Who are our Coven Teachers?
INITIATORY WITCHCRAFT TRADITIONS
Are you seeking an authentic and transformational experience in Witchcraft? Our team of certified teachers are master guides in providing one-of-a-kind experiences for individuals who are passionate about their psychic development and personal growth. Our teachers have years of experience in successfully conducting workshops, coven circles, and Witch camp retreats. We will guide you on your journey towards the Witch's path.
Witches Workshop was founded in 1999 by Tim Ozpagan, a highly respected and experienced teacher of Witchcraft, Magick, Hermetic Philosophy, and Shamanic practices. Tim's goal in creating Witches Workshop was to provide a platform for students seeking a deeper and more authentic experience in the Witch's craft.
With Tim's guidance and expertise, Witches Workshop offers students a unique opportunity to explore the practices of the Witch's Craft. Our courses and workshops provide a comprehensive and authentic learning experience to help you not only unlock your full potential but to develop your unique expression as a Witch and find the Witch-within. Join us today and start your journey to mastering the art of Witchcraft.
We hold our teachers to the highest standards as trainers of Witchcraft and Magick. To ensure that our teachers are well-versed in the Craft, we prioritize their personal experience of the psychic reality. Many of our teachers have undergone training in Nuit's Veil Coven, where the focus is on a direct and personal experience of the psychic reality.
In addition, we recognized other teachers as experts in their own right through a peer-review process, ensuring that they meet our professional criteria for excellence in order to teach for Witches Workshop.
If you're interested in attending one of our workshops or witch camp retreats, we invite you to visit our workshop pages for more information. Our courses provide a comprehensive and authentic learning experience for understanding the transformative power of Witchcraft. We look forward to the opportunity to help you on your journey towards mastering the Witch's Craft.
Meet The Team
Nuit's Veil Coven
Sydney, NSW Australia
Meet Tim Ozpagan — a seasoned Witch with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the world of coven-based Witchcraft. Tim's journey began in his early teens, and since then, he has become a committed advocate for Paganism, sharing his insights on numerous TV, film, radio, podcast and print media interviews.
In the early 80s, Tim hosted his own Adelaide radio program, "Broomstick Corner," where he interviewed a wide range of alternative spiritual practitioners. As a founding member of the Dark Circle Collective and creator of Nuit's Veil coven, Tim has established himself as a respected authority in the magickal community.
Tim regularly presents workshops on a range of esoteric subjects, sharing his knowledge and expertise with aspiring Witches. In 1999, Tim created the incredibly popular online community, WitchesWorkshop, and with the Witch Circle Meetup group, he has brought Witches from all over the world together to learn and grow.
His aim is simple, to transform your experience of Witchcraft into a practice.
Babalon's Rising Coven
Northern Rivers Region, NSW Australia
An experienced Witch, Lisa-Jane Babalon has been practising since her early teens. Her interest in Witchcraft blossomed while living in Wollongong, and she later was initiated into Nuit's Veil, a coven of the Dark Circle Collective. She is also an initiated priestess, a teacher and a facilitator of a number of Witch Camps.
In 2006, Lisa-Jane began documenting her psychic experiences with the powerful aspect of the Great Mother, Babalon, a primal Thelemic goddess. In 2007, her deep connection with Babalon led her to found Babalon's Rising coven.
Lisa-Jane is a gifted teacher, and her work within her coven is inspirational. She has developed unique ritual forms such as the Luna Child rite and is a contributing author for the book "Living Witchery Divination".
Lisa-Jane is recognized as a teacher within the Dark Circle Collective and has hosted Witch camp retreats that provide a starting point to any aspiring Witch wishing to deepen their connection to magick and spirituality.
Currently, Lisa-Jane lives and teaches in the Northern Rivers Region of NSW and offers workshops to those seeking to discover the transformative power of Witchcraft. Click HERE
Golden Zenith Coven
Sydney, NSW Australia
Mara Carter, began her practice in 1998, joining first the Australian Druid community, and then later entering an Alexandrian Wiccan coven led by the revered Carole Chapman, who had a direct initiation from the founder of the Alexandrian Witchcraft tradition, Alex Sanders.
As an initiated High Priestess and teacher, Mara has over 20 years of experience in the Craft. She has gone on to run her own Alexandrian Wiccan coven and has become well-known in the Witchcraft community. Her knowledge and experience have led her to appear in several TV and print media interviews.
Mara is passionate about sharing her knowledge and regularly gives talks for schools and workshops for the Witch Circle Sydney Meetup group. She has been an active member of the Gliding Seal Events, a pagan collective that organizes annual gatherings for the Sydney Pagan community.
Mara's dedication to her craft and expertise in the Alexandrian tradition makes her a sought-after teacher and mentor. In 2022, she became a member of the Dark Circle Collective and continues to provide students with teachings of Witchcraft practices.
Conventum Chao Coven
Brisbane, QLD Australia
Norm Campbell holds extensive experience within the Australian pagan and witchcraft community. He combines his professional work as a clairvoyant and his graduate degree from the Australasian College of Natural Therapies.
Norm is a teacher-facilitator for his Brisbane coven that he founded in 2021, Norm has provided exceptional training resources and workshops to students seeking to start their path in the Craft.
A practitioner of Thelemic Magick, Norm has conducted and hosted the Thelemic-inspired NOX ritual, officiated Handfasting ceremonies, and Full Moon esbats. As an active member of the Dark Circle Collective, he has worked with Babalon's Rising and Nuit's Veil covens, and is respected for his expertise in the Craft within the community.
Norm's commitment to his practice and dedication to his students has made him a much sort after mentor. If you're ready to embark on your own Witchcraft journey, Norm can provide guidance for your journey on the path of the Witch.
Norm is currently assisting LIsa-Jane Babalon in conducting training workshops for those in the Northern Rivers Region, NSW. Click HERE
Temple of the Dark Moon Coven
Adelaide, SA Australia
Frances Billinghurst is the founder of the Adelaide-based Temple of the Dark Moon, which she established in 1999. With a passion for teaching the mysteries of the Dark Goddess, she has been providing immersive workshops and training for her coven and students since 2000.
Frances' literary contributions to the field of divine feminine are well-known. Her published books include “Dancing the Sacred Wheel”, “In Her Sacred Name: Writings on the Divine Feminine”, “Call of the God: An Anthology exploring the Divine Masculine within modern Paganism”, "Contemporary Witchcraft" and "On Her Silver Rays" published 2023.
She is an occasional presenter of workshops for Witches Workshop and Witch Circle Sydney.
Pangenta's Cauldron Coven
Sydney, NSW Australia
Kylie Allerton is a skilled and much sort after teacher of Witchcraft. She founded Pangenta's Cauldron, a long-running coven in Inner Western Sydney. In the coven, she presents regular workshops, Witches' Sabbat rituals and other training for those seeking to connect with their inner Witch.
Kylie is an initiated member of the Dark Circle Collective through Nuit's Veil coven. She has collaborated with Tim Ozpagan, and Lisa-Jane Babalon on many Witch Camps retreats and other ritual events. Her Gypsy-Romany ancestry gives her a unique perspective on divination, and she offers clients professional Tarot and Tea-leaf readings.
Aside from her work in the Craft, Kylie is also an accomplished fashion designer. Her haute couture line, "Morrigon—fashion for a dark muse", showcases her creativity and passion for mystical things. In addition, she is an active member of the Sydney Witchcraft community and has supported many public pagan events. So whether you're seeking guidance or simply looking to connect with like-minded individuals, Kylie is a guide who has helped many explore the path of the Witch and tap into their inner power.
Patricia Styles Cecchetelli
Witches Workshop Facebook Admin
Sydney, NSW Australia
Patricia Styles Cecchetelli is our chief Admin Witch for membership on our long-running Witches Workshop Facebook Group. She has been attending to the daily caretaking of our community and helping new members to feel welcome. Patricia is also a moderator for group discussions guaranteeing we maintain a safe space for all members.
Dr Caroline Tully
Witches Workshop Content Creator
Melbourne, VIC Australia
Dr Caroline Tully is a purveyor of the Ancient and an academic in Archaeology with a PhD in Aegean Archaeology. As a modern Witch, Caroline is deeply passionate about studying ancient pagan religions.
Caroline is also a teacher and Tarot reader with the Muses of Mystery, where she facilitates workshops on a variety of magickal subjects. If you're seeking guidance or simply have an interest in learning more about the world of Witchcraft, Caroline can provide the guidance to help you guide you in these fascinating fields.