Speakers

Lynn Bell  is an author, speaker and consulting astrologer with many years of in-depth client work, and a profound interest in the effects of psyche on people’s lives. She teaches for the CPA and the LSA in London online for MISPA and Astrology University, and has spoken at most of the major conferences in the world,. She is the author of Planetary Threads, Cycles of Light, and a co-author of The Mars Quartet. www.lynnbellastrology.com Lynnbell@mac.com

 


Gemini BrettAs a certifiable StarryTeller, Gemini Brett devotes his now as a living vow to the Marriage of Heaven and Earth. He is an eager student of many traditional and modern astrological paradigms, but his principle intention is to retrieve the Star Songs heard in times before the written word by connecting directly to sacred sites and living sky. Brett is best known throughout cosmic circles as an astronomy-for-astrology expert and mystic mythologist, but the truth you’ll find when you get to know this fiery Scorpio is that his playful methods are designed to water the heart through re-membering Signs of the Messenger’s Mind. www.MoreThanAstrology.com; MoreThanAstrology@gmail.com


Caroline W Casey, founder of Coyote Network News, an astro*mytho*politico news service; on-line Trickster Training Councils, personal astro-consulting since 1970,;Weaver-of-Context for The Visionaray Activist Radio Show, astrologically framed radio: critique and solution, for 22 years on Pacifica Network. Key note speaker astro*mytho*politico*guiding meta-narrative at leading solution conferences (Bioneers Conference etc. in South Africa, Sweden, Syria, Baja, Bali etc. Consulting w/myriad groups (Grand Canyon Trust) on irresistibly eloquent astro-story-framing- contributing to Reverent Renaissance. www.CoyoteNetworkNews.com


 Wade Caves is an astrological consultant, speaker and educator specializing in horary, electional and classical astrological technique. Wade received his certification as a horary practitioner from Deborah Houlding’s School of Traditional Astrology (STA), and now serves as a faculty member and tutor for the STA in North America. Prior to this he has was certified with distinction from the Mayo School of Astrology in London, and is well-versed in both traditional and modern psychological methods of chart delineation. Wade maintains an astrological practice based in San Francisco, CA. http://wadecaves.com / hello@wadecaves.com


Andrea L. Gehrz (Andy) is an astrological consultant, teacher, and scholar based out of Portland, Oregon. Between seeing clients and teaching at Portland School of Astrology, Gehrz runs an extraordinary publishing company for high-level astrology textbooks, ancient and modern—Moira Press. When not doing astrology, Gehrz can be found racing around town with her triple Sagittarian daughter, playing music as Moira 14, and occult dollhousing. Gehrz is currently accepting timely apprentices and students of astrology. Her specialties are physical-medical, astro-branding, mega-manifestation, remedies, & source texts. Contact Andrea and find textbooks @ MoiraPress.com or agehrz@gmail.com.


Dr. Robert Hand has been a student of astrology since 1960 and a full-time professional astrologer since 1972. His books include Planets in Composite, Planets in Transit, Planets in Youth, Horoscope Symbols and Essays on Astrology, and a number of shorter works on traditional astrology. He received his Ph.D. from the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. He has been actively translating traditional astrological texts from Latin for several years in connection with his company ARHAT Media LTD. He is now offering lectures and webinars in video and audio format on his methods in astrology. www.arhatmedia.com robhand@arhatmedia.com


JP Hawthorne  JP is a queer astrologer, magically trained community herbalist, founder/teacher at the Portland School of Astrology. Beginning his journey with astro in the ‘90’s, JP’s work with Cosmophilia connects people with earth and sky, including a line of Astrological Herbals: planetary teas, tinctures, elixirs and sprays. He is currently writing a book about Astro Herbalism while finishing his 5th year at the Blue Iris Mystery School. JP has worked for various astrologers/organizations including the Oregon Astrological Association and AFAN and been featured at Portland Art Museum, Portland State University, Reed College, Nike, several astrology and herbal medicine conferences, numerous venues and websites. jp@cosmophilia.us | www.Cosmophilia.us


holleyJason Holley is an astrologer and psychotherapist based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His orientation is interpersonal and archetypal – focusing on embodiment of soul, and ensouling of body. He has practiced astrology for just under 30 years and has taught widely on psychotherapy, astrology, and myth. Jason’s primary commitment is long-term psychotherapeutic work with individual clients. He teaches a graduate-level continuing education program for therapists drawing on the astrological tradition in their work, using experiential methods such as psychodrama and astrodrama. He has written for The Mountain Astrologer and several online venues. Email jason@jasonholley.net or jasonholley.net on the web.


hopkinsCheryl Hopkins is an astrologer and teacher. She has offered personal consultations and mentoring for over twenty years. She became a serious student of both astrology and spiritual wisdom in the early 90’s in New York and is a Level II graduate of Stephen Forrest’s Evolutionary Astrology Apprenticeship Program. A NCGR member, she’s a former VP Program Director for the Richmond, VA chapter and has presented at the mid-Atlantic regional chapters. She’s guested on blog talk radio. anempoweringastrology@gmail.com facebook.com/AstrologyEmpowers.


Tony Howard  is the founder of AstrologyUniversity.com and contributes to two astrology blogs: Astroraven.com and ForrestAstrology.com. He co-manages Steven Forrest’s publishing company Seven Paws Press and is the founder of Raven Dreams Press, an astrology publishing house. Tony’s writing has been featured in “The Mountain Astrologer” and also the Flare anthology “Astrology: The New Generation.”


Erica Jones M.A. Integral Ecology, has pursued astrology since 2006, principally studying archetypal astrology and cosmology with Richard Tarnas. Erica incorporates ecological awareness and an engagement with mythopoetic dimensions to promote personal, social and ecological well-being, by synthesizing astrology with studies of mythology, depth ecopsychology, dream work and systemic (family) constellations. A current project engages astrology in social and cultural transformation via a workshop centering on cultivating skillful means of embodying the planetary intelligences contained in the upcoming Saturn-Pluto world transit. She also publishes online at Real Imaginal, which is devoted to the renewal of the planetary archetype Neptune. erica@realimaginal.com, http://realimaginal.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


Jessica Lanyadoo is an internationally respected Astrologer and Psychic Medium who has been working with clients across the globe since 1995. She is triple Capricorn and an all around nice lady, if you look past all that Saturn. Her work is irreverent, practically applyable, and always on point. Meet with her in her Oakland garden studio or from anywhere in the world by phone or video chat. Read her horoscopes and schedule a consultation on her site at www.lovelanyadoo.com.


Rick Merlin Levine combines his visionary understanding of astrology with his ability to communicate astrological terms in unique ways. Rick co-authored (with Jeff Jawer) 8 years of Barnes and Noble’s annual “Your Astrology Guide.” Rick’s daily horoscope column reaches millions of readers through Tarot.com.. Rick Levine is the subject of a DVD, “Quantum Astrology: Science, Spirit, and Our Place in the Cycles of History” His articles and poems are widely published. Rick was a Founding Trustee of Kepler College. He is a computer wizard and is rumored to be neurologically enhanced with microprocessors imbedded in his brain. http://www.stariq.com, rlevine@stariq.com


Omari Martin, MAFM, PMAFA, NCGR-PAA I, is a certified professional astrologer with the American Federation Astrologers (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 and finance classes at the collegiate level. He owns SOULAR WISDOM™ a human personality and behavior consulting business and ASTR⨀PRENEURSHIP™ a consulting business for professional astrologers and entrepreneurs.   omari@soularwisdom.com, www.soularwisdom.com


Eric Meyers is a full-time professional counseling astrologer, teacher and author of 6 books (including The Astrology of Awakening Volumes 1 & 2, Elements & Evolution, Uranus and Between Past & Presence). He has a M.A. in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology from Naropa University and studied with Steven Forrest. Eric’s focus is on spiritual awakening and the evolution of consciousness, weaving threads of modern psychology, universal spiritual principles and a contemporary understanding of science and nature. www.soulvisionconsulting.com,  eric@soulvisionconsulting.com


Gregory Nalbandian A second generation Astrology and the owner of Astrology et al Bookstore, Gregory learned astrology as part of growing up working in the family bookstore. He started counseling and teaching back in the 1980’s, and has written for several local Spiritual Newspapers and publications. With a strong background in eastern Philosophy, the style of astrology he teaches and practices is a blend of Evolutionary and Psychological, with a strong emphasis on practical application in daily life and in counseling. main@astrologyetal.com.


laura-currentLaura Nalbandian is a second-generation astrologer, and the owner/coordinator of NORWAC, established in 1984 by her mother Maggie. Laura has a love of teaching and she lectures at conferences around the world.  Her focus is using the Pluto method of Evolutionary Astrology, and as one of Jeffrey Green’s early students she has been teaching since 1986. Her 2nd love is coordinating astrology conferences, she is currently working on UAC 2018.  Laura is working with colleagues in co-teaching small & intimate workshops at her family cabin near Mt Rainier. www.lauranalbandian.com.


Alison Price is a consultant astrologer, writer and popular lecturer based in Vancouver, BC. She believes in empowering you to achieve your creative potential through the art of astrology. She was awarded a diploma from the South African College of Astrological Studies, Johannesburg, and a certificate from the Faculty of Astrological Studies, London. She writes for international journals. She is co-founder of Vancouver’s Summer Advanced Astrology Workshop (now in it’s 5th year). Alison writes syndicated weekly, monthly and annual horoscopes for a cosmopolitan client base with a focus on creativity, inspiration and vision. Visit her at http://www.starzology.com and email alison@starzology.com.


Reynolds

Samuel F. Reynolds, a former critic of astrology, had a life-changing visit to an astrologer and has since spent 25 years doing charts and studying astrology. Now Samuel consults and teaches astrology full-time in New York City. He also serves on a few astrology organizational boards and writes weekly horoscopes on his site, UnlockAstrology.com.


Safron Rossi, Ph.D., is associate core faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute in the Jungian and Archetypal Studies program, teaching courses on mythology, archetypal symbolism, and research. Raised in a family of artists that read C.G. Jung and Joseph Campbell, Safron has spent her life steeped in literature, religion and mythology. Her writing and studies focus on Greek mythology, archetypal psychology, astrology, women’s studies and goddess traditions. She is co-editor of Jung on Astrology (2017), editor of Joseph Campbell’s Goddesses: Mysteries of the Feminine Divine (2013) publishes articles in Jungian and Archetypal journals and speaks internationally. www.thearchetypaleye.com, safron@thearchetypaleye.com


Kelly Surtees is a full time professional astrologer who shares her passion for astrology through client consults, teaching and writing. With more than 16 years in private practice, Kelly is experienced, friendly and insightful. Kelly’s specialty areas include predictive astrology and incorporating traditional techniques into modern practice. Kelly teaches and lectures around the world and online. An Aussie by birth – don’t let her accent confuse you – Kelly divides her time between Canada and Australia. Find Kelly online http://kellysastrology.com/ kelly@kellysastrology.com or via Facebook and Twitter


Kira Sutherland is an Australian Naturopath, Nutritionist, Herbalist and Astrologer. She divides her time between clients, writing and lecturing on health, well-being and medical astrology. Known for her vibrant, straight forward teaching style, Kira has lectured in Medical Astrology within Australia as well as North America and Europe. In private practice for over 20 years, Kira combines her knowledge in Natural Medicine with her passion for Medical Astrology into a wonderful mix of mind/body medicine. kira.sutherland@gmail.com & www.astrologyofhealth.com kira.sutherland@gmail.com


Diane Swanson is owner of Walela Institute of Imaginal Healing, an alternative, holistic sanctuary nestled in the Sierra Nevada foothills in Sonora, CA. She is a Certified Master Level Forrest Trained Astrologer, as well as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LAADC-CA, 1996). Her specialties include Vibrational Healing and Shamanic work; her passion is assisting clients in breaking self-destructive patterns resulting in evolutionary, transformational breakthroughs. She produces her own line of gem elixirs and flower essences, plus custom vibrational remedies. Diane also designs and makes astrological gemstone healing jewelry. An avid gardener, her inspiration is time spent in nature. walela.yoga@gmail.com, www.walelahealinginstitute.com.


Simon Vorster is an evolutionary Astrologer, teacher and lifelong student of the EA paradigm. His work is rooted in the transition from the Pisces to Aquarius age through aiding and supporting souls to connect to their inner sense of self and authority, to de-condition and find their place in the evolving world. His role as husband and father, living a conscious life, are where he draws his deepest wisdom, influence and insight. This is deeply reflected in his work as he is able to meet the other where they are in a grounded, genuine and supportive way. www.simonvorster.com, raisingvibrations.sv@gmail.com


walshPatricia Walsh  is a certified Deep Memory Process (DMP) regression practitioner and Chief Trainer for Dr. Roger Woolger’s Institute of Deep Memory Process® (since 2002). She is also a certified Evolutionary Astrologer from the Jeffrey Wolf Green School of Evolutionary Astrology (2004) and author of Understanding Karmic Complexes: Evolutionary Astrology and Regression Therapy . Combined with astrology, she specializes in healing work based in Shamanic principles including Soul Retrieval/Fragmentation , Spirit Releasement (Ancestral and Earthbound Spirit work). Drawing from almost 20 years of delving into the human psyche she recently created – Kairos Astrology – An Experiential Training for Astrologers. www.HealThePast.com www.KairosAstrology.com


zahrtJenn Zahrt PhD is an author, publisher, and historian of astrology. She has taught and lectured in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany and India. Zahrt publishes scholarship on astrology, esotericism, and more through the Sophia Centre Press and Revelore Press. She is currently translating astrological sourceworks from Weimar Germany into English – you may support her in this work through Patreon. Zahrt bases her client practice out of Seattle, WA. jz@revelore.press www.jennzahrt.com