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Janet occasionally offers Conference Call Classes. Contact Janet to register for a class or register on-line. She'll send you any "homework," the class notes and the number to call on the day of the class, along with the access code. (NOTE: the number is not a toll-free number and you are responsible for any long-distance charges.) You'll need to prepay the class fee of $25. You can mail your check or money order to P.O. Box 271133, West Hartford, CT 06127-1133. OR pay via MasterCard, Visa, Discover or PayPal on this website.
THE SIGNS IN LOVE
Which signs are ideal for you for romance? What do you seek in a mate? What are your best and worst traits in a relationship? Janet outlines the zodiac’s amorous indications and upcoming dates to aim Cupid’s arrows.
This quick-moving planet appears to go backwards three times a year for about three weeks at a time, wreaking havoc in its arena of thinking and communications. This can affect anyone when it occurs, but especially impacts people who are born during it. Janet looks at Mercury Retrograde in famous people's birth charts (like Monica Lewinsky and Prince) and in historic events (like JFK, Jr.'s tragic death and the 2000 elections). And she'll outline the next bouts of Mercury Retrograde and how they will affect people of various signs.
THE MAGIC OF THE INVISIBLE
Magic is at work around us all the time, even though we can’t physically “see” it. As we stand at the threshold between the Age of Pisces and the Age of Aquarius, consciousness is shifting from reliance on an external Divinity to acknowledging the Divinity within each of us and from many sources, such as the current popularity of angels and communication with souls who have crossed over. A special interaction between the ruling planets of Aquarius and Pisces blends their influences from 2003 to 2010, preparing us for the New Age. Janet discusses inspiration, psychic experiences, spiritual healing, as well as the role astrology plays.
BEYOND SUN SIGNS (3- Hour “SEMINAR”)
The sign for the time of year you were born (your “sun sign”) is just the tip of the astrological iceberg. We’ll look at all the signs and then go beyond sun signs to examine your moon sign (determined by your day and year of birth) and your “rising sign” (determined by your exact minute of birth). These three signs are like your “astrological initials” and describe you much more personally. There are 1,728 different combinations - not that we’ll discuss each of these! No special background is required to learn how your signs help make you the unique individual you are. (For an additional $2.50, you can also order additional charts so you can examine the people you’re close to.)
VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE USING ASTROLOGY
A look at charts of famous people to spot astrological indications of their careers shows us how we can use astrology in our own lives. What signs and planets indicate an appropriate field for success for you? What working conditions are you best suited to?
FOLLOW YOUR LUCKY STARS
The two brightest "stars" in the night sky are Jupiter and Venus, the planets of luck and love. Ancient astrologers called them "the benefics" because they're so beneficial. Janet will tell you what signs these two planets were in when you were born (not necessarily the same as your "Sun Sign") and when they'll shine their best for you!
THE ANIMALS WITHIN US
Janet outlines the main characteristics of the zodiac signs, the "animals within us" in this introduction to the fascinating field of astrology, a study that goes much deeper than the "horoscopes" you read in the mass media. Janet explains how we each have all of the signs affecting a part of our lives. Find out why an exact birth time is crucial to accurate personal astrological readings.
SIGNPOSTS IN THE SKY
Many people read their horoscopes - with a grain of salt. We know there's something to it, but think we shouldn't take it too seriously. What's behind those forecasts? Get the inside scoop from professional astrologer, Janet Booth, who will discuss how the planets sometimes tell us "GO" or "STOP" or "YIELD." She'll also briefly outline the planets' messages for the current year.
FULL MOON BLUES
When are this year's "high stress" times? Full Moons - especially Eclipses - are certain to be on the list, as well as other astrological phenomena with strange names like Retrograde and Opposition. Astrologer Janet Booth will explain this in plain English and point out "caution periods" and how to handle them. At high stress times, you need especially good nutrition, and guess what? In astrology, the Moon is related to food and eating - and home, mom and apple pie, too! Find out the emotional triggers and food challenges for the zodiac signs.
WHY BIRTHDAYS ARE SO SPECIAL
Everybody has one. In fact, every thing has one, too. Anything with a beginning point in time, from a car to a kitty to a corporation to the maiden voyage of a cruise ship, takes on the vibrational tone of the moment it starts its existence. You only get one beginning, and everyone's is different. The exact (and intricate!) pattern of the planets never repeats, so each of us is unique. And each year at your birthday anniversary, the planets' configuration shows the influences of the coming year for you. Some years, we need everyone's best wishes! Your birthday chart is called your "Solar Return" - could that be the origin of the term "many happy returns"?
ANSWERING THE CRITICS OF ASTROLOGY
People who have not examined astrology have a hard time believing it offers anything valuable. Scientists continually heap disdain on the study of the stars. Janet will address common misconceptions about astrology and respond to typical criticisms like: · Why does astrology split the population into 12 groups and make generalizations about them? · The planets are so far away from us, how can they possibly have any affect on us? · There is no "proof" that astrology "works." · The zodiac has changed and astrology hasn't. Bring an open mind and you might leave disbelief behind.
AN ASTROLOGER LOOKS AT THE NEWS
What's going on in the zodiac when news is in the making? Planetary combinations are often evidence. Janet discusses several "event charts," which are the celestial maps at the moment something happens. View the headlines through an astrological lens.
CHARTING A HEAVENLY YEAR
This workshop helps participants use Janet’s Plan-its Celestial Planners as a planning tool. Janet explains the meaning of the movements of the planets through the signs over the coming year, along with the interactions between them. Learn how the planets affect your personal birth chart and positive ways to work with the celestial influences. Pre-registration with birth date, time and place is required; materials fee for charts and hand-outs.
SOL-LUNAR THREE-PEATS - A NEW VIEW OF LUNAR CYCLES
The Sun and Moon are the only “planets” that don’t go Retrograde. But between them, they traverse the same territory three times in a lunar cycle, presenting opportunities for three stages of development or of events. We'll examine the phenomenon of repetition in natal charts (the lunation cycle in which one is born), by transit, and in progressions and lunar returns.
THE VERTEX - COSMIC APPOINTMENTS
In the western sky a "secondary descendant" called the Vertex (symbol: V or Vx) shows the involvement of others in one's life - with a quality of "beyond one's control." Janet's been keeping an eye on the V in the sky since the late '70s and will share her findings, drawing upon numerous examples from her chart files and the lives of famous people. She'll illustrate the significance of the Vertex's natal house position and aspects, and influences associated with progressions or transits to or from this important chart point, which is active in many accident and event charts, and serves as a great tool in synastry.
RETROGRADES - TIME TO REVIEW AND RE-DO
All but 9% of the population are born with at least one planet in apparent backward (retrograde) motion. Most of us have a need to relearn lessons in certain areas as presented by these retrograde planets. In addition, each transiting planet (with the exception of the Sun and Moon) retrogrades on a regular basis bringing us opportunities to review and re-do. In this lecture, Janet will examine the meanings of the retrograde planets, natally and by progression and transits, the impact of the degrees where direction of motion changes ("stations") and how to work with the aspects made during the retrograde periods. She will share her 'Retrograde Calendar," which she developed in 1986, as a handy one-page tool for gathering important transit information.
THE FINGER OF GOD – A DIVINE DETOUR
Sometimes the planets form a triangle pattern called the Finger of God (also known as a Yod), showing areas in our life where we detour off the path we think we’re consciously choosing. We’re not sure if God is pointing the way or showing us a different finger! Janet explains the main component of such triangles, an aspect of mismatched energies called the quincunx or inconjunct. Using famous examples as well as the charts submitted by participants, we’ll explore ways to get the best out of the combinations of signs. (Note: not all charts have this pattern.)
HINTS OF OUR PAST LIVES
The South node is suspected of telling us about our past lives and relationships, so of course we'll examine this important chart point by sign, by house and by aspect. But what other clues do we have to your prior incarnations? We'll take a peak at Astro *Carto*Graphy and geodetic degrees, and we'll look beyond the astrological areana to some possibly surprising but revealing suggestions.
THE HEAVENLY CHEMISTRY OF SYNASTRY
What is the magic that brings a couple together and the glue that holds them in a relationship? SYN is Greek for together; ASTR = the stars. Janet examines the stars together of two charts, usually for two people, but also useful for families, groups, and pets and their owners. Using numerous example charts, we’ll cover the indications of personal planets and chart points in relationships, as well as how to use techniques of chart comparison, including composite charts. We’ll touch on the time of the first encounter, the Vertex and the Arabic “Part of Marriage.” Janet will share the surprising findings of statistical studies of couples' charts done by the AstroInvestigators, research in which she assisted as part of Alphee Lavoie's group.
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