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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, April 8th.  Application must be made by April 1st .


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

80 North Moore Street, #19-J, 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.  

Tuesdays, 7:00 – 9:00, 9 weeks, $300 

Begins: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Ends:  Tuesday, March 27, 2018


SECONDARY PROGRESSIONS – Intermediate to Advanced:  For those who have studied the basics.  Progressions provide depth to the chart and give insight in counseling to what a client is ready to receive and go after in life. An extremely useful predictive technique that brings subtlety and individuality to reading a chart.  Solar arcs will also be covered.  Call or E-mail to enroll.

Tuesdays, 7 – 9, 6 Classes, $230

Begins: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Ends:  Wednesday, March 7, 2018




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John Marchesella  212-255-8497 or

Chelsea Area

SECONDARY PROGRESSIONS:  Ready or Not! Know It or Not! – Levels II/III – Secondary progressions reveal what we are really ready for, whether we know it or not!  They represent how and when the acorn becomes the oak tree.  With simple, clear and easy-to-understand techniques and examples of well known figures, you’ll come to understand why predictive work can not be complete or accurate without them!  Some of the class will also cover more in-depth interpretation techniques and examples charts because, at this stage in your studies, it’s practice, practice, practice.

Thursdays, 6:45 – 8:45, 9 sessions, $350

Begins January 18th




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Eileen McCabe  212/431-9834 or

146 Mulberry St. #10

THEYEAR AHEAD – Levels II/IV – A once-a-month class covering the major transits, cycles, lunations and eclipses for 2018 that effect the individual and the collective.  Email to register in advance.

THURSDAYS, 7 – 9, $40/class

Begins January 4th



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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 January 17th   



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Ronnie Dreyer


New York City location and simultaneous Webinar (or get recordings and 40+ page handouts after)

My annual presentation lists and degrees and dates to watch for in 2018, and talks about their significance. Included: Lunations (New and Full Moons), five eclipses in January-February and July-August, Mars and Venus retrograde periods, Mars-South Node (Ketu) conjunction, Uranus ingress, and much, much more.

Sunday, January 7, 12 – 3 pm, $50 Webinar/$60 in NYC

Registration closes January 2.




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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 beginning to advanced – natal and predictive.  Integrating all the knowledge you have gathered long the way with less-known techniques from Ancient-Classical astrology.


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

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.   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 last 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:

De Vovchansky

2102 Enclave Circle

Somerset, NJ  08873


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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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:


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Name  ______________________________________________


Address  ____________________________________________




Phone  ______________________________________________


Email  _______________________________________________


I hereby make application to take the exam on Sunday, April 8th, 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 April 1st.


Signed  _________________________________________________



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