Ancient Earth-Loving Feminine Wisdom

The old patriarchal and capitalist ways are harmful and dying.

It’s time for something new.

Introducing WitchSchool from Canada — a way forward that’s rooted in ancient earth-centred feminine wisdom.

At WitchSchool, our mission is to empower our students and equip them with the tools, knowledge, and earth-centred spiritual foundation for positive personal and social transformation. 

Alumni develop a grounded sense of self, a deepened connection to the Sacred Feminine and Earth, and a commitment to taking a more active role in environmental and social issues — unique to their passion and strengths.

Because being a Witch is about more than looking "Witchy."

WitchSchool knows that being a Witch is about more than pretty altars, sparkly crystals, and #witchtok spells. 

It’s for you if you’re ready to:

  • Step into deep intimate and spiritual relationship with the ancestral, cosmic, and natural ecosystems inside and around us.
  • Remember & embody ancient earth-centred feminine wisdom in today’s modern world.
  • Honour your unique mission and role as an activist and cultural change agent, in service of Mother Earth.
  • Know, in your brain and your bones, how powerful you are, and hold the know-how and responsibility to wield it.

WitchSchool teachings focus on 5 key pillars:

Nature-Based Spirituality

At its core, WitchSchool embraces the nature-based spirituality of the North.

It encourages individuals to reconnect with nature, understand the elements — Earth, Air, Fire, Water, and Spirit — and explore the profound connection between humans and the earth.

This approach is rooted in the belief that by reconnecting with nature, we can heal ourselves and the planet.

Goddess Mythologies and Archetypes

WitchSchool explores a variety of Goddess mythologies and archetypes from different cultures around the world. These stories help students:

  • Connect with the Sacred Feminine;
  • Unearth its inherent relationship with the natural world;
  • Discover the unique qualities and wisdom these archetypes offer.

This knowledge is a foundation for personal growth, specifically helping us to access and develop our relationship with feminine energies and powers.

Ancestral Ceremony and Ritual

Participants in WitchSchool learn to create and participate in rituals and ceremonies that are rooted in their own earth-centred ancestral traditions.

This approach helps individuals:

  • Embrace their heritage;
  • Connect with and understand their lineage;
  • Adapt ancient practices to modern contexts.

So they can harness their past in a way that illuminates their path going forward.

Intuition and Personal Power

WitchSchool places a strong emphasis on developing intuition and personal power. Participants learn to:

  • Trust their inner knowing;
  • Enhance their intuitive abilities;
  • Harness their energy for positive change.

This knowledge empowers individuals in mid-life to make better choices, develop leadership skills, and effect positive change in their lives and communities.

Community Building

WitchSchool provides a supportive and intergenerational community.

It offers a space for like-minded individuals to connect, share experiences, and learn from one another.

Alumni often continue to support one another and form affinity groups based on shared interests.

A Unique Approach to awakening & teaching

WitchSchool teaches the basics of modern feminist Witchcraft in a way that allows students to awaken and explore their own earth-based spiritual path in community.​

Teachings are designed to help students connect with their inner wisdom, develop their intuition, and create a strong bond with the natural world.

Curriculum & Course Outline

The curriculum is rigorous. It covers a wide range of subjects, from Feminist archaeology, anthropology, ancestral traditions and herbal magic to spellcasting, tarot reading, divination, and more.

The curriculum is structured around three semesters, with the third semester focusing on leadership.

Classes take place in gentle ritual — weekly for the initial 12 weeks, followed by one month of self-led individual project work. Students are then paired up with their respective Crone mentors, and classes resume once per month.

We promote a collaborative and creative approach to leadership, emphasizing the importance of nurturing a connection with the sacred feminine, our ancestral heritage, nature and the land.

For some, WitchSchool is a starting point. And for the more seasoned Witches, it’s an opportunity to deepen their experience in an ongoing sacred circle that brings them into a wider Witch community.

Next cohort begins on Wednesday, October 23, 2024

Semester 1

October 23rd
October 30th
November 6th
November 13th
November 20th
November 27th

Semester 2

December 4th
December 11th
December 18th
January 8th
January 15th
January 22nd

Break

A Planting Break with no classes from Jan 23 to Feb 11.
Your Graduation ceremony is Feb 12th.

Semester 3

March 5th
April 2nd
May 7th
June 4th
July 2nd
August 6th – Wrap up and final class

Classes will be held online from October 23, 2024 - February 6, 2025 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST.

*Facebook is a requirement to participate. Dates are subject to adjustments.

Kiki Keskinen: Founder of WitchSchool

As a child, I made potions, commanded the wind and cast spells in the natural, fantastical ways that children do – my intuition was alive.

When I turned 20 and joined a sacred circle with women who were twenty years my senior, I felt it again. These same women are now WitchSchool’s elder Crones, advisors and faculty, but during those circling years together, they guided me as I deepened my Witch work for 18 years.

WitchSchool was born of my rage and frustration when, in the Fall of 2016, during the U.S. Presidential campaign, the chant of “Lock her up” by Trump supporters left me keenly aware of the resurgence of mob mentality as it existed during the dark burning times of Witch hunts.

The persecution of those who defied patriarchal norms was not so distant. And I knew in my bones that it was time for the Feminine to rise and the interdependency between nature and humans must be pushed to the fore as we were re-learning from local Indigenous peoples.

My vision for WitchSchool is that it serves as a spiritual backbone for mid-life activism.

WitchSchool delights in offering a feminine spiritual basis for social activism, as well as ecological respect for Mother Nature and Her wisdom.

WitchSchool Business Values

  • Slow business
  • Community/collaboration/sisterhood
  • Decolonization/re-indigenization
  • Conflict Resolution and Non-Violent Communications taught and practised
  • Regenerative and Reconciliation practices
  • Diversity: Intergenerational, ethnic, gender-wise wisdom from all and culturally rich and wide, Women, Men, Non-Binary and Three Spirited: All are included and welcomed
  • Experiential learning/community of practice
  • Feminist
  • Activist/Culture-changing

Frequently Asked Questions

WitchSchool is a small private school. It is a supportive classroom that is offered online. The cost of enrolment for new students is $2,300.00 for a 11-month immersive program and its alumni relationships.

During the first and second semester, classes take place once a week – you will spend 3 hours in a live online classroom and will be assigned one hour of solo homework to be completed before the following class. The third semester classes take place once a month and include more in-depth self-directed projects.  WitchSchool semesters 1 and 2 last 6 consecutive weeks, WitchSchool semester 3 dives deeper, lasting 5 months to completion. A total of 11 months’ curriculum.

WitchSchool is offered for witches at all levels – from beginners and ‘baby witches’ aged 18 and older to experienced witches and seasoned crones.

No, the program is offered as a complete curriculum over 3 semesters (11 months).

Yes. The private Facebook group is a key place where notes, homework and extra materials for discussions are exchanged. Being part of this group will expand your connection with the material and your class and help you complete your homework assignments.

  1. You complete an admissions form.
  2. You book an enrolment interview.
  3. Review and sign your contract and make a payment of $350 CAD as deposit.
  4. Join your class Facebook group
  5. Pay the balance of your tuition by the first day of class ($1,950 CAD)

We invite you to reflect on and acknowledge the lineage and historical stewardship of the lands where we reside. It is our collective responsibility to understand the origins of our resources—such as water and food—as well as the systems that have perpetuated oppression. This topic is an integral part of our discussions.

It is recognized within our community that many identifying as witches are of European descent and are therefore descendants of colonizers. We are committed to addressing and understanding the impact and continued harm caused by this historical context. Our pledge is to cultivate kindness, compassion for the land, and to authentically commit to responsible stewardship for future generations.

In our language and practices, we are committed to cultural sensitivity and the rectification of terms appropriated by colonial settlers. For instance, we prefer the term ‘burning of herbs’ over ‘smudge’ to honor the specific traditions and languages of Indigenous peoples. We continue to explore and embrace the diverse natural-based spiritual practices that our own cultural lineages offer, recognizing that these can vary widely among individuals.

Furthermore, we encourage all students, located around the globe, to engage in learning about and acknowledging the Indigenous histories and traditions of the lands they inhabit. Developing an ongoing practice of this acknowledgment supports a deeper, respectful connection to place and community. For those interested in deepening their understanding, we recommend visiting Native Land Digital as a starting point for this exploration.

Embrace ancient earth-centered feminine wisdom to gain knowledge, tools, and a spiritual foundation for personal and social transformation.