72 episodes

"Back on the Broomstick" is your magical podcast hangout where the world of witchcraft and the modern-day collide. Hosted by witchy best friends, Laylla and Chelle, this podcast is a cauldron bubbling with the latest spells, rituals, pagan wisdom, divination insights, and mystical musings. Born from a deep-rooted friendship and a shared passion for the witchy life, Laylla and Chelle weave their decades of pagan practice into each episode while learning new theories and chatting with today's pagan and witchcraft authors, influencers, and magickal practitioners. Hop onto this personal magical journey to get back on the broomstick, and you'll be treated to a blend of personal stories, practical spellcraft, and insightful discussions on everything from moon rituals and magical history, to hexing and herbal magic. Each episode is like a cozy coven sesh, filled with laughter, learning, and a touch of enchantment.So, grab your besom, light a candle, and join this bewitching podcast adventure. Laylla and Chelle are here to show you how to blend magic into your daily grind and reconnect with your inner witch. Hit subscribe to "Back on the Broomstick" and join a community where magic is real, fun, and totally alive in today's world. Tune in and let your magical adventure begin!

Back on the Broomstick: Old Witchcraft, New Path Laylla & Chelle

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 126 Ratings

"Back on the Broomstick" is your magical podcast hangout where the world of witchcraft and the modern-day collide. Hosted by witchy best friends, Laylla and Chelle, this podcast is a cauldron bubbling with the latest spells, rituals, pagan wisdom, divination insights, and mystical musings. Born from a deep-rooted friendship and a shared passion for the witchy life, Laylla and Chelle weave their decades of pagan practice into each episode while learning new theories and chatting with today's pagan and witchcraft authors, influencers, and magickal practitioners. Hop onto this personal magical journey to get back on the broomstick, and you'll be treated to a blend of personal stories, practical spellcraft, and insightful discussions on everything from moon rituals and magical history, to hexing and herbal magic. Each episode is like a cozy coven sesh, filled with laughter, learning, and a touch of enchantment.So, grab your besom, light a candle, and join this bewitching podcast adventure. Laylla and Chelle are here to show you how to blend magic into your daily grind and reconnect with your inner witch. Hit subscribe to "Back on the Broomstick" and join a community where magic is real, fun, and totally alive in today's world. Tune in and let your magical adventure begin!

    65: What to Expect at a Pagan Festival

    65: What to Expect at a Pagan Festival

    Get your broomsticks ready, witches, because we're diving into the world of pagan festivals! In this fact filled episode of "Back on the Broomstick," we’re joined by three guests who know a thing or two about celebrating in style. We have Rob, owner of the pagan store Imagicka in Binghamton, NY, and a key figure at the New York Faerie Festival; and we are also joined by board members and long time attendees from Dragon Fest in Colorado, Hank and Kestrel. Together, these festival veterans will...

    • 1 hr 4 min
    64: Insights from a Village Witch: A chat with Byron Ballard

    64: Insights from a Village Witch: A chat with Byron Ballard

    In this episode of "Back on the Broomstick," Laylla and Chelle are joined by the delightful and wise Byron Ballard, author of "Small Magics", "Roots Branches and Spirits", "Seasons of a Magical Life" and more. They dive into a conversation about this year's Sacred Space Conference and the excitement of upcoming pagan festivals. Byron shares her insights on connecting with the energies of place and the earth, emphasizing that you can find these connections no matter where you are.The discussio...

    • 51 min
    63: The Many Colors of Death - Santa Muerte, a Conversation with Dr Cressida Stone

    63: The Many Colors of Death - Santa Muerte, a Conversation with Dr Cressida Stone

    In this episode of "Back on the Broomstick," Laylla and Chelle dive into a fascinating conversation with Dr. Cressida Stone, the author of Secrets of Santa Muerte: A Guide to the Prayers, Spells, Rituals, and Hexes. Together, they explore the different colors associated with the various aspects of Santa Muerte, the Mexican folk saint of death who is revered for her ability to offer protection, healing, and love.Dr. Stone unpacks how each color reflects distinct qualities and roles that Santa ...

    • 55 min
    62: Familiars

    62: Familiars

    Laylla and Chelle explore the enigmatic world of familiars. With a blend of historical lore and modern musings, they dive into the mystical origins of the familiar spirit—those magical helpers of old who often appeared as animals and aided witches in their magical practices. The witches then shift to a playful debate on whether your modern-day cat (or any pet for that matter) qualifies as a true familiar or just a furry friend. Tune in to unpack the essence of familiars, both in the witch tri...

    • 24 min
    61: The Beltane Chronicles, Year 2000

    61: The Beltane Chronicles, Year 2000

    Step into the circle with Laylla and Chelle in this magical episode of "Back on the Broomstick," where we celebrate the vibrant festival of Beltane. Dive into a special retrospective as our hosts open Chelle’s Book of Shadows to reveal the meticulous notes and plans for the grand Beltane ritual held for their community in the year 2000.Discover the intricate elements that make up a large-scale ritual; from opening the gates and calling the quarters to orchestrating passion plays that embody t...

    • 34 min
    The Solarium V: Celebrating 4/20 with Cannabis Magick

    The Solarium V: Celebrating 4/20 with Cannabis Magick

    In this 4/20 high holiday episode of "The Solarium" Laylla and Chelle dive deep into the mystical roots and modern uses of cannabis, highlighting its role in spellwork, meditation, and as a potent ingredient in magical rituals. They’ll share their expert insights on how to incorporate cannabis responsibly and ethically into your magical repertoire, emphasizing its power as an amplifier of intentions and a gateway to deeper spiritual insights.From crafting smokable spells to concocting enchant...

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
126 Ratings

126 Ratings

Lrodri777 ,

Love!!

I love this podcast, it's my number one.

Polarbear8897 ,

Loving it

Thank you for this podcast. I feel like I have some witch mentors that are speaking my language. I really appreciate you both and your perspectives! Haven’t heard an episode that I don’t like yet. Looking forward to binging this pod!!

Itnevarap ,

Fun and informative

The host’s differing personalities and longtime friendship infuse this podcast with warmth and vigor. I enjoy listening and learning!

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