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7 Class Meetings
Prerequisites: None
Price: $300

Course Description:

These classes present the basics of astrology to the new student, who has recently discovered that there is more to astrology than the syndicated Sun-sign columns.


Class Meeting 1: The Tropical Zodiac and the Twelve Signs.

In this class, you will learn the foundation of the Tropical Zodiac, which lie in the 4 seasons, each with a beginning, middle and end. We’ll also introduce the Aristotelian qualities, hot/cold & moist/dry as well as the 4 elements which spring from these.

Class Meeting 2: The Planets and their Rulerships.

We’ll go over the glyphs for each of the 7 classical planets and see how they contribute to the basic meaning of the planet. We’ll also introduce the classical rulership schema and see how it arises out of the Qualities as well as the places of exaltation and see how it relates to the brightness of the planets.

Class Meeting 3: The Planets in the Signs.

This week we will begin to see how to combine two of the Basic steps - Planets and Signs.

Class Meeting 4: The Horoscope and its Houses.

This week we will completely focus on the houses and their general meanings as well as how they can be seen as 6 pairs of opposites.

Class Meeting 5: The Personal Planets in the Houses

An in depth analysis of Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars through each house of the chart. We will explore each student's personal planets within their natal chart in the classroom.

Class Meeting 6: The Social Planets in the Houses.

Week 6 will take us to the largest planets of our solar system: Jupiter and Saturn. These two giants reflect our relationship to our environment. We will examine their influence on our lives within our natal charts.

Class Meeting 7: Aspects

There are mathematical/geometrical connections that planets can make. These are called "aspects." This week we will completely focus on aspects and their general meanings.

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Please note: In addition to the tuition fee, this class registration is subject to a non-refundable $75.00 administrative fee ($27.00 administrative fee for Pocket Courses). Please also read our tuition refund policy.

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