Demetra Update

I hope that 2020 is finding you well!

Congratulations on weathering the Saturn/Pluto conjunction and welcome to a new decade! This email is to notify you that due to plentiful demand we have made the decision to move our February event to a larger space! The distinguished Demetra George coming to town has peaked quite the interest, but the adjustment you’ll have to make is sure to be filled with ease since we’re simply moving across the street to the spacious Hyatt Place.  The website and event pages have already been updated, but we want to make sure that everyone is as prepared and excited as we are!

The HYATT PLACE FORT LAUDERDALE AIRPORT & CRUISE PORT has even more space for our blossoming community. In addition to that extra space, we’re happy to announce that Demetra will have a select number of her seminal works for sale at the event including her latest, Ancient Astrology in Theory and Practice: A Manual of Traditional Techniques, Volume I: Assessing Planetary Condition. Demetra is generously willing to sign so be sure to pick up a copy of this or one of her other powerfully influential works if you haven’t already.

Furthermore, if you or those you know are traveling in and will be staying at the hotel, please email us at SFAA411@gmail.com so that we can inquire about any available discounts.

 

 

 

 

The South Florida Astrological Association would like to cordially invite you to:

 

A Weekend with Demetra George

 

SATURDAY MORNING LECTURE (February 8, 2020): Asteroid Goddesses 2020

The asteroid goddess are voices of the feminine. This richly illustrated presentation charts their role in the key events of the Women’s Movement since their discovery in the early nineteenth century. Moving into the present era of MeToo, let’s see which political candidates, leaders and other influential people are most attuned to advocating for the concerns of Ceres, Pallas, Juno, and Vesta.

 

SATURDAY AFTERNOON/SUNDAY WORKSHOP (February 8-9, 2020): The Houses: Their Strengths, Joys and Ancient Mystery Teachings

Ancient astrologers understood their art as a mystery tradition and encoded the spiritual significance of each house into its name. Discover the secret doctrines associated with each place of life, such as the third house Goddess signifying ritual and sacred rites, the second house Gate of Hades as injunctions around the misuse of wealth, and the ninth house God as the home of astrologers and prophets.

Gain deeper insight into meanings of the houses as they are derived from the planetary joys and discover the elegant substructure that links planets to houses and sect rejoicing.

 

 

DAILY SCHEDULE:

9:30 – 10:00am – Registration for those not pre-registered and check-in
10:00 – 12:30pm – Morning session with breaks
12:30 – 2:00pm – Lunch Break
2:00 – 5:00pm – Afternoon Session with breaks

 

 

LOCATION with free parking:

HYATT PLACE FORT LAUDERDALE AIRPORT & CRUISE PORT

91 Southwest 18th Avenue

Dania Beach, Florida, USA, 33004

 

COST:

Pre-Registration Discount Special through Thursday, February 6th:
Full Weekend Immersion: $130.00


Immersion Workshop



At The Hotel Door:
Full Weekend: $150.00
Single day: $75.00

 

 

About the speaker:

Demetra George (M.A. Classics) is a pioneering mythic-archetypal astrologer, who studies and translates Greek astrological texts, as well as the transmission of classical doctrines into the Arabic and Medieval worlds. Recipient of the Regulus Award, her work provides the keys to understanding all forms of traditional astrology. Author of six books, her most recent is Ancient Astrology in Theory and Practice: A Manual of Traditional Techniques (Rubedo Press, 2019).

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Demetra George Immersion Weekend — February 2020

Hello everyone! I hope that the holiday season is treating you well and that you’re savoring the last bit of Sagittarian energy before we head into proper Saturn Season! Today’s update is two-pronged, since in addition to the official announcement of our upcoming Immersion Weekend with Demetra George we also want to extend an invitation to join some of us here at the SFAA in a discussion about our future.

On January 5, 2020 at 12:30pm a few of us will be meeting at Brio Tuscan Grille in Hallandale Beach. The purpose of this brunch meeting is to brainstorm future endeavors, as well as put out a call to all those who wish to help in some capacity with the work at hand. While stabilizing the next phase of the SFAA it was certainly helpful to just have a few hands in the pot, but the intention moving forward for the organization was one of collaboration and sharing. If you’d like to help in any way, or even if you just want to come hang with some awesome astro-peeps, feel free to shoot us an email at SFAA411@gmail.com and let us know to add you to the reservation!

Now, to the juicy bit that I’m sure you’ve all been waiting for!

 

The South Florida Astrological Association would like to cordially invite you to:

 

A Weekend with Demetra George

 

SATURDAY MORNING LECTURE (February 8, 2020): Asteroid Goddesses 2020

The asteroid goddess are voices of the feminine. This richly illustrated presentation charts their role in the key events of the Women’s Movement since their discovery in the early nineteenth century. Moving into the present era of MeToo, let’s see which political candidates, leaders and other influential people are most attuned to advocating for the concerns of Ceres, Pallas, Juno, and Vesta.

 

SATURDAY AFTERNOON/SUNDAY WORKSHOP (February 8-9, 2020): The Houses: Their Strengths, Joys and Ancient Mystery Teachings

Ancient astrologers understood their art as a mystery tradition and encoded the spiritual significance of each house into its name. Discover the secret doctrines associated with each place of life, such as the third house Goddess signifying ritual and sacred rites, the second house Gate of Hades as injunctions around the misuse of wealth, and the ninth house God as the home of astrologers and prophets.

Gain deeper insight into meanings of the houses as they are derived from the planetary joys and discover the elegant substructure that links planets to houses and sect rejoicing.

 

 

DAILY SCHEDULE:

9:30 – 10:00am – Registration for those not pre-registered and check-in
10:00 – 12:30pm – Morning session with breaks
12:30 – 2:00pm – Lunch Break
2:00 – 5:00pm – Afternoon Session with breaks

 

 

LOCATION with free parking:

HYATT HOUSE FORT LAUDERDALE AIRPORT & CRUISE PORT

90 Southwest 18th Avenue

Dania Beach, Florida, USA, 33004

 

COST:

Pre-Registration Discount Special through Thursday, February 6th:
Full Weekend Immersion: $130.00


Immersion Workshop



At The Hotel Door:
Full Weekend: $150.00
Single Day: $75.00

 

 

About the speaker:

Demetra George (M.A. Classics) is a pioneering mythic-archetypal astrologer, who studies and translates Greek astrological texts, as well as the transmission of classical doctrines into the Arabic and Medieval worlds. Recipient of the Regulus Award, her work provides the keys to understanding all forms of traditional astrology. Author of six books, her most recent is Ancient Astrology in Theory and Practice: A Manual of Traditional Techniques (Rubedo Press, 2019).

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Brenda Brush “What You Need to Know for 2020”

Hello everyone! I can’t believe that our next event is less than a week away now!! The start of an all new season is already upon us, and things are getting kicked off with a bang.

 

Brenda Brush

“WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR 2020”

As a reminder for everyone, Brenda will be presenting her insightful lecture “WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR 2020” this upcoming Saturday October 12th, 2019.

The event will be held from 10am-5pm at the Hyatt House Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port in beautiful Dania Beach, Florida.

The cost is $30. Full details of the event, as well as the option to pre-register, can be found at our website HERE.

 

 

As an additional announcement, we here at the SFAA would like to share a little of what’s up our sleeve for the coming season:

Mark your calendars and save the dates for our upcoming Immersion Weekends:

First up, on the weekend of February 8-9th, 2020 the SFAA presents one of the pre-eminent astrologers of the modern era Demetra George.

Later in the spring on the weekend of April 18-19th, 2020 we’re so proud to be hosting a favorite of the community and long-time friend Dr. J. Lee Lehman, Ph.D. 

 

Both of these astrologers are masters of their respective crafts, and having the opportunity to immerse ourselves in a weekend astrological techniques and theories under their guidance is a serious treat. This season with the South Florida Astrological Association is about celebrating the powerful contributions that women have made to this celestial science, providing space for our community to flourish, and letting both the studies of the past as well as our vision of the future inform our ability to be present with one another.

 

We’ll see you on the 12th everyone!

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Brenda Brush 2020

Happy September everyone, it’s been a little while! I hope that the sensational astrology of the summer hasn’t left you all worse for wear and that you and your loved ones were all safe and unscathed in the wake of Dorian.

I can’t tell you how happy I am that fall is on its way, and large part of that is all of the exciting opportunities for astrology that are forthcoming in our community! In the spirit of that, we here at the SFAA are proud to present a much-anticipated lecture from South Florida’s own Brenda Brush! Her lecture for us last year was our most popular by far and the reviews were nothing short of glowing. Brenda has powerful and clear astrological insight, so it’s no wonder why she’s become such a beloved titan in our community. This lecture isn’t one to miss since people will surely be talking about it all throughout the year to come! And with that…

The South Florida Astrological Association presents a Saturday meeting and lecture with:

 

 

BRENDA BRUSH

“WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR 2020”

 

Brenda’s Insightful Lecture – Understanding the upcoming planetary energies to wisely guide you toward constructive and rewarding choices!

All levels of astrology interest and practice are welcome!

 

October 12th, 2019 from 10:00am – 5:00pm

SCHEDULE:
9:30 – 10:00am – Registration for those not pre-registered/Check-in
10:00 – 12:30pm – Opening welcome and Lecture
12:30 – 2:00pm – Lunch Break
2:00 – 5:00pm – Raffle ticket sales & applied mini-readings by local astrologers

 

After 5:00pm Happy Hour in the hotel lobby or TBD (optional)

 

LOCATION with free parking:

HYATT HOUSE FORT LAUDERDALE AIRPORT & CRUISE PORT
90 Southwest 18th Avenue
Dania Beach, Florida, USA, 33004

 

Cost: $30.00

(raffle tickets sold separately for $5.00 each or 5 for $20)


Pre-Registration



We invite the SFAA community to come and gather as we grow in number and astrology spirit!

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Mercury Retrograde and Other Affairs

Hello everyone! I hope the weekend has found you rested and rejuvenated.

We’ve been informed that in typical Mercury Retrograde fashion, there was an issue with the previous email notification where some were unable to click through to purchase the recordings. It seems that there are many variables at play since some had this issue and others did not, but we figured this was a great opportunity to remind everyone that the recordings (and our previous recordings) are always available through the ‘Lecture Recordings’ tab on our website, which you can find here.

We appreciate your patience and are grateful for your communication regarding this matter. Best wishes in health and happiness as we enter the new astrological year!

Christeen Skinner/Priscilla Costello February 2019 Immersion Weekend:

Day 1:

“Draconic Charts: A Draco and Spirit Workshop” – Starting off the weekend Christeen Skinner enlightened us with a subject that you may have heard of, and one that she’s quite passionate about. Draconic Charts are a technique which can illuminate the undercurrents of the natal chart adding even richer depth to your practice.

“Singletons and the Art of Getting to the Heart of the Chart” – In this lecture, Priscilla Costello presented and added additional insight to a special technique created by renowned astrologer Richard Idemon. Due to learning this technique directly from him and having experimented with it over the subsequent years, her knowledge will definitely allow you to sink your teeth into any chart and provide an invaluable springboard into its dominant themes.

Day 2:

“2019 Astro-Finance Forecast” – On “Day 2” Christeen Skinner got things going with a bang as she provided her own unique brand of insight into the coming year’s financial flow. In this tour de force presentation she outlines everything you need to know in order to navigate the coming financial waters with grace and foresight. A must-have for the financially savvy astro-enthusiast.

“Astro-Property Cycles” – In this lecture, Christeen Skinner examines the flow of the coming cycles as they pertain to housing and real-estate. She outlines the current situation in a way that illuminates the future and also provides special tips and tricks for timing sales and acquisitions.
“What I Learned in 2018” – In the first presentation of Day 2’s afternoon, Christeen does a deep dive into the fresh insight and ideas that she acquired over the past year. This lecture gives you workable ideas and dates that you can use to give yourself a financial advantage in the coming year ahead as well as far into the future.
“2020 and Beyond” – Christeen’s special final lecture outlines the coming trends over the years ahead. We’re currently in an incredibly important pivot on a collective level, and while this is certainly indicated by today’s astrological signature, examining the ways in which this unfolds over a longer period of time allows us to better prepare for the long-haul.

For convenience and savings, Day 2 is offered as a bundle with Christeen’s Astro-Finance Forecast 2019 also available as a standalone lecture. If you’re interested in individual (unbundled) recordings, please inquire via email.


Skinner/Costello Immersion Weekend



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Lecture Recordings Now Available!

After much blood sweat and tears, we’re proud to announce the arrival of the lecture recordings from our last Immersion Weekend. If you were unable to attend this amazing event you can now access the great wealth of astrological wisdom that was shared with us. Over the course of two jam-packed days filled with knowledge, laughter, and community our speakers lovingly presented invaluable techniques and insights that can enrich both your life and your practice!

 

Christeen Skinner/Priscilla Costello February 2019 Immersion Weekend:

Day 1:

“Draconic Charts: A Draco and Spirit Workshop” – Starting off the weekend Christeen Skinner enlightened us with a subject that you may have heard of, and one that she’s quite passionate about. Draconic Charts are a technique which can illuminate the undercurrents of the natal chart adding even richer depth to your practice.

“Singletons and the Art of Getting to the Heart of the Chart” – In this lecture, Priscilla Costello presented and added additional insight to a special technique created by renowned astrologer Richard Idemon. Due to learning this technique directly from him and having experimented with it over the subsequent years, her knowledge will definitely allow you to sink your teeth into any chart and provide an invaluable springboard into its dominant themes.

Day 2:

“2019 Astro-Finance Forecast” – On “Day 2” Christeen Skinner got things going with a bang as she provided her own unique brand of insight into the coming year’s financial flow. In this tour de force presentation she outlines everything you need to know in order to navigate the coming financial waters with grace and foresight. A must-have for the financially savvy astro-enthusiast.

“Astro-Property Cycles” – In this lecture, Christeen Skinner examines the flow of the coming cycles as they pertain to housing and real-estate. She outlines the current situation in a way that illuminates the future and also provides special tips and tricks for timing sales and acquisitions.
“What I Learned in 2018” – In the first presentation of Day 2’s afternoon, Christeen does a deep dive into the fresh insight and ideas that she acquired over the past year. This lecture gives you workable ideas and dates that you can use to give yourself a financial advantage in the coming year ahead as well as far into the future.
“2020 and Beyond” – Christeen’s special final lecture outlines the coming trends over the years ahead. We’re currently in an incredibly important pivot on a collective level, and while this is certainly indicated by today’s astrological signature, examining the ways in which this unfolds over a longer period of time allows us to better prepare for the long-haul.

For convenience and savings, Day 2 is offered as a bundle with Christeen’s Astro-Finance Forecast 2019 also available as a standalone lecture. If you’re interested in individual (unbundled) recordings, please inquire via email.


Skinner/Costello Immersion Weekend



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SFAA Anniversary Social

On Sunday March 10th, 2019

A few of your SFAA friends are getting together to honor the 1-year anniversary of its reincorporation!

Come meet us to socialize and celebrate at Padrino’s in Dania Pointe from 4:00 – 6:30 pm. It will be a great opportunity to come together with other astrologically minded people as we share space and build community.

https://padrinos.com/dania-beach

149 S Compass Way
Dania Beach, FL 33004

 

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A Weekend with Christeen Skinner and Priscilla Costello

The South Florida Astrological Association would like to cordially invite you to:

A Weekend with Christeen Skinner and Priscilla Costello

 

SATURDAY MORNING (February 9th, 2019) WITH CHRISTEEN: DRAWING ON INNER STRENGTH

What can you learn from studying your spirit and draconic charts? What do they say about this life journey? Are they useful in forecasting? Given the powerful eclipse on July 2nd, 2019, a review of these charts may be helpful in easing our journey through what promises to be a tumultuous year.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH PRISCILLA: SINGLETONS – MISSING KEY TO CHART INTERPRETATION

What method—if we have one—do we use to understand a chart? Richard Idemon developed an approach to analyzing the horoscope that emphasizes the importance of SINGLETONS: planets that alone represent a specific category. This talk reveals his powerful method, shows you how to determine if your chart has singletons, and gives you helpful keys to interpreting them. Be sure to bring your birth chart!**

 

SUNDAY (February 10th, 2019) WITH CHRISTEEN: NAVIGATING YOUR FINANCIAL UNIVERSE

This all day workshop is in four parts:

1. It is 90 years since the Crash of 1929. Will we have a repeat? Key trading dates and the impact of Chiron in Aries and Uranus in Taurus.
2. The property cycle – where we are and the next recession. Property in your chart.
3. What I learnt in 2018 – some trading rules and techniques
4. The Great Financial re-set: the implications of the Capricorn stellium and looking ahead, the ingresses of Sedna, Pluto, Neptune and Uranus in 2024.

 

DAILY SCHEDULE:

9:30 – 10:00am – Registration for those not pre-registered and check-in
10:00 – 12:30pm – Morning session with breaks
12:30 – 2:00pm – Lunch Break
2:00 – 5:00pm – Afternoon Session with breaks

 

 

LOCATION with free parking:

HYATT HOUSE FORT LAUDERDALE AIRPORT & CRUISE PORT

90 Southwest 18th Avenue

Dania Beach, Florida, USA, 33004

 

COST:

At The Hotel Door:
Full Weekend: $150.00
Single day: $75.00

**If you do not have a natal birth chart for Saturday, you may submit your birth information AHEAD OF TIME to SFAA411@gmail.com and we will have a printed natal chart wheel for you when you arrive.

 

About the speakers from their respective websites:

Christeen Skinner

Christeen Skinner is a practising astrologer for more than 30 years, and has been looking at planetary pictures since she was nine years old. She is fascinated by the correlation between particular planetary formations and events on earth. Measuring the apparent links between these pictures and financial markets pleases her immensely… She is a well respected key player on the astrology speaking circuit with focus on financial and business matters. In 2004 ‘The Financial Universe’ was published followed by ‘Exploring the Financial Universe’ in 2016. Her latest book ‘The Beginners Guide to the Financial Universe’ was published in March 2017.”

 

Priscilla Costello

Priscilla Costello, M.A., Dipl. CAAE (Canadian Association for Astrological Education), is a counseling astrologer, speaker, and writer with a professional practice spanning over 30 years. She has spoken widely throughout the U.S. and Canada, at numerous conferences sponsored by NCGR, AFA, SOTA, and UAC and at Lilydale… Profoundly interested in paths to finding meaning in life, she completed a prize-winning Master’s Degree in religious philosophy (Gnosticism) and the psychology of C. G. Jung. She has published two books: Shakespeare and the Stars: The Secret Astrological Keys to Understanding the World’s Greatest Playwright. (2016) NEW! and The Weiser Concise Guide to Practical Astrology (2008).”

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Next Weekend — “COSMIC RELATIONSHIPS: GROUNDING THE SKIES

I hope the Venus Retrograde is finding you all well, just a final reminder about the upcoming weekend workshop with John Townley and Michelle Gould. Can’t wait to dive deep into this subject matter with two awesome experts. It seems like the they are working well with one another and it’s sure to be an extremely informative event.

If you haven’t already be sure to pre-register via the link below, and make sure to send your birth data to SFAA411@gmail.com or Michelle@HeavenlyWriting.com so that you can uncover powerful applications from your own lives as well!

See you next week!

 

 

 

On October 27-28, 2018 SFAA Presents

An Immersion Weekend Workshop

 

COSMIC RELATIONSHIPS: GROUNDING THE SKIES

 

Join astrologers John Townley and Michelle Gould for an immersion weekend, exploring both our personal relationship with the heavens and our interpersonal relationships with one another.

Each morning, John and Michelle will explore fundamental principles and put forward theoretical frameworks that you can then work with experientially in the afternoons by applying the ideas to your own charts.

Saturday morning, we will be looking at planetary cycles, including John’s personal thoughts on the upcoming celestial weather and its potential impact on each of us. Then we will spend the afternoon looking at these same cycles, both by using attendee charts as examples and through mapping the cycles and upcoming hotspots to the natal chart.

Sunday, we will move to relationship analysis, with Michelle providing a foundation in the essentials of synastry and John moving us onto composite charts.  Again, the afternoon will be used to apply the morning’s principles to your own life and relationships.

This workshop aims to move you to a more grounded, experiential understanding of celestial phenomena. It’s designed to provide building blocks for those newer to astrology yet includes innovative ideas and approaches to inspire seasoned astrologers into new directions.

 

Schedule

9:45 – 10:15am Registration (for those not pre-registered) and Check-In

10:15 – 12:30pm Morning lecture

12:30 – 1:45pm Lunch break

1:45 – 5pm Afternoon Experiential session

 

With this format, we ask that attendees submit their natal information (and the natal information of the relations they wish to explore) so we can select attendee examples with which to work in class and to create printouts and materials for you to use in the afternoon sessions. Please specify if you do not wish to have your chart used as a workshop example and if your partner prefers to be anonymous. (Any partner chart used in this format should be done only with the person’s permission.)

SEND NATAL CHART INFORMATION DIRECTLY TO MICHELLE GOULD AT:

MICHELLE@HEAVENLYWRITING.COM

 

The Workshop Presenters

John Townley is a renowned astrologer, journalist, record producer and author of many astrology books, including The Composite Charts which introduced this pioneering method for analyzing relationships.  His lifetime maritime and leading-edge music and recording background (he built the first 12-track recording studio) is integrated into his approach to astrology, which is very physical, based on a scaled, tidal/waveform model that sees planetary influences as palpable, environmental phenomena. In this view, the cycles of the planets are the ultra-deep bass and drum tracks of our existence, and we navigate daily the ever-changing ocean of their higher overtones.

 

Michelle Gould is an internationally recognized speaker and teacher of astrology who enjoys integrating the best of traditional and modern techniques into her counseling practice. She is a founding member of the Association for Young Astrologers (AYA), an instructor and board member at the Avalon School of Astrology, and a contributor to Moxy Women magazine and AstroDatabank, as well as other regional and national publications. Active in the astrology community, she is Chair of Ethics for the International Society of Astrological Research (ISAR), and an advisor for the Association for Astrological Networking (AFAN).

 

 

LOCATION with free parking:

HYATT HOUSE FORT LAUDERDALE AIRPORT & CRUISE PORT

90 Southwest 18th Avenue

Dania Beach, Florida, USA, 33004

 

COST: At The Hotel Door: $150.00 Full weekend/$75.00 Single day.

 

A prix-fixe lunch menu with assorted healthy sandwich/salad options will be available for pre-order purchase during check-in each day, otherwise there are restaurants nearby or BYO.

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Pre-Registration for Brenda Brush

Good morning everyone! We’re just one week out from this amazing lecture by the incomparable Brenda Brush, and although we’d prefer not to inundate you with endless reminders we’ve created a way that you can pre-pay for the presentation by credit card via PayPal. Of course we will still be able to accept payment the day of the event (cash, credit, or check), but for those of you who prefer to be proactive and get things out of the way this may be the perfect option.

Be sure to bring cash (and your birth chart information) the day of the event in order to participate in the raffle to win an applied mini-reading by astrologer Lynne Hyde.

More information, as well as a permanent page on the event can be found at our website, SouthFloridaAstrology.com

BRENDA BRUSH

“WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR 2019”

Understanding the planetary energies to wisely guide you toward a constructive and personally rewarding year!

September 22nd from 1:00pm – 5:00pm


Pre-Registration



Remember that the location for the event has changed to the Hyatt Place at 91 SW 18th Avenue Dania Beach, FL 33004. See you next week!

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