Meet Your Guides

Veronica Maria Iglesias and Anne Key

Anne Key

Priestess, instructor, writer and dancer – Anne Key was Priestess of the Temple of Goddess Spirituality Dedicated to Sekhmet, located in Nevada, from 2004-2007. In Desert Priestess: a memoir she details her time at the temple and the life of a 21st century priestess. Her many years of travel and research in Mexico culminated with her dissertation: Death and the Divine: The Cihuateteo, Goddesses in the Mesoamerican Cosmovision. She has authored numerous articles and presentations on Mesoamerican priestesses and Goddesses.

Anne is currently an adjunct faculty in Women’s Studies, English and Religious Studies. Co-founder of the independent press Goddess Ink, Dr. Key is the co-editor of Stepping Into Ourselves: An Anthology of Writings on Priestesses. Her second memoir,Burlesque, Yoga, Sex and Love was released Fall 2015. Anne resides in Albuquerque with her husband, his two cats and her snake.

Veronica Maria Iglesias

Maria Veronica Iglesias was born in Mexico City, Mexico. She has a Bachelor´s degree in Library Sciences and a Master´s Degree in Mesoamerican Studies from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (La Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico). She grew up in a family that always honors the Earth, the plants and all the living beings.

She was initiated as a sahumadora (bearer of the Sacred Sahumerio) when she was 8 years old. She studied about medicinal plants, crystal therapy and healing with gems. She also was initiated in the sacred knowledge of Mesoamerican shamanism and she became a Portadora de la Palabra, bearer of the Sacred Word. She is also a Priestess of Ix´Cheel, the Mayan Goddess of Medicine. She is currently researching gem stones and their therapeutic use, Pre-Hispanic medicine,  Feminine Shamanism in Mesoamerica, Feminine rites of passage and Goddesses from Mesoamerica.

Anne Key

Priestess, instructor, writer and dancer – Anne Key was Priestess of the Temple of Goddess Spirituality Dedicated to Sekhmet, located in Nevada, from 2004-2007. In Desert Priestess: a memoir she details her time at the temple and the life of a 21st century priestess. Her many years of travel and research in Mexico culminated with her dissertation: Death and the Divine: The Cihuateteo, Goddesses in the Mesoamerican Cosmovision. She has authored numerous articles and presentations on Mesoamerican priestesses and Goddesses.

Anne is currently an adjunct faculty in Women’s Studies, English and Religious Studies. Co-founder of the independent press Goddess Ink, Dr. Key is the co-editor of Stepping Into Ourselves: An Anthology of Writings on Priestesses. Her second memoir,Burlesque, Yoga, Sex and Love was released Fall 2015. Anne resides in Albuquerque with her husband, his two cats and her snake.

Veronica Maria Iglesias

Maria Veronica Iglesias was born in Mexico City, Mexico. She has a Bachelor´s degree in Library Sciences and a Master´s Degree in Mesoamerican Studies from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (La Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico). She grew up in a family that always honors the Earth, the plants and all the living beings.

She was initiated as a sahumadora (bearer of the Sacred Sahumerio) when she was 8 years old. She studied about medicinal plants, crystal therapy and healing with gems. She also was initiated in the sacred knowledge of Mesoamerican shamanism and she became a Portadora de la Palabra, bearer of the Sacred Word. She is also a Priestess of Ix´Cheel, the Mayan Goddess of Medicine. She is currently researching gem stones and their therapeutic use, Pre-Hispanic medicine,  Feminine Shamanism in Mesoamerica, Feminine rites of passage and Goddesses from Mesoamerica.