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Ackerman, Shelley L

Graduated from NYC’s HS of Music and Art and at 17 began working at the Improvisation, appearing at many other well­known boîtes. After an award­winning cabaret career, her love of astrology eclipsed all and in 1992 she turned pro. She has written for,, AOL, many newspapers/periodicals, and has graced the cover of The WSJ. Radio/TV credits include: Access Hollywood, Fox News, WOR radio, ABC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, and NBC

Bagley, Demetrius

An internationally published astrologer who wrote Vibe Magazine's celebrity horoscope column 2010–2011. He published and sold customized annual Personalized AstroDatebooks from 2007–2013. In 2012, he project­coordinated the anthology book, Astrology: The New Generation. Demetrius assists with the annual State of the Art (SOTA) astrology conference, plus the long­running, 1,200+ member NYC Astrology Meetup. He is an award­winning movie producer, and nationally recognized events producer.

Bell, Lynn

Has been practicing astrology for over thirty­five years, as a Paris based consultant, and as teacher, author, and speaker at conferences and schools throughout the world. A long­time tutor for the Centre for Psychological Astrology in London, she also teaches for the FAS summer school, the LSA and MISPA. Her books include Planetary Threads and Cycles of Light.

Best, Nick Dagan

Otherwise known as "the human ephemeris", is a consulting astrologer with a background in mundane and biographical studies. Nick has spoken at numerous astrology conferences over the years, including two spots at ISAR 2014. A founding member of AYA, former board member of AFAN, and contributor to Hexagon astrology magazine, Nick is also the author of URANU.S.A.: Astrology Looks at the First Planet and Nation of the New World.

Brennan, Chris

A professional astrologer from Denver, Colorado. He was educated at Kepler College, where he focused on cross­cultural comparisons between the astrological traditions. He is the former President of the Association for Young Astrologers, and the former Research Director of the National Council for Geocosmic Research. He specializes in the Greco­Roman tradition of astrology known as Hellenistic astrology, and his forthcoming book on the subject is titled Hellenistic Astrology: The Study of Fate and Fortune.

Cochrane, David

Author of two astrology books, a lecturer at astrology conferences since the 1970s, instructor at the Avalon School of Astrology, computer programmer at Cosmic Patterns Software, past President of ISAR, has created over 180 free tutorial videos available at, author of numerous articles and research papers, and pioneer in the development of Vibrational Astrology. He has collaborated with dozens of astrologers on astrological software products and research projects.

Corre, Robert

Consulting astrologer in New York City, practices the traditional approach of the 17th century Frenchman, Morin de Villefranche. Robert lectures weekly both locally and internationally several times a week. His two­year educational program focuses on helping students develop good work habits and technique based on the methods of Morin de Villefranche. Robert retired in 1995 after a 25 year career at New York University and turned his astrological studies into a full­time practitioner and teacher. He currently serves as an ISAR board member.

Cox, Susie

She realized she was an astrologer at five years old and started doing astrology charts in high school. Fast forward to now, and she’s interpreted over 47,000 charts as a career astrologer. She worked as Master Astrologer at Canyon Ranch Health Spa for 32 years, where she started the very popular Metaphysical Department. Susie teaches Chart Interpretation at Kepler College. With an extensive background in astronomy, she specializes in Astro*Carto*Graphy for travel.

Desjardins, Laura Rose

Best known for her gift to forecast future trends and cycles. She has been interviewed on many TV shows including the Today Show and has articles in multiple newspapers and magazines including People Magazine. Laura has also lectured with the major cruise lines as well as authoring "Midpoint Keys" and was the director of Michigan Astrological Association and is presently the director of Southern California Astrological Network from 1986 till now.

Diaz, Armand, Ph.D

A consulting astrologer with a practice based in New York City and an international clientele. He speaks on astrology nationally and internationally. His books include Integral Astrology: Understanding the Ancient Discipline in the Contemporary World, and Transpersonal Astrology, which he co­produced and co­edited. His most recent book, Separating Aspects, is on relationship astrology. He is Books and Articles Editor for the Astrology News Service and is Agent 17 for the Cosmic Intelligence Agency.

Dimino, Monica Hable

A full­time practicing professional astrologer from Boston. Teaching, lecturing, and writing have been featured in her 50+ year career. The dilemma of predicting versus. forecasting and the need to be more discerning in the process has been aligned to her consulting for years. Working various research methods, clarity and light is appearing at the end of the tunnel.

George, Demetra

(PMAFA), M.A., looks to classical antiquity for inspiration in her pioneering work in mythic archetypal astrology, ancient Hellenistic techniques, and translations from Greek of primary source astrological texts. She is the 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 Greece, Italy, Egypt, and India.

Giamario, Daniel

Has been a professional astrologer since 1970. Beginning as a student with Rudhyar, within the Humanistic paradigm in the 1980s, he began sourcing the Shamanic Astrology paradigm. He pioneered the reintroduction of synodic techniques in the 1990s, as well as explored the historical and cultural significance of precession. He co­founded the Shamanic Mystery School in 1993. He is author of the Shamanic Astrology Handbook and many articles. Recently he teaches about the Sacred Marriage.

Gould, Michelle

Michelle Gould is an international lecturer and teacher of astrology who enjoys integrating the best of traditional and modern techniques into her counseling practice. She is a founding member of Association for Young Astrologers (AYA), an instructor at the Avalon School of Astrology, and a contributing writer for regional and national publications. She currently serves on the ISAR board and is an advisor for AFAN.

Gray, Margaret

Trained at the CPA with Liz Greene, Margaret’s main focus is on relationships and on the soul themes of our life journey. Margaret has an MSW, is a Reiki Master and a workplace and family mediation consultant. She also works with past life regression following training with Dr. Brian Weiss. Margaret is a member of the ISAR board and lives in Ireland, with a foot in Hawaii. She runs Astrology Ireland and has published articles in numerous magazines as well as a chapter on relationships in Transpersonal Astrology, Explorations at the Frontier.

Gryphon, Nina

Nina Gryphon is a practicing astrologer and corporate lawyer living in Los Angeles. Her predictions have appeared in USA Today, Associated Press, Reuters, Chicago Tribune, and many other major publications, and she has been interviewed on radio and CNN. She received her JD, and MA/BA from Stanford University. She has studied with John Frawley and Deborah Houlding. She sees clients, writes articles for global publications and her blog, and teaches. Her correct prediction of the 2012 Presidential winner at UAC was globally publicized.

Guttman, Arielle

Has been involved with astrology for 41 years, having presented at several international and national conferences and organizations on the subjects of her five books in the field. She was certified as a practitioner of Astro*Carto*Graphy by Jim Lewis in 1985 and together they wrote a book on A*C*G. Since then she has published two volumes of Mythic Astrology (with Kenneth Johnson). Her current work, research and teaching involves the pentagram of Venus and how it can enhance any astrological consultation.

Imsiragic, Aleksandar

ISAR.CAP, is ISAR Education Director and founder of the Johannes Kepler Astrological Institute in Belgrade, Serbia. He 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 in the fields of fixed stars, karmic astrology, and astro­healing.

Imsiragic, Lea

An MD in magneto biology on the medical faculty, she specializes in business astrology, Astro­medicine, and she is researching in the field of Astro­healing. Lea combines all her expertise (human physiology, acupuncture, Energy Psychology, flower essences therapy) with Astrology in order to create the astrological system for diagnosis and healing "Energy Astrology." She is regular teacher at the Johannes Kepler Institute in Belgrade and author of five astrology books.

Jones, Mark

Astrologer and Psychotherapist based in Bristol, England, and working with clients and students all over the world. Mark is a regular speaker and workshop leader in North America and Europe. Mark's first book explains his approach; Healing the Soul: Pluto, Uranus and the Lunar Nodes and his second, The Soul Speaks: the Therapeutic Power of Astrology, explores the transformative power of the natal chart reading.

Kale, Priya

An Indian born Western Astrologer who comes from a lineage of Vedic astrologers. A professional astrologer since 2008, she has been writing astrology blogs,consulting clients, and creating subscription horoscopes through her website at Priya's horoscopes and astrology articles have also been published on websites and print publications as varied as Yahoo! Australia,, Conde Nast Traveller (India.)

Kent, April Elliott

Author of three books, including Astrological Transits (Fair Winds Press, 2015) and The Essential Guide to Practical Astrology (Alpha/Penguin, 2011). Her writing has also appeared in The Mountain Astrologer and Dell Horoscope magazines and in Llewellyn’s Sun Sign, Moon Sign, and Sabbats annuals. An ISAR member since 1992, April is a Board member of the San Diego Astrological Society and served on the faculty of UAC 2012. She lives in San Diego with her husband.

Kırkoğlu, R. Hakan

(D.F.Astrol.S and ISAR CAP)A leading figure of astrology in Turkey as a consultant, teacher and writer. He has lectured internationally in UK, USA, Australia, Poland and Serbia. He especially enjoys applying ancient techniques to contemporary issues. He was mundane astrology co­ordinator (UAC 2008) and key speaker (UAC2012). Studying astrology for more than 30 years, he is the principal of School of Wisdom of Sky in Istanbul and ISAR VP for Turkey.

Kurent, Ema

(DFAstrolS, QHP, CMA, ISAR CAP) from Ljubljana, Slovenia, has been professional astrologer since 1989, consulting, teaching, writing and researching. She specializes in traditional astrology. She is the head of the ISAR­affiliated Astrological Academy Stella. Her articles have appeared in journals worldwide. She has spoken at conferences in Slovenia, Serbia, England, India, Poland and USA, and held workshops, mainly on the use of eclipses and declinations in personal forecasting and on horary astrology.

Langsdorf, Antonia

One of Europe’s most well­known astrologers. She is also a journalist, lecturer, and author from Cologne, Germany. From 2000 until 2007, she hosted "Astro Trends" on RTL Television. Since 2002, she has served as International Vice President (Germany) for ISAR. She has authored three books on astrology and future trends, the latest titled The Black Moon Lilith, which was Germany’s top­selling astrology book for several months. Currently she runs a successful TV show called "Antonia's Sterne" ("Antonia’s Stars").

Lehman, J. Lee, Ph.D.

Vice President of OCA Corp (the International Academy of Astrology), and the author of nine astrology books, the most recent being the Magic of Electional Astrology. She is a winner of both the Regulus Award for Education and the Marc Edmond Jones Award.

Levine, Rick

Cofounder of, founding Trustee of Kepler College, coauthor of eight years of Barnes and Noble's Your Astrology Guide. Levine’s daily horoscopes reach millions of readers online through He is as comfortable writing mass­market sun sign astrology as he is pushing the technical and theoretical envelopes of the profession. His DVD is "Quantum Astrology: Science, Spirit, and Our Place in the Cycles of History." He is a wizard by day, a net­junkie by night, and is rumored to have advanced alien microprocessors imbedded in his brain.

Lutin, Michael

Writer, International Speaker, Astrology columnist. Vanity Fair and Huffington Post columnist. Vogue Germany and Vogue Japan columnist. Four books. Five musical plays. Lecturer National Press Club Harvard Business School alumni.

Mann, A.T.

Developed Life Time Astrology to integrate DNA and the spiral solar system moving through the houses as our time sense contracts as we age integrating with genetics and physics. The Round Art (1979) introduced original ideas about conception and gestation, as well as process­oriented astrological prediction techniques. He applied these techniques to healing, reincarnation and the Mandala Astrological Tarot. He has written 14 books about astrology, and sacred subjects.

Marchesella, John

A professional astrologer, certified psychotherapist, and bereavement counselor based in New York City, John speaks frequently at professional events and local conferences, and his down­to­earth approach is equally sought after for events for the lay public. His articles and columns can be found in professional journals as well as in popular magazines and websites such as and He is also featured in Under One Sky. Long involved in the astrological community, he currently serves as President on the NCGR board.

Massey, Anne

A certified professional astrologer, the author of Venus, her Cycles, Symbols and Myths, with a full time practice since 1988. In addition to offering consultations for her clientele, she teaches both online and in person. Currently Anne serves as the past president, web­editor and Education Committee Chair for the Guild, and as an international VP for Canada for ISAR.

McRae, Chris

Astrologer over 45 years as a consultant, teacher of multi­semester course, international lecturer and Author of 3 books, contributed to 5. Lectured in 12 different countries. ISAR Board Vice­President, Chair ISAR Certification Program, Chair ISAR International Council, ISAR Consulting Skills Trainer. Served on AFA Board and AFAN Steering Committee. Recipient FCA Hall of Fame, UAC Regulus Award for Professionalism, and ISAR Lifetime Achievement Award. Previously television hostess and developed a production company.

Merriman, Raymond

A financial market timer whose reports have served traders throughout the world since 1981. He has written several books on the correlation of financial markets to geocosmic studies, including a five volume series of books titled The Ultimate Book on Stock Market Timing (1997­2011). At UAC 1995, he received the Regulus Award for “Enhancing Astrology’s Image as a Profession.” At UAC 2012, he received the Regulus “Lifetime Achievement Award.” He has served as ISAR president 1994­2000, 2002­2008, and 2015­2017.

Morris, Grace K

M.A., CA­NCGR Level IV, ISAR C.A.P., LPMAFA, timing/trends specialist, president of Astro Economics, Inc. publishes two newsletters, the Astro Economics Stock Market Newsletter and The Right Time, founder of the World Conference of Astro Economics, Morris’ latest book is How to Choose Stocks to Outperform the Market 2017. Her work has been acknowledged in articles in Forbes and the Financial Times. She is Business Editor for the Astrology News Service (ANS).

Oja, Dorothy

Mindworks ­ professional astrologer; ISAR C.A.P., spanning four decades. Consults and specializes in timing research, relationship charts, children's profiles, teaching/tutoring. Writer for Dorothy’s newsmagazine, PlanetWeather, includes social, cultural, and political commentary. Author of computer reports: Compatibility & Conflict for Romantic Relationships and Friendship and Business (Cosmic Patterns Software). First book: Planetary Resonance, Everything Leaves a Trace. Faculty for the International Academy of Astrology online. ISAR Board and Chair of Ethics Awareness Training and Mediation.

Ortelee, Anne

ISAR­CAP, PMAFA & NCGR­PAA Level 3. Full­time professional astrologer since 2001. Since December 1998, taught at annual and regional astrology conferences and chapter meetings. Since June 2004 written a weekly internet column. Since 2008 hosted three weekly internet radio shows. Speaker at NOLA UAC 2012 on Astrology and Palmistry. Written articles, conducted workshops, taught classes and a weekly drop­in astrology group since January 2005. Volunteer for various astrology organizations since May 1995.

Penfield, Marc

Marc is a double Scorpio and lover of history and geography which he uses to complete his astrology books of horoscopes of cities and countries. He has travelled to many of the places he writes about. Also author of numerous books including Bon Voyage, Solar Returns in your Face, Stars Over England and book of horoscopes of the continents of the US, Canada, Asia, Australia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America and Africa.

Perry, Glenn, Ph.D.

An astrologer and licensed psychotherapist in private practice. He received his doctorate in psychology from Saybrook Institute in San Francisco. 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, lectures internationally, and serves as Board member and qualitative research advisor for ISAR.

Reynolds, Samuel F.

A former skeptic, had a life­changing visit to an astrologer and has since spent 23 years doing charts and studying astrology. Now Samuel consults, writes and teaches astrology full time. He currently serves on the boards of directors for the International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR) and the Astrology News Service, and he’s a co­founder of the International Society of Black Astrologers.

Rizzi, Claudia

Astrologer – Counselor – Lecturer. Early introduced in the deep study of Astrology since 1979, Claudia is a full­time Astrological Counselor. She got the ISAR C.A.P. Certification in 2005 and has a degree in Psychological Counseling (1993) with an International Certificate in Group Therapy Techniques for Adolescents in Crisis (University of Miami, 2004).

Ronngren, Diane

C.A., Level IV, NCGR found a home on the board of Aquarius Workshops in the mid­1980's, along with the opportunity to study with many brilliant astrologers on the West Coast of the U.S.A. From those days to now as VP of the San Diego Chapter of NCGR she has maintained a busy practice of her own while teaching, encouraging, and mentoring others­­clients, students and colleagues. Diane is the author of numerous articles, series, columns, booklets and books on astrological and metaphysical topics.

Schaim, Leisa

A Denver, Colorado­based astrologer with a particular interest in combining the best of both modern and traditional astrological approaches. 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 co­organizer of the Denver Astrology Group, and is a former board member of the Association for Young Astrologers.

Serio, Sandra­Leigh

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. Since 2003 she has been President of the Rocky Mountain Astrologers (ROMA) and serves as a Group Leader and Treasurer for OPA (Organization for Professional Astrology) and a trainer for ISAR’s Consulting Skills.

Simas, Julija

A consultant astrologer, teacher and writer and works both online and in Melbourne Australia. Julija is the founder of the Cosmic Intelligence Agency which has created her a life long mission and dedication. With agents around the globe, Julija's commitment to the C*I*A grows as she writes, edits and manages the website and Facebook page, now the biggest astrological Fan page of FB with well over 1 Million fans. Through the C*I*A Julija organises astrological workshops, retreats and missions.

Skinner, Christeen

Author of the Financial Universe (published 2004) in which she forecast the global financial crisis. She works in London, UK and has a broad clientele: from City traders, to entrepreneurs and private investors. Christeen was Chair of the Astrological Association of Great Britain, is a Trustee of the Urania Trust and Director of Cityscopes London which specialises in future­casting. She publishes a free monthly newsletter and offers courses on financial astrology.

Smoot, Richard

Has been an astrologer since 1971 and is a certified astrologer in several astrological associations nationally and internationally. A former social worker, he currently is the Operations Manager for the ISAR; the publisher of the ISAR International Astrologer; co­chair of ISAR’s Consulting Skills Program; and a graduate of the Merriman Market Timing Academy and is involved in several other organizations. Richard’s emphasis is to empower his clients in determining their own life.

Star, Gloria

A professional astrologer, author and teacher for longer than she cares to admit, Gloria's work in astrology is far­reaching. Beyond her work with her international clientele, she is a busy writer. Her writing and editing encompasses 29 astrology books, countless articles for periodicals, and columns in­print and online. She has also conceptualized and written text for five unique astrological computer report writers. Additionally, she has worked on behalf of the community of astrologers, in many capacities.

Stathis, Georgia

A first­generation Greek­American whose cultural roots are in myth, story, and trade, Georgia Stathis is a USA based astrologer and popular international lecturer who received a BS degree from Northwestern University in Chicago and an MBA degree from Pepperdine University in California. She is a regular contributor to the astrological community through books, articles, lectures and a variety of learning materials, including her book Business Astrology 101 and 2 soon to be released books.

Sullivan, Erin

Erin is a world renowned astrologer. She has written 6 books that are considered classics and used by many schools internationally, as well as in her own Training Programs. She is an excellent presenter who captivates her audience with deep insights and realistic applications. Her astrology is enriched with a classics background, archetypal work, personal experience and technical expertise. Retrograde Planets is a classic – a unique psychological approach in timing and precise cycles for conscious personal growth.

Terry, Gisele

An astrological consultant for over thirty years with a clientele in the U.S. and Europe. She is the co­director of the Consulting Skills Training Program for ISAR and teaches consulting  skills for The Avalon School of Astrology in Gainesville, Florida. Gisele is a psychotherapist in Los Angeles and author of The Progressed Moon Around the Zodiac; Charting Personal Development with Astrology. She was the president of ISAR from 2009 to 2015.

Ullal, Chakrapani

A descendent from a long line of astrologers in Kerala, India, Chakrapani has been studying astrology since childhood and has been a full time astrologer for over sixty years. In 1980 he established his private practice in Los Angeles where he is consulted by people from across the globe and from all walks of life. Chakrapani serves as the honorary Chairman of ACVA, the organization responsible for promoting Vedic Astrology in Western countries.