CAIN's Magical Site

Magical Workshops & Classes for Adults and Teens

CAIN Magic Company offers enrichment classes and two-hour workshops for adults and teens. Ron Cain regularly teaches recreational and personal development classes at the OCM BOCES Continuing Education center in Liverpool, N.Y Adults also can participate in his enlightening and entertaining programs at through schools, libraries and town recreation departments.

A Gathering of Ghosts
What should you do if you see a ghost? How do you get rid of one? Here’s your chance to study various types of ghosts and hauntings. Hear theories explaining ghostly phenomena and learn ghost-hunting techniques. Instructor Ron Cain also sheds light on famous haunted houses and legends, including tales from Hollywood and the White House. Be prepared to share your own ghost stories!

Finding Your Psychic Self
Venture into the mysterious world of psychics and New Age practices. Discover how meditation, hypnosis and dream interpretation can help you develop your intuitive abilities. Instructor Ron Cain also discusses palmistry, numerology, astrology and pendulum dowsing. In addition to being fun and entertaining, these tools often give people insight into their personalities, relationships and goals.

Discover the Tarot
Unlock the mysteries of the Tarot, a centuries-old fortune-telling system. Learn how cards meant for game playing can be used for divination and meditation. The Tarot’s Major Arcana consists of 22 cards signifying virtues, vices and elemental forces. The remaining 56 cards–the Minor Arcana–are divided into four suits. Instructor Ron Cain will discuss the meaning of the suits and symbols. He also will demonstrate how to read the cards. (Students should bring a Tarot deck or plan to purchase one.)

X-Plore the Supernatural
Investigate the strange creatures and supernatural phenomena that inspire television shows like “Finding Bigfoot” and “The X-Files.” How do cryptozoologists distinguish between Bigfoot and the Abominable Snowman? Is the Loch Ness monster really a plesiosaur? Do UFO’s exist? You be the judge after you hear stories of monster sightings and aliens encounters. Instructor Ron Cain also examines theories associated with mysterious places like Stonehenge and the Bermuda Triangle.

Magic For Adults
Entertain friends and family at the drop of a hat! Educators, health professionals and people working in sales or service jobs also benefit from knowing a few tricks. A little magic can go a long way toward smoothing relationships or soothing folks in distress. Professional magician Ron Cain can show you how to perform tricks with ordinary objects like cards, coins, rope and paper. Plus, you’ll learn about misdirection and basic slight-of-hand. (Please bring cards, a quarter and a handkerchief to class.)

The Magic of Chocolate For Adults
Why should kids have all the fun? This grownup version of Ron Cain’s popular chocolate workshop takes an in-depth look at chocolate’s place in health, history and popular culture. Follow a candy bar’s journey from fruit on the cacao tree to the finished product. Compete in a Chocolate Trivia Challenge.
Pick up ideas for chocolate-related projects and recipes. And make a chocolate treat!

A Guide to Casino Games
What do you need to know before going to the casino? Instructor Ron Cain teaches the fundamentals of popular casino games. Students learn the art of Texas hold’em, the best bets to make in craps, and how players use basic strategy and card counting in blackjack (21). Casino game odds, probability and money management also will be discussed. Have fun while developing your skills!