Briana Saussy is an author, storyteller, teacher, spiritual counselor, and founder of the Sacred Arts Academy, where she teaches magic, divination, ceremony and other Sacred Arts for everyday life.

She is the author of Making Magic: Weaving Together the Everyday and the Extraordinary, and Star Child: Joyful Parenting Through Astrology.

She lives in her hometown of San Antonio, Texas with her husband, two sons, and a variety of furred and feathered friends.


Briana Saussy is a best-selling author, teacher, spiritual counselor, ritualist, and community leader dedicated to the Sacred Arts. People who are drawn to Briana’s work want a practical and creative approach to spirituality. They are open to the spiritual riches of the world religions, as well as the contributions of modern psychology to man’s search for meaning; but they feel a need to explore the often overlooked and forgotten regions of folk divination, magic and storytelling practices.
Briana’s work speaks to anyone who is looking for range and comprehensiveness of vision, which is required for a genuinely pragmatic approach to spirituality. She is well-grounded in the world’s great religious and intellectual traditions, as well as western psychological practices. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in Eastern and Western classics, philosophy, mathematics and science from St. John’s College (Annapolis and Santa Fe), and is a student of Ancient Greek and Sanskrit. Her first book, Making Magic: Weaving Together the Everyday and the Extraordinary is available from Sounds True Publishing and booksellers world wide. Her second title: Star Child: Joyful Parenting Through Astrology is due to be released from Sounds True in the Summer of 2021.
Their are many ways people can work with Briana. Briana teaches a year-long introductory class on Sacred Arts and storytelling called Spinning Gold. For those interested in developing Tarot mastery, and who want to make Tarot their own, Briana offers a powerful program called 20 Question Tarot. For those who desire in-depth one-on-one work, or who would like a more customized learning experience with the Sacred Arts, Briana works one-on-one in a counseling capacity for individuals, with and through the Sacred Arts. Contact her directly for more information.

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In addition to teaching, Briana writes numerous articles dedicated to a wide range of Sacred Arts topics including magic, ritual, astrology, tarot, and finding the extraordinary within the everyday.

Her blog Canto features cumulative writings on a variety of sacred arts topics. Her writing has also been featured in the Paris Review, Yoga Journal, The Mountain Astrologer, Elephant Journal, Orion Magazine, Tiny Buddha, Amulet Magazine, Plant Healer Magazine, and various books.

She also created the daily blessings because she thinks the world has too much in the way of advice and not nearly enough in the way of blessing.

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