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The Archetypal
Tarot School

The Course to Master the Tarot through Depth Psychology
and the magic of the Archetypal Realm
Fall Class Starting September 11

Does this sound like you?

The first time you pulled the High Priestess, or the Sun, or the Fool, you got that shiver. You knew you’d discovered something precious, something that would draw you into new realms of spiritual wonder.

But as you learned the meanings of the cards, reading book after book, or watching endless YouTube videos, you realized there was something deeper to be discovered, you just didn’t know how to get there.

Because you don’t use the tarot to tell you your future, or to give yet another exhausting reading about whether or not to get back with an ex.

You first got excited about the deep power of the cards because you are on a psycho-spiritual journey of wholeness. You are seeking to meet yourself and the archetypal mysteries of life.

You may not call it this (yet), but you use the tarot to facilitate your journey of individuation, the path of becoming your truest self. And this is the very path guided by the archetypes of the tarot.

Would you love to...

Become fluent in the fundamentals of Jungian depth psychology and the archetypes?

Master archetypal interpretations of all 78 cards of the tarot & understand their deeper meanings?

Develop an orientation to the cards as a psycho-spiritual roadmap to individuation?

Cultivate confidence and flow in your readings by tracing the greater communication of the cards?

Grow a knowledge of mysticism, mythology, and philosophy to enhance your symbolic literacy?

Welcome to the Archetypal Tarot School

This program is a 10-week intensive for intermediate tarotists designed to teach you an archetypal and Jungian depth psychological approach to the cards.

There are 2 things that make this course unique:

1. Many Courses like this only focus on the Major Arcana. This one goes further.

Over 10 weeks, we’ll wind through the labyrinth of all 78 cards, learning their soul-guided messages that support your individuation. We’ll discuss the mystical, depth psychological, and mythological context of each card. And it’s not just about theory, but developing a practice to actually adapt the skill of reading the cards through an archetypal lens.

2. You can do it at your own pace in your own time, while still being part of the course community.

Most courses are structured as either: (1) Live lectures with a set deadlines and course completion date. OR (2) A streaming program that’s flexible but ultimately isolated.

The Archetypal Tarot School bridges the best of both worlds. The lessons are in short, consumable videos that you watch on your own time, but we also will meet for 5 bi-weekly community classrooms to discuss, practice, and go deeper.

Course curriculum

What we'll cover:
  • The Fundamentals of Jungian Depth Psychology, the psychology of soul
  • Understanding the Collective Unconscious & the Jungian Archetypes
  • Synchronicity, magic, and centering the oracle
  • The 4 Archetypal Tarot Techniques for psycho-spiritual immersion
Orientation September 10th / Released September 11th
What we'll cover:
  • The Jungian typological functions and their role in our personalities
  • Archetypal numerology and its significance in the cards
  • A card by card exploration of the suit of cups and the feeling function
  • A card by card exploration of the suit of swords and the thinking function
Released September 18th / CLASSROOM 1 ON SEPTEMBER 24
What we'll cover:
  • Minor arcana cards as everyday portals to the archetypes of the major arcana
  • Analysis of the minor arcana in Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey arc
  • A card by card exploration of the suit of pentacles and the sensation function
  • A card by card exploration of the suit of wands and the intuition function
Released September 25th
What we'll cover:
  • The theory of complexes and their relation to the Court Cards
  • Real Shadow Work and the alchemical stages of individuation
  • Four techniques to read reversals through a depth psychological lens
  • Understanding Court Cards as developing expressions of typological functions
Released October 2nd
~ Course Check-in Week ~
October 9th - 15th / Classroom 2 on October 11th
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What we'll cover:
  • The hermetic concepts of spirit and soul and the primordial marriage of Divine Masculine and Divine Feminine
  • The theory of the tension of the opposites and how it motivates our individuation 
  • The archetypal meanings of the Magician, the High Priestess, the Empress, the Emperor, the Hierophant, and the Lovers
Released October 16th
What we'll cover:
  • The emerging archetype of the Ego and the progress of its psycho-spiritual development
  • The greater arc of the tarot as the stages of individuation 
  • The archetypal meanings of the Chariot, Strength, the Hermit, the Wheel of Fortune, and Justice
Released October 23rd / CLASSROOM 3 ON October 29th
What we'll cover:
  •  Navigating our submersion into the unconscious, and meeting the shadow
  •  The process of ego-disintegration, and its meaning mythologically and psychologically
  • The archetypal meanings of the Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, the Devil & the Tower
Released October 30th
What we'll cover:
  • The reunification of the microcosm of the psyche with the macrocosm of the cosmos
  • The completion of the individuation journey as the experience of transcendence, the integration of ego and Self.
  • The archetypal meanings of the Star, the Moon, the Sun, Judgment, the World, and the Fool
Released November 6th / Classroom 4 on November 12th
What we'll cover:
  • A breakdown of the Archetypal Tarot Spread & sample tarot readings to study
  • A guide to lowering the mental level & anticipating the “archetype of the magical effect” 
  • Analyzing how to read the cards in communication with each other
  • Understanding ethics and empathy in reading, including dealing with projections and space-holding
Released November 13th / CLASSROOM 5 ON November 26th

What's included in the course?

•   50+ instructional videos to watch at your convenience

•   Comprehensive 170 page course guidebook so no note-taking necessary

•   1 year access to the course videos and resources for you to learn at your pace

•   5 bi-weekly virtual classroom meetings for community discussion, practice, and reflection

50+ streaming Videos

Full course guidebook

1 Year complete access

Bi-Weekly Virtual classrooms


Register before September 1st and get access to the Archetypal Tarot 101 Seminar as a course precursor. This 90m seminar (plus PDF booklet and recommended reading list) will give you all the basic info you need to prepare to dive much deeper in the Archetypal Tarot School.

(that's a $35 value for free)

Meet your instructor...

Mariana Louis is a professional tarot reader, writer, and educator based in New York City. Her journey with depth psychology began with the discovery of a little book called The Undiscovered Self by Carl Jung in her grandfather’s attic library, which led her to the pivotal decision to pursue a deeper study in mysticism, occultism, and the archetypes. Soon after she discovered the tarot, the Wheel of Fortune spun, and a new fate was forged.

After earning a master’s degree in Western Intellectual Traditions, Mariana launched Persephone’s Sister—a platform for spiritual education and tarot guidance, blending depth psychology, sacred feminism, and witchcraft. 


Is it really right for me?

If you’re a tarot beginner who’s a little hesitant to jump in with both feet, I totally get it! You may want to start with the Foundations of the Tarot Workshop, which you can bundle with the school to save some $$!

You can jump right into the Archetypal Tarot School if:

  • You identify as an intermediate or advanced reader and can read without relying on a guidebook
  • You’re familiar with the “traditional” meanings but they don’t feel deep enough
  • You have an active curiosity about depth psychology and the archetypes
  • You’re ready to commit to a more intensive tarot study

The Tarot Intensive Bundle may be a better fit for you if:

  • You identify as a tarot beginner or haven’t fully begun your tarot journey
  • You don’t know all the cards yet or rely on a guidebook
  • You’re interested in depth psychology or Jungian concepts but it feels a bit over your head
  • When you pull a card you feel overwhelmed and don’t know how to start

Save with the Tarot Intensive Bundle!

For those longing for deep tarot immersion with the School but feel you need a good grounding first, the Foundations of the Tarot + Archetypal Tarot School Bundle may be perfect for you.

This bundle gives you instant access to Foundations of the Tarot as well as enrollment in the Archetypal Tarot School, which starts September 11th. With 12 months access to both programs, go as slow as you need to build that deep and powerful connection to the cards.


You will have access to the course for 1 year, so if you need to go slower, go slower. That being said, it’s still recommended you try to stay up-to-date so that you can get the most out of our bi-weekly classrooms, as they will be opportunities not only to discuss but to process and practice, which is so important.

If you’re an absolute tarot beginner who’s barely gotten to know your deck, this is not the course for you right now. This is an in-depth program, meaning we really go quick and deep into the cards. Therefore, it’s best for students who have the basic card meanings memorized or at least familiarized.

That being said, you have one year to complete the course, so you can go slower or go back if needed. You can also grab the Tarot Intensive Bundle which includes an ultimate beginners 3-part workshop to stream instantly. That way you can get your grounding and then jump in with both feet (while also saving some $$).

If you’re a tarot pro, this course is definitely for you! We’re not discussing keywords or traditional meanings. We are exploring depth psychology, mythology, and mysticism as if we are collegiate scholars. It will be intellectually challenging and spiritually stimulating.

Yes, 5 scholarship seats for the school at 50% off are available. These seats are reserved for serious tarotists who are not able to afford the full course price. You can see the scholarship rates and apply HERE. The application deadline is September 3rd. (Keep in mind there is no guarantee you will be selected!)  

There will be 5 classroom meetings, happening approximately every other week of the school. See the curriculum breakdown for the dates. With one or two exceptions, these classrooms are generally Sundays at 1:30pm EST. Dates / times may be subject to change or readjustment if there are unforseen conflicts.

But the classrooms are always recorded and the replay will be available the following day for those who can’t attend live.

Yes there is! Click here to access it.

This course focuses primarily with the classic Rider-Waite-Smith deck, but you do not need to have that specific deck. Any Rider-Waite-Smith based deck works!

And do keep in mind that while this course goes beyond the traditional meanings of the cards, we will not be focusing on other tarot systems (such as the Marseilles or Thoth). 

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