WORKSHOPS 2021 – 2022

As part of our educational efforts, we offer workshops with the opportunity to delve into a topic, roll up your sleeves and get hands-on experience. We may break into small discussion groups, giving us time to get to know one another, look at the participants’ charts and exchange ideas stimulated by the workshop presenter(s). The fee for any workshop is $40 for ASC members, $50 for non-members. Use the drop-down box to select the appropriate fee when registering from this page. Attendance information (and Zoom link, if applicable) will be emailed to participants prior to the event. A link does not appear upon payment.

Sunday, November 21, 2021, 12:00 Noon – 4:00 PM EST  on Zoom
Applying the Transits of 2022 to Your Chart
Taught by ASC Members
Suitable for students at all levels of astrology

Professional members of the ASC will cover 2022’s major planets’ aspects, retrogrades of inner and outer planets, and moon cycles and eclipses, noting where to look for these in a chart. Each teacher will then lead a small discussion group geared to a specific level of astrological proficiency (beginner, intermediate, advanced) to look in-depth at the charts of participants. Our teachers are Elaine Kuzmeskus, Agneta Borstein and Janet Booth. Prior to the workshop, participants will be emailed the Zoom link and handouts with information about 2022.


January 22, 2022, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST  on Zoom
Melanie Reinhart
Listening to the Centaurs

An overview of four Centaurs and their astronomy, symbolism and meaning, with particular reference to ancestral healing. Chiron as ‘Chief Centaur’ and the soul processes over which he presides. Introducing his wife Chariklo, discovered in 1997 and currently in Aquarius, having made many conjunctions in Capricorn through 2019-2020.  What does she bring to ‘these times’? Pholus (“The Lid Comes Off”) and Nessus (“The Buck Stops Here”) are also included. The day includes a Guided Imagery process, and a mix of structured information and plenty of time for Q&A, elaboration, comments and personal examples.

Note: Attendees are encouraged to prepare by looking up the position of these four Centaurs in their own horoscope. Here’s an ephemeris:

Melanie Reinhart, B.A., D.F.Astrol.S. is a patron of the Faculty of Astrological Studies and a prize-winning holder of their Diploma and trained in Horary with Geoffrey Cornelius and Deborah Houlding. Astrology has been central to Melanie’s life since 1959, and she has been a professional astrologer since 1975, writing, offering consultations and teaching internationally. She received the Charles Harvey award in 2004 for “exceptional service to astrology.” Since 1989, she has presented original material on new celestial objects, notably the Centaurs. Her books include Chiron and the Healing JourneySaturn, Chiron and the Centaurs; and Incarnation. Her website has articles, poems, resources and more.


April 23, 2022, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT, location to be determined
Jacqueline Janes
Aspect Pattern Interpretation

“Aspect Pattern Astrology is the interpretation of the aspect pattern as a pattern for consciousness and motivation.”  Quote from Aspect Pattern Astrology  by Bruno & Louise Huber & Michael Alexander Huber

The Hubers’ work and research offer us further insights into the developing consciousness of the individual. While working with T-Squares, Grand Square, Grand Trines, Yods, etc., from early Marc Edmund Jones’ combinations, the Hubers also interpret Ambivalent Triangles, UFO patterns, Thinking Triangles and other configurations. Exploring this body of astrological work can enlarge the interpretive skills of the astrologer.

Jacqueline L. Janes, M.A., holds the highest certifications from both NCGR and ISAR and served as OPA’s membership secretary from 2004 to 2007, as well as a group leader for several retreats. She also is a member of AFAN. A “humanistic astrologer,” she loves helping people understand their life journeys expressed in astrological language and planetary cycles. For many years, she was  a psychotherapist utilizing astrology in her practice. Jacqueline has taught at numerous astrological  conferences and has shared extensively her consulting experiences and knowledge to further the astrological profession. Discover more at