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Meet the Speakers! WDA Virtual Event

Are you ready for the BIGGEST Divination Party in 2021? We have the most incredible line up of Diviners ready and excited to teach you all the latest techniques and to share with you their knowledge on systems ranging from Palmistry through to Bones! Read through everything you need to know about the Speakers!






THE LINE UP - In alphabetical order!

AJ Grugan - Living a Lazy Lenormand Lifestyle

AJ is an Australian secondary school teacher and local history researcher who is actively involved in community theatre. He is a non-professional 'kitchen table' Petit Lenormand reader. Playing Lenormand for more than thirty years, AJ has provided situational and predictive Grand Tableau and smaller spread readings for family, friends, co-workers and neighbours. AJ believes that the mark of a good reader is the ability to clarify the present and provide direction so that clients are well-prepared to take more effective control of their lives.


Al Juarez - New Moon Tarot Money Ritual


Al Juarez reads Tarot, Lenormand and Oracle cards for people who are looking for answers to life’s questions; both big and small, certainly fun and serious, along with everything else in between.

Having been in business for over twenty years, Al loves helping his clients make solid decisions about their questions, concerns and lives.

Al’s overall energy is light and lively, which is how he likes to approach his readings, so at the very most you’ll get the help you need and at the very least you’ll have a lot of fun with your reading. Instagram: @alstarot


Andrea Aste - Tarot: A Multiverse of Meaning. A tarot creator’s point of view


Andrea Aste is a multimedia visionary artist and animator, published author and illustrator. His works are been exhibited worldwide in prestigious museums, galleries of art and at acclaimed art events like Venice Biennale. He illustrated and co-authored Oracolarium, the first oracle deck whose cards come to life with augmented reality animations when seen with a mobile app. In the world of tarot and comics, Aste is famous for his decks and hybrid novels (The Book of Shadows, The Lost Code of Tarot, etc.). After his great success as set designer for international star Arturo Brachetti, Aste relocated his studio to London where he collaborates with international photographers, stage directors, graphic designers, architects, publishing houses, writers, and art directors. In 2020 he founded with Neil Kelso Berith & Brimstone, the laboratory for esoteric innovation.

Instagram: @artistandreaaste


Andrew McGregor - Changing yourself with card reading. A daily practice in birthing a new you


Andrew McGregor is the owner of The Hermit’s Lamp. He has helped thousands of people through reading the tarot. Reading the cards is his thing, his super power, and his passion. It is the tool he uses to help people build the life they want to lead. When he reads the cards for people, he helps them understand who they are, what they need to do to enjoy their lives and be successful. - Learn more about Andrew McGregor at www.thehermitslamp.com




Benebell Wen - Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, and Tarot Today


Benebell Wen is the author of Holistic Tarot (2015) and The Tao of Craft (2016). She is also the creator and illustrator of the Spirit Keeper's Tarot. Wen is an attorney actively practicing law in California and New York.

Instagram: @bellwen Website: https://benebellwen.com/




Beverly Frable - New Vision, New Re


Beverly Frable is a professional consultant who works with all forms of divination, often combining a variety of tools to gain deeper insights during her sessions. Beverly credits many well-known and diverse luminaries for her unique reading style, among them Camelia Elias, Rachel Pollack, Mary K. Greer, Enrique Enriquez, Rana George, and Carrie Paris.





Chris Butler - Journeys through the landscape of Tarot


A master of deck design, Chris Butler first encountered the Tarot at the age of thirteen through watching a James Bond movie. His fascination for the cards has stayed with him for over forty years. His first deck was the Quantum Tarot, illustrated for author Kay Stopforth (Kunati Books 2008). Lo Scarabeo published a new version of this deck, Quantum Tarot 2.0 in 2010. They are also the publishers of Chris’s Healing Light Tarot and Healing Light Lenormand. For Schiffer Books, Chris has authored/illustrated The Son Tarot: Mysticism, Meditation and Divination for Gay Men, published in 2012 and Lenormand Cartomancy deck and book set , published December 2013. Chris loves to read the cards but he’s equally passionate about empowering others to read for themselves. To this end, he’s created a complete video course for beginners on Youtube and is in the process of writing an accompanying book.


Christiana Gaudet - How to Heal with the Tarot Cards You Hate


Christiana Gaudet has been a full-time tarot professional for more than twenty-five years. She offers readings, coaching, and mentoring by phone and webcam, in-person in her office in Palm City, Florida, and during tours to the Northeast, and other locations nationwide. Most days of the week you can find Christiana live on her YouTube channel. She is the founder of the annual international conference, StaarCon, and the host of the podcast, StaarCast. Christiana’s first book, Fortune Stellar: What Every Professional Tarot Reader Needs to Know is considered an industry standard for tarot professionals. The award-winning expanded Second Edition was released in December 2017. Her second book, Tarot Tour Guide, also in its second edition, is a beloved reference for beginners and experienced tarotists alike. YouTube: Christiana Gaudet Tarot


Christopher Dork - D'Este: A Brief Introduction


A modern language teacher by day, Christopher’s interest in divination began with Tarot and arose out of his pursuit of inclusive queer spirituality. His pronouns are he/him/his. A WDA Kipper Pro and endorsed reader, his practice has expanded to include Kipper, Vera Sibilla, Runes and playing-card cartomancy. He has previously presented at the WDA and elsewhere on the topics of traditional Tarot de Marseille, contemporary Tarot, the Northumbrian and Elder Futharks, Lenormand, queer spirituality, and la Settenaria Sciolta.

Instagram: @DawningInsight

Ellie Mae - Intuition and Tarot: Exploring the Clairs in your Tarot Reading Practice


Ellie Mae, also known as ‘The Celestial Witch’ on Instagram, is a passionate spiritual practitioner from NSW Australia. Combining her love of Astrology and Card Divination with her craft of Visual Design and Illustration, she creates popular Instagram content that teaches beginner and intermediate bite sized information on a variety of spiritual topics. She’s greatly passionate about everyone crafting their own spiritual path that enriches their soul and seeing others step into their best and brightest authentic self. Instagram: @the_celestial_witch


Ethony Dawn - Taking the Woo Out of Tarot


Ethony Dawn is a Tarot reader and author who loves to create more than sleep. She is the creator of the Modern Love Tarot, the Awakened Soul Oracle, the Bad Bitches Tarot and the Money Magic Manifestation Cards. She is the headmistress at tarotreadersacademy.com where she teaches and mentors Tarot professionals and students through the courses available there.





James Divine - Modern Mudras: Harnessing the Power of the Planets in your Palm.


James Divine has been studying palmistry for over 34 years, and is the creator of the Divine Hand method, blending modern observations of body language and gestures with traditional metaphysical correspondences. James' mission is to transform palmistry from a shadowy, occult practice to an enlightened method of revealing our greatest potential. James is also high priest of Spectrum Grove in Seattle, having practiced in the Sylvan Tradition of witchcraft since 1998. ​James teaches palmistry in an apprenticeship program, presents workshops across the country on various esoteric and magical topics, and is currently working on his first book. James lives in Seattle with his husband and their partner, and is a proud step-dad and grandpa.

Instagram: @divinehandjim


Jane Matthews - Navigating the Runes with Vegvisir


Jane is a natural born psychic medium and offers her services as a spiritual advisor, guide and mentor through the process of spiritual awakening. Jane also offers intuitive tarot readings through connection with divine in an empathic manner, she is a Tarot Endorsed Reader with the World Divination Association and Teacher of Usui Reiki.



Jen Sankey - Manifesting with the Moon & The Major Arcana


Jen Sankey is a tarot reader, author, energy healer, professional witch, and teacher with a few other modalities sprinkled on top. She's been slinging cards since she bought a deck with her babysitting money when she was fourteen. Tarot has been a big part of her life ever since. Helping others through tarot and teaching is something Jen loves to be a part of. If not lost in a pile of decks, she's talking to the moon and doing candle spells or lost in a pile of tea leaves. Jen was featured in many publications and regularly contributes to The Cartomancer Magazine and is their Social Media Sorceress. She is currently creating her tarot deck, Stardust Wanderer Tarot, is the new Director of the World Spiritual Association and a few other projects to be announced soon.

Instagram: @stardustwanderertarot


Joe Monteleone - How to go pro with Tarot (Sun) & Tarot for Enlightenment (Tier 3 Workshop )


Joe Monteleone is a psychic Tarot reader with a unique approach! He combines Tarot with other methods of divination, such as Runes, Lenormand and other disciplines to make his readings memorable and life changing. His most unique twist is probably how he combines dance with Tarot.


Learn more about Joe Monteleone at www.tarotwithjoe.com




J Jordan Hoggard - The Architecture of Well-Being & ImaginAction ~ Insert Yourself More Fully in Life with the Strength, The Star, and High Priestess Cards


Jordan is the Founder of The Architecture of Well-Being and Kintsukuroi of Self systems, He is also the author of: Tarot in the Land of Mystereum; ImaginAction, and Prescient Remembrance. He has created several Tarot Reading Methods to improve your Tarot fluency. He works with his clients to further embody their dreams into results in the ongoing project of life. Imagination? Cool. Though, Jordan uses his ImaginAction Method for robust results. He is a Tarot Professional who began at age 7 when the cards simply told him stories as easily as reading Grimm’s Fairy Tales. The visual language is his mother tongue, and he resides in Taos and Red River, New Mexico, USA. Sessions with Jordan are in person or via Zoom.

The self-created mantra he lives by is, Always complete, never finished, lifelong.

Instagram: @landofmystereum


Jozefa Seaqueen - Experiential Palmistry workshop


Jozefa was born in a picturesque town nestled amidst the Julian Alps in Slovenia. Her family immigrated to Canada when she was 6 1/2 years old. As a youngster she could sense other people’s energy. At the tender age of 14 years old she became quickly acquainted with her Inner Voice. Her passion for Cartomancy, Astrology and Palmistry followed soon after. Jozefa is professionally trained in the sacred Tarot and Astrology. Madame Seaqueen has blogged for 15 years about various fortune-telling systems. Jozefa is an Admin to several FaceBook study groups and is an experienced reader & teacher.

Instagram: @jozefaseaqueen


Jules Lacroix - Astrological Correspondences in the Major Arcana


My journey to becoming a tarot reader has been a circuitous one, winding through many different pursuits until I finally tuned in to what truly brought me joy, namely my tarot practice. I am fascinated by so many different metaphysical systems, all of which have deepened and enriched my relationship with the Tarot. I believe that my practice should be inclusive and expansive, taking the diverse members of our community into account when I put together posts and choose the decks I will be working with. I am a huge proponent of supporting indie deck creators and artists, as Tarot functions as art appreciation for me. I feel strongly that the artists who pour so much love and care into these creations are deserving of our support as practitioners. I love the archetypes that make up the Tarot and the ways in which they can be used to unpack and make sense of our daily lived experience. There are 78 cards in the deck, and each one can be used as a lens to view and make sense of our current situation, feeling, or headspace. That being said, I often find it uncanny how the perfect card arrives at the perfect time when I am reading for myself or for others. I am so grateful for the richness of the tarot community, through books, interviews, podcasts, and the medium of Patreon I have been privileged to learn so much from others within the tarot and metaphysical community. I feel incredibly grateful to have been able to interview many deck creators and practitioners, it has been an absolute privilege to hear them speak about their creative process and approach to both tarot and oracle deck creation. When I am not working with my cards or researching aspects of tarot and astrology, I can be found homeschooling my three kids, spending quality time with my partner, spending as much time as I can out of doors, curling up with my nose in a book and/or snuggling with my fur babies.

Instagram: @tarotadventureswithjules


Laetitia Barbier - A Rhapsody of Bizarre and Extravagant Figures: Tarot as a living language in countless voices.


French born Laetitia Barbier is an independent scholar, as well as professional tarot reader and teacher. She earned a Bachelor Degree in Art History from La Sorbonne University Paris in 2009. Laetitia has worked with Morbid Anatomy since 2012 as a programming director, head librarian and occasional curator. She is the author of Jesus Now: Art + Pop Culture. Her new book “Tarot and Divination Cards: A Visual Archive” published by Abrams will be out November 2021. She lives in Brooklyn, New York




Laura de Nuñez - Assigning Meaning to Osteomancy Bones


Laura de Nuñez is an osteo-artist, bone-diviner, and swamp hag in training. As a child, her grandmother, an animal whisperer, taught her to to watch, listen and communicate with wild and domestic creatures. She was a tarot student and reader for years until she began finding bones on her daily country rambles, which led her unexpectedly down the fascinating path of animal spirits and osteomancy. Laura now creates osteomancy sets for divination and other bone art, using curiosities found in the British countryside by herself and other ramblers. She is motivated by the desire to bring humanity to a deeper understanding and reverence of the natural world, where she believes true magic lies. Follow her, along with those of her ferret and dogs, on

Instagram: @wheatandchaff

Etsy: WheatandChaffCo.


Lorraine Contreras (aka Project Lo) - DJ Set


Imagine attending an event and it changing the whole path of your life, that is what happened to Lorraine when she attended her first massive. There came a moment at that massive when she just knew djing was what she wanted to do with her life. Not long after Lorraine Contreras aka Project Lo was regularly spinning and showing passion for the scene, unlike with anything she had ever shown in before. With very hard work and determination Lorraine got her first residency in Fresno, Ca at the Déjà Vu. It only took a lil while til she knew she needed to move to Los Angeles to follow her dream. After living and playing in Los Angeles for 4 years her heart and community were calling for her return to the Valley. With the growth of the Central Valley music scene and community it made perfect sense for her to return and help to lead the movement of music and love!! She now holds residencies at FAB, Mint, Full Circle and is an integral part of LMC.

Lorraine has had her DJ sets heard on Electronic Transmission, Eccentric Beats, Proton Radio, Frisky Radio and most recently ETN.FM Supporting sets for : Sandra Collins, DJ Dan, Dj Irene, Donald Glaude, David Harness, Collete Dave Dresden, Billy Kenny, Sage Armstrong, Ghostea, Matthew Anthony, Lenny Kiser, Petey Clicks, Siden, Sian, Fei-Fei, Dj Icon, & Zia


Malkiel Rouven Dietrich - Lenormand with 2 Decks (Sat) & Lenormand Shockers (Sun)


Malkiel Rouven Dietrich is gifted with seventh generation mediumship. His grandmother is one of the most famous German Fortune Tellers. Malkiel is known and loved for his Astro TV performances and his Energetic Coaching practice. Malkiel has been laying cards since his childhood, he learned Astrological prognosis and studied Mundane Astrology at the Keppler College.


Learn more about Malkiel Rouven Dietrich here:https://www.malkiel-dietrich.de/



Maria Alviz Hernando - Court Cards Probably!


Maria Alviz Hernando is a Tarot and Lenormand reader and mentor and a devoted crazy cat lady. Owner of The Sibyl’s Tarot, proud to be part of the WDA and with a taste for exploring unusual topics such as sex and death through divination, and a sailor’s mouth.


Learn more about Maria Alviz Hernando at www.thesibylstarot.com





Megan Skinner - The Goddess & the Tarot


Megan Skinner received her first deck of Tarot Cards when she was fourteen years-old, beginning a compelling and lifelong adventure into the realm of mysticism, symbols and archetypes, psychic and spiritual consciousness. Today, Megan is a professional clairvoyant, Tarot card expert, astrologer and author, with a private practice in spiritual counseling for over twenty-five years. Megan graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. She began a career in advertising, climbing the corporate ladder to become a successful account executive with a prominent Seattle advertising agency. Finding her corporate life unfulfilling, she felt called to change direction, and follow her growing love of the Tarot, astrology and spiritual awareness to help others understand their lives from a greater and deeper perspective. Megan’s books include: Essence of the Tarot: Modern Reflections on Ancient Wisdom, Compass: Navigating Your Intuitive Gifs for Success and Wellbeing, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Sextrology, and most recently, her own Tarot deck: The Couture Tarot Deck and Guidebook. Megan lives in Seattle, Washington. You can find out more about her and her work, and order her books and Tarot deck at MeganSkinner.com.


Michelle Welch - Spirits Unveiled


Michelle Welch is Founder and Owner of Soultopia, LLC and Llewellyn Author of “The Magic of Connection.” After a long legal career, she is now passionate about helping others in their journey. She provides clarity and insight through her multiple psychic skills, assisting others in the way that’s best suited to their particular situations.


Learn more about Michelle Welch at https://soultopia.guru/




Neil Kelso - Powerful Illusions: A Magician's Perspective


Neil Kelso is a Magician - a specialist in illusions and immersive theatre. He also co-founder of Berith & Brimstone - the laboratory for esoteric innovation that created the Oracolarium, The Lilliput Tarot, and The Lantern Collection.


Instagram: @neilkelso Website: https://www.neilkelso.co.uk





Rana George


Rana George is the author of the Best Seller and the highly acclaimed “The Essential Lenormand: Your Guide to Precise & Practical Fortunetelling”, as well as the award winning "Rana George Lenormand" deck. A respected presence in the modern divination community, Rana leads regular workshops, study groups, presentations, as well as prolonged intensive courses at conferences across the United States, Canada and a handful of some overseas countries including China, Egypt and Lebanon. For over 30 years, Rana has been a psychic, counselor, mentor, teacher, medium, and is always a lifelong student. She has consulted on the design of several Lenormand decks, and published several articles on cartomancy.


Ricardo Agraso - Using the Numbers in the Minor Arcana


Ricardo Agraso is a Venezuelan artist, student, tarot reader and son. He is the face and the person behind @GoldenCard29 on social media. He lives in Caracas, Venezuela and thanks to his English practice he has been able to connect with incredible people around the Tarot Community making it possible to share his knowledge and voice by being featured in magazines such as The Esotoracle, The Cartomancer Magazine and Collective Wisdom Magazine, where he shares his journey as a member of the Latino community.


Serge Pirotte - Reading with majors only


I have always been fascinated by cards and magick, and getting my hands around my first deck created an instant bond. I started immediately reading all I could find about divination, and practice as much as I could. Be it Lenormand, Tarot de Marseille or other oracles, cards have always attracted me with their use in divination and their surrounding mysteries. They became a passion, and now they fascinate me on all aspects, their rich history, their art, their counseling and predictive powers. Over the years, I developed a special bond with Lenormand and the Tarot. Born in Belgium, I moved to Rhode Island in 1997. I have the chance to have lived on two different continents, speak fluently two languages and be immersed in two different cultures. That experience certainly shaped my approach to life and my practice. It is my belief that reading cards should be kept simple, common sense and folk traditions should prevail over all the esoteric baggage that has been added over the last 200 and some years.

Instagram: @serge_pirotte


Sheilaa Hite - Tarot & Past Lives


Sheilaa L Hite, C.Ht., CLC, is a world renowned Master Tarot consultant, instructor and author. She uses her natural gifts with Tarot, Astrology, Spell Casting, Palmistry, Psychometry, Dream & Channeling, Symbol Interpretation, Meditation Mediumship, Healing and Intuitive Counseling to help her clients gain clarity and make their dreams come true. Her books include Secrets of a Psychic Counselor, The Intuitive Tarot - the Essential Guide for Connecting to the All-Knowing Source, The Spiritual Hedonist & the 101 Tarot Spreads book series.




Tarot by Karin - Accurate Love & Relationship Readings


Karin is an intuitive tarot reader and oracle deck creator from Stockholm, Sweden. She has created 15+ oracle decks to date, and loves sharing her insights and knowledge when it comes to intuitive card readings



Instagram: @tarotbykarin

Youtube: Tarot by Karin




Toni Savory - Kipper Cards & Lenormand - The Perfect Combo (Sat) & Skat Cards - Beginners Workshop (Tier 3 Workshop)


Toni is Founder of the World Divination Association and found on social media under the tag @thecardgeek. Author of The Card Geek's Guide to Kipper Cards and teacher of Lenormand, Kipper Cards, Tarot, Gypsy Cards and more. Author of Rainbow Kipper with Schiffer Publishing, Toni is known for her systematic approach to cartomancy and all things divination. Find Toni on Social media or at www.thecardgeek.co.uk


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