Updated 9 December --- On Sunday, December 10, we will meet on Zoom at 2pm for a continuation of the program from November on the charts presented by Audria Gebhardt that we did not get a chance to see due to the time limit, including the Tel Aviv, Israel and other charts in relation to the two October 2023 eclipses (Solar 21 Libra and Lunar 5 Taurus/Scorpio). The Zoom link and some additional charts for the December Solstice (Capricorn Ingress) for St. Louis, MO, Washington, DC, and Israel were emailed to members and guests on Saturday, December 9. Visitors may request an invitation to this meeting by emailing AstrologyStLouis@gmail.com .
In January 2024 (Sunday date to be determined) we will meet at 2pm on Zoom for "Welcome to 2024" presented by Audria Gebhardt and Nikki Davenport.
Our current schedule through February 2024 can be found here.
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On November 12 we met at Kirkwood Community Center for a roundtable discussion of the October eclipses facilitated by Audria Gebhardt. We looked at the eclipse placements in our individual charts and the charts of Israel and USA, and at the Fall equinox chart for St. Louis. Audria provided additional charts for Israel which will be studied further at our December 10 meeting on Zoom. Thank you, Audria!
On Sunday, October 15, we met outdoors in West County for a picnic and a continuation of our medical astrology discussion from August and September, also a brief discussion of the two October eclipses including their relation to the chart of Israel.
On September 24 we met on Zoom for Part 2 of "MEDICAL ASTROLOGY 101." Audria Gebhardt led an open discussion in which attendees brought their insights from the information presented at the August program and from their own experience and astrological research and sources.
On August 13, we met at Brentwood Community Center for an introductory program and roundtable discussion of "MEDICAL ASTROLOGY 101." Audria Gebhardt presented basic principles, looking at signs and planets ruling parts of the body, and possible conditions; also times for medical procedures and surgeries. We briefly reviewed some information about consultation charts that was presented by Marcos Patchett in Kepler College's YouTube video "Medical Astrology: Using It In Practice." Thank you, Audria, for this presentation, and for continuing the medical astrology discussion at our September and October 2023 meetings.
On July 23 we met on Zoom with a presentation by Nikki Davenport entitled, "CLIMATE CRISIS, AN ASTROLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE." A predictive astrological look at climate and large-scale weather events with a view of past events and how to chart future possible weather events---a beginner's guide to Astrometeorology. We looked at planets and their aspects, solar ingresses and lunar phases, latitude and longitude, and other astrological factors. Thank you, Nikki!
On Sunday, June 11, we met on Zoom for a roundtable discussion led by Audria Gebhardt entitled, "Current Events." Emails were sent to members and guests on June 10 containing lnks to articles about Tina Turner and Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster, and charts regarding Tina Turner, Ike Turner, Ann-Margret, Sister Wilhelmina, Ukraine flooding, and USA events. Thank you, Audria, and to all who participated!
On Sunday, May 21, we met outdoors at a park pavilion in Kirkwood for a picnic and a presentation by Sharon Miller on "PLATO AND ASTROLOGY: LANGUAGE OF LIGHT." The twelve signs of the zodiac apparently have to do with segments of light in wave-form and the harmonic ways in which these interrelate to one another. Sharon believes Plato’s philosophy has the capacity to explain creation in a rational way and is a major contribution to science and philosophy. Thank you for sharing your research and insights, Sharon!
On Sunday, April 30, we met outdoors at a park pavilion in West St. Louis County for a picnic and roundtable discussion. We discussed the year ahead for AAStL, looking for program topics, meeting locations, and a good blend of Zoom and in-person meetings in order to best serve our members. Thanks to everyone who braved the cold wind gusts to help plan AAStL's future!
On Sunday, March 26, Anna Felixidocious presented via Zoom "WHAT ABOUT DAY AND NIGHT?" - The concept of day and night in the astrological natal chart is a fundamental technique to help add nuance and ease of interpretation to the astrological toolbox. In this presentation Anna explored the fundamental principles of sect, day and night charts, and how this technique explores different types of consciousness. Sect has many layers and facets of interpretation; this presentation gave a framework to play with and inspire deeper study into this foundational ancient technique. Thank you, Anna, for your research and excellent presentation on this interesting and practical astrological tool!
On Sunday, February 12, Ellen Bartin presented via Zoom, "PLUTO: A WHOLE NEW WORLD AWAITS US --- The Journey from Capricorn to Aquarius." We took a look at Pluto in the U.S. national chart, and its significant historical cycles that have profoundly changed the nation, and how they relate to current events. We looked at our nation's confrontation with its storied and conflicted relationship to world power and authority, inequality, and corruption highlighted during its recent Pluto Return in late Capricorn, and what Pluto in Aquarius might hold. Capricorn symbolizes the rule of law, authority, and the world at large, while Aquarius symbolizes freedom, whole system reform, and rebellion. Thank you, Ellen, for sharing your extensive historical research and astrological correlations and insights relating to our current extraordinary time in U.S. and world history!
A summary of Ellen's introductory program on the U.S. Pluto Return can be found by scrolling down to the December 12, 2021 program listing.
On Sunday, January 15, Audria Gebhardt and Nikki Davenport presented our Zoom program, "WELCOME TO 2023," highlighting astrological events for the coming year—aspects, eclipses, planetary sign changes, and more. Thank you for your research and insights, Audria and Nikki!
On Sunday, December 11 we met via Zoom for a roundtable discussion looking back at the year 2022. Several attendees brought their 2022 astrological observations and insights for sharing at the meeting.
On Sunday, November 13 via Zoom, Ellen Bartin presented "ELEMENTS: Four Functions of Consciousness." - Whenever I get stuck interpreting a chart—I go back to the fundamentals and ask, “What does this planet want?” To get back on track, look to the planet’s element. The mechanics of Fire, Earth, Air, and Water in our chart express how holistically we function: physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. - We explored some tactics to compensate and balance for missing or singleton elements so we can feel more whole. Thank you, Ellen!
On Sunday, October 9, we gathered outdoors for a Noon Picnic and Circle Discussion Group. Thanks to all who participated!
On Sunday, September 25, Rashanda Jefferson presented "THE MAGIC OF BIRTHDAYS." - The day we are brought into this world is the start of our incredible journey called Life. Birthdays are our personal New Year and the most potent time to use our personal magic to set intentions for the year. - Thank you, Rashanda!
On Sunday, August 28, Phoenix Novak presented "THE MYSTERY OF THE CADENT HOUSES." Phoenix shared her wisdom and experiences of the Cadent Houses and welcomed an open discussion of our natal and progressed planets and asteroids in our cadent houses as well as transiting ones. "In astrology, the cadent houses are the last house of each quadrant of the zodiac. Phoenix has discovered through her journey that these four houses have what she would call a two-way-door or mystical gate. They can open both an inner world to the mystery, along with the mundane outer world reality access. The Greeks called the cadent houses Apoklima which literally means "falling" and carries a denotation of degeneration and decline. These houses have influences over us that are both karmic and challenging personal growth aspects." Thank you, Phoenix!
On July 24, Nikki Davenport presented "PLANETS BEYOND PLUTO - A View through Universal Windows." Exploring the Ice Dwarf Planets, we looked into the windows of Ceres in the asteroid belt, Pluto, and Eris, Quaoar, Sedna, Haumea, Orcus, Makemake, and Gonggong beyond the orbit of Pluto. Also included were Trans-Neptunion Objects (TNO) Varuna and Ixion. Thank you, Nikki!
On June 26 Jeannie Mullen presented "VESTA, GODDESS OF DEVOTION, HOME AND HEARTH: Finding through sacred service and dedication, the soul's path and journey to Joy." Included were examples of daily devotion in practice, examples of Vesta in charts, including Mother Teresa and Barack Obama, finding Vesta in our birth charts, a look back at Vesta's major planetary aspects during 2020-2022, and a look forward at her movement through Aquarius and Pisces. The presentation was followed by questions and a group discussion of Vesta in our charts, transiting Vesta, and transits to our natal Vesta. Thank you, Jeannie!
Note from Website Manager: On Tuesday, June 28, transiting Vesta was tightly trine the Sun-Moon conjunction, square Venus, and semi-sextile Jupiter, with Sun-Moon at Midheaven at 1pm in Washington, D.C. Thank you, Vesta!
On May 22 , Audria Gebhardt presented a program on Zoom entitled "THE RUSSIA-UKRAINE WAR." Charts presented were natal, as well as mundane eclipse charts and Ingress charts for Russia and Ukraine. Thank you for your research and insights, Audria!
On Sunday, April 24. we had an open discussion which included the situation in Eastern Europe, birth data for Presidents Zelensky and Putin, and a look at where the April 30 Solar Eclipse and May 15 Lunar Eclipse occurred in our individual birth charts.
A schedule of previous years' presentation topics can be found here.
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Listed below are some online classes and articles of interest.
Astrology University offers online seminars and coursework, and has videos available on their YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC3Y0tVCyfOZiXTaUbQqPhg
Kepler College offers free webinars at https://www.keplercollege.org/free-webinars/ and videos at their YouTube page https://www.youtube.com/user/keplercollege as well as astrology courses, webinars, workshops, and diploma and certificate programs, at https://keplercollege.org .
Online Astrology courses and webinars are available from
International Academy of Astrology: https://astrocollege.org .
Ray Merriman, the world's leading Financial Astrologer, discusses the 2020 pandemic, economy, financial markets, and outer planet transits, as well as his 50-plus-year study and practice of astrology, in this one-hour interview that begins at minute 4:58:
An astrological perspective on the virus pandemic, in a Mountain Astrologer article written by St. Louis native Arielle Guttman of Santa Fe, New Mexico, using the 12/31/19 discovery announcement date: https://mountainastrologer.com/tma/a-look-at-coronavirus-with-a-view-from-the-stars
Recently added to our Resources page under Useful Links:
GeoDateTime - Daily Planetary Hours plus rise and set times, for St. Louis
In 2023, AAStL members and guests are meeting monthly on a Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. either via Zoom or in-person, with an occasional outdoor picnic and program.
Members receive email invitations and free admission to all regular monthly programs, with lending library privileges and more. If you are interested in joining our organization, please review our Bylaws and Statement of Ethics and email us at AstrologyStLouis@gmail.com . We will then mail or email you an application for membership which you may mail to us with a check or money order for $25 membership dues payable to AAStL at PO Box 31032, St.Louis MO 63131 .
We invite you to our discussion group page on Facebook for astrological updates and additional announcements. Do check out the services and learning opportunities offered by our individual members at their websites shown on the Resources page, at the Members' Articles page, and at our monthly meeting programs:
Sunday, February 9th meeting topic:
BIOGRAPHY OF BENJAMIN BANNEKER
Benjamin Banneker -- An unsung architect of modern astrology. As practicing astrologers, one of the tools that we use regularly in our work is the Ephemeris. Have you ever wondered how such a wonderful tool came about? Well, we owe this amazing man a huge thank you for that, as well as for many other things. Come learn more about this early American mathematician, astronomer, and almanac author/ astrologer from Rashanda Jefferson, as we celebrate Black History Month!
NOTICE: This program is being postponed to a later date due to the temporary closing of the Brentwood Community Center as a community health precaution.
Meeting topic that was originally scheduled for Sunday, March 15th:
VISIONING OUR FUTURE -
THE PLEIADES SACRED CALENDAR
Join us as Nikki Davenport leads us in exploring the Pleiades Astrology System which is linked to the cycles of Venus, the Sacred Mayan Calendar, Aztec Calendar, and the Sacred Cherokee Integration with the Pleiades system. We will learn a new calendar based on energy, not time. "We are all parts of one human family, one body, like drops of water in the same ocean." Pia Orleane
The rescheduled date for this topic will be announced when information is available.
Updated 9 December ---
On Sunday, December 10, we will meet on Zoom at 2pm for a continuation of the program from November on the charts presented by Audria Gebhardt that we did not get a chance to see due to the time limit, including the Tel Aviv, Israel and other charts in relation to the two October 2023 eclipses (Solar 21 Libra and Lunar 5 Taurus/Scorpio). The Zoom link and some additional charts for the December Solstice (Capricorn Ingress) for St. Louis, MO, Washington, DC, and Israel were emailed to members and guests on Saturday, December 9. Visitors may request an invitation to this meeting by emailing AstrologyStLouis@gmail.com .
In January 2024 (date to be determined) we will meet at 2pm on Zoom for "Welcome to 2024" presented by Audria Gebhardt and Nikki Davenport.
On Sunday, February 11, 2024, we will meet at 2pm on Zoom for a roundtable discussion of "Pluto Leaving Capricorn, and Its Aftermath," facilitated by Phoenix Novak.
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