This is course one in our new four-year training program.
In this course you will learn the basic symbols necessary for deeper astrological study: 14 Planetary Symbols, 12 Signs, and 12 houses.
If you’ve been ready to jump into learning astrology, and don’t know where to start, or you’re looking for a structured program that will help you feel confident practicing astrology for yourself or others, this is the perfect place to begin.
- Week 1: Astrology, planetary archetypes and the wonder of the night sky
- Week 2: The 12 signs as expressions of embodied experience
- Week 3: The 12 Houses and intro to house systems
- Week 4: Setting up a chart, using the ephemeris
You’ll also learn how to set up a chart in an astrology program (includes demonstrations for Solar Fire, Win*Star, and Sirius), how to use the ephemeris, and how to choose a house system to begin your study.
Taught by Tony Howard
Required text: The Contemporary Astrologer’s Handbook by Sue Tompkins (purchase separately before the course starts)
Recommended supplementary texts: The Modern Textbook of Astrology by Margaret Hone; The Inner Sky by Steven Forrest; Astrology for Yourself by Demetra George
$295 non-certification track / $350 certification track*
*Certification track includes required homework assignment with testing.
Pre-recorded and available for instant viewing
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. Experienced students looking to enter our four-year program have the option to test out of this course.