Workshops 2020-2021

As part of our educational efforts, we offer full-day workshops with the opportunity to delve into a topic, roll up your sleeves and get hands-on experience. We take a nice lunch break together at a nearby restaurant (what you select is at your own expense), giving us time to get to know one another and exchange ideas stimulated by the workshop.

Registration Fees
Unless otherwise stated, our regular workshops cost
$40 for members, $50 for non-members,
half-price with a valid Student ID
Registration starts at the door 30 minutes before the workshop begins.

We recommend you pre-register online (below) or by mailing a check to:
ASC, Inc.
P.O. Box 402
Rocky Hill, CT 06067-0402
Be sure to state the workshop for which you are paying.
For more information, leave a message at 860-568-8617 with time for a call-back or email

You can register for one workshop at a time.
Click the link for Member or Non-Member.
Your cart can accumulate multiple selections.
You will have the option to save your information for future payments.

Workshop Locations
Our August workshop will be virtual on Zoom. We have scheduled the space for in-person workshops this season, however if the gathering guidelines prohibit us from being together in person, our programs will be held on Zoom instead. The October and May workshops are scheduled for Keeney Memorial Cultural Center. The March workshop is scheduled for at Fisk Hall. Directions

This Season’s Workshops

Intermediate Astrology Workshop

Sunday, August 23, 2020, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Learn how to assess the impact of planets in motion as they affect natal charts. Taught on Zoom by ASC professionals, we’ll break into small groups for hands-on practice. If you have a handle on the basic building blocks of astrology, this workshop will help you work with the ever-changing cosmic climate. It will also add to your ability to get the most out of many of our upcoming season offerings.
$25 for ASC members/$35 non-members.
Register online below or via mail by 8/20/20 and you will be emailed the Zoom link and password.



Workshop: Saturday, October 17, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Linea Van Horn

Linea Van Horn

Aspect Patterns

All those triangles and squares in the middle of charts – what do they mean? Learn about the major aspect patterns: the stellium, grand trines and kites, T-squares, grand crosses, yods and mystic rectangles. This presentation, geared to the intermediate astrology students, focuses on using elements and modes both to identify these patterns and interpret them. We will look at plenty of charts to see real-life examples of aspect patterns in action. This workshop includes many additional considerations, examples, suggestions and clues in chart analysis.

Linea Van Horn, C.A., NCGR-PAA, is the Astrologer at Large. Professional since 1998, Linea is Founder and President Emerita of the San Francisco Astrological Society (1992 – 2014). Formerly employed in the astrology Internet industry, Linea is an experienced astrological advisor, respected teacher, published author, and dynamic public speaker. She currently devotes herself to client work, teaching, writing and community building in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is certified through the NCGR-PAA and the Organization for Professional Astrology (OPA). Member of Association For Astrological Networking (AFAN), International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR) and OPA. Visit Linea’s website



Workshop: Saturday, March 20, 2021, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Ronnie Gale Dreyer

Ronnie Gale Dreyer

Forecasting Techniques that Really Work

Many of us have favorite techniques for forecasting that work better than others. In this workshop, Ronnie will share those that really work, culled from more than 30 years as a practicing astrologer, using sample celebrity and client charts to illustrate these techniques. These include, but are not limited to, eclipses, retrograde stations, transits and Indian planetary periods (dashas). These techniques will work with Eastern and Western charts and are suitable for all levels of expertise. That is what makes them so valuable.

Ronnie Gale Dreyer is an internationally known consultant, lecturer, and teacher based in NYC. She has lectured throughout the world, conducts ongoing classes/webinars, and wrote numerous books including Venus, Healing Signs, and Vedic Astrology.  Ronnie co-authored, with Nick Campion, a chapter in Religious Transformation in Modern Asia. She has been guest lecturer in Indian Cosmology for the M.A. Distance Learning Program in Cultural Astronomy at University of Wales. Ronnie received her M.A. in South Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University. Check out Ronnie’s website



2-part Workshop: Sunday, May 23, 2021, 12:00 – 5:00 PM

Frank Clifford

Frank Clifford

The Rhythms of Your Life: Honing Your Forecasting Skills

As astrologers, rather than using forecasting tools to make firm predictions, we do our best work when we articulate the processes that can take place under various transits, progressions or directions. In doing so, students and clients recognize the “season” they’re in and become aware of personal celestial cycles. This talk will offer several tools, including “Define and Connect,” to simplify the process of interpretation.

Solar Arc Directions: An Interactive Session

Frank will demonstrate how Solar Arcs are among the most powerful and reliable of astrological measurements. He’ll show how to pinpoint landmark periods in your life. Then, he’ll work with some horoscopes from the audience to spot, define and articulate a range of Directions that will (hopefully!) amaze everyone with their simplicity and accuracy. If you want to enhance your forecasting skills, this is the talk to come to! Solar Arcs provide information about past and present circumstances, as well as future possibilities. Starting a consultation with Solar Arcs can help to break the ice and gain a client’s trust. Join Frank to learn how to use and decode a remarkable tool that reminds us that every moment is fascinating and full of meaning.

Frank Clifford is an accomplished astrologer and palmist who has been writing and lecturing on both subjects for 30 years. He lives just outside London and has run the popular London School of Astrology since 2004. Over twenty years ago, Frank founded a publishing company, Flare, to publish books in the Mind, Body and Spirit field. Frank lectures internationally, appears at corporate events and parties, and runs a consultation practice. Frank’s website is