Yoga practitioner from an early age, with a broad training as energetic healer, therapist, shaman's apprentice and witch, with a strong commitment to her path as Erotisa (Priestess of Erotic Love Arts), Amala has devoted the last two decades of her life to the study and practice of Sacred Sexuality in all its forms.
A trained and experienced Sexological Bodyworker and Sex Educator, well-known focalizer of women's courses, Amala's latest work - SAGRAR project - has been dedicated to both investigating the origins of sacred sexuality as practiced in the territory now known as Portugal and to recognize and revive the heritage of the Iberian magical memory, and the awakening of the Southern European Shamanism.
Author of the Iberian Animals Oracle Cards and Sacred Trees of Portugal Oracle Cards. Runs an eco-retreat center in Marvão.
Ángel Roda Saucco
Professional ballet dancer, Ceremonialist in the Reclaiming Celtic tradition; he is actively involved with this community.
He is a Priest of Iberia and Priest of Avalon, trained by the Temple of the Goddess of Glastonbury.
As a sacred dancer, he offers his art dance to the Goddess, performing in rituals and ceremonies.
As a professional dancer, he shared the Spanish National Ballet Company. The Paris Opera and the Madrid Royal Theater, are also some of the reputed Companies he has cooperared with. He has been invited to dance to the Majesties the Kings of Spain in private receptions.
Being a dance teacher and the director of his own Company, Saucco embodies his spiritual life in the Art Dance he dedicates to the Goddess.
A cathartic woman born of self-taught scorpion fire, from a very early age. In her 20´s she explored Spiritism, Wicca, Paganism, Meditation, the Sacred Feminine, supported by a spiritually tolerant family.
In 1995 and 2007, life brought Carla transforming experiences, leading her to her own essence and cure, connecting with intuition and artistic expression, aligning the voice of the heart to the body, the Divine in Matter and Matter in the Divine.
Meeting old masters, she assembles old and new paradigms, allowing her to structure and consolidate her own way made up to now. Studied many aspects of healing energy, liberation and physical and emotional balance such as Reiki, Shamanism, Multidimensional Therapy, Magnified Healing, Tarot, Crystal healing, Tantra, and Dance and Movement Expression (focusing on the sacred manifestation and ancestral knowledge of the Middle East Dances and the contemporary tribal component of the American Tribal Style).
Dance Teacher, facilitator of Self-Development Circles, supported in the different expressions of work, of Circles of Women engaged in the energy of the Elements, the Animals and the Goddess, the Ritual, the Movement and the Dance, as an echo perpetuated in time by the wind ... a sigh, a murmur, a cry, a laugh ... walks with each breath being touched by the world and also playing, like a spiral in perpetual development.
Cris Perales (Jana de Madrid)
I am a woman born in Madrid, with deep roots in this earth and branches cuddling the stars. My life is not full of exotic experiences in distant countries, nor did I live with shamans in the middle of the jungle. I am a normal European who does not "fit" into the spirituality in which I was raised. My gurus were ecology, feminism, and pacifism.
By the hand of these gurus, I have ended up in the spirituality of the Goddess and this is the fascinating and endless path I follow. My first training as Goddess Priestess was with the argentine teacher, Sandra Román. I continued my training in England at the Glastonbury Goddess Temple, and thanks to the loving teachings of Erin McCauliff and Kathy Jones, I became an Avalon Priestess. After being part of the ceremonial team of the first two Goddess Conferences that took place in Madrid in 2010 and 2011, some people expressed the desire to do training for the priesthood of the Goddess in Spanish. And that's how the School of Mysteries of Iberia started, of which I am tutor. When my work as a high school teacher sets me free, I also write articles and participate in radio programs to bring the Goddess to the consciousness of all.
I am a priestess of Brigid, an Avalon Priestess of the Goddess, and a sister of Rhiannon.
I am a deep lover of nature and enjoy communing with Goddess in the landscape and leading others into meaningful experiences with the sacred feminine.
I work with a sense of fun, and kindness.
I live in Glastonbury UK.
Heloise has always walked a combined path of music and healing.
For the last 17 years she has toured and performed extensively in the UK and Europe with her acappella trio the Madrigirls, whilst also working has a psychic medium, healer and ceremonialist.
In 2013 she released her album Lady of Avalon, a collection of songs and invocations celebrating the Great Goddess who lies in the sacred land of Glastonbury.
She loves working with individuals and groups, creating a sacred space where people can experience the healing energy of the divine feminine through sound. www.heloisepilkington.com
Professional dancer and also a sacred dancer, having dedicated her entire life to the Goddess and to the dance; practicing since the age of five.
In the meantime, she has opened her own dance school in Spain, in the Basque Country, which already has more than 200 students and students, and a young dance company.
The desire to express her passion for life and her creativity, led her to meet Rhiannon, Goddess of which she is Priestess and a Mysteries Keeper. In addition to dance classes, Iranzu organizes workshops on sacred sexuality and trains Priestesses / Sorginak of the Great Basque Mari Goddess.
She is also Master of Reiki and Priestess within the Celtic Reclaiming tradition.
Iris Lican is an artist and a teacher of ritual dancing and eco-somatic movement, Medicine Woman, Therapist, Yoga Teacher, Doula, Coach, Author and an activist. She is a mother, sister, lover, companion, friend, animal, soul and somebody totally dedicated of the whole beings that belong to the heart of the Goddess Mother.
Alike her ancestors, she do believes that an artist, the healer, the philosopher and the witch are one, in dynamic integrity. That is the base and guidance of her work as bodywork, ritual, birth or the path of a soul.
She currently develops in association with Lila Nuit the Project Feminine Consciousness and Senhora d’Azenha (both in Sintra and Lisbon studios).
Iris Lican is a regular collaborator of the Glastonbury Goddess Temple and the Sheffield Goddess Temple, both in the UK. She teaches also on a regular basis in eco-communities and alternative festivals.
Since 1998 she dedicates herself to the studies of eco-feminism, Goddess Awareness, European Shamanism and Pantheism, being a certified Medicine Woman. Her work with the support of Women Circles dates back from 2000. She collects and investigates medicine, artistic, spiritual practices of feminine traditions.
Priestess of Avalon, Joan has a PhD in Women's Spirituality from the California Institute of Integral Studies.
Her dissertation is entitled: "Matriarchy in Minoan Crete: a Perspective from Archaeomythology and Modern Matriarchal Studies,” and as the title reflects, her main areas of scholarly interest are Bronze Age Crete, archaeomythology and modern matriarchal studies.
Joan has been a student of archaeomythology for the past twenty-five years and, in addition to her dissertation, has published several articles elucidating how archaeomythology enables us to understand the spiritual life of the ancient world.
Priestess of Avalon, Priestess of the Goddess, Founder of the Glastonbury Goddess Conference, Founder, Creative Director and Temple Weaver of Glastonbury Goddess Temple, Goddess Hall and Goddess House and Motherworld Initiator.
She has lived on the Isle of Avalon in Glastonbury for more than 40 years and loves this sacred land of Goddess.
She is a ceremonialist, teacher, writer, wounded healer, initiator, Temple Melissa and sacred dramatist. She is the author of several acclaimed Goddess books, including Soul & Shadow, Priestess of Avalon, Priestess of the Goddess, The Ancient British Goddess and In the Nature of Avalon. Kathy offers, with Priestess Luna Silver, a 3 year training to become a Priestess or Priest of Avalon, and other Goddess and Soul Healing trainings.
Katie Hoffner is a social changemaker, a community leader and a seeker of ways that bring profound societal renewal, especially for women and the environment.
Katie is also the niece of Lydia Ruyle, an artist, scholar and author of the Divine Feminine.
Lydia was also the Divine Creatrix of a collection of Goddess Banners that will be adorning the Portuguese Goddess Conference!
Katie will be sharing HERstories of the Goddess Banners and give a brief tribute to her Aunt Lydia.
Lila Nuit has a High Degree in Business Communication of the Social Communication University. Since 2014 she works in the co-direction of the Senhora Azenhas do Mar, & Earth Body and Feminine Consciousness Projects. Her passion for the writing has led her to be the author of various blogs. She is a researcher, recollecting tales and traditional customs, ritual practices and songs. She is also the author of her own tales, with a particular emphasis on feminine tales. One of her main sources of inspiration is the Conscious of the Sacred Feminine, the fertile cycles of the Mother Earth. Currently she facilitates workshops in the area of the Vegetarian, Vegan and Flexitarian Cuisine.
She also is a certified Trainer in the areas of Crystal Therapy, Dream Interpretation and Nutrition/Cooking. He has unveiled the need to bring humanity to our daily living through Art, Nutrition and Healing.
She contributes for a healing process via a conscious and medical cuisine, via a body awareness, crystal therapy and life cycles, nurturing and supporting each individual and single self -discovery.
Luiza Frazão is a Rhiannon and an Avalon Priestess, trained by the Goddess Temple of Avalon in Glastonbury.
She has a High Degree in Language and Literature in Lisbon’s Universidade Nova. She has attained a wide training in Spiritual and Personal Development for a period of twenty years, namely Astrology, Family Constellations, Shamanism and Soul Healing, a particular area where she offers a relevant experience and knowledge as a facilitator.
From 2009 onwards, she engaged into an intensive research of the Celtic Tradition in our land, which led her to redeem the mythological aspect of Garden of the Hesperides in Portugal, our native dimension and face of the Goddess. Inspired and driven by her training as a Priestess of Avalon and the research in our lands, she has created a Wheel of the Year and the Goddess Temple of the Garden of the Hesperides. She performs as a Ceremonialist, she facilitates the work in Women Circles, she is the Responsible for the training and certification of the Goddess Priestesses and Priests and author of the published book: The Goddess of the Garden of the Hesperides: Unveiling the Secret Dimension of the Divine Feminine in Portugal.
My life’s journey began with the loss of my mother as a baby. This motivated and inspired me, as a young man, to go in search of the love that I had tasted so fleetingly.
To begin with I looked to women to heal the mother wound within me, until over time and after several failed relationships, the realisation arrived that what I sought was to reconnect with the Divine Feminine and that She was always within me.
This inner journey and my journey in the world gifted me with the tools, wisdom and insight to guide others who also are ready to return to peace and in so doing contribute to creating a more beautiful world for the children and generations to come.
I am passionate about facilitating the sacred union of the divine masculine and feminine within the hearts and souls of those who are ready for this alchemy. It is time for the pure divine feminine to be raised up and for the purification of the sacred masculine so that the balance of love and truth can once again be restored upon this earth.
Founder of Casa da Eira in Caldas da Rainha, a space that since 2005, has been a meeting point for those seeking self-discovery, realizing and expanding their self-awareness through shared experiences.
Her practice includes intuitive and oracular development, self-inquiry, soulsearching, body and artistic expression as alchemical pillars for a bridge to Consciousness.
She teaches Intuitive Aura Reading, facilitates Feminine Circles, Shamanic Circles, Retreats, Diverse thematic Meetings intended for personal development, Family Constellations and sessions of her own project of Integration of one’s body through Photography (skIN Project).
Núria Salvans Soler
A Priestess of the Goddess, initially trained as per the Reclaiming Celtic Tradition. Co-founder and president of the Temple of the Goddess in Sabadell (Barcelone) and the Goddess of the 100 Names Sisterhood Fraternity Group and also co-creator of the Pagan Day. The Temple of the Goddess in Sabadell is her most important and cherished project, a cultural association since 2013, a Temple with a permanent presence that is opened every week since 2014. Nuria is actively engaged in the cause of the living beings and respect of diversity, especially in the inter dialogue between faiths and feminism.
Nuria combines her varied interests – ritual, academic study, new technologies, design, etc – in her work dedicated to/for the community :She is the co-creator of the Red Tent in the Goddess Temple , co-creator of the online radio program The hour of the Goddess and co-creator and author of the first free of charge sisterhood book “The Goddess Return “ besides her participation in many other activities by other organizations.
Rosa Leonor Pedro
She was born in 1946, in Almada. Since her youth she was a supporter of humanitarian causes and early she turns to become a stern defender of the women rights choosing a non-affiliation to any group or political party. By her true nature as a revolutionary and self-made woman, her vision and insight regarding the Woman has long deviated from a common, political, social or even feminist perspective, and has focused, body and soul, into the sacred aspect of Life and the Divine Feminine as Entities.
Coming from that profound and altering experience she has written her first book: Woman, Incest, Prelude and Sonata, that is an appeal to the thoroughness and union of the feminine soul to the Great Goddess.
In 2003, another book has been published Womb Before Verb, an evocation of the Goddess and a consecration and a redeem of the sacrifice of every woman’s body.In 2008, a third book, Women and Goddesses (Rosa Mater) derived from the compilation of her texts in the blog of the same subject and name. A blog active since 2001 that has been continued till now, and presents over a million of visits.
Currently she works in a new book (fourth) that will be named Lilith, the Woman in the Future, that will be shortly printed…)
Sandra Coelho da Silva
A descendent from the people of Monte da Lua, she has already crossed some of the trails of her ancestors. Sandra Coelho has been born in Sintra and is a daughter of the forest. This sacred land and its mysteries have always impregnated her life.
After finishing her High Degree in Management, she turns, in the middle of 1997, to an investigation regarding the Celtic culture and in 2003 she starts to celebrate the Sabbaths and the discovery of the Goddess path and its meaning. Handcraft, Reiki and Multidimensional Therapies are just some of the areas she is dedicated to. Fortune telling and Radioestesia were some of her passionate interests since she was of an early age and made her training in Tarot and Numerology being a therapist in radionic boards. She devotes herself to assemble her knowledge with alternative energetic medicine with a special emphasis in the balance of feminine health.
She develops since 2008 a photographic project linked to “The Goddess in every woman” that has resulted in several and diversified works. She is a devoted Guardian of the Divine Feminine.
An artist, teacher and facilitator, she develops her creative and healing work through music and sound. In her approach, she integrates Yoga, Shamanism and Meditation, reference areas of her path.
She has started her way in music 18 years ago. Her experience has been enriched with her search and personal investigation as well as via the several and diversified works, collaborations and partnerships in the areas of music, sound, dance, musical therapy, alternative learning and Holistic consciousness.
With three albums of originals already published, she has performed numerous concerts in Portugal and she also shared her work overseas namely in United Kingdom, Spain, The Netherlands, Hungary and Italy.
She has a High Degree in Sound but has also studied Singing, Piano and Musical Education in Lisbon, World music in London (Italian and Bulgarian) and Yoga, Shamanism and Meditation with several teachers. Since she was a child, she has found music as an intuitive portal of the liaison with spontaneity and creativity. Music connected her to a safe and homely sensation, to her soul and heart, and led and inspired her to the processing of her emotions, to overcome pain and to love, to integrate the learning and embrace transformation and change.
Vera Eva Ham
Vera Ham is a mother, an alchemist and the founder of MATRIDANÇA, a body and movement method that was created through her experience with dancing, performance and creation where the rituals of the body search for an Unaware Feminism – where the social and historic constraints are vanished and erased revealing the primordial woman.
The MATRIDANÇA Company helps to expand this search for the collective archetype, bringing several creations (choreography creations?) to the stage. She is an active member of the Unesco International Dance Counsel and while member she collaborates in international conferences enabling her search for the Archaeology of the Movement, especially in the Mediterranean and Iberian matrix.
She lives in Cape Espichel, a wild and sacred site of the Great Mother and where she can ground and receive an immense strength and inspiration for living and creation.
Has a High Degree in International Relationships. In Portugal has pioneered the areas of Personal Development, Transpersonal Coaching and Studies relating to the Goddess.
Vera Faria offices marriages and Celtic Ceremonies following the Avalon Tradition, and she can be accessed in her firm YES I DO. She provides Psychological astrology counselling and she has several certifications in NLP, Shamanism, Rebirthing, Soulcollage, Bodysoul Work, Meditation on the Primordial Sounds created by Deepak Chopra and Raja Yoga of India. Member of the Holding Team of BodySoul Work in Europe, a branch of the reputed Marion Woodman Foundation, Jungian school. She provides Certification and Training of Mediators and Trainees in the Coaching Heal Your Life Program (based in Louise Hay’s philosophy) in the Portuguese language for the whole world. Vera Faria created the SACRED FEMININE SIGNATURE PROGRAM that she teaches all over the world. She was trained in Glastonbury, Avalon, as a Goddess Priestess.
Author of DVD’s, Tarot spreads, CD’s, Meditations and five books published in two countries. Author of several reviews in the press and magazines, consulting in radio and Tv programs and international speaker. Her main lectures and workshops are versed in the Divine Feminine Courses and /or coaching in Portugal, Spain, Brazil, China, Thailand and England.