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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.

Study Guides can be purchased only via the NCGR-PAA website,

The next NCGR-PAA Certification Exam will be held on Sunday, December 9th.  Application must be made by November 26th.

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,




Joseph Addeo  212/346-0977

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 have a 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.

WEDNESDAYS, 7 – 9, 9 weeks, $320

Begins October 3, 2018

Ends November 28, 2018


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John Marchesella  212-255-8497 or

Chelsea Area


ASTROLOGY 101 – Level I – An introduction to the building blocks of astrology:  elements & modes, planets, signs and houses, right on up to the first steps of chart interpretation and natal aspects.  Recommended reading will be provided and each class begins with Q&A.  A down-to-earth approach to finding your way around the stars.

THURSDAYS, 6:45 – 8:45, 10 sessions, $325

Begins on September 13th


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Michael Lutin

39 Fifth Avenue #1B

WHOLE SIGN HOUSES: An Ancient Technique for Modern Astrologers – Levels II/IV  Once you discover the profound insight for delineation, you will always include this method for natal and predictive chart interpretation.  It is simple, quick and foolproof.

TUESDAY, October 9th, 6:30 – 8:30, $40


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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 12th    


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Joseph Addeo  212/346-0977

80 North Moore Street #19J, Tribeca


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 active natal aspects and help 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.

TUESDAYS, 7 – 9, 7 weeks, $260

Begins October 2nd, 2018

Ends November 13th, 2018


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Eileen McCabe


THE PROCESS OF CHANGE:  A Saturday workshop exploring the present and upcoming transits and their affect on all the signs of the zodiac.

Contact AFTER September 10th for details and registration.


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Arlene Marcia Nimark  718/377-0482

Location of workshop: Near Brooklyn Museum and Botanical Gardens


URANIAN WORKSHOP:  This two-part workshop will be the equivalent of 5 classes in Uranian Astrology.  We will begin with the intro to the 360 and 90 degree dials,.  We will cover in depth the personal points and personal point horoscopes, planetary pictures, sums, half sums and differences, and their importance.  We will then move to the transneptunian planets and how to incorporate them with the known planets.  We will then add transits and solar arc directions to the forecast.  This workshop will give you new insights into your client’s horoscope enabling you to help them make decisions with positive outcomes, and avoiding harrowing pitfalls.  You will learn how to pick good days for travel, surgery, romance and job interviews.  Call to reserve a space and for exact address.

Part I:  SATURDAY, September 22nd, 11:30 – 5

Part II:  SATURDAY, September 29th, 11:30 - 5

$90/one day, or $175/full two day workshop


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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 .

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.

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 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.  Classes are recorded,

and comprehensive study material is provided.  

$50 per hour.  




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Pattie Canova

Please contact Gayle Stacher on 917/476-7110 to reserve a spot for workshop or class

85 Broad Street, Wall Street Area


TAROT WORKSHOP:  Through the Eyes & Archetypes of the MYTHIC Tarot Deck.  A one-day beginner’s and/or refresher course. 

SUNDAY, September 23rd, 2018, 11 – 5, $200


TAROT CLASS: Continuing class in understanding the Mythic Tarot and working with spreads.

Call for date, time and details of class

8 weeks, 6 – 8, $225


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Name  ______________________________________________


Address  ____________________________________________




Phone  ______________________________________________


Email  _______________________________________________


I hereby make application to take the exam on Sunday, December 9th, 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 26th.


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