We are thrilled that we can use Open Magic as a means for sharing the magic of the many talented healers, practitioners, witches, and more of the world! Below you can learn more about the guests we have had a pleasure with chatting with along with the episode they were featured in. Give us a listen and let us know if you have anyone you want to see us feature!
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The Magic of Embodiment with Yarrow Magdalena
Yarrow Magdalena is a queer writer, pleasure activist, body worker, celebrant and plant lover who supports soft folks in reclaiming embodiment and a connection to nature through everyday magic and ritual.
Her practices around folk herbalism, tarot, journaling, movement and creative expression are meant to support a trauma informed and accessible path towards body liberation, self-acceptance and community. In addition to running her The Magic of Embodiment membership and offering custom readings and rituals she also hosts Daydreaming Wolves – a podcast for dreamers who are into authentic conversations about healing, everyday struggles and everyday magic.
Yarrow also runs a web design + tech studio called Yarrow Digital which supports small businesses in building heartfelt, sustainable online platforms made to hold big dreams and beautiful communities.
Flower Essences with Lindsay Perry
LIndsay Perry is an herbalist, nature lover, and medicine maker based in Durham, NC. She offers small batch, intuitively crafted plant medicine, flower essence consultations, and occasional classes through her business Full Flower Herbs .Her line of Tincture and elixir formulas incorporate flower essences for multi-dimensional healing. Lindsay has been practicing flower essence therapy for several years and wants to spread the plant and flower love to everyone, everywhere.
Tarot, Literature, and Transformation with Jameela F. Dallis, PhD.
Jameela F. Dallis, PhD, is a scholar, poet, artist, yogini, and all-around creative who has been reading Tarot and pondering astrological charts for 18 years. Her interpretive style is intuitive, experiential, and poetic yet direct. She writes, researches, and has taught courses on the Gothic, love, and approaches to otherness in a range of literary works. She received her PhD in English from UNC-Chapel Hill and has been a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Elon University and UNC-Greensboro. She has published scholarly book chapters on the Caribbean Gothic in Shani Mootoo's work and on Tarot in fiction by Angela Carter. Jameela also makes jewelry and officiates weddings. Visit her website, jameeladallis.com, for more information.
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Ancestral Healing & Inherited Trauma with Lisa Nagel from Wild Sensitive Souls
A message from lisa!
“Hey, I’m so excited to talk with Bri and Gina on OPEN MAGIC PODCAST about all things inherited trauma and ancestral healing. I loved sharing about the cosmic healing cocoon and the small steps we can take to begin this journey in a trauma informed way. I’d love to support you too, if you feel like there’s some inherited trauma, personal trauma, ancestral trauma that needs tending to and healing. So grateful for this deeply nourishing conversation - I hope you enjoy it too ❤️”
Human Design with Willow Rising of Human Design Magic
Willow is a human design expert who offers chart readings as well as indispensable knowledge and discussions about topics related to huamn design, but more broadly about how to be in alignment with oneself—which we thoroughly discuss in this episode. She runs the blog human design magic as well as offers human design chart readings—both of which are excellent resources to check out!
Herbalism & Environmental Connection with Chanelle Bergeron of Moon by Moon Apothecary
Chanelle A. Bergeron is a flower essence devotee, intuitive herbalist, & monitrice. When she is not in the apothecary, you will find her making improvised and atmospheric sound-collage music under the name of mille, writing poems, tending to her gardens, & submerging in the water. You can find more about all of her doings via moonbymoonapothecary.com