Speakers

Tara Aal has been writing and teaching for many years and has been practicing astrology and the Tarot since 2011. She completed Laura Nalbandian’s Evolutionary Astrology program and is a certified Soulsign Astrologer through Adam Gainsburg.  Tara offers private sessions, lectures, and workshops. She is a regular presenter with EA Zoom Meetings and columnist for Infinity Astrological Magazine. Tara is passionate about the astrological technique Planets on the 1st (choosing a new experience of yourself). She loves using images in her work, and you can expect to find her journal pages, photos, and paintings in her presentations and publications.

www.TaraAal.comtara.e.aal@gmail.com


Chartreuse Tembo Barriere is the First Lady of Astrology, also known as the AstroFLOTUS. As an author, syndicated horoscope columnist, co-host, and student of A Course in Miracles, her approach to astrology exemplifies how we all can BE the embodiment of Oneness in our daily, practical lives. mizChartreuse created The Venus Academy to provide thought leadership programs in cultivating divine feminine magnetism, womb wellness, and righteous relating. Her book, “The Yoni Egg Shadow Integration Workbook: your 28-day Guide through the Womb Wellness Journey,” guides stargazers in decoding their birth charts to elevate to the experiential realm of being.

thevenusacademy.comchar@thevenusacademy.com

Lynn Bell is a Paris-based author, consultant, teacher and speaker. with many years of in-depth client work, and a profound interest in the effects of psyche on people’s lives. She is a long time tutor for the CPA in London and the LSA. as well as teaching for Astrology University and Mispa online, Winner of the 2016 Charles Harvey award for exceptional service to Astrology, she is the author of Planetary Threads and Cycles of Light.

www.lynnbellastrology.com, Lynnbell@mac.com


Chris Brennan is a professional astrologer from Denver, Colorado. He is the former President of the Association for Young Astrologers, and the former Research Director of the National Council for Geocosmic Research. Since 2012 he has hosted a popular weekly show called The Astrology Podcast. He specializes in the ancient Greco-Roman tradition of astrology known as Hellenistic astrology, and is the author of a book on the subject is titled Hellenistic Astrology: The Study of Fate and  Fortune.   

ChrisBrennanAstrologer.comastrologue@gmail.com


Frank Clifford is a consultant astrologer-palmist who lectures internationally, runs the London School of Astrology, and writes for (and guest edits) ‘The Mountain Astrologer’. He has written 12 volumes, including ‘Getting to the Heart of Your Chart’, ‘The Solar Arc Handbook’, ‘The Midheaven: Spotlight on Success’ and ‘Palmistry 4 Today’. Frank won a writing award from ISAR in 2016 and was the youngest recipient of The Charles Harvey Award in 2012 – a lifetime achievement honour for exceptional service to astrology. He recently launched a series of online courses and published a new textbook for students. 

www.frankclifford.co.uk, info@flareuk.com


 Gray Crawford enjoys exploring the connections between the stories of our lives with the cycles of astrology. Gray uses the living symbolism of astrology to foster self-awareness and provide guidance centered around the soulful purpose felt within. Gray draws from diverse astrological lineages including the hermeticism of Hellenistic astrology and the depth psychological approach of Dane Rudhyar. Gray lives with his family in Olympia, WA where he serves as a social worker and practices astrology. Gray regularly publishes astrology articles on his website. 

graycrawford.net, consultation@graycrawford.net


Tony Dickey, originally from Philadelphia, lives, farms and is a beekeeper in West Seattle. He once published a free zine called Used Karma and got his commercial start with PsyPlan, personal astrological calendar software.  His combination of quadrature alignment signatures with extensive reading of history. leads to three (or more) works under way under the Measuring History brand (measuringhistory.com; email: tony@measuringhistory.com), the first dealing with the run up to World War I. Tony promotes mundane astrology via the facebook group founded 2010, mundane astrologers (5000K+ members). 


Adam Elenbaas  is a professional astrologer, author, and yoga instructor/studio owner, from the DC/Maryland metropolitan area. Adam is the critically acclaimed author of “Fishers of Men: The Gospel of an Ayahuasca Vision Quest,” (Tarcher/Penguin 2010), and one of the founding writers/contributing editors of the popular web magazine, RealitySandwich.com. Adam holds an M.A. in English, Language, and Literature, and an M.F.A in Creative Non-Fiction Writing. Adam teaches courses on Hellenistic astrology, Yoga Philosophy, and Horary Astrology, and is an aspiring disciple of the Gaudiya Vaishnav tradition of Bhakti yoga. You can check out his daily horoscopes and video blogs at his website.

www.nightlightastrology.com


John Foster is a lifelong student of astrology. Honor graduate of Noel Tyl’s “Master Degree Certification Course” where I learned to see through a humanistic psychological orientation. During the course my client work began. I see Astrology as part of a toolset of self-discovery, self-orientation and self-improvement worked out though time. I see a consultation as a two-way dialog of understanding, sharing and revelation. I have also been teaching monthly workshops for many years; am a nascent lecturer; and author of several online courses. How can I help you on your path of self-discovery in your unique timing?

www.jmastro.com, john@jmastro.com


Lesley Francis, a full-time practising astrologer, intuitive, writer and facilitator, Lesley is the author of both the 2019 Llewellyn Sun Sign Book and the 2020 edition which hits bookstores July 2019. Hard at work on three other writing projects (a book to accompany the deck of astrology cards she created, two children’s books and a non-fiction book on a mystery subject), she sees clients, teaches online workshops, and speaks at conferences in the U.S. and Canada.

www.lesleyfrancis.com, thepathrevealed@outlook.com


Rebecca Gordon is a full time practicing astrologer of 15 years, resident astrologer at Harper’s Bazaar, author of ‘Your Body and the Stars’ (Simon and Schuster), and a regular on the Dr. Oz show where I discuss the intersection of astrology and health,. What drives my work is the healing capacity of astrology and the gift in perspective. Having 4 planets in Virgo, medical has always been my touchstone from the age of 14 when I first began to study formally with my step-mother. Also a Kundalini Yogi, cello player and adventure traveler – astrology is the poetry of life.

MyPathAstrology.comcontact@mypathastrology.com


Judith Hill is an award winning author of ten books including, Medical Astrology, A Guide to Planetary Pathology; The Astrological Body Types; and Astrology & Your Vital Force.  She produces The Renaissance Medicine Conference and  Medical Astrology 101. Hill was possibly the first to introduce Western Medical astrology to Szechuan, China. She is a Chartered Herbalist with Dominion Herbal College. Hill has documented the natal and transit influence of the Lunar Nodes upon health and the medical impact of eclipses by sign and when conjunct natal planets. An internationally recognized researcher, Hill published significant statistical research on astro-genetics and astro-seismology. She maintains an international consulting practice.


Suzy Holbrook,MD, is a pediatrician who has studied Evolutionary Astrology with Jeffrey Wolf Green and Maurice Fernandez. Suzy serves as a bridge between pediatric medicine and astrology, incorporating ancient wisdom and modern science to help patients explore effective treatment options in a holistic, client-centered manner. She has studied autism extensively and will present her findings on the archetypical expressions inherent in the condition.

suzyholbrook.com


Jason Holley is an astrologer and psychotherapist based in Santa Fe.  Jason is passionate about the potential of astrology to creatively dream and re-dream ourselves and our relationships.  He has taught on astrology, psychotherapy, and myth at UAC, NORWAC, Astrology University, and in graduate counseling education.  His work has appeared in the Mountain Astrologer and online.  Jason mentors therapists integrating astrological insight into archetypal and relationally-oriented psychotherapy and teaches experiential astrology classes using psychodrama, astrodrama, and storytelling.

www.jasonholley.net, jason@jasonholley.net


Tony Howard graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Colorado with a focus on history and film. After studying with some of the best astrology teachers on the planet, he combined his love of cultural pattern-recognition with astrology in a way that helps others uncover their best selves. Tony now dedicates his time to spreading the word about the powerfully inspirational force of astrology all over the internet. He loves coaching others to find healing acceptance of self and empowerment to make life-affirming choices. He is the founder of Astrology University and the Fresh Voices in Astrology Summit.

www.theastrologycoach.comtony@theastrologycoach.com


Sol W. Jonassen has been a practicing evolutionary astrologer since 1999. Combining her work with different healing modalities, she sees clients around the world. An international lecturer and writer, she has been presenting on several international conferences. Currently residing in Norway, she teaches astrology regularly. Brought up in a house where astrology was practiced, she has been living with this ancient lore her entire life. She is also an avid yogini and certified meditation instructor.

www.sol-with.comsol@sol-with.com


Mark Jones is an Astrologer, Psychosynthesis Therapist and Hypnotherapist based in South Wales and working with clients and students all over the world. Mark is a regular speaker and workshop leader in North America. Mark’s first book explains his approach; Healing the Soul: Pluto, Uranus and the Lunar Nodes. Mark’s second book The Soul Speaks: the Therapeutic Power of Astrology explores the transformative power of the natal chart reading. Mark has a joint book, Dialogues, with Frank Clifford as well chapters in Astrology: the New Generation, Transpersonal Astrology, and Insights into Evolutionary Astrology. 

www.plutoschool.com, markjones@plutoschool.com


Jessica Lanyadoo has been a full-time, consulting astrologer since 1999. Her work is relevant, poignant, and innovative, while her approach to astrology is pragmatic, irreverent, and compassionate. She specializes in medical astrology, prenatal conditions in the birth chart, and couples work; and she loves to help people help themselves! Read her horoscopes and learn more at her website.

lovelanyadoo.com


Rick Levine,Cofounder of StarIQ.com, a founding Trustee of Kepler College, and coauthor of 8 years of Barnes and Noble’s annual “Your Astrology Guide”. Rick wrote a daily horoscope column for nearly 17 years, delivered via the Internet to millions of readers per day through Tarot.com. He is the subject of a DVD, “Quantum Astrology: Science, Spirit, and Our Place in the Cycles of History”. His Internet videos reach tens of thousands of people every month.

www.stariq.com, rlevine@StarIQ.com


Omari Martin, MAFM, PMAFA, NCGR-PAA I.  He is a certified professional astrologer with AFA, possesses a level one certification with NCGR-PAA, and is President of The Friends of Astrology, Inc. based in Chicago, IL. His academic credentials include a BBA-Accounting degree from Howard University and a Master of Accounting and Financial Management degree from Keller Graduate School of Management. Currently, he teaches accounting, finance, and astrology classes. He owns SOULAR WISDOM™ a human personality and behavior consulting business and ASTR⨀PRENEURSHIP™ a consulting business for professional astrologers and entrepreneurs. He has presented at NORWAC 2018 and UAC 2018.

www.soularwisdom.com, omari@soularwisdom.com


Kenneth D. Miller has an MA in Eastern and Western Traditions: History and Transmission of Astrology from Kepler College. He is on the Boards of Kepler College and ISAR, and teaches astrology online and in person. Awarded Jyotish Medha Shree from ICAS, Jyotish Kovid from CVA, and Level II Certification from ACVA. Based in San Diego, he maintains a practice as a consulting astrologer. He is the author of Mars: Passion or Strife-The Confounding Influence of Culture on Astrology, and the forthcoming new translation/commentary of On the Bright Fixed Stars by Anon of 379 (with Andrea Gehrz).

www.celestialintelligencer.net, Kenneth@celestialintelligencer.net


Laura Nalbandian is a 2nd-generation astrologer, Laura has been teaching and lecturing since 1986. She is the owner/coordinator of NORWAC, The Northwest Astrological Conference, established in 1984 by her mother, Maggie. Her focus and passion is Evolutionary Astrology, as taught by Jeffrey Green. A founding board member of Kepler College; coordinator for UAC 2002 & 2018, and Registrar for UAC 2012; lectured at UAC since 2002; ISAR 05, 09, & 14; NCGR 10 & 16; with Alan Oken in New Mexico & Bali; the Serbian conference in 2013. Currently serves as president of the Washington State Astrological Association.

lauranalbandian.com, lauranalbandian@gmail.com


Shawn Nygaard is a Tutor for MISPA (Mercury Internet School of Psychological Astrology). He spoke at the United Astrology Conference (UAC) 2018, the 2017 NCGR conference, and the 2015 conference of the Astrological Association of Great Britain. He has presented at the London School of Astrology, Nightlight Astrology, MISPA, San Francisco Astrological Society, and the Minnesota Jung Association. Shawn’s writing has been published in The Mountain Astrologer and WellBeing Astrology (Australia). He hosted the internet radio show “Imagine That!” about archetypal astrology. Shawn is a graduate of the CMED Institute in Chicago, where he studied archetypes and symbolism with Caroline Myss.

imagineastrology.com, ShawnBSB@gmail.com


Marie O’Neill, MBA, DTM, is the founder of Padma Life Coaching located in Santa Rosa California. Her specialties are: Astrology and Speaker/Life Coaching. Marie’s studies in astrology began more than 18 years ago becoming certified as a ‘Master Level – Evolutionary Astrologer’ through Steven Forrest’s Apprenticeship Program. In 2012 Marie began studying Esoteric Astrology with Alan Oken, as her mentor. Marie currently teaches Astrology workshops and classes on astrology and does speaker coaching workshops for organizations, helping the team members enhance their presentation skills.

www.padmalifecoaching.com, info@padmalifecoaching.com


Giulio Pellegrini, is a consulting and research-based astrologer living in Seattle, WA. He combines esoteric, hermetic, and psychological models in a new synthesis of understanding. Giulio has studied at The Faculty of Astrological Studies and is a certified horary astrology practitioner, STA. He is a recipient of the 2018 OPA Most Promising Astrologer Scholarship and he recently joined the AFAN Steering Committee as co-chair of the scholarships, mentoring and study buddies programs..

www.evolutionastrology.com, giulio@evolutionastrology.com


Stephanie Phillips, MA, LMHC, is a licensed psychotherapist in Seattle, Washington. Stephanie is passionate about understanding and antidoting shame and shame dynamics, the power of self-kindness, interpersonal neurobiology, systems thinking, astrology, myth,… and Harry Potter! A former computer network engineer and military veteran, she believes fostering diversity both in the world and in the psyche is fundamental to our well-being and growth. She specializes in therapeutic work with science & technology workers and couples.

www.seattlecct.com


Tracy Quinlan is a consulting astrologer from Edmonton, Canada. She is a life long student of people and has always been entranced by the gifts Astrology provides in understanding self and purpose, and she loves helping people navigate their worlds. Tracy’s first career as a hairstylist allowed her to dialogue with people and learn astrology through real life analysis of life events and personal characteristics.  In the middle of that 25 year career she finished a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Psychology. She is now a full time astrologer and the newest horoscope writer for the Llewellyn Astrological Calendar.

www.consultthesky.comtracy@consultthesky.com


Samuel Reynolds a former skeptic, had a life-changing visit to an astrologer and has since spent 25+ years doing charts and studying astrology. Now Samuel consults, writes and teaches astrology full-time. He also serves on a few astrology organizational boards and considers himself an entrepreneur who helps others build their businesses as mind-body-spirit practitioners. He writes horoscopes for Ebony.com, Horoscope.com, and astrology.com.

UnlockAstrology.com


Leisa Schaim is a Denver, Colorado-based astrologer with a particular interest in combining the best of both modern and traditional astrological approaches. She provides the monthly astrology elections for The Astrology Podcast, and prior to that co-wrote a monthly electional column for The Mountain Astrologer. Leisa 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 current presiding officer of AFAN, co-organizer of the Denver Astrology Group, and is a former board member of the Association for Young Astrologers. 

LeisaSchaim.com, lschaim@gmail.com


Philip Sedgwick was introduced to astrology while serving in the U.S. Navy, and officially commenced work as an astrologer in 1975, doing his first consultation in a Denny’s at Northgate Mall, right here in the great northwest. Since that time he published three books on astrology, and compiled a massive compilation of PDF treatises and new planet and galactic data in his Galactic Trilogy CD. Through the years he contributed to a number of astrological compendiums and penned numerous columns for magazines and websites. These include StarIQ, Tarot.com, America West Airlines Magazine, the Science Fiction Channel’s website and the Huffington Post. Philip has served as emcee for Norwac since the sacred cows came home and looks forward to bringing more humor and insight to Norwac this year.

www.philipsedgwick.com, info@philipsedgwick.com


Nadiya Shah, French Vanity Fair named Nadiya one of the top 12 astrologers on the planet, crowning her a pioneer in video astrology. She is an Internationally Syndicated Astrologer, Author, Media Personality, and is one of the few people in the world to hold an M.A. in the Cultural Study of Cosmology and Divination, from the University of Kent, United Kingdom. Her book “Astrology Realized: Your Journey to Understanding Astrology” is available in English and Spanish. Nadiya’s wildly popular Youtube channel, nadiyashahdotcom features “Synchronicity WebTV” Celebrating Astrology and the New Age, “AstroFabulous” Videoscopes, and “Synchronicity University” online astrology classes.

nadiyashah.com


Georgia Stathis specializes in business and natal astrology since 1977 with a strong background in investment and real estate. Author of Business Astrology 101; Pushing through Time (April 2018) and contributes to various journals like the Galactic Trader and the 2016 OPA book, The Professional Astrologer. She taught the undergraduate program at Kepler College, recently at UAC2018 along with Mayo School of Astrology, Breaking down the Borders and Astro Summit. She is chairman of the newly formed Alexandria iBase Project, preserving astrological literature for our peers for the future, a 501 C3 non-profit foundation.

www.alexibase.orgwww.starcycles.comstathis.georgia@gmail.com


Kelly Surtees blends traditional astrology techniques in her modern practice to provide clients and students a holistic experience with astrology. She teaches online astrology classes through her website, and for Astrology University. In addition to editing the annual WellBeing Astrology Guide, Kelly offers clients consultations, and mentoring for students of all levels. An Aussie by birth, Kelly lives in Canada and spends most of the year travelling to teach and consult on astrology.

www.kellysurtees.com, kelly@kellysurtees.com


Cassandra Tyndall  hailing from Australia, Cassandra brings the ancient wisdom of astrology and applies it to modern life. With over 12 years in private practice, she combines consulting, writing and teaching. Known for her passion, honesty and insight, her aim is to make astrology accessible, available and easy to understand. Cassandra is the former President of the Young Astrologers Association (Australia) and national board member for the Federation of Australian Astrologers (FAA).

Cassandratyndall.com, cassandrasastrology@gmail.com