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Capital Coven Presents: Lunar Enlightenment Series

  • Femme Fatale DC 3224 11th Street Northwest Washington United States (map)

Capital Coven is a community of kindred spirits interested in the other-worldly and who support each other in spiritual development. The only rules to join are to be open-minded to exploring the Great Mystery together. We meet monthly to create together, build deeper connections and to learn a little bit more about topics of interest, including but not limited to: spirituality, energy, healing, sacred geometry, earth—based wisdom, crystals, tarot, astrology, shamanism, etc. We aim to deepen our connections to our own intuition and explore tools to help us do that. If you are seeking a supportive community grounded in soul-work, please join us! We meet monthly on potent lunar days when possible, to activate our intentions. Come as you are, as we are all learners on this path.

Participants will receive a Capital Coven journal upon joining the community ($20) which they can decorate on their own. Journals will be used to track our insights, notes and other details during and after gatherings. If you are not interested in joining, please still bring a journal of your own to any event you attend. The Lunar Enlightenment Series is the name for our monthly meetups centered on collective learning and creating in a magical space together. We look forward to enlightening our lives in a safe container with you!

Lunar Enlightenment Series Calendar

1. June 24: Astrocharting

Eliza of Goddess Glass Art will take you on a journey to discover your rising and moon signs in addition to your sun’s signs meaning. Participants will then break out into groups to work through how the placement of their planets are influenced by the astrological sign they are in. You will be provided with practical tools on how to use this information to help understand and navigate everyday challenges. Participants will create and astrology-themed piece of art personalized for their own sun/moon/ascendant signs to empower you on your astrology journey.

Please come prepared with the place and time of your birthday.

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2. July 16: Beginner’s Tarot (Buck Moon)

In this session you will learn tarot basics and discover the history and underlying themes behind this wonderful deck.

Emily of Woven Psyche will be presenting on a special tarot topic and Cait from Girl Sprouts will provide tarot 101 and ideas on how to get started on your own. Each participant will choose a card for this full moon and learn a bit more about the themes and how they might apply to their own life. Participants will then create an art piece with a card they have pulled for the night and gain tips for using the card’s guidance during this full moon cycle.

The last half hour will be a tarot exchange, so bring your own deck if you have one for practice!

About the organizers

Cait Newcamp of Girl Sprouts

Cait (she/her) is the owner of Girl Sprouts, a plant-based body care company grounded in feminine wisdom and honoring the cycles of womxn. Girl Sprouts was planted as a way to shift the story around menstruation, connecting girls and womxn to their bodies and the earth and to celebrate the beautiful rite of passage into womxnhood. Her formal training is in biology and chemistry which informs her recipes for healthy, safe and practical creations to love on your body. Cait believes that the intuitive mind is as important as the rational mind, and that our individual connection to this sacred gift is necessary to restore a healthier planet. Therefore, part of her healing path, largely stemming from her own mental health struggles has been in re-connection. Cait is an empath, a reiki level II practitioner, tarot card reader, science communicator and public health professional. Inner and outer balance informs her life choices and nature is where she finds home. Cait loves experimenting in art, writing, riding bikes and learning from others (especially plants and children).

Robin Ha

Robin Ha is the author and the illustrator for Cook Korean!: A Comic Book With Recipes, a New York Times bestseller cookbook graphic novel. She was born in South Korea and moved to the United States when she was fourteen. After graduating from RISD, I've been working as a freelance cartoonist and an illustrator in NY and Washington DC. She is currently working on a memoir graphic novel, Almost American Girl which is about her immigration experience from Seoul, Korea to Huntsville, Alabama. Almost American Girl is scheduled to come out in January 2020, published by Balzer + Bray, an imprint of Harper Collins.

Robin's mission as an artist is to share her cultural and personal experiences through comics. Aside from drawing comics, she has been giving numerous talks and cooking demos to share her knowledge and love for Korean food culture around the United States.

As much as she loves to draw, she loves to eat. Her plan is to travel to new places around the world and taste their food and draw comics about them. There is really no food that she wouldn't try at least once in her life. She doesn't have a sweet tooth though. She always goes for bacon over baked goods.

For more info on Robin Ha, please visit her website: https://robinha81.wixsite.com/robinha

Eliza Derick of Goddess Glass Art

Eliza Derick is a teacher, artist, and astrology enthusiast based in Washington DC. She is the founder of Goddess Glass Art and Astrological Empowerment with Eliza, both endeavors based out of Femme Fatale DC. Eliza has studied astrology for 20 years and loves sharing with others the secrets of stars for gaining a deeper insight into a journey of self-discovery. In addition to, stained glass art and astrology, Eliza has held a lifelong passion for the stage and performing arts. She trained and performed for a decade with Sahara Dance, a DC based Middle Eastern dance troupe. A camp councilor at her core, she taught visual arts, yoga and dance at Fillmore Arts Center for 8 summers. Eliza has recently partnered with Bloombars to offer Wild Things Yoga family performance workshops borne out of her love of integrating movement and creative expression with children’s literature.