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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 Sunday, August 12th.  Application must be made by August 5th.

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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Michael Lutin  212-629-6464 or  (Make subject of email ART & MAGIC)

THE ART & MAGIC OF HOROSCOPE INTERPRETATION – Levels II/IV – A non-linear ongoing modular course in classes, workshops and on-line form introduction to Level IV chart readings and beyond.

Begins after our spring conference, which is scheduled for June 16th


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John Marchesella  212-255-8497 or

Chelsea Area

THE FOUR PARTS OF LOVE – Levels II/IV – First we look at the natal potential for relationship dynamics.  Then, we examine the synastry times for chemistry.  The composite chart reveals the nature and meaning of the relationship.  And finally, timing is everything!  We’ll start the class with a review of the dynamics of the natal chart and predictive techniques, then go through the lecture portion, and finally work on the charts of famous couples and other kinds of relationship, such as Debbie and Carrie.

Thursdays, 6:45 - 8:45, 8 sessions, $325

Begins April 19th


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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 May 2nd   


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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 all the knowledge you already have with

less-known 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 .

UAC 2018:  Join my Chart Calculation workshops L-I & L-II.

GO PROFESSIONAL: Make the leap into client work.

Gain confidence, learn effective techniques, how to handle

sensitive forecast situations and how to identify core issues.

GO IN DEPTH: 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 ONLINE STUDY:  For your convenience– 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. The class is recorded

and you receive a copy, as well as comprehensive study material.  

$50 per hour.  




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Pattie Canova

Mythic Tarot Beginner’s Workshops, On-going classes, & One-day Workshops – TBD

Please put your name on class list at or call Gayle on 917-476-7110.


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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, August 12th, 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 5th.


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