The Social Planets – Jupiter and Saturn
This is course four in our new four-year training program. You do not have to be enrolled in the program to take this course.
In this course we will look at the correlations of the social planets – Jupiter and Saturn – with lived experience. Your instructors will outline what these gas giant planets symbolize and show you how to start interpreting them in the horoscope.
- Week 1: Jupiter with Darby Costello
- Week 2: Jupiter with Mark Jones
- Week 3: Saturn with Mark Jones
- Week 4: Saturn with Tony Howard
You’ll learn why these are called the “social” planets, explore their core meanings, and take first steps in understanding them in the context of the natal chart.
Required texts: Saturn: A New Look at an Old Devil by Liz Greene; The Contemporary Astrologer’s Handbook by Sue Tompkins
Optional texts: Making the Gods Work for You by Caroline Casey and Jupiter: An Astrologer’s Guide by Eve Jackson (both books are out of print and difficult/costly to find, so they are not required.)
Dates: November 20 to December 22, 2019
Class times: Wednesdays at 9:00am Pacific Time*
Class length: 90-min. to 2 hours
Q&A Sessions: Sundays at 9am or 4pm pacific time; 60 to 90 min.
$295 (non-certification); $350 (certification**)
Instructors: Mark Jones, Darby Costello and Tony Howard
Course includes: four video classes, four live Q&A sessions, weekly reading assignments and homework. Video, audio and handouts are available to view and/or download. Certification students will have graded homework assignments and an exam.
Perfect for beginners and those looking to review the basics.
* You do not have to attend live. All sessions are recorded and uploaded to your user account.
** Certification track includes required homework assignment with testing.
BONUS: Includes bonus 4-hour audio workshop by Robert Blaschke “Jupiter and Saturn”.
Mark Jones is an astrologer, psychosynthesis therapist and author based in Bristol, England. Mark is a regular speaker and workshop leader in North America, Europe and Australia.
Students love working with Mark because of his spiritual approach, his humor, warmth, and depth. Mark works with clients around the world via Skype.
Darby is a tutor for the Faculty of Astrological Studies and the Mercury Internet School of Psychological Astrology, and she also teaches for The London School of Astrology. In 2013 she received the Charles Harvey Award for Exceptional Service to Astrology.
Her teaching demonstrates her fascination with the personal dynamics revealed in the birth chart as well as her commitment to allow an active unfolding of archetypal patterns in every moment, so that her work remains engaging and fresh, both for herself and her students.
Tony is passionate about sharing an astrology that empowers people to consciously co-create life as an engaged participant. Through his website TheAstrologyCoach.com he coaches both clients and astrology students to find inspiration, creative solutions and fresh insights using the cosmos as a guide.
Course Discussion Area
- Discussion Chat Room
- Class 1 – Jupiter with Darby Costello
- Class 1 Homework and Reading
- Q&A 1
- Quiz Over Lesson 1
- Class 2 – Jupiter with Mark Jones
- Class 2 Homework and Reading
- Q&A 2 – December 8
- Quiz Over Lesson 2
- Class 3 – Saturn with Mark Jones
- Class 3 Homework and Reading
- Q&A 3
- Class 4 – Saturn with Tony Howard
- Class 4 Homework and Reading
- Q&A 4
- Quiz Over Lessons 3 and 4
- Suggestions for Further Study
- Final Exam Part 1 – Multiple Choice
- Final Exam Part 2 – Chart Interpretation
Bonus Class – Jupiter and Saturn with Robert Blaschke
- Class 1
- Class 2
- Class 3
- Class 4