Fundamentals of Astrology
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Class 1: Wheel Orientation – How We Look at the Chart
We look at and discuss the layout of the chart.
The four directions North, South, East and West
The Four Elements – Qualities of Being
The Three Modalities – Methods of Operation
The Twelve Houses – The Natural Order of the Zodiac
Class 2: The Twelve Houses of the Horoscope
We build on the previous week’s information and discuss the qualities, modalities and areas of experience represented and expressed in each house of the chart.
We introduce the concepts of planetary rulers and signs
Class 3: The Planets
Discussion of the planets and the houses they rule.
Discussion of Traditional and Modern rulerships
Introduction of the concepts of essential dignities (exaltation, fall, diurnal and nocturnal)
Class 4: The Signs
Discussion of the 12 signs and the 6 polarities
We begin to incorporate the ideas of house, sign and planet.
Class 5: The Nodes of the Moon
Discussion of the Nodes and their karmic impact. Continued discussion and incorporation of the ideas of sign and house polarities
Class 6: Asteroids
Introduction to the 9 most commonly used asteroids: Juno, Vesta, Pallas Athena, Lilith, Ceres, Sappho, Eros, Psyche and Chiron. Discussion of their use in delineation.
Class 7: Aspects
Review of the Modalities, Elements and Houses
Discuss major aspects and the geometry involved.
Brief discussion of retrogrades
Tips on how to speed read a chart
Class 8: Chart Reading
We invite friends to class to have quick readings of their chart.
Using what we’ve learned – we give it a go.
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