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San Francisco NCGR
Board of Directors

Steve Pincus

Linea Van Horn
Vice President

Open Position
Executive Secretary

Jan M. Naegeli

Jennifer Williams
Recording Secretary

Carol Baum
Membership Secretary

Linea Van Horn
Education Director

Fabienne Lopez

Steve Pincus


Upcoming Meetings for 2009 & 2010

We are proud to announce a Special Full Day Workshop on Saturday, March 13th, 2010 with Bernadette Brady and Darrelyn Gunzburg DELINEATING CHARTS - SKIES, PLANETS AND HOUSES.

Our chapter is working with San Francisco Astrological Society and AFAN to build a daylong event for International Astrology Day (March 20th 2010) featuring eight top speakers on a variety of topics. Register for both events to receive a $15 Discount. Visit IAD SF for details.

NCGR Seminars: Dec 12, 2009 - Mar 20, 2010
 Date / Room  Time  Topic  Speaker
Dec 12
12 PM – 4 PM THE YEAR AHEAD: 2010  Jack Fertig
Jan 30
Mar 13
10 AM – 6:30 PM DELINEATING CHARTS - SKIES, PLANETS AND HOUSES  Bernadette Brady and Darrelyn Gunzburg
Mar 20
Unitarian Church
10 AM – 8:30 PM INTERNATIONAL ASTROLOGY DAY 2010 CONFERENCE: ASTROLOGY FOR THE REAL WORLD Georgia Stathis, Greg Bogart, Jeff Jawer, Jessica Lanyadoo, Jessica Murray, Jonathan Pearl, KT, Linda Rose (Event Co-sponsored by NCGR and San Francisco Astrological Society: SFAS)

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Jack Fertig: THE YEAR AHEAD: 2010

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Building C, Room C235

Back by popular demand, and expanded to a 4 hour presentation, Jack will take a detailed look at the economic, political and social implications of the astrological landscape in 2010. Starting with the tried and true methods of the Experience Astrology technique taught by Jayj Jacobs, Jack will reach out using additional methods including astrocartography, to identify the coming hotspots. Analyzing transits both mundane and specific to charts of nations and rulers, we will see more specifically what's coming up in 2010!

Jack Fertig (born 21 Feb. 1955 12:16 pm cst [18.16 gmt] in Chicago, Illinois, USA) has been studying Astrology since 1969 and practicing professionally in San Francisco since 1977. A long time columnist in the San Francisco Bay Times and then the San Francisco Spectrum, he now writes the internationally syndicated Q Scope and has also written for a number of other journals and magazines. He teaches classes and offers both personal and business consultations, but his principle interest is in outer planet motions and their correlations to social and historical changes. He is a member of the San Francisco Astrological Society, the International Society for Astrological Research, the National Council for Geo-Cosmic Research, a founding member and of the Association For Astrological Networking, and on the steering committees of AFAN and the San Francisco Astrological Society. In fall of 2008 Jack joined the faculty of the Online College of Astrology teaching Geo-political Astrology.

Advance Registration: $25 NCGR Members / $30 Non-Members.
Day of Event: $30 NCGR Members / $35 Non-Members.

$25 for Members $30 for Non-Members

Saturday, Jan 30, 2010


10:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Building C, Room C205, with Break for Lunch

Here we learn about and apply the first formulations of modern astrology’s symbols. We look at the features of the tropical zodiac and its twelve signs, the twelve houses or “places,” and will also look at planets, lots and aspects. We are not interested in converting anybody into becoming an ancient astrologer – barring time travel that is impossible. Instead the goal is to help you clarify some of the issues in modern astrology and become acquainted with some exciting new possibilities for natal and predictive astrology. After an introductory presentation we will use charts of some well-known people to help answer some questions. Love and Work: People have asking about these things for thousands of years. The Hellenistic tradition offers specific methods for addressing these issues. There is much the ancient determinations can offer to today’s astrologers. We will also see some differences within the Hellenistic tradition itself. Prediction: For most of this, you don’t need a fancy computer program to do the basic work of yearly and monthly prediction. Here we will compare the ancient practice of transits to their modern use, and add yearly and monthly profections that give transits a context in which to work. We will illustrate decennials, a planetary period (chronocrator) system that was popular in the ancient world, and close with the origins of secondary progressions.

Joseph Crane has been an astrologer, teacher and writer on astrology since the 1980’s. Beginning in the early 1990’s Joseph developed and has taught training programs on astrological technique and counseling skills for astrologers. Joseph began learning traditional astrology fifteen years ago and since then has brought it into his teaching and consulting practice. He has lectured on ancient and modern astrological techniques, ancient and modern psychology, and connections between astrology, literature and philosophy. Joseph is the author of Astrological Roots: The Hellenistic Tradition, a presentation of Hellenistic astrology to modern astrologers, and Practical Guide to Traditional Astrology, as well as numerous articles. Joseph is on the faculty of Kepler College and is currently writing a book on the astrology in Dante. Joseph can be contacted through:

Advance Registration: $50 NCGR Members / $60 Non-Members.
Day of Event: $60 NCGR Members / $70 Non-Members.

$50 for Members $60 for Non-Members

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Bernadette Brady and Darrelyn Gunzburg: DELINEATING CHARTS - SKIES, PLANETS AND HOUSES

10:00 AM - 6:30 PM, Building C, Room C362

Every astrologer has a unique approach to charts but in this workshop the natal chart is not only considered to give insight to the individual's personal mythology and issues but we will also look at the sky narrative into which a person is born. Bring along your chart as we will take examples from the people in the workshop.

Bernadette Brady Bernadette Brady M.A. is a professional consulting and teaching astrologer who lives in Bristol, UK. She holds a masters degree in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology from Bath Spa University, UK. In September, 2006 she was honoured by the Astrological Association of Great Britain by being awarded the prestigious Charles Harvey Award for "exceptional service to astrology". In 2008 she was awarded the Marion March Regulus Award for Theory and Understanding in Astrology at UAC, Denver. In her capacity as an astrologer she lectures, teaches, designs software and writes. She is renowned for her innovative work in visual astrology, the role of fixed stars in western astrology and for her work in predictive astrology. Her publications include the astrological software package JigSaw (Astrolabe, USA and Esoteric Technologies, Australia) which she created with Esoteric Technologies; and her books: The Eagle and the Lark: a Textbook of Predictive Astrology (Weisers USA, 1992) which has been translated into Portuguese, Russian and Dutch, Brady’s Book of Fixed Stars (Weisers, USA 1998), Astrology, a place in Chaos (Wessex Astrologer (2006) and Star and Planet Combinations (Wessex Astrologer, 2008). She is currently reading for her doctorate in determinism in western astrology at the University of Wales, Lampeter (UK) and is a tutor for the MA in Cosmology and Culture based at the same university. She is also a tutor for Schumacher College, in partnership with the University of Plymouth, in their MSc programme Holistic Science.

Darrelyn Gunzburg Originally from Australia, Darrelyn Gunzburg is a professional consulting and teaching astrologer now resident in the UK. She is co-principal of Astro Logos Ltd, a school dedicated to the education and qualification of practicing astrologers, and a part-time tutor for the MA in Cosmology and Culture at the University of Wales, Lampeter. Her astrological publications are: (editor) Under Capricorn: An Anthology of Australian Astrology (1990), Life After Grief: An Astrological Guide to Dealing with Loss (2004), AstroGraphology, the hidden link between your horoscope and your handwriting (2009), and co-author of the monthly Visual Astrology Newsletter (2005-). Darrelyn is also a produced and published playwright and her work in Australia resulted in nine productions, four publications, an AWGIE award, the Samuel Weisberg Award and various nominations. Darrelyn holds a BA (Hons) from the Open University, majoring in the art historical exploration of religious art produced in Italy between 1280 and 1500. Her BA (Hons) dissertation was short-listed for the AAH Bulletin 2006 BA Dissertation Prize. Since 2008 she has been a regular writer for The Art Book (Wiley-Blackwell). She is currently reading for her doctorate in art history and astrology at the University of Bristol, England.

Advance Registration: $75 NCGR Members / $90 Non-Members.
Day of Event: $85 NCGR Members / $100 Non-Members.

$75 for Members $90 for Non-Members



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