Sightsee the Tarot: Video Series

SIGHTSEE THE TAROT is a video series on my YouTube channel that takes you on a tour of the tarot, from discovering new books and tarot thought leaders to workshopping classic tarot spreads and tinkering with particular tarot decks.

Together, we’ll work through specialized reading techniques, provocative topics in the world of tarot, or explore notable perspectives and points of view. I’ll guide you every step of the way through these hands-on presentations. Pause as needed and resume the video only when you’re ready for the next step.

When you can’t have a tarot instructor in your home with you, in person, this Sightsee the Tarot series is the next best thing. As your host for this series, here is my objective: to coax you out of your comfort zone and get you to try out a diverse range of approaches to the cards.

Click on the below Video Title hyperlink to be taken to the episode page. All supplemental handouts and free downloads will be available on the episode page.

Video titles ending with an asterisk (*) indicate supplemental handouts for download, so be sure to click into the Video Title link, get the handouts, and have them ready before starting the video.

You can click on the Amazon affiliate link under Book Featured to order a copy of the book showcased in the episode. Same goes for the Deck(s) Featured.

2019 Schedule

Date Video Title Book Featured Deck(s) Featured
Feb. 9 Nine-Card Open Face Spread Jung and Tarot (1980) by Sallie Nichols Spirit Keeper’s Tarot
Feb. 16 Self-Help Journaling (Tarot Counseling) * Transformative Tarot Counseling (2012) by Katrina Wynne New Era Elements Tarot
Feb. 23 How to Read Tarot Cards: Hungarian Method Mastering the Tarot (1973) by Eden Gray The Tarot of A. E. Waite, Deluxe; Smith-Waite Centennial
Mar. 2 “Ancient” Mode of Reading the Tarot * The Tarot (1888) by MacGregor Mathers Visconti-Sforza Tarots
Mar. 9 Rewriting Memories with Tarot Tarot Inspired Life (2019) by Jaymi Elford Influence of the Angels Tarot
Mar. 16 Tarot of the Bohemians: Condensed (Part 1 of 2) Tarot of the Bohemians (1889) by Papus Oswald Wirth Tarot; Tarot de MarseilleAncient Italian Tarot; Spirit Keeper’s Tarot
Mar. 16 Tarot Divination with Papus (Part 2 of 2) * Tarot of the Bohemians (1889) by Papus Oswald Wirth Tarot; Tarot de MarseilleAncient Italian Tarot; Spirit Keeper’s Tarot
Mar. 23 Prosperity Planning with the Tarot * Tarot for Your Self (1984) by Mary K. Greer Spirit Keeper’s Tarot
Mar. 30 Choreographing the Five-Minute Party Reading Have Tarot, Will Party (2019) and Have Tarot, Will Travel (2016) by Jenna Matlin Spirit Keeper’s Tarot
Apr. 1 Summon a Demon with Doreen Virtue (April Fool’s Bonus Video) Various guidebooks to Doreen Virtue’s decks (2004 – 2014); Virtue’s A-Z List Goddess Guidance Oracle Cards; etc.
Apr. 6 Changing a Negative Reading: Create a Tarot Mandala Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom (1980; 2019) by Rachel Pollack Smith-Waite Centennial; Spirit Keeper’s Tarot; Work Your Light Oracle
Apr. 13 Tarot and Geopolitical Divination * [Closed-Captioning Provided] Le Monde primitif (1781) by Antoine Court de Gébelin Tattoo TarotTarot de Marseille (Piatnik); CBD Tarot de Marseille
Apr. 13 Court de Gébelin’s 18th Century Card Reading Method Le Monde primitif (1781) by Antoine Court de Gébelin Spirit Keeper’s Tarot; Smith-Waite Centennial; CBD Tarot de Marseille
Apr. 20 A Water Reading for Emotional Balance (Self-Care with the Cards) Tarot Elements: Reset Your Life (2019) by Melissa  Cynova Spirit Keeper’s Tarot
Apr. 27 Master the General Reading (The First Operation) The Tarot: A Key to the Wisdom of the Ages (1947) by Paul Foster Case Spirit Keeper’s Tarot; Smith-Waite Centennial
May 4 Tarot and Dream Interpretation * Tarot and Dream Interpretation (2003) by Julie Gillentine Spirit Keeper’s Tarot
May 11 Healing Your Body with the Queen of Pentacles * Your Tarot Court: Read Any Deck with Confidence (2019) by Ethony Dawn Bad Bitches Tarot; Spirit Keeper’s Tarot
May 18 The Tarot Keys of Your Birthday (Tarot and Astrology, 1941) * Tarot and Astrology (1941; 1989) by Muriel HasbrouckTarot Correspondences (2018) by T. Susan Chang Spirit Keeper’s Tarot; Smith-Waite Centennial
May 25 A Tarot Card as Your Teacher, Mentor, or Guide Tarot Activity Book (2013) by Andy Matzner Spirit Keeper’s Tarot
Jun. 1 A Daily Mindful Tarot Practice * Mindful Tarot: Bring a Peace-Filled, Compassionate Practice to the 78 Cards (2019) by Lisa F. Tishman, PhD Spirit Keeper’s Tarot; Golden Universal Tarot; Ancestral Path Tarot
Jul. 6 When You’re Feeling Lost: The Compass Spread Tarot for Troubled Times (2019) by Shaheen Miro and Theresa Reed Ancestral Path TarotSpirit Keeper’s Tarot

* Supplemental handouts included. Please download the handouts and have them ready while watching the video.

2020 Schedule

Date Video Title Book Featured Deck(s) Featured
Apr. 6 Charting a Project with the Parade Spread * Guidebook to the Pride Tarot (2020) by U.S. Games Pride Tarot; Rider-Waite-Smith
Apr. 17 Invoking HRU and the Riddle of the Sphinx Book M: Liber Mundi (2015) by M. M. Meleen; The Philosopher’s Stone (1938) by Israel Regardie Tabula Mundi Tarot; Pharos Tarot
May 7 Tarot Tableau: Card Journaling Therapy * Tarot Tableau: The Fool’s Journey (2020) by Thomas of Hermit’s Mirror The Muse Tarot; Spirit Keeper’s Tarot (free Majors download)
TBD The Tarot According to Etteilla Maniere de se récréer avec le jeu de cartes nommées Tarots (1783) by Etteilla Grand Etteilla; Book of Thoth Etteilla Tarot; Tarots Egyptiens 1875
TBD Tarot Talismans and Amulets Tarot and Magic (2002) by Donald Michael Kraig; Tarot Talismans (2006) by Chic and Tabatha Cicero Thoth Tarot; Tarot of Magical Correspondences by Eugene Vinitski; Golden Dawn Magical Tarot by Chic and Tabatha Cicero
TBD Channeling with the Tarot Channeling: Investigations on Receiving Information from Paranormal Sources (1998) by John Klimo Spirit Keeper’s Tarot (free Majors download)
TBD Telling Time with the Tarot Barbara Moore; Ruth Ann and Wald Amberstone; et al. Tarot de Marseilles; Rider-Waite-Smith

Skill Level Indicators

Each video installment will be categorized by skill level. The indications are as follows:

All (General): The presentation accommodates for a full range of proficiency levels, from total tarot beginners who are still struggling with card meanings all the way up to advanced and professional readers.

Beginner: The presentation is intended for total tarot beginners. All are welcome to watch and partake, though seasoned readers may find the presentation to be too basic.

Intermediate & Up: The presentation presumes foundational knowledge of card meanings and how to read tarot spreads.

Advanced: The focus will be on fine-tuning your skills at reading tarot for others, improving accuracy, and expanding your breadth and depth of knowledge. Fluency with tarot is presumed and so the presentation will proceed accordingly.

About Your Series Host

I’m the author of Holistic Tarot (2015) and the creator of the Spirit Keeper’s Tarot deck (First Edition, 2018; Vitruvian Edition, 2019). My mission for this series is to contribute my part in dispelling dogma in the tarot community. I believe that if we actually try on the many different perspectives and approaches to tarot that are availed to us, we will find the meaning, the merits, and the charm in them all, or at the very least, appreciate them and thus become less beholden to our previous dogma.

More About Me: Click Here.

35 thoughts on “Sightsee the Tarot: Video Series

  1. Kallie

    Cannot wait for the rest!!! This first episode kind of blew my mind, for real. I mean, I find that readings are usually spot-on but this spread in particular… whoa. Thank you for sharing. Now I’ve got a whole lot of stuff to go off and digest…


  2. Someone mentioned the Nine-Card Open Face Spread video you made on Instagram, so I checked it out. I enjoyed it. It’s different from how I usually do tarot, so it was nice to get out of my “tarot reading comfort zone”. And I’m still thinking about it two days later, which is not something I can generally say about tarot spreads or tarot readings. Thank you.


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