High priestess of Green Star Grove, a Sylvan Tradition coven, for over 13 years and a witch for over 30 years, Melanie Henry has created hundreds of rituals ranging from ritual theater to initiations to handfastings and funerals. She is one of the founders of Wyrd Sisters, a group of occult women and friends that has brought the Northwest intimate festivals of interactive magic since 2013. Melanie has also read Tarot professionally and was editor-in-chief of Widdershins, the pagan newspaper serving Seattle 1995–2007.
As an EcoMagick practitioner, she translates the teaching she receives from mycelium (mushrooms), bees, and stardust into usable social skills for human beings, leading collaborative workshops that honor the innate connections between human beings and the living Earth. As a “smarty pants sexologist,” she generates sex-positive culture by teaching Cliteracy Salons; Clitoral Revelations; Vulvic Explorations; Owning Desire; Sexy Body, Sexy Mind; and other Sacred Sexuality classes wherever she travels, across the globe from Victoria Canada to Amsterdam.
A Priestess of Aphrodite with over 30 years of training in Reclaiming Witchcraft, Ceremonial Magick, Tibetan Buddhism in the lineage of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and the Tantric lineage of Swami Rama, she teaches Living Love Revolution Aphrodite Temples in Seattle, WA; Portland, OR; Austin, TX; and the Bay area of SF.
Living Love Revolution is her life work and spiritual calling and a non-hierarchical, self-organizing, experience-based system of healing that focuses on expansion, liberation, and sovereignty.
Reverend Ciacchi is delighted to be co-generating Surrender: An EcoSex Convergence 2015. She can be heard regularly on www.SexTalkRadioNetwork.com and you can keep up with her at www.LivingLoveRevolution.com.
Benjamin Pixie has been actively romancing the wilds of this world for over half of his life. He is husband to millions of virgin maidens who dedicate their lives to the sex work of the Earth, and lovingly serves 50 queens. In addition to beekeeping, he is a mead maker, a conjurer of spirits, herbalist, a hide tanner, leather worker, & warrior poet. He is father of 2 shining radiant little witches.