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New Meetup: Meeting the Planets with a Magical Mind - Dana Gerhardt

From: Elizabeth B.
Sent on: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 10:01 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Astrology of the Bay Area Meet up Group!

What: Meeting the Planets with a Magical Mind - Dana Gerhardt

When: Thursday, November 18,[masked]:30 PM

Where: Fort Mason
Marina Blvd & Buchanan St Building C, Room 260
San Francisco, CA 94123

18th evening lecture and Saturday workshop

Dana Gerhardt presents! Meeting the Planets with a Magical Mind

When astrology works--it feels like magic -- but few practitioners admit that magic is actually a standard astrology technique. We freely discuss midpoints, solar arcs, and tertiary progressions, but rarely acknowledge the importance of intuition, imagination and the ability to think like a mystic. Such skills help make our astrology readings more accurate and transformative. Yet the development of our magical mind is too often private, haphazard and inhibited. It doesn't have to be! Drawing on the works of Marisilio Ficino, Carl Jung, Geoffrey Cornelius, and others, we'll take these invisible arts out of the closet. You'll leave with renewed inspiration for both astrology and your natural mystical gifts."

Saturday Workshop:
November 20, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Venus Retrograde: Desire, Seduction, and Mastery

Though she's often overlooked, Venus just may be the most powerful planet in your chart. She's got the key to your happiness. She can fuel your work or ruin it. She can shatter your relationships or fill them with delight. She's especially potent during the weeks of her retrograde, which means that in the past few weeks, we've all been surrendering to her seductions. This workshop convenes just as Venus stations direct, an ideal time to integrate her most recent lessons and commands. We will explore her cycle and tune into her magic. Using examples from Dana's extensive Venus research, we'll uncover her desires in every sign and find the sweet spot in all of her house positions. Expect a memorable day!

Dana Gerhardt: A columnist for The Mountain Astrologer since 1991, Dana Gerhardt is an internationally recognized astrologer. Her work has appeared on the Astrodienst, StarIQ and Beliefnet websites, as well as American Astrology and Aspects magazines. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Occidental College, did graduate work at Columbia University and earned a Masters in literature at CSULA. She currently lives in Southern Oregon and practices astrology full time. Her astrology reports, Moonprints and Venus Unleashed, and her ongoing Twelve Moons workshop are available through her website:

Regular meetings cost $7 for members and $12 for non-members for the general public.

$2 discounts off meeting fees for:

* Students with a student ID card
* Senior citizens (age 65+),
* People experiencing their Uranus Return (born 1925 or earlier) with membership get in for free!

Meetings start promptly at 7:30 p.m.
Meeting location:

Fort Mason
Building C
Marina district, San Francisco
At the intersection of Marina and Buchanan.

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With members coming in from all over the SF Bay Area we encourage carpooling. We now have a Facebook page where you can offer or ask for a ride, or otherwise connect with members between meeting

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