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NCGR CLASSES & WORKSHOPS FOR SPRING / SUMMER 2017

 

To register for a class or workshop, please call the teacher directly. For other questions
on our Education Program, please call the NCGR Hotline on 212/255-3236.
Please read through the entire list for the class that suits your level of study and personal
interest. Study Guides can be purchased only via the NCGR-PAA website,
The nextNCGR-PAA Certification Exam will be held on Sunday, August 20 th
Application must be made by August 10 th 
To register, please print out the application at the end of this webpage and send to Shirley
Soffer with payment by check or money order, payable to NCGR-PAA.
For other questions about the exam, please contact Shirley Soffer on
ShirleySoffer@aol.com
See other details on the NCGR-PAA website, www.astrologersalliance.org.
* * *
INTERMEDIATE & FORECASTING

John Marchesella 212-255- 8497
www.astrojohn.com
Chelsea Area
PLANETARY ASPECTS & CHART INTERPRETATION – Levels II – Aspects
between planets make the horoscope sing….or groan. They can bring out the best in the
planets or the worst. They can make for consciousness, or they can call for
consciousness. They can energize, and they can block the flow of energy. But aspects
always indicate the psychodynamics of the individual in the horoscope! We will also
cover various techniques of chart interpretation, and most of all, practice, practice,
practice with the charts of celebrities, historical figures and case histories. Plus plenty of
Q & A about the work of the astrologer and the aspects that are effecting the current
world.
Limited seats are available.
THURSDAYS, 6:45 – 8:45, 6 sessions, $200
Begins April 20 th for every other week
Some late registrations are accepted.
* * *
Eileen McCabe 212/431-9834 or eileenmccabe@msn.com
146 Mulberry St. #10
MASTER CLASS – Levels II/IV – A once-a- month discussion group on the current
transits, stations, eclipses and the nodal axis, and how all they effect the individual and
the collective. Email to register.
THURSDAYS, 7 – 9, $40/class
Begins May 11 th
* * *
Shirley Soffer 212/677-5041 or ShirleySoffer@aol.com
505 LaGuardia Place, #25A
CHARTWORK – Level I/III – This is an ongoing class devoted to hands-on practice with
charts. Learning by doing. Bring in charts for group study. Natal delineation, transits,
progressions, solar returns, composites, synastry, and more. For advanced beginners and
intermediate students.
WEDNESDAYS, 6:30 – 8:30, $20/class
Begins May 3 rd
* * *

PRIVATE INSTRUCTION
Diane Cramer 212/288-6232
astroldiane@yahoo.com
333 East 66 th Street
Private instruction on all levels – chart calculations for all levels of NCGR-PAA testing.
Instruction on chart interpretation, predictive techniques, and the use of midpoints.
Specialized instruction in medical astrology. Tips and techniques for Solar Fire 9.
$30/hour.
Meira Epstein 212/879-2186
119 East 83 rd Street (Park & Lex)
meira@bear-star.com
TOTAL CHART MASTERY
COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING – all topics of astrology, from beginning to advanced.
How to read a chart – natal and predictive – integrating all the knowledge you have
gathered long the way with less-known techniques from Ancient-Classical astrology.
GET CERTIFIED BY NCGR-PAA
Classes are available for all Four Levels. All topics covered. Study in private, or through
the NCGR Online Education. For curriculum and registration go to www.geocosmic.org.
GO PROFESSIONAL: Make the leap into client work. Gain confidence, learn effective
techniques, how to handle forecast situations and how to identify core issues.
OFF THE BEATEN TRACK: Learn Hellenistic-Medieval methods as well as modern
URANIAN techniques – 90 Dial, Midpoints & Planetary Pictures and how to integrate it
with client work.
ONLINE STUDY: For your convenience – Private, live, audio-visual classes, suited to
your needs & schedule.
You can prepare for the NCGR-PAA exams, or simply study astrology to improve your
skills. Your classes are recorded and comprehensive study material is provided.
$50 per hour.
RECORDED TUTORIALS & LECTURES are available on http://bear-star.com
* * *
TAROT
Pattie Canova www.pattiecanova.com
Contact Gayle Stacher 917/476-7110 or gayle.stacher@gmail.com for registration and
deposit info.
85 Broad Street, call 917/861-2526 for floor location
CONTINUING/ADVANCED WORKSHOP: We are guided by the senses. Classes
spotlight the senses as informed by Tarot. Sound and clairaudience (toning, inflection,
hearing), touch (psychometry), visual (clairvoyance) and body sensation are heightened
through the mediumship of Tarot. Class format based on a weekly question asked by the
student, answered in partnered readings and group discussion during this 7 week block.
(We may also do, if appropriate, meditation).
WEDNESDAYS, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28, 6:15 – 8, $195
BEGINNERS’/REVIEW WORKSHOP: The Meet Up – The message, the messengers
and insights of the mythic icons of Tarot, how they inform our journey as well as the
roles of those traveling in, out and around us. This class focuses mostly on the Major
Arcana, the organic and personal push. Example: Did you know the Fool can represent
cults? And we’ll introduce myths of the Minor Arcana the events and people we
encounter in the playout.
SATURDAY, May 13 th , 11 – 5:30, $210
Location TBA ASAP  
* * *
MEMBERSHIP
To join or renew your membership, send a check for $55, payable to NCGR, and send to:
De Vovchansky
2102 Enclave Circle
Somerset, NJ 08873
or
Go to the National website, www.geocosmic.org, and register by credit card.
Be sure to specify that you want to be enrolled in the New York City Chapter!
Membership benefits include:
Discounts on all conferences, local and national
Discounted fees on NCGR-PAA Certification Exams
New York Chapter’s quarterly newsletter, “The Ingress”
Bimonthly “Memberletter” from National
An annual journal and an annual research journal
Or
Register for our annual spring conference,
“Synthesize, Organize & Deliver: The Astrologer's Work"
 with presentations by Greg Bogart, John Marchesella and Eileen
McCabe on the practice and profession of astrology.
Saturday, June 10 th , 10 a.m.
Source of Life Center
15 West 39 th Street – 3 rd Floor – West of 5 th Avenue
Pre-registration Discounts Available on our website, www.astrologynyc.org
* * *
If you are reading this announcement, your email address is already registered with us
for e-brochures and other announcements.
However, if you have friends whose email address are not registered or current,
please ask them to update on our NYC website:
www.astrologynyc.org
* * *
NCGR-PAA EXAM APPLICATION
NCGR-PAA Certification Exam will be held on Sunday, August 20 th .
Application must be made by August 10 th .
To register, please print out the application at the end of this webpage and send to Shirley
Soffer with payment by check or money order, payable to NCGR-PAA.
For other questions about the exam, please contact Shirley Soffer on
ShirleySoffer@aol.com
See other details on the NCGR-PAA website, www.astrologersalliance.org

* * *
INTERMEDIATE & FORECASTING
John Marchesella 212-255- 8497
www.astrojohn.com
Chelsea Area
PLANETARY ASPECTS & CHART INTERPRETATION – Levels II – Aspects
between planets make the horoscope sing….or groan. They can bring out the best in the
planets or the worst. They can make for consciousness, or they can call for
consciousness. They can energize, and they can block the flow of energy. But aspects
always indicate the psychodynamics of the individual in the horoscope! We will also
cover various techniques of chart interpretation, and most of all, practice, practice,
practice with the charts of celebrities, historical figures and case histories. Plus plenty of
Q & A about the work of the astrologer and the aspects that are effecting the current
world.

Limited seats are available.

THURSDAYS, 6:45 – 8:45, 6 sessions, $200
Begins April 20 th for every other week
Some late registrations are accepted.

* * *
Eileen McCabe 212/431-9834 or eileenmccabe@msn.com
146 Mulberry St. #10
MASTER CLASS – Levels II/IV – A once-a- month discussion group on the current
transits, stations, eclipses and the nodal axis, and how all they effect the individual and
the collective. Email to register.
THURSDAYS, 7 – 9, $40/class
Begins May 11 th
* * *
Shirley Soffer 212/677-5041 or ShirleySoffer@aol.com
505 LaGuardia Place, #25A
CHARTWORK – Level I/III – This is an ongoing class devoted to hands-on practice with
charts. Learning by doing. Bring in charts for group study. Natal delineation, transits,
progressions, solar returns, composites, synastry, and more. For advanced beginners and
intermediate students.
WEDNESDAYS, 6:30 – 8:30, $20/class
Begins May 3 rd
* * *
PRIVATE INSTRUCTION
Diane Cramer 212/288-6232
astroldiane@yahoo.com
333 East 66 th Street
Private instruction on all levels – chart calculations for all levels of NCGR-PAA testing.
Instruction on chart interpretation, predictive techniques, and the use of midpoints.
Specialized instruction in medical astrology. Tips and techniques for Solar Fire 9.
$30/hour.
Meira Epstein 212/879-2186
119 East 83 rd Street (Park & Lex)
meira@bear-star.com
TOTAL CHART MASTERY
COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING – all topics of astrology, from beginning to advanced.
How to read a chart – natal and predictive – integrating all the knowledge you have
gathered long the way with less-known techniques from Ancient-Classical astrology.
GET CERTIFIED BY NCGR-PAA
Classes are available for all Four Levels. All topics covered. Study in private, or through
the NCGR Online Education. For curriculum and registration go to www.geocosmic.org.
GO PROFESSIONAL: Make the leap into client work. Gain confidence, learn effective
techniques, how to handle forecast situations and how to identify core issues.
OFF THE BEATEN TRACK: Learn Hellenistic-Medieval methods as well as modern
URANIAN techniques – 90 Dial, Midpoints & Planetary Pictures and how to integrate it
with client work.
ONLINE STUDY: For your convenience – Private, live, audio-visual classes, suited to
your needs & schedule.
You can prepare for the NCGR-PAA exams, or simply study astrology to improve your
skills. Your classes are recorded and comprehensive study material is provided.
$50 per hour.
RECORDED TUTORIALS & LECTURES are available on http://bear-star.com
* * *
TAROT
Pattie Canova www.pattiecanova.com
Contact Gayle Stacher 917/476-7110 or gayle.stacher@gmail.com for registration and
deposit info.
85 Broad Street, call 917/861-2526 for floor location
CONTINUING/ADVANCED WORKSHOP: We are guided by the senses. Classes
spotlight the senses as informed by Tarot. Sound and clairaudience (toning, inflection,
hearing), touch (psychometry), visual (clairvoyance) and body sensation are heightened
through the mediumship of Tarot. Class format based on a weekly question asked by the
student, answered in partnered readings and group discussion during this 7 week block.
(We may also do, if appropriate, meditation).
WEDNESDAYS, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28, 6:15 – 8, $195
BEGINNERS’/REVIEW WORKSHOP: The Meet Up – The message, the messengers
and insights of the mythic icons of Tarot, how they inform our journey as well as the
roles of those traveling in, out and around us. This class focuses mostly on the Major
Arcana, the organic and personal push. Example: Did you know the Fool can represent
cults? And we’ll introduce myths of the Minor Arcana the events and people we
encounter in the playout.
SATURDAY, May 13 th , 11 – 5:30, $210
Location TBA ASAP  
* * *
MEMBERSHIP
To join or renew your membership, send a check for $55, payable to NCGR, and send to:
De Vovchansky
2102 Enclave Circle
Somerset, NJ 08873
or
Go to the National website, www.geocosmic.org, and register by credit card.
Be sure to specify that you want to be enrolled in the New York City Chapter!
Membership benefits include:
Discounts on all conferences, local and national
Discounted fees on NCGR-PAA Certification Exams
New York Chapter’s quarterly newsletter, “The Ingress”
Bimonthly “Memberletter” from National
An annual journal and an annual research journal
Or
Register for our annual spring conference, “Synthesize, Organize & Deliver: The
Astrologer’s Work” with presentations by Greg Bogart, John Marchesella and Eileen
McCabe on the practice and profession of astrology.
Saturday, June 10 th , 10 a.m.
Source of Life Center
15 West 39 th Street – 3 rd Floor – West of 5 th Avenue
Pre-registration Discounts Available on our website, www.astrologynyc.org

 

 NCGR-PAA EXAM APPLICATION

 

Name ______________________________________________

 

Address ____________________________________________

 

______________________________________________

 

Phone ______________________________________________

 

Email _______________________________________________

 

I hereby make application to take the exam on Sunday, August 20 th , at 11 AM at 11 AM at the

home of Shirley Soffer.

 

NCGR Members Non-members

 

Level I $60 $115

 

Level II $70 $125

 

Level III $80 $135

 

Enclose your check, payable to NCGR-PAA, and mail to:

 

Shirley Soffer

 

505 La Guardia Place #25A

 

New York, NY 10012-2008

 

Deadline for registration is August 10 th .