Jeff Hinshaw is a New York City based tarot reader, astrologer, teacher, mentor, writer and public speaker. He is most widely known as the founder of the Brooklyn Fools Tarot Journey.
His unique teaching style offers a nurturing and innovative spin to esoteric studies, including immersive journeys through the lens of: astrology, tarot, and the chakra system. To learn more about Jeff's immersions click here.
Jeff is also passionate about working intimately with others in a one-on-one setting as both a mentor and life-coach. If you're longing for a consistent, deeply committed connection with a mentor, check out Jeff's mentorship offerings to see if he may meet your needs and desires as a student.
Jeff also offers both tarot and astrology readings. A reading with Jeff is a beautiful opportunity for those looking to get more clear on their vision and purpose for deeper study and healing.
Jeff is based in New York City, but travels around the world leading workshops and retreats. Jeff works with clients + students via web-chat, as well as from the healing center Maha Rose in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Jeff's studies include: Chakra Therapy + Psychology of the Chakra System with teacher Anodea Judith, author of Wheels of Life and Eastern Body, Western Mind. He also has over 500 hours of yoga teacher training from the Wilmington Yoga Center in North Carolina + Greenhouse Holistic in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. He holds a BA in Psychology + a BFA in Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
"I am so wowed by Jeff's amazing space and energy. My reading was incredible! I feel so inspired and empowered to make big shifts in my life! Thank you! Thank you!" - ANGELA THEODORATOS
"I had the immense pleasure of working one on one with Jeff in the Fall of 2016 for a private tarot mentorship. His extensive knowledge, patience, and humor combine together to make quite literally the perfect teacher. Each week he offered some new metaphor or game, so that now I am walking away as not only a confident tarot reader, but also a better human. Thank you so much Jeff!" - ANDREA MOORE
"As one of Jeff's students in the 2016 Brooklyn Fools Tarot journey I can honestly say this immersion has been one of the most transformative experiences of my life. Jeff is a knowledgable and thoughtful teacher and I highly highly recommend this course. It's not just for those who want to be tarot readers, it's for those who are ready to explore their shadow, their light, heal wounds and examine all parts of their life. " -LAUREN CUCINOTTA (Brooklyn Fools Alumni 2016)
"Working with Jeff by far exceeded my expectations. I felt so taken care of throughout our time together. He really helped me understand the tarot in a way that is relatable to my life, and helpful for my own healing journey. I highly recommend anyone looking to deepen their connection to tarot to work with this loving man!" - PATRICIA HERVE
"I am SO happy that I stumbled upon Jeff's instagram. From his daily posts, I already learned so much, that I decided to book a tarot reading with him. He totally nailed it! And opened my mind to new avenues for exploring." - KYLE LONG
"If you are seeking a soul based astrology reading, one that will identify not your fate, but how your chart can help you evolve on your soul path, look no further than my beautiful friend, Jeff Hinshaw. He offers the most exquisite soul astrology readings. He is a genius, and this offering is pure medicine! If you are seeking healing, clarity or light in your life, book with him. He is amazing! The soul astrology reading he gave me in the park was life changing!" - LINDSAY MACK (Brooklyn Fools Co-Lead 2016-present)
"The Brooklyn Fools is more than just about tarot. This experience offered spiritual support, discovery, and being held by a community of people who have a deep respect for mystery and beauty. This Journey taught me how to trust moments of transition and use the energies of the cards to provide guidance when I need it." - Kate Scelsa; author of Fans of the Impossible Life.
(Brooklyn Fools Alumni 2015)
"The fruits of this journey are still blossoming even a year + a half after the group technically ended. What a gift the Brooklyn Fools has been for me. Thank you Jeff for bringing this idea out into the world!! You fool!" - Georgia Marcatoni Rosa (Brooklyn Fools Alumni 2014)
"During the Brooklyn Fools Tarot Journey I learned to trust my intuition. When I started, I did not want to become a tarot reader, but now I feel confident that I can do this magic. Thank you!" - Holly Ramey; founder of Medicine Space. (Brooklyn Fools Alumni 2015)