This course covers the three techniques involved in this system:
- distribution through the bounds or terms (aka primary direction)
- solar returns
Using clear explanations, examples and exercises, Charlie will initially show students how to apply each technique individually and then practice putting them all together. Students will then practice using them in combination with traditional techniques for evaluating a chart.
Students meet in a live online session for 2 hours each week and will be able to download a copy of the recorded lecture. But we also want to make sure you can apply what you are learning. So, in addition to the lectures, students will have a course website that includes additional resources, discussion forums, and many opportunities to practice the material with feedback from fellow students and the instructor.
Students in the Diploma program who successfully pass this workshop can count it as 1/2 an elective.
More About Charles Obert
Instructor Charlie Obert is a student of astrology since high school, and has studied and practiced both modern and traditional astrology techniques. He teaches workshops and leads study groups on traditional astrology. Charlie is the author of An Introduction to Traditional Natal Astrology and Using Dignities in Astrology, which are currently being used as textbooks at Kepler College. His teachers included Dr. Benjamin Dykes and Chris Brennan.
Charlie's current focus is working on how traditional and modern astrologers can complement and learn from each other. He has a twice-monthly blog on astrology topics on his website at https://studentofastrology.com.
Listen to Charlie's interview on The Astrology Podcast to find out more about his work on traditional dignities and debilities.
If you are not familiar with Charlie's work, we invite you to enjoy his webinar on Traditional Aspects: Seeing and Aversion: