Join Demetra George for her annual five-day intensive October 13-18, 2020 in Bend, Oregon.
Fifth Annual Hellenistic Astrology Retreat: The 12 Houses
Learn all about the houses as the basic topics of life, what they mean and how to interpret them. We will retreat into the world of ancient astrology during this five-day intensive set in the pristine foothills of the Cascade Mountains in Bend, Oregon.
We will delve into the ancient meanings, secret doctrines, and hidden strengths associated with each of the twelve places of life and apply them to the concerns of twenty-first century life. We will interpret a planet in a house, learning how its essential nature and condition alter and refine the delineation.
We will also integrate additional factors such as the houses a planet rules as well as the lord of the house in order to craft a deeper and more comprehensive insight into the terrain that we navigate in the journey form birth to death.
Finally, we will examine how the topics of life themselves turn out for us in the final accounting - good, challenging, mixed – as we look at physical vitality, financial prospects, siblings, education, parents, home, children, sexuality, health, employment, relationships, fear of death, spirituality, travel, profession, reputation, friends and enemies.
Each day will be a combination of lecture, small group work and class presentations, and practicing the techniques under supervision on our own chart.
In order to derive the most learning from this retreat, it is essential that you already have a basic understanding of the meanings of the planets, zodiacal signs, houses, and aspects and have looked at charts and tried your hand at interpreting them.
This is the second module in the three-part certification program in Hellenistic Astrology. If you did not attend Part One in Planetary Condition, it is recommended that you read Ancient Astrology, vol. 1 in order to familiarize yourself with the terminology and concepts that will be used throughout the teaching.
Each participant will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
The optional Certification of Competency for each unit will be awarded with a satisfactory written and oral exam and submission of a paper. Participants who have attended previous retreats can receive credit towards certification and apply to take the exam. Certification requires attendance in all 3 retreat modules, including this one.
Our Pacific Northwest venue is the Hilton Garden Inn in Bend, OR near the Deschutes river and the vibrant riverside Old Mill district with restaurants and cafes. Book your own accommodations at the Hilton, numerous neighborhood Airbnb’s, or other nearby hotels.
Optional group outing: One night we will visit The Worthy Garden Club Hopservatory. They've put a giant telescope on the second floor of a brewery/restaurant and have an astronomer on hand to answer questions! https://www.worthygardenclub.com/hopservatory.html
Check out this page with helpful information on accommodations, food, travel, and recreational fun in Bend.
Dates: October 13-18, 2020 Times: Day 1 we meet at 5:30pm for kickoff; then 9:30am-5:00pm daily; 9:30am-1:00pm on the last day (18th) Location:Hilton Garden Inn - 425 SW Bluff Dr, Bend, OR 97702 Cost: $850 Earlybird rate through June 15; $950 thereafter.
Space is limited. Hold your spot with a $250 nonrefundable deposit.
Balance in full is due August 31, 2020.
Earlybird pricing ends June 15.
Cancellation policy: $250 of your registration fee is non-refundable; any balance paid greater than the deposit is refundable through August 31. All payments made are non-refundable after August 31. Students who are forced to cancel after August 31 will receive all recordings, handouts and written material.
Lodging is available at the Hilton. Book your room directly with them or with a nearby hotel or local Airbnb in zip code 97702.
Registration fee does not include food, lodging or travel. Coffee and tea are provided.
All registered students will receive an audio recording of the event as well as all handouts.