TOLIS Leadership Summit

2020 Teachers


Joshua Rex, M.A.


Joshua is a “Mindfulness Coach”  who brings to his classes and workshops a sense of play and curiosity through integrating his extensive training in transformational coaching, MBSR-based meditation, NLP, Energetics, and Quantum Storytelling. He has worked for 20+ years in non-profits inspiring Leadership, Cooperative Communication and Mindfulness skills and practices, and is currently serving as the Founding Director and Guru of Purnam Ashram in Las Cruces, NM. He currently spends his days in ceremony and service to Community.


Sarah Heartsong


Sarah Heartsong is an ordained priestess (over 25 years of Sacred Service), the founder of the Tree of Life Interfaith Sanctuary (TOLIS), currently holding the title of Main Sanctuary Servant, and is the Lady of the Land of her Land Sanctuary called Erosia in Shelton, WA. She holds a BA in Religion, and a MA in Communication Studies. She is also a professional artisan with Heartsong Healing Arts’ Rare Earth Designs, which you can find at and and on Etsy at  Best contacts are on email at or and available for text/phone at 575-640-8506.

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Jessie Starr

Teacher of "Grit"

Jessie Starr is an intuitive/empathetic, Clair-activated Psychic Healer/Witnesser, Teacher/Learner, Reader/Channel/Oracle and Builder of Platforms for our Awakening Healers to Launch into Service from. She started as a Peer Counselor and Tarot Reader 30 years ago and has supported people in changing their lives; healing and growing in every field she worked in from Restaurant Management to Project Management, Coaching, Witnessing and supporting all walks of Life. After recovering from extensive childhood trauma she began training in Energy work and found the missing keys to her own recovery. Now her passion is building classes, sessions and experiences that empower others to do the same.  Jessie makes her home in Portland, OR and says, “I live what I teach. I walk what I speak. I breathe as I flow, always lighting the way as I go.”

Best Contact info for Jessie Starr is emails to or phone/text to 503-504-9334.  Other links to connect with Jessie on are:,,,


Sydney Bridges


Sydney Bridges is a 3rd Degree Wiccan Priestess in the Chalice Hart and Crossroads Traditions, and has been practicing witchcraft for nearly 50 years.  She currently has an international coven with students spread from Italy to Enumclaw.  In addition to being a Hypnotherapist and Grief Counselor Sydney is also a professional Tarot reader and Shamanic Practitioner.  Sydney makes her home in Bremerton, WA. Her social media and other connections include Facebook-, Instagram-  @asenseofpeace, Sydney will be giving the Teaching on “Relationships”.


Jim Barker


Jim Barker is an organizational anthropologist and leadership consultant, a spiritual counselor, a teacher and practitioner of Holistic Co-Counseling, a high priest in the Sylvan Tradition of witchcraft, and a professional palm reader. As a leadership consultant, Jim has worked with multi-billion dollar retailers, academic medical centers, as well as small businesses. Jim teaches Holistic Co-Counseling to the general public, having been practicing the methodology for nearly 20 years. Jim is High Priest of Spectrum Grove, co-leading a coven in the central Seattle area. Jim is a palm reader, owns and operates The Divine Hand Palmistry, offering readings as well as classes on his method. Jim lives in Seattle with his husband, and is a proud step-dad and grandfather.  Connect with Jimbo at,,, and Jim will be presenting on the topic of “Ownership”.


Amber K


Amber K is a priestess of the Wiccan faith. She was initiated at the Temple of the Pagan Way in Chicago, has served as High Priestess of the Coven of Our Lady of the Woods, and is co-founder of the Ladywood Tradition of Wicca. For several years she worked with the Re-formed Congregation of the Goddess, and she has served three terms as National First Officer of Covenant of the Goddess, the largest federation of Witches’ covens and solitary Witches. Amber’s books include True Magick: A Beginner’s Guide and others. Azrael and Amber co-authored The Heart of Tarot; Candlemas: Feast of Flames; Covencraft; Ritualcraft; How to Become a Witch; True Wand Magick: Desire, Will, and Focus; Healing with the Gods and Goddesses; and their newest work, Wicca and Witchcraft Page by Page.


Azrael Arynn K


Azrael Arynn K has been a Wiccan priestess for more than 25 years, and has served as First Officer of the Chamisa Local Council of COG, and High Priest and High Priestess of Our Lady of the Woods. She holds a Doctorate in Law and a Master’s in Architecture, and travels widely, teaching the Craft and nature spirituality with Amber. 

Amber and Azrael were handfasted in 1994. They live in northern New Mexico at the campus of Ardantane Pagan school and retreat center, where Amber is Executive Director and Azrael is Director of Facilities. Their media connections are, and on They will teach about “Wonder” on Sunday morning.


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