyptian deities in his personal practices where he uses a syncretic array of esoteric disciplines from Wicca and the Western magickal and shamanic traditions. Michael is inspired and sustained by his studies of Astrology, Qabalah, Ritual, and Natural Magick. He was trained as a Water Pourer by Shiverah Stonewater, and since 1995 has led sweat lodge ceremonies at Seelie Court and elsewhere. Michael is finishing a book on the sweat lodge ceremony from a Pagan perspective. He is currently dividing his time between Ancient Egyptian Studies and balancing the Magick, Religion, and Spirituality of Wicca. Caroline Kenner has studied with Michael since 2003, and credits Michael with deepening her devotion to the Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt.
For more information, visit http://www.michaelgsmith.net/index.html