Speakers

 

VERENA BACHMANN

Verena is an astrologer and therapist from Zürich, Switzerland. She is director of SFER, a professional astrology school, has written many articles, is author of the books 'Mondknoten', 'Chiron' , ‘Macht des Weiblichen’ (Power of the Feminine) and co-author of the book "Pluto". In addition to teaching and lecturing for many organizations and conferences in Europe, Australia and the US, Verena is Co-Organizer of the Astrology Congresses in Switzerland and the Swiss VP for ISAR.  Lecture 1


LYNN BELL

A long time tutor for the CPA in London Lynn is greatly respected for her insightful, perceptive and innovative astrological teachings. She has taught and spoken all of the world, most recently in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Her original work into astrological family patterns can be found in her book Planetary Threads (Isis Press 2013). She also teaches for Caroline Myss's CMED institute and for Wisdom University  Lecture 1   Lecture 2


NAOMI BENNETT

Naomi Bennett has practiced astrology since 1970 and is currently President of the Astrological Society of Austin, TX. She has a B.S. in Psychology, had an 11 year career in computer sales with Fortune 500 companies and 15 years as a RE investor. She teaches astrology as a branch of sacred geometry and advises clients. Quarterly mundane and financial forecasts are on YouTube at naomibennett360 and she has a new book coming in 2014. Lecture 1


CHARLOTTE BENSON

Full-time consulting astrologer over 40 years. Professional diplomas: AFA, NCGR, American College of Vedic Astrology, ISAR. Served as AFAN Legal Chair; UAC Volunteer; Kepler College Founder’s Circle; Founding president NCGR chapter; founding member AZ Society of Astrologers 1973; Associate Editor Jyotish Star e-magazine; local media expert commentator; board member ACVA. Awarded titles: Jyotish Kovid – Indian Council of Astrological Sciences; Jyotisha Choodamani – Raman Foundation, Bangalore; President Emerita, ASA.  Lecture 1


NICK DAGAN BEST

Nick Dagan Best is a Montreal-based astrologer, researcher, speaker, and writer. Known as "the human ephemeris," Nick's extensive research correlating historical events with astrological phenomena draws from his database of over 30,000 event charts. His numerous conference presentations across the US include NORWAC, The Blast, and UAC. His self-published astrological storytelling graphic novel, Uranus.S.A.: Astrology Looks at the First Planet and Nation of the New World, was released in September 2013.  Lecture 1  Lecture 2


ANI BETTATI

Ani was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and received a degree in Architecture in 1974. She took seminars in Bioenergetics, Gestalt and Jungian Therapies and has studied astrology since 1971. She started teaching Astrology in 1993 in a very prestigious schools in Buenos Aires, CASA XI. She is a full time Astrologer, she teacher and gives seminars at the same school. She integrates Psychological, Archetypal and Jungian astrology. She is an ISAR.CAP.  Lecture 1   Lecture 2


CHRIS BRENNAN

Chris Brennan is a practicing astrologer from Denver, Colorado, who specializes in the Greco-Roman tradition of astrology known as Hellenistic astrology. He was educated at Kepler College, where he focused on cross-cultural comparisons between the astrological traditions. He is the former President of the Association for Young Astrologers, as well as the former Research Director of the National Council for Geocosmic Research. His forthcoming book is titled Hellenistic Astrology: The Study of Fate.  Lecture 1  Lecture 2


RYHAN BUTLER

Ryhan is a practicing professional astrologer, writer, and teacher from Little Rock, Arkansas where he has started the Central Arkansas Astrologers Group. Ryhan has been studying and practicing classical astrological techniques for eight years. He currently authors the Starlight Knight astrology blog where he introduces, examines, and teaches traditional medieval techniques for the modern day astrologer.  Lecture 1


KATARINA CAMPAGNOLA

Katarina started studying astrology in the early 80’s, and it has been her life passion ever since. She has a BA from Kepler College in the "Art and Science of Astrology", and a BA in Jungian Psychology and Science of Religion from Gavle University in Sweden. She will soon receive her MA in counseling. Katarina is an astrological columnist for several Swedish magazines, and maintains a private astrological practice in Gainesville, Florida.  Lecture 1


FRANCES CLYNES

I began learning astrology in 1987 in the Irish Astrological Association where I became a teacher, council member and Secretary. I have been a member of the Council of the Astrological Association of Great Britain since 2007. Aualifications include: Diploma from the FAS (D. F. AstrolS); MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology. Currently completing a PhD with Nick Campion, and am a tutor on the MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology  Lecture 1


DAVID COCHRANE

David is the author of two astrology books, a lecturer at astrology conferences since the 1970’s, co-founder and instructor at the Avalon School of Astrology, founder and head programmer at Cosmic Patterns Software, past President of ISAR, has created over 50 free tutorial videos available at youtube.com, and author of numerous articles and research papers available at www.AstroSoftware.com. He has collaborated with, and assisted, dozens of astrologers on astrological software products and research projects.  Lecture 1


FRANK CLIFFORD

I began learning astrology in 1987 in the Irish Astrological Association where I became a teacher, council member and Secretary. I have been a member of the Council of the Astrological Association of Great Britain since 2007. Aualifications include: Diploma from the FAS (D. F. AstrolS); MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology. Currently completing a PhD with Nick Campion, and am a tutor on the MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology  Lecture 1  Lecture 2


ROBERT CORRE

Robert, a consulting astrologer, practices in New York City. He lectures internationally and teaches weekly locally and over the Internet. His two-year program focuses on helping students develop good work habits and technique based on the methods of Morin as taught by his teacher, Zoltan Mason. Robert currently serves as an ISAR (International Society for Astrological Research) board member. Robert retired in 1995 after a rewarding twenty-five year career at New York University's Stern School of Business.  Lecture 1


SUSIE COX

Susie realized she was an astrologer at five years old and started doing charts in high school. Fast forward to now, and she's interpreted over 47,000 charts during her career. Susie is a professor at Kepler College, where she teaches chart interpretation. She worked as Master Astrologer at Canyon Ranch Health Spa for 32 years, where she started the popular Metaphysical Department. She has written five books, current book Susie's Love Signs.  Lecture 1


ARMAND DIAZ

NCGR Certified Level IV, with an international practice. Published in The Mountain Astrologer, NCGR Geocosmic Journal, The Journal of the Astrological Association of Great Britain, and ReVision. Authored Integral Astrology: Understanding the Ancient Discipline in the Contemporary World, 2012. In 2013, co-produced Transpersonal Astrology: Explorations at the Frontier. Doctorate from the California Institute of Integral Studies, and my dissertation was on the lives and worldviews of psychic-mediums, supported by a scholarship from the Esalen Institute.  Lecture 1


KARINE DILANYAN

Karine Dilanyan (ISAR CAP), ISAR Vice-president for Russia. She has been teaching astrology since 1990 and is a cofounder of AGAM - astrology school in Moscow. She teaches Hellenistic, Medieval, and Renaissance astrology, as well as Hindu and Tibetan astrology. She was awarded a diploma by the Bharatya Vidya Bhavan Institute (New Delhi) for spreading of Hindu astrology in Russia. Currently Karine is working on her MA degree at the University of Wales, UK.  Lecture 1  Lecture 2


MONICA DIMINO

Monica Dimino is full-time professional astrologer from the Boston area with an international clientele, consulting and teaching in three languages. She is a Registered Nurse with post-graduate work in education and a certified Gestalt therapist. Her astrological credentials include: PMAFA, Certified OPA Group Leader, NCGR Level IV, and the ISAR.CAP. In ISAR she chairs the Consulting Skills training. Monica is dedicated to improving the practice of professional astrology, based on a body of astrological knowledge built since 1958 and empirical findings since 1970, enabling our profession to break through the opposition to astrology which persists in this 21st Century.  Lecture 1


MAURICE FERNANDEZ

Author of the books Neptune, the 12th House, and Pisces and Astrology and the Evolution of Consciousness—Volume One, and a leading Evolutionary Astrologer. Over the years Maurice has forged a worldwide reputation of depth and excellence for his training program, publications, and counseling work. He is currently based in Hawaii and organizes retreats that combine astrology, Kundalini Yoga, and immersion into nature. Visit the free learning forum on his website.  Lecture 1   Lecture 2


JODIE FORREST

Jodie Forrest is a busy astrological consultant, writer, editor and teacher. She’s written The Ascendant (astrology), The Rhymer and the Ravens (fantasy), numerous astrology articles and, with Steven Forrest, Skymates and Skymates II. She’s lectured in England, Scotland, France, Canada and the U.S. Jodie lives in CA with her husband Mark Tighe, where writing, painting and the electric bass fight over her spare time. Visit her at her website: www.thestarryroad.com.  Lecture 1


ADAM GAINSBURG

Adam Gainsburg founded Soulsign Astrology to illuminate the sentient interface of astrology and astronomy through his client work, writing and teaching. He's authored four books, the most recent of which is astrology's first articulated system of heliacal phase delineations (The Light of Venus, 2012). He is also the owner of the groundbreaking software, Intrepid™ and Sky Engine™.  Lecture 1  Lecture 2


DEMETRA GEORGE

Demetra (PMAFA), M.A. Classical antiquity is her inspiration in her pioneering work in mythic archetypal astrology, ancient Hellenistic techniques and history, and translations from Greek of primary source texts. Author of Astrology For Yourself, Asteroid Goddesses, Mysteries of the Dark Moon, Finding Our Way Through the Dark, and Astrology and the Authentic Self. She lectures internationally, and leads pilgrimages to the sacred sites in the Greece, Egypt, and India. She offers astrological consultations and mentors individual students in all levels.  Lecture 1  Lecture 2


ROY GILLETT

President - Astrological Association in Great Britain, Chair Trustee - London's Jamyang Buddhist Centre. Full-time astrologer since 1976, presented at international conferences in USA and Europe since 2000; writes bi-monthly Astrological Journal‘s "Working with the Planets", published daily mundane astro-diaries (1978/90), distributes and supports astrology software including AstroAnalyst. Books: Astrology and Compassion the Convenient Truth, Economy Ecology and Kindness, The Secret Language of Astrology.   Lecture 1  Lecture 2


MARGARET GREY, MSW D. Psych. Astrology

Trained at the Centre for Psychological Astrology with Liz Greene, Margaret’s main focus is on relationships and relocation as well as on the core soul themes of our life journey. Margaret has an MSW and is a Reiki Master. She also works with past life regression following training with Dr. Brian Weiss. Margaret is a member of the ISAR board and lives in Hawaii and Ireland.   Lecture 1


JOHN GREEN

D.Psych.Astrol. John has been involved with astrology for over 25 years and studied at the CPA where he qualified with their Certificate and Diploma. He works as a consultant in London and teaches the online CPA Foundation and Intermediate courses as well as giving seminars. Previously was a research scientist, a web designer , DJ, tarot reader and a writer of fiction and non-fiction. He edited the Astrological Journal from 2008 - 2013.   Lecture 1


NINA GRYPHON

Nina is an astrologer and corporate lawyer in Kennewick, Washington. Her predictions have appeared in USA Today, Associated Press, Reuters, Chicago Tribune, Sina.com, Times of India, and many other publications. She has been interviewed on radio and CNN/HLN. She received her JD, and MA/BA from Stanford University, and completed John Frawley’s Horary Apprenticeship and studied with Deborah Houlding.    Lecture 1


PER HENRIK GULLFOSS

Founder of the Nordic School of Astrology, with a 1-3 year programs in classic, transformative and soul centered astrology. Astrologer since 1980 and lectures in the Scandinavian countries. He has written over 25 astrological books published in Norway and Denmark including The Complete Book of Spiritual Astrology published in the US BY Llewellyn. His astrology combines his roles as scientist, spiritual teacher and artist.  Lecture 1


LYNN HYDE

Teaching and doing consultations since 1987. A psychiatric R.N. ; ISAR.CAP; and member of NCGR. On the board of the South Florida Astrological Association. Currently practice in Miami, Florida and have presented the “ New Moon’s Energetic News” monthly for the past 7 years for the general public. My husband and I created the “Hyde Orrery” a three dimensional model of the planets and sold over 60 at conferences . I am now creating of a set of 12 astrological greeting cards.   Lecture 1


 

ZORICA ILIEVSKI

Zorica Ilievski is ISAR VP for Serbia and has been practicing astrology for 12 years. She has graduated from “Johannes Kepler” Institute for Astrological Research and Education in Belgrade, Serbia. She is now teaching astronomy at the same Institute and she has her own Center for Astrological Education “Hermes”. Zorica is the author of “Star Dance – Astronomy and Mythology in Astrology” book, and a coauthor of “Natal Astrology Practicum”.  Lecture 1


ALEKSANDAR IMSIRAGIC

Aleksandar Imsiragic (ISAR CAP) ISAR Education Director and founder of Johannes Kepler Astrological Institute in Belgrade, Serbia. Has been an astrologer for more than 25 years, teaches meditation, has written eleven astrological books, and has organized annual International Astrological Conferences in Belgrade since 2001. His work is based on a synthesis of Western and Eastern traditions of knowledge, and his special interests are fixed stars, karmic astrology, and astro-healing.   Lecture 1


LEA IMSIRAGIC

Dr. Lea Imsiragic is an MD in magneto biology in the medical faculty. She is an ISAR CAP, consulting skills trainer, and member of ISAR Board for consulting skills. She combines knowledge from different fields with astrology. As an astrologer, Lea specializes in business astrology and Astro-medicine, and she is researching in the field of Astro-healing. She is a teacher at the Johannes Kepler Institute in Belgrade, and author of four astrological books.  Lecture 1


JACQUELINE JANES

Jacqueline Janes is a Certified Counseling Astrologer, passing level IV of the N.C.G.R. exam and has been recognized by I.S.A.R. as a Certified Astrological Professional. In addition she has a M.A. in Counseling and is a licensed counselor. She has an active practice combining therapy and astrology. Jacqueline has lectured at MAC, SOTA, GLAD, Annapolis NCGR ,the Astrological Society of Connecticut, and as an OPA Retreat Leader. Her articles have appeared in OPA's Career Astrologer   Lecture 1


JEFF JAWER

Jeff Jawer has been a professional astrologer since 1973. He holds a B.A. in “The History and Science of Astrology” from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Jeff was a co-founder of AFAN and StarIQ.com, has lectured on four continents and writes the calendar column for The Mountain Astrologer. He and Rick Levine produce Planet Pulse, a daily audio and video forecast and have co-written eight books together.   Lecture 1    Lecture 2   Lecture 3


FELICIA JIANG

Felicia Jiang has B.A.in Chemistry, M.A. in Economics and Business Management .Before she came into astrology, her main job experience was in Mergers & Aquisition Business. She studied with David Railey and passed ISAR certificate Exam in 2012. Since 2010 she partnered with David Railey to promote western astrology in China through www.nodoor.com    Lecture 1   Lecture 2


MARK JONES

An astrologer, psychotherapist and hypnotherapist working in private practice both in Bristol England, and with clients worldwide. Author of Healing the Soul: Pluto, Uranus and the Lunar Nodes alongside contributions to Astrology: The Next Generation, Transpersonal Astrology and The Mountain Astrologer. Regular speaker at London School of Astrology, NORWAC and teaching in the United States and Europe.  Lecture 1 


YVONNE SMITH KLITSNER, PhD

I have been an astrologer for most of my adult life and a practicing psychotherapist for a decade. I combine these disciplines in a practice that seeks to understand, illuminate, and celebrate the deeper purposes of our uniqueness in life. My recent doctoral work explores the profound intentionality of life particularly as lived through our relationships. Our patterns through which we connect with others mutually affect the subtly powerful currents of our own being.    Lecture 1 


BRAD KOCHUNAS

Brad Kochunas is the author of The Astrological Imagination: Where Psyche and Cosmos Meet, is licensed as a clinical counselor and holds certificates of astrological proficiency from ISAR and the Academy of AstroPsychology. He worked in prison mental health for three decades where he taught a class on astrology and integrated chart work into his counseling. For consultation or counseling information, he can be reached at AstroCare.net.    Lecture 1 


HAKAN KIRKOGLU

Currently studying for a second MA in History, Hakan has been a leading figure of Astrology in Turkey as a consultant, teacher and writer. Had degrees in Management Engineering, and MA in Economics, He spoke at several international conferences in UK, USA, Poland and Australia. He worked as a Mundane Astrology core speaker at the UAC 2012. He regularly gives lectures, organizes seminars and creates astrological events. He is ISAR vice president for Turkey.   Lecture 1   Lecture 2 


EMA KURENT

Ema has been a professional astrologer since 1989: DFAstrolS (1988), QHP (1993), CMA (2004), ISAR CAP (2010). BA in English and German languages, University in Ljubljana. Ema specializes in traditional, forecasting, horary and mundane. Head of the ISAR Affiliated school Astrološka Akademija Stella. Has written articles for The Mountain Astrologer, ISAR, NCGR and AA Journals, and lectured at conferences in England, USA (UAC 2012), Serbia and Slovenia.    Lecture 1


JESSICA LANYADOO

Jessica Lanyadoo has been in full time private practice as an astrologer since 2000. She is the SF Bay Guardian’s weekly astrologer since 2003 and has written for several publications, including Martha Stewart’s Body & Soul. Her 2013 lectures include a 4hour medical astrology workshop for NCGR, a co-presentation on gender and sexuality at the Queer Astrology Conference, and the included talk for SFAS on pre-natal conditions in the birth chart.     Lecture 1


LEE LEHMAN

Lee has a Ph.D. in Botany from Rutgers University. She is author of nine books on astrology, as well as numerous articles and lectures. She is Vice President of the Board of OCA Corp., and teaches at IAA, the Midwest School of Astrology, and Kepler College. Her annual master class series presents classical topics in an intensive learning format. Lee was the recipient of the 1995 Marc Edmund Jones Award, and 2008 Regulus Award for Education.     Lecture 1     Lecture 2


JOYCE LEVINE

Joyce Levine of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is professional astrologer with 30+ years experience. She serves as a catalyst for her clients to achieve their full potential. Joyce is the Clerk of NCGR, President of its Boston Chapter, CA NCGR. Frequently interviewed, Joyce's picture has appeared on the front pages of the Boston Globe and its Living/Arts Section. Publications include: Breakthrough Astrology, A Beginner's Guide to Astrological Interpretation; Transformational CDs: Self-Help and, Integrating Astrological Cycles Serie: www.joycelevine.com    Lecture 1 


RICK LEVINE

Cofounder of StarIQ.com, founding Trustee of Kepler College, coauthored 8 years of Barnes and Noble's annual "Your Astrology Guide". Rick’s daily horoscope column is delivered via the Internet to millions of readers through Tarot.com. He is the subject of a DVD, "Quantum Astrology: Science, Spirit, and Our Place in the Cycles of History". He is a computer wizard, a net-junkie, and is rumored to have an advanced Intel quad core microprocessor imbedded in his brain.    Lecture 1    Lecture 2     Lecture 3 


GALI LIVNEH, ISAR.CAP

Gali is a practicing full time Astrologer in Israel, consulting and teaching Astrology classes. Her main practice is Evolutionary Astrology and finding the path of healing through understanding the layers of a Chart. Gali is the editor of an Israeli astrology Magazine, she organizes local conferences, and Since February 2012 she is ISAR's VP in Israel. She also teaches Kundalini Yoga and Naad (sound) Yoga.     Lecture 1    Lecture 2


DARRI LOW-MURPHY

Professional astrologer Darri Murphy is a lifelong student. Studying astrology in 1970’s, then teaching it since the 1980s, she added specialties and conferencing in the 1990s. Darri was on the ISAR Board a total of 13 years helping provide astrological experiences to a much larger audience. Darri became an RN/BSN in 2004, later obtaining a Master’s in Nursing for educational purposes. She loves applying her skills to her consultation practices and educational venues.    Lecture 1


MICHAEL LUTIN

As a kid in Paris got interested in religion and Eastern philosophy, then astrology. Grateful for my Ivy League education, Phi Beta Kappa, I write books, musicals, and have spoken from bowling alley and attics climbing a ladder to reach, to the Harvard Business School, and the National Press Club in D.C. I believe in beings on other planets. Some are sweet and sexy, others total jerks, but I love ‘em all. Am I legitimate? Favorite book? TheTibetan Book Of The Dead, so you see I am a fun kind of guy.    Lecture 1    Lecture 2


A.T. MANN

A.T. Mann (B. Arch. Cornell) has practiced Life-Time Astrology for 42 years, based on Gurdjeff work and depth psychology. He has written 16 books on astrology, reincarnation, healing, tarot and the sacred, created Astro-Location Feng Shui and introduced the King Scale of Color. He is an ISAR member, was NCGR publications director, helped found the Research Journal and was on the UAC 2012 Committee.   Lecture 1


MARIA LUISE MATHIS

A Master’s degree in economics and studied classical, psychological and Vedic (Indian) astrology. As a certified “social and life counselor” and a qualified trainer she is managing her counseling center "AstroConsulting®" and the Austrian School of Astrology "Astromatis®" in Austria, since 1988. President of the Austrian Astrological Association (Österreichischer Astrologenverband) for ten years, lectures at international conferences and is author of several astrological books and articles.     Lecture 1


EILEEN MCCABE

Eileen McCabe, LMSW, C.A. is a professional astrologer and a licensed clinical social worker with a private practice in New York City. She obtained NCGR’s certification as a consulting astrologer and is also a trained psychotherapist. She combines the art of astrology with psychology and metaphysics and presently serves as President of the New York Chapter of NCG      Lecture 1    Lecture 2


CHRIS McRAE

ISAR Board Vice-President, Chair of ISAR Certificate Program and Competency Exam, Chair International Council; and, ISAR Consulting Skills Trainer; ISAR Conf Co-Coordinator; previously AFAN Steering Committee. Recipient of the UAC Regulus Award 2012 for Professionalism. She has taught a Semester Structured Course in Astrology yearly since 1970. She has a busy clientele and has lectured, conducted Seminars and ISAR programs in many countries, including Russia, Turkey, Slovenia, Israel, UK, Australia, N.Z., US, China, Netherlands.     Lecture 1


RAYMOND MERRIMAN

President, Merriman Market Analyst, Inc. His monthly, weekly, daily market reports serving traders worldwide since 1981. Authored several books correlating financial markets to geocosmic studies: “The Ultimate Book on Stock Market Timing,” a five-volume series that took 15 years to complete (1997-2011); “The Solar Return Book of Prediction” (1977), and “Evolutionary Astrology: The Journey of the Soul Through the Horoscope,” (1977), launching a new spiritual into astrology. UAC 1995 received the Regulus Award for “Enhancing Astrology’s Image as a Profession.” UAC 2012, received the Regulus “Lifetime Achievement Award.” ISAR president 1994-2000 and 2002-2008.      Lecture 1    Lecture 2


ERIC MEYERS

Eric Meyers is a full-time professional counseling astrologer, teacher and author of 5 books (including The Astrology of Awakening, Elements & Evolution, and Uranus). He has a M.A. in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology and studied with Steven Forrest. His passion is to bring the transpersonal (beyond Saturn, separation) more fully into astrology and thereby renew the system in terms of spiritual awakening and the evolution of consciousness.     Lecture 1


NUNO MICHAELS

Nuno is from Portugal and has been a full-time astrologer for 14 years.A faculty member of Quiron – Centro Português de Astrologia, Nuno’s work draws from Psychology, Astrology, the Ancient Wisdom Teachings, and from his own training as a therapist and healer. He has an academic background in Communication Sciences and in Clinical Psychology and teaches in 3 languages. He holds ISAR Consulting Skills certification and serves as ISAR’s VP for Portugal.     Lecture 1      Lecture 2


KENNETH MILLER

Kenneth D. Miller, a practicing certified professional astrologer since 2005, has a BA in Anthropology, Psychology, and Religious Studies from the University of Colorado and an MA in The History and Transmission of Astrology from Kepler College. He lectures all over the country, including teaching seminars/workshops for the Avalon School and Midwest School of Astrology, as well as many local astrology groups. He has been published in an NCGR Journal and other regional astrology newsletters.    Lecture 1


GRACE MORRIS

Grace K. Morris, MA (ISAR CAP, CA-NCGR Level IV, APAI, PMAFA), business timing trends specialist, president of Astro Economics, Inc. publishes two newsletters, Astro Economics ® Stock Market Newsletter and The Right Time; sponsors the World Conferences of Astro Economics; co-founder of Apollon Group. Morris works with businesses worldwide, develops and presents financial seminars, authored How to Choose Stocks to Outperform the Market 2009, has appeared on CNN Headline and Business News, CBS-TV and ABC-TV.    Lecture 1


ROXANA MUISE

A consulting astrologer since 1970, Roxana lectures, teaches, tutors and works with clients. Roxana defined and named the Retrograde Shadow, and developed practical techniques for the graphic ephemeris. Twice nominated for the prestigious Regulus Award for Community Service, an award-winning author, with 3 books, and articles in ISAR’s and NCGR’s journals. A co-founder of UAC and Kepler College.    Lecture 1


LAURA NALBANDIAN

Laura is a second-generation astrologer, practicing and teaching astrology since 1987. She studied with Jeffrey Green from 1983-86. She is the co-owner/coordinator of NORWAC (The Northwest Astrological Conference), established in 1984. Her family began Astrology Et Al Bookstore, in 1975, which she managed from 1983-91. She was also Coordinator for UAC 02 and Registrar for UAC 12. She is the current President of the WSAA and a founding board member of Kepler College.     Lecture 1


DOROTHY OJA

Dorothy Oja’s practice MINDWORKS specializes in Timing research (surgery, weddings, business openings, etc.), Relationship Charts, Children's Profiles, Teaching. An active writer, Dorothy’s e-magazine, PlanetWeather, published 17 years, includes social, cultural, political commentary. Dorothy authored computer reports: Compatibility & Conflict for Romantic Relationships and for Friendship and Business, (Cosmic Patterns Software). Her book, Planetary Resonance, Everything Leaves a Trace was released in May 2012. Dorothy is an ISAR Board Member and Chair of Ethics Awareness Training and Mediation.      Lecture 1


VIVIAN OWEN

Vivian’s astrological studies began in 1974. She has maintained a private practice serving an international clientele since 1985. She cofounded and was the president of The Philadelphia Astrological Society, which hosted leading astrologers for almost two decades. She is the author of Lucky Stars: Use Astrology to Get the Scoop on Life, Love and Friendship, countless articles, and is a featured writer with a weekly column at www.astology.com. Learn more at www.VivianOwen.com     Lecture 1


JULENE PACKER-LOUIS

Julene is the CEO of the International Academy of Astrology, where she has been teaching since 2000. She obtained her ISAR-CAP in 2005 and began lecturing at various groups and conferences in 2006 in the US, Canada & Mexico. Her Sky Watch column has appeared in The Mountain Astrologer since 2008. Julene has a full time astrology consultation and teaching practice and feels blessed to earn a living doing what she loves.     Lecture 1


GLENN PERRY, Ph.D

An Astrologer and licensed psychotherapist in Haddam Neck, CT. In addition to private practice, Dr. Perry is director of the Academy of AstroPsychology, an online school that offers certificate and diploma programs in psychological astrology. Glenn has written eight books, including An Introduction to AstroPsychology, and serves as a Board member and qualitative research advisor for ISAR. He lectures internationally on the application of astrology to the fields of counseling and psychotherapy.    Lecture 1


DAVID RAILEY

David Railey has been a full-time practicing astrologer since 1976. He passed the professional exam required by the City of Atlanta, AFA exam, and the ISAR Competency Exam. He is the author of The Soul Purpose, a book about the Lunar Nodes. Since 2010 David has divided his time between his office in Atlanta and his office in Beijing, spending nearly 70% of his time teaching and promoting western astrology in China through www.nodoor.com.    Lecture 1


SAMUEL F. REYNOLDS

A Brooklyn, New York based astrologer, has written astrology articles for online and print publications, including tarot.com, Ebony.com and Pride, a British Black women’s magazine. Sam makes astrology and metaphysics accessible for everyday people, via online classes, public lectures, and The Zodiac Lounge, a monthly gathering to celebrate healing, wisdom and community. He has been studying astrology for 23 years.    Lecture 1


JANE RIDDER-PATRICK

Jane has trained as a pharmacist, naturopath, herbalist, psychotherapist and historian and writes, consults and lectures on astrology, its history and present-day psychological and medical applications in the UK and internationally. Her practice is in Edinburgh, where she also teaches astrology. She has a PhD from the University of Edinburgh and her best-known publication is A Handbook of Medical Astrology. Her specialities are medical, experiential and pro-active astrology.    Lecture 1    Lecture 2


 

MARCIA F. SILVA

Marcia is a psychologist and a full-time professional astrologer. She obtained her Master Degree in Psychology in 1982, when she also began her studies of Astrology. She is the director and founder of C.E.A.P. – Psychological Astrology Center in Brazil - since 2005, where she teaches, lectures and gives astrological consultations. At C.E.A.P, astrology is taught through an in-depth Junguian Psychological perspective and a complete curriculum in astrology is offered both in live classes and online courses.She is ISAR Brazil Vice-President, an ISAR.CAP, and implements ISAR Certification in Brazil.  Lecture 1   Lecture 2


SANDRA-LEIGH SERIO

Sandra-Leigh is certified by ISAR, AFA and OPA as a professional astrologer and has written for the Mountain Astrologer, Llewellyn Publications, Horoscope Magazine and StarIQ. She has a M.A. in Psychology and lives in Boulder, Colorado. She has been President of the Rocky Mountain Astrologers (ROMA) since 2003 and serves as a Group Leader and on the Board of OPA (Organization for Professional Astrology) and a trainer for ISAR’s Consulting Skills. Sandra-Leigh can be reached at sandraleigh@sandraleigh.com or 303-604-2777. www.sandraleigh.com  Lecture 1


JULIJA SIMAS

Julija is an astrological writer, teacher, consultant, events organiser and filmmaker. She holds a diploma of Applied Astrology from Astro-synthesis, Melbourne, Australia, has lectured at many workshops and meetings for the C*I*A and VAA in Melbourne Australia, organizes C*I*A Star Camps, workshops and webinars with various astrologers from around the globe. Julija is the motivator, designer and instigator of the C*I*A, the Cosmic Intelligence Agency and C*I*A website, which keeps her very busy.   Lecture 1


CHRISTEEN SKINNER

Christeen Skinner is Director of Cityscopes London Ltd. She is a Trustee of the Urania Trust. Christeen has delivered lectures for many astrological organisations and at conferences in Europe and the USA. She specialises in the use of planetary cycles in understanding economic and social patterns. She is author of 'The Financial Universe' and in January launched her first astro-finance trading course.    Lecture 1


RICHARD SMOOT

Richard Smoot is a full-time astrologer having studied and practiced since 1971. A certified astrologer with three international astrological organizations and serves on the Board of Examiners with NCGR. Along with Gisele Terry, Richard is a co-creator of ISAR’s consulting skills training program. Currently, Richard is the Operations Manager for ISAR; publisher of the ISAR International Astrologer and is on staff of Merriman Market Timing Academy. He may be reached at 734-389-5014 or richard@richardjsmoot.com.     Lecture 1


WENDY STACEY

Wendy Stacey, B.A, M.A, Dip LSA, Chairperson for the Astrological Association of GB, principal of the international Mayo School of Astrology and tutor for the London School of Astrology. Author of Consulting with Astrology (2011) and Uranus Square Pluto (2012). She has written over 50 articles for the Astrological Journal. Media experience includes radio and appearing on television in the UK, USA, and ABC’s Good Morning America (USA).     Lecture 1


MARCIA STARCK

A practicing astrology for 43 years with focus on Medical and Mundane astrology. Several books on Medical astrology and healing as well as on the shadow side, Womens’ medicine, and poetry. She has lectured and conducted workshops throughout the US, Canada, and England. Her articles have appeared in The Mountain Astrologer and the ISAR Journal. She teaches Medical and Mundane Astrology. She conducts monthly webinars in Medical astrology and she has a virtual classroom at www.astrology-u.com      Lecture 1


ERIN SULLIVAN

Erin, an award-winning astrologer, has published six classic books, edited with Penguin Arkana London, and a tutor with CPA. She has conducted many seminars internationally for over 45 years; published in journals and magazines. She has contributed effort and time to the International community, founder of many groups including the UAC Convention (1986) AFAN, and more. She teaches through online media as well as public appearances. Be sure to visit her website which is rich with material.     Lecture 1


KELLY SURTEES

Kelly is a writer, astrologer, teacher and editor who works with clients and students around the world. Proudly described as an "astro nerd" by her Leo sister, she loves sharing astrology. Kelly's passion for cycles work is infectious, and her specialty areas include progressions and incorporating traditional concepts. Kelly holds the FAA Practitioner's Diploma and is an expat Aussie who lives in Canada most of the year.  Lecture 1


RICHARD TARNAS

Richard Tarnas is a professor of depth psychology and cultural history at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, where he founded the graduate program in Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness. He is the author of The Passion of the Western Mind, a history of Western thought widely used in universities, and Cosmos and Psyche: Intimations of a New World View, which received the Book of the Year Prize from the Scientific and Medical Network.    Lecture 1    Lecture 2     Lecture 3


CAROL TEBBS

Carol Tebbs, M.A., C.A.P., has served the community for 42 years as: UAC Co-Founder, UAC Board Chair and Director 17 years, and UAC’95 Coordinator. She also served 3 terms as ISAR President 1982-1995, 10 terms ISAR Board and is an ISAR Advisor. Ms Tebbs was President of Kepler College 2003-2006 and currently Vice-President and faculty member. She authored: The Complete Book of Chart Rectification; Beyond Basics: Moving the Chart in Time; and Beyond Basics: Tools for the Consulting Astrologer.    Lecture 1


NOEL TYL

Noel Tyl is a preeminent world astrologer. His 35 textbooks have led the teaching of astrologers for two generations. His psychological discoveries have given a transformative dynamism to analytical techniques. He is a graduate of Harvard University (Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology), author of the 1,000-page milestone volume “Synthesis & Counseling in Astrology”, and presenter of the 9-volume DVD “TYL Masterwork Series.” He leads the Tyl Master’s Certification Correspondence Course and lectures throughout the world.    Lecture 1


ALEX TRENOWETH

Alex was born in Michigan but now resides in London England. In addition to being an astrologer, she teachers Humanities in London and wrote her book “Growing Pains” as means of combining her two very different careers. In 2008, she was a speaker at the United Astrology Conference and she has been the editor of the Astrology Quarterly for the Astrological Lodge of London for the past five years. Her website is www.alextrenoweth.com     Lecture 1


LINEA VAN HORN

Linea Van Horn, C.A., NCGR-PAA. She is the founder and past President (1992 – 2013) of the San Francisco Astrological Society and has served on other astrology nonprofit boards. A professional, full time astrologer since 1998, published writer , she worked in the astrology internet industry until 2009 and now devotes herself to clients, teaching, mentoring, writing, lecturing and networking in the San Francisco Bay Area.    Lecture 1


JOANNE WICKENBURG

Joanne has received many awards for her works in astrology. She has lectured extensively, and has designed an internationally recognized Home Study Course. Her new book, Reframing Transits, is currently available as an e-book. She is also the author of: A Journey through the Birth Chart, In Search of a Fulfilling Career, and Your Hidden Powers-Intercepted Signs & Retrograde Planets. Co-author of: The Spiral of Life and The Digested Astrologer. Many free articles at www.joannewickenburg.com      Lecture 1


DONNA WOODWELL

Donna Woodwell, MA, is an astrologer, author and lecturer. Kepler College instructor, host of the radio show Dead Astrologers Society and writer at Astrology.com. In addition to her astrological practice, Donna is a certified hypnotist, initiate of a Hermetic Order, trained in Earth-based shamanic ceremonial work and Usui Reiki. An active member of the astrological community, Donna's the founder of the Astrological Society of Austin, and past board member of ISAR and NCGR.      Lecture 1


LEISA SCHAIM

Leisa Schaim is a Denver, Colorado-based astrologer with a particular interest in combining the best of both modern and traditional astrological techniques. She has a BA in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences from Antioch College and did graduate work in Religious Studies at the University of Colorado. She is the presiding officer of AFAN, is co-organizer of the Denver Astrology Group, and is a former board member of the Association for Young Astrologers.      Lecture 1