Dr. Lynn Bootes began her connection with Western Astrology in 1970. After some very productive years as an MD practicing Family Medicine in group practice, she has enjoyed retirement from medicine while coming back to her roots in astrology. She found Jyotish through a course offered by Dennis Harness at Kepler college in 2006, and decided to complete the AVCA Jyotish RatnaTM and Jyotish PrabhakaraTM certifications in 2008 and 2010 while completing her AA and MA in the history of Cosmology at Kepler College in 2012. She completed the Vedic Astrology CoachingTM certificate in 2013. She also holds certifications in western astrology from NCGR. She practices Vedic astrology and since 2021 has served as Registrar and Lead Instructor at the American College of Vedic Astrology (ACVA). She continues the study of Sanskrit and enjoys writing “Astrobiography” articles for Vedic Astrology journals.