Tarot With Sally

Sally has been teaching Tarot classes and courses for over twenty years. She is a professional Tarot reader, founder of the Portland Tarot Guild, and a member of the American Tarot Association. She views the Tarot as a beautiful vehicle to understanding our personal archetypes, and the gateway to our Highest Selves.

Tarot In-Depth Classes

  • In-Depth Tarot: 9-week Course
  • Tarot Essentials: 3-week Course
  • Intro to Tarot: Half-Day Tarot Intensive
  • Tarot Soul Card Ritual: Half-Day Self-Discovery Class

Tarot Two-Hour Classes

  • Tarot: Major Arcana and the Hero's Journey
  • Tarot and Numerology
  • Shadow Cards: Death, Devil, Hanged Man, Tower
  • Understanding Court Cards
  • Tarot and Your Personal Year Cards
  • Your Soul Card
  • Classes on Various Special Topics

Tarot in the Park

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New 9-Week Tarot Course Begins
October 1st in Portland and
September 30th in Vancouver

In-Depth Tarot: A Spiritual Journey to Personal Growth

With Sally Dubats

The In-Depth Tarot course is a weekly class offered in either Portland on Tuesday evenings or in Vancouver on Thursday evenings. In this Tarot course you will learn to read the Tarot though your own intuition, and learn how to read the images as stories as you go deeply into the creative realm.

At the core of the In-Depth Tarot course, you will learn a new way of looking at the cards as a whole, learning vital relationships between the cards. This course is not about memorizing individual cards; the cards are a system. Once you learn the system, which is simple, you can read any card. In-Depth Tarot teaches you about the entire forest, not just one squirrel.

This method makes reading the Tarot accessible to everyone. The Tarot was created prior to the mass dissemination of literature, and people were more accustomed to seeing stories and symbols in the cards. Today you can learn from your ancestors, while removing the superstition, and use the archetypes and symbols to access the creative part of your brain - and that's the part that "reads" any and every card like a genius.

Each week you will study a facet of the Tarot that brings a new and deeper understanding to the cards. This course work is for beginners as well as students with a long background of study. This course is not about memorizing a single card, and those who have studied the cards for years have remarked that they finally understand the cards without the use of reference materials. The cards come to you.

You will begin each week with a short grounding meditation to help you focus and become present. You will then study a new aspect for reading and interpreting the cards which will alternately incorporate journaling, meditation, visualization, story boarding, or oracle work. You will also learn numerology, information about the Hero's Journey, and Jungian studies to incorporate into your readings. We'll even do a fun, sensual (non-sexual) exercise with roots in Tantric philosophies designed to help you tune in to your body's natural signals, often interpreted as intuition.

Each week you will have reading practice, sometimes reading for yourself, and more frequently with other students to hone your new techniques and incorporate the new information.

And at the very core of this work is understanding the cards as Families, nine groups of cards based on numerology that tell a complete story of sisters, brothers, ancestors, and your Self, in the form of your Soul Card - a card unique to you based on your date of birth.

Homework is minimal, and simply consists of pulling a card a day for yourself using the newest weekly technique, building on previous weeks, and noticing your world through the eyes of the Tarot as you go about your days.

This. Is. So. Much. FUN! You will learn:

  • Major and Minor Arcana
  • The Elements
  • The Court Cards
  • Numerology
  • Tarot Symbology
  • The Hero's Journey
  • Demystifying the "Shadow Cards"
  • Intuition exercises
  • Advanced Practices

You will also have weekly interactive reading practice and learn to use advanced skills by the end of the course.

Many, not all, are able to confidently read professionally upon completion of this course; this is especially true if you have some prior love of or history with the cards.

For a detailed weekly syllabus, click here: In-Depth Tarot Syllabus

The course is recorded, so if you must miss a class, you will receive weekly recordings and handouts, and Sally is available for any questions.


Tuesdays, 9 Weeks
October 1st to November 26, 2019
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Flanders House, 2926 NE Flanders St., Portland, OR 97232


Mondays, 9 Weeks
September 30th to November 25, 2019
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Cascadia House, Vancouver, WA. (Cascadia House is a private residence with a community space for classes and gatherings. The address will be given upon registration.)

Tuition: This course is offered on a sliding scale basis with 3 tuition choices. The course and online materials are the same regardless of tuition. The sliding scale is offered to make it more accessible. Please support the instructor with the level in alignment with your income. The choices are $195, $235, and $325. You will see the tuition choices when you click to register. If you require a payment plan, contact Sally privately at sally@sallydubats.com.

You will need: A Tarot deck (classic is best), a 3-ring binder and paper. Please bring the birth dates of a few friends/family.

Please contact Sally at sally@sallydubats.com if you have questions - especially regarding selecting a Tarot deck if you need assistance.

Sally Dubats is a published author and has guided sacred rituals and workshops for over twenty years. She is a professional Tarot reader, founder of the Portland Tarot Guild, and a member of the American Tarot Association. She views the Tarot as a beautiful vehicle to understanding our personal archetypes, and the gateway to our Highest Selves, and loves teaching this beautiful system to others.


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Samhain Vision Candle: New Moon & Soul Card

Sunday, October 27, 2019
1:00pm to 4:00pm

This Sacred Vision Candle ceremony takes place on the New Moon as we move toward Samhain. Crafting your Vision Candle and grounding it in ritual will put you in touch with your Life Purpose, and give you the focus to create your dreams and goals in a profound way.

You may have heard of "Vision Boards": The art of placing images that represent your goals and desires on a board so that you can gaze at the board and visualize what you want to bring into your life. Life Coaches are huge proponents of Vision Boards!

Vision Candles take you farther!

Samhain/Halloween is the cross quarter, the midpoint between the Autumnal Equinox and the Winter Solstice, and the time when the veil between worlds is thin. During the summer, we DO, during the winter it's a time to reflect and BE. Samhain is the perfect time to light your sacred flame for the introspection of the coming winter months.

Vision Candles are crafted by you with intention in a sacred environment, blessed in sacred ceremony, and lit for months to come to focus deeply on your goals, dreams, and desires. Vision Candles shift your perspective to create the life of your dreams.

As we move toward Samhain on the New Moon, we'll be taking the Vision Candle deeper; we'll work with our numerology and our own Tarot Soul Card -- no experience necessary! You'll be going on a Soul Card journey, a guided meditation that will help you understand yourself more deeply, and help you create your candle - and life - with meaning and purpose. You'll be guided to create your own unique Mission Statement, define who you are, and create your own Vision Candle based on numerology, meditation, and revelation. Each candle will be infused and blessed with your personal intentions, dreams, and goals. Crafting a Vision Candle is about creating the life you want.

The afternoon will take place in three parts:

  1. Discover your Soul Card based on your date of birth. You'll be guided through a visualization, and then hone your mission statement for your life purpose.
  2. Based on what you learn, you will hand-craft your own unique, inspiring and lovely Vision Candle. (Candle and materials provided).
  3. We'll bless the candles in a sacred New Moon ritual and call in your desired energies.

This sacred event is FUN and social. Bring a friend! Kids over 14 welcomed accompanied by an adult.

Light refreshments available. All materials provided. If you have magazines you no longer want, please bring them! Magazines that feature health, spirituality, meditation, awareness, success, or motivation all work great!

Cascadia House is a Vancouver (Minnehaha) private residence - address given upon RSVP confirmation and prepayment.

Sunday, October 27, 2019
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Cost: $25. Includes all materials and light snacks.

Depending on how the group collectively progresses, it is possible that we may go slightly beyond 4:00pm.

Please arrive 10 minutes early to register, grab a cup of tea, and settle in so we can begin promptly at 1pm.


About Sally: Sally Dubats has been facilitating sacred ceremonies and rituals for over twenty years. She is the author of three books, and is also a Tarot consultant and teacher. Co-Founder of Cascadia House, Founder of the Portland Tarot Guild, Sally works with energy medicine and is a life-long student of various spiritual and metaphysical and conscious movement practices.


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Tarot in the Park

Note: Please see Schedule & Sign-up for dates and locations

Greetings Tarot Lovers!

Bring your blanket and a snack and maybe a friend for a lovely (free!) Tarot in the Park meetup! Part of Portland Tarot Guild is to have social events where we can meet, get to know each other, and connect with the cards and each other. This is a fun and casual Tarot meetup to practice in a relaxed atmosphere. We'll gather in the shade for community, learning, and sharing of knowledge.

We'll start with a grounding meditation followed by introductions. We'll then draw a card and learn how to look at the card for meaning -- without the guidance of books! This time we'll take a fresh look at various stages and ages of our lives and see what messages we receive that are important to us now.

Bring your cards if you have them! I'll have extra decks for you to borrow in case you don't have your own yet. All levels welcome - Beginners warmly welcomed and encouraged!

Please Bring:

  • Blanket
  • Notebook and Pen
  • Tarot Cards
  • Snack/Drink
  • Open Heart and Open Mind

Free! Donations are always appreciated, but not necessary. I look forward to meeting you!

Brightest blessings,


Sally commands the room with grace and ancient wisdom. Her class is interactive, inquisitive and equally open-hearted and open-minded. She gives you practical tools that you can learn the deep information with and still reference on your journey well after the class has ended. I've actually thought about taking it again just to see what new insights might arrive! She builds a sweet little community in her classes. Her thoughtful presentation of the tarot's wisdom is impressive and fun! ~ Tracy T.

This is a fantastic class - Sally is a wonderful teacher! - Maria

I have tried other Tarot classes and came away trying to remember cards. This class was SO different. I came away really seeing the cards and understanding them from a metaphysical standpoint - from many dimensions! If you want to learn the Tarot, take Sally's class! Tori H.

Sally is able to read a room full of people and direct their energy towards a common goal that somehow serves every individual in some kind of way. She can feel the common pulse and use it to promote introspection, connection and healing. ~ Ivana

Sally is an excellent creator and facilitator of Sacred Space. Her knowledge and resources are unlimited. Sally's capability to transform a person's experience is a gift. I have had the privilege to work with her in a group atmosphere where she shares her many ways of delivering a life changing shift. She delivers with grace, sincerity, and humor. She is the most integrated being, with the biggest heart, I have had the pleasure of meeting. ~ Melissa D.

You'll definitely want to take the journey she unfolds for you! ~ J.D.