Resources for Astrological Study
The personal astrological almanac is a tool designed to assist you in tracking the current celestial movements, their conversations with one another, and their interactions with your personal natal chart. It offers data that is relevant for astrological interpretation, however it generally does not provide synthesis of the data presented. On this page, we've begun to compile some resources to aid your study when working with the almanac.
- Astrology: Using the wisdom of the stars in your everyday life by Carole Taylor — An amazingly comprehensive beginner's guide to astrology, covering planets, signs, houses, aspects, and more with tons of graphics for visual learners.
- Astrology for Yourself: How to understand and interpret your own birth chart by Douglas Bloch & Demetra George — Learn to read your birth chart by following along with this fun and detailed workbook!
- Planets in Transit: Lifecycles for Living by Robert Hand — An easy-to-use reference for modern delineations of natal transits. All major aspects between the ten planets are described.
- Astrological Transits: The Beginner’s Guide to Using Planetary Cycles to Plan and Predict Your Day, Week, Year, or Destiny by April Elliot Kent — Another great resource for learning to work with natal transits!
- Ancient Astrology in Theory and Practice, Volume One: Assessing Planetary Condition by Demetra George — An in-depth workbook for learning to assess traditional planetary condition according to ancient Greek methodology.
- Hellenistic Astrology: The Study of Fate and Fortune by Chris Brennan — A comprehensive presentation of the history and practice of Hellenistic astrology, including detail on ancient timing techniques such as annual profections and zodiacal releasing.
Below are some of our favorite resources for online astrological learning, from blog articles to webinars to year-long study programs.
If you've never had a professional astrologer read your birth chart before, we highly recommend taking this step to deepen your astrological knowledge, become familiar with your unique chart, and discover which planetary transits might be most important for you personally.
- Amy Marie Truax — I offer natal chart and transit readings that focus on your own empowerment, your unique role in the collective, and how you can more deeply offer yourself compassion and love. I strive to offer a presence of unconditional acceptance and care for the person you are, and the person you could be.
- Bear Ryver — Bear blends Hellenistic and modern techniques through active listening, thoughtful inquiry, and storytelling to help his clients get back to BASICS: bravery, authenticity, sovereignty, integrity, courage, and stewardship. Come to your session with questions, leave with practical tools and strategies for grounded growth and embodied empowerment.
- Mo Olufemi — I am a traditional astrologer who specializes in Solar Returns and other Hellenistic or Medieval timing techniques. However, I strive to make these techniques applicable and digestible when it comes to understanding what the stars have to say about patterns unfolding in your life. I am also very versed in the realm of combining tarot with astrology, if that is your cup of tea!
- Zacchary Powell — Natal Reading: Let's break down your natal placements to assist in understanding your natal promise and look to the year ahead to see what's coming up for you, so you can properly prepare for how to move forward and when to take action. — Serve For the Stars Reading: Together we will seek to achieve your goals by getting in right relationship with with those planets and stars that rule those topics in your chart.
- Kapunahele — Kapunahele is a native Hawaiian practitioner with a primary focus on Hellenistic astrological techniques. She offers compassionate natal and electional consultations.
- Camille Michelle Gray — My consults are a hybrid of my left and right brain. They are steeped in the soulful concepts of Evolutionary Astrology and are informed by the technical techniques of Hellenistic Astrology.
- Chelsea, Zodiac Healer — I provide cosmic based consultations that offer guidance, intuitive insight, and healing for everyone. Every birth chart is unique, so I curate each session specifically for you and your needs, based on where each planet hung in the sky the moment you were born.
- Patrick Watson — Patrick Watson employs a blend of traditional Hellenistic and modern astrological techniques to do the following: interpret natal charts and make projections in general consultations, pick the best times to begin endeavors in electional consultations, answer specific personal questions in horary consultations and reconstruct unknown birth times in rectification consultations.
- Alexis, Ayyries Astrology
- Kirah Tabourn