Massachusetts Tarot Society Study Group 2009 – 2010

2009 – 2010 Tarot Study Group

What: A Tarot Study group using Mary Greer’s 21 Ways to Read a Tarot Card for Advanced Beginner and beyond Tarot enthusiasts.

Where: We will meet in Northampton, MA. To RSVP and get more information call 413 296 0390.

When: We generally meet the first Saturday of each month from 1pm to 3pm. (But double check this site as meetings approach for slight shifts of day or time.)

Cost: $2 per session to support Massachusetts Tarot Society upkeep (website, flyers, ect.). Cash only. This fee is waived when we meet at the Forbes Library as they provide the space for free.

How / Your Commitment: This group is designed for those who already have had some introduction to tarot and are ready to make a commitment to serious study and deepening of their knowledge. Each participant will commit to reading sections of 21 Ways and doing homework ahead of meetings. Each session will have a facilitator to keep the group on track and we will do some of the activities outlined in the book as a group.

Schedule of Readings and Topics: Read the chapters outlined below before coming to the group.

October 3rd:

  • Introduction
  • How to Use the Book
  • Step 0: Stepping Out
  • Step 1: Name
  • Step 2: Description
  • Step 3: Emotion
  • Step 4: Story
  • Step 20: Deck Comparison

Prep work: Be sure to pick the card that you will work with throughout the book.

Note: This might seem like a lot of reading, but these are very short chapters.

November 7th:

  • Step 5: Number
  • Step 6: Mode, Suit, Element
  • Step 7: Synthesis

December 5th:

  • Step 8: Metaphor
  • Step 9: Query & Snapshots
  • Step 13: Symbols

January 9th (Note: This month we are meeting on the second Saturday of the month):

  • Step 10: Meanings
  • Step 11: Range
  • Step 12: Modification
  • Step 14: Dignity and Theme

February 6th:

  • Step 15: Dialogs
  • Step 16: Drawings
  • Step 17: Embodiment
  • Step 18: Imagination

March 6th:

  • Step 19: Myth & Archetypes
  • Step 21: The Possible Self
  • Step 00: Full Circle

We’ll have April 3rd as a make up day in case we need to cancel any groups due to the weather.

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