This lecture focuses on certain planetary aspects and major configurations in the natal chart that influence life choices and reveal the possible manifestation of events that may be beyond our control. We do possess free will but there are certain experiences we cannot avoid. By studying the natal chart and the interplay between planets, you can ascertain what significant experiences may be promised in your lifetime.
Learn how pervasively this nodal theme expresses itself in every area of a person’s life and reveals the “Why” of an individual’s life. This lecture moves through case histories from David’s practice, underscoring the meaning and use of the lunar nodes by sign and house position, and using techniques and applications not covered in his book. [Intermediate to advanced level].
Knowing the astrology of people, as well as of the present, past and future times, enables us to see the world through others’ eyes; to experience their needs, fears and pleasures, as if they were our own. We see and feel responsible for a complete Universe. Roy will illustrate this with individual charts, synastry and historical astro-events and, looking ahead, suggest how such insight could help everyone create a better future.
Everyone strives and longs for Love. But no one seems to really know what Love is. Depending on the person, their needs, development and consciousness Love can be something like desire, care, empathy, compassion, connectedness, oneness and many others. In this workshop we will explore the different aspects of Love, the associated planets and their ways of expressing and experiencing it.
Meet the challenges of the quadruplicities, and the taken-for-granted gifts of the triplicities. Come to recognize how basic foundational structures and modes relate to astrological signs, their elements, and the planets placed within them. Discover how and why personal compatibility occurs with some folks, and discomfort may occur with others. Learning styles will briefly be discussed related to these astrological signatures.
Astrology and dreaming have a long, intertwined history that dates back to ancient Greeks and Romans. We'll review the highlights of our dreaming history and explore which practices may be relevant to you today. Learn tips how to recall dreams, explore their symbolism, use astrological timing to invoke dreams, as well as encourage lucidity in dreamtime travels. We'll also consider ways to use dreaming in your personal astrological practice or when working with clients.
Traditional descriptions of the 12th House can sound intimidating: The House of Personal Karma, The House of Self-Undoing, and The Behind the Scenes House. Planets in the 12th House can feel like prisoners trying to get time served for good behavior. Vivian discusses each planet, the north and south node, and the signs on the 12th House cusp, presenting strategies for bringing 12th House planets out into the world and stopping the high rate of recidivism.
What happens when your clients ask you, "Where is the best place for me to travel, and when?" Many of my clients want a yearly travel itinerary using astrology, so I’ve developed an easy style for them to use. Now I can share with you my forecasting technique regarding travel. So, if you want a fresh look at Astro*Carto*Graphy with a focus on forecasting, this is the lecture for you!
Vedic astrology has two distinct methods of timekeeping: those which originated in the Vedas, and the more familiar ones, used in horoscopic/personal astrology. Both are valuable and serve distinct functions when selecting auspicious times. Typically these two distinct systems are muddled together. In this class both methods will be explored and contrasted with many case studies to illustrate. Implicit in this discussion are tropical/sidereal zodiac, astrology in religious ceremonies, personal timekeeping (horoscopic/earth-centric) and spiritual (Vedic/celestial) timekeeping.