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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.

The next NCGR-PAA Certification Exam will be held on December 8, 2019. Application must be made by November 30, 2019. Study Guides can be purchased only via the NCGR-PAA website, 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 See other details on the NCGR-PAA website,


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Joseph Addeo  212/346-0977 or and

80 North Moore Street #19J, Tribeca


ASTROLOGICAL BASICS – Level I – A beginner’s class, where the ABC’s of Western Astrology are explored and learned.  Topics covered include planets, signs, houses, elements and modes.  By the end of the course, each student should hav e basic knowledge on how to start reading a chart.  A practical approach is emphasized for use as a springboard to future study and developing one’s own unique style of interpretation 

Call or e-mail to enroll.

TUESDAYS, 7 – 9, 9 weeks, $330

Begins October 15th, ends December 10th


TRANSITS – Levels II/III – A class on transits to the natal chart and how to use them in predictive work.  A knowledge of astrological basics is necessary including planets, signs, houses and natal aspects.  Transits activate natal aspects and helps focus where to concentrate one’s energy in reading and interpreting a chart.  Practical examples from sample charts of famous and not-so-famous people will be used.

Call or e-mail to enroll.

WEDNESDAYS, 7 – 9, 7 weeks, $280

Begins September 18th, ends October 30th


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John Marchesella  212-255-8497 or

Chelsea Area

TRANSITS – Levels II/III – Transits are the happening of the horoscope.  They indicate when and how our potential is manifest, where and when our growth and limitations occur, and what is the path to change and development.  Planetary cycles will be discussed along with individual transits from the major planets thru the little guys plus lunations and eclipses.   This class will help you with your practice of astrology in your self-understanding as well as with clients.  Each class begins with Q&A.

THURSDAYS, 6:45 – 8:45, 10 sessions, $350

Begins September 26th


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Eileen McCabe

THE PROCESS OF CHANGE – Levels II/IV – In these two classes, we will explore the meaning of Jupiter, Saturn, Pluto and the South Node in Capricorn, and how the Jupiter/Saturn cycle will impact all the signs of the zodiac.

Please email for registration and location at

TWO SATURDAYS, September 28th and October 26th, 12:30 – 3, $45 at the door


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Shirley Soffer  212/677-5041 or

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 September 18th  


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Ronnie Dreyer

Vedic Astrology classes and webinars at all levels.  Private lessons are also available.  Please check website and email for more information.


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Diane Cramer  212/288-6232

333 East 66th 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


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Meira Epstein  212/879-2186

119 East 83rd Street (Park & Lex)



COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING:  all topics of astrology,

from beginner to advanced - natal and predictive.

Integrating the knowledge you already have with

less-known powerful techniques from the Ancient-Classical astrology.


Classes are available for all Four Levels. Study in private,

or through the NCGR Online Education. For curriculum

and registration go to .

Start now in time for testing in BALTIMORE–NCGR Conference.

GO PROFESSIONAL: Make the leap into client work.

Gain confidence, learn effective techniques, how to handle

sensitive situations and how to identify core issues.

We study & prepare for your client session.

ADD USEFUL TOOLS: Learn Hellenistic-Medieval

methods as well as modern URANIAN techniques - 90° Dial,

Midpoints & Planetary Pictures and how to integrate it with

your regular work.

PRIVATE STUDY – Online & In-Person, suited to your

needs & schedule. Prepare for the NCGR-PAA exams,

or simply improve your interpretation skills. Classed are recorded,

and comprehensive study material is provided.  $50 per hour.  




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Pattie Canova


Lower Manhattan, Limited Seating


September 15th, 11 – 5, $230


CONTINUATION CLASS – Intensive study and a deeper connection with the cards

WEDNESDAYS, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, $245


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To join or renew your membership, send a check for $55, payable to NCGR, and send to:

Howard Moore

210 East 15th Street #4F

New York, NY 10003


Go to the National website,, 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


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Name  ______________________________________________


Address  ____________________________________________




Phone  ______________________________________________


Email  _______________________________________________


I hereby make application to take the exam on Sunday, December 8, 2019, 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 November 30th.


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