Understand Yourself


Want new ways to understand yourself--and your friends and family--better? 

This beginning astrology class lets you dive in without having to memorize reams of information. All you need to learn are seventeen basic symbols. We will explore these common symbols and discover how to combine them to read a natal chart. 

Fun exercises and practice chart reading will help you to become comfortable in communicating these metaphorical patterns.


Get Started for Free!

No need to commit: Review the first class for free! This free introductory lesson includes tons of great content.

  • Learn the seventeen basic symbols

  • See the symbols applied to an example

  • Includes both a video lesson and a full-color 32-page handout

The Complete Course

  • The class includes such basics as the elements, modes, planets, signs, houses, aspects, and transits

  • Each class offers exercises for gaining insight into the astrological symbols and practice chart reading to become comfortable in communicating these metaphorical patterns

  • Interesting chart examples for you to follow along with

  • Every technique is applied to multiple charts so you can see real life variations

  • Learn from video lectures, handouts, and practice exercises

  • Bonus: Joy's famous flash cards help you put it all together -- a $40 value!

Let's Fly to the Stars!

Pre-register now! Live classes, recordings, handouts, sample chart interpretations, and Joy's Famous Flash Cards.
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Bonuses

Register by August 15 to join all the classes live!

  • Instructor Access

    Online Zoom classes let you ask questions, receive clarification, and pick the instructor's brain

  • Be Part of the Group

    Live classes let you connect with other students, make friends, and hear other viewpoints

  • Pick the Charts

    Bring charts for the class to interpret: yours, family and friends (with permission!) and celebs

Course curriculum

  • 2

    Class 1: Unity and Polarity

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 1 Part 1: Methodology

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 1 Part 2: Unity and Polarity

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 1 Part 3: Chart Exercises

    • IA Class 1 Slides

    • IA Example Charts for All Classes

    • IA Class 1 Flash Cards

    • IA Class 1 Homework and Resources

    • IA Suggested Reading List

    • My Method of Teaching Astrology

  • 3

    Class 2: The Four Elements

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 2 Part 1: The Four Elements

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 2 Part 2: Stories from Elements

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 2 Part 3 Chart Examples

    • IA Class 2 Slides

    • IA Class 2 Flash Cards

    • IA Class 2 Xtra: Apollo and Daphne Chart Interpretation

    • IA Class 2 Xtra: Perseus and Medusa Chart Interpretation

  • 4

    Class 3: The Three Modes

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 3 Part 1: The Modes

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 3 Part 2: Chart Exercises

    • IA Class 3 Slides

    • IA Class 3 Flash Cards

  • 5

    Class 4: The Seven Classical Planets

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 4 Part 1: The Planets

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 4 Part 2: Planetary Dignities and Debilities

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 4 Part 3: Chart Exercises

    • IA Class 4 Slides

    • IA Class 4 Flash Cards

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 4 Essential Dignities handout

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 4 Planets Handout

  • 6

    Class 5: Aspects (Relationships)

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 5 Part 1: Aspects

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 5 Part 2: Chart Exercises

    • IA Class 5 Slides

    • IA Class 5 Xtra: Adjusting Aspects in Astro Extended Chart Selection

  • 7

    Class 6: Signs (Qualities)

    • Content Coming Soon!

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 6 Part 1: The Three Zodiacs

  • 8

    Class 7: Houses (Areas of Life)

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 7 Part 1: Problems with the Houses

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 7 Part 2: Intercepted Houses and Signs

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 7 Part 3: House Systems Exercise

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 7 Part 4: The Meanings of the Houses

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 7 Part 5: Chart Examples

    • IA Class 7 Slides

    • IA CLass 7 Astrological Houses Color Chart

    • IA Class 7 Houses handout

  • 9

    Class 8: Putting it All Together

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 8 Part 1: Putting It All Together

    • Intuitive Astrology Class 8 Part 2: Anonymous Chart Example

    • IA Class 8 Slides

    • IA Class 8 Anonymous Example Chart

    • IA Class 8 Handout - How to Perform Astrological Consultation Outline

    • IA Class 8 Xtra - Where to Start Handout

Course Format

Whatever your style of learning, we've got you covered.

  • Eight session course gives you a strong foundation in reading astrological charts

  • Recorded lectures let you learn the material at your own pace, take notes, and review

  • Homework assignments give you creative ways to explore the class materials

  • A variety of chart examples lets you see the techniques applied to real-life examples

  • Bonus: From August 16-October 4, 2020, join us for live classes (day and time subject to change based on particpants' availability)

  • Bonus: Apply the philosophies of astrology to your spiritual development with techniques for connecting with the fullest potential promised by your chart

  • Download and print Joy's Famous Flash Cards: a $40 value!

Let's Fly to the Stars!

Pre-register now! Live classes, recordings, handouts, sample chart interpretations, and Joy's Famous Flash Cards.
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What Joy's Students Are Saying

Feedback from this class over the years from anonymous student evaluations

Rock My World

Incredible! An approach to learning astrology that is going to rock my world. Graspable, usable, and will easily apply to all future learning I pursue in this field.

I love the simplicity

So interesting! I loved the simplicity -- building up to the whole.

Learning the bones of astrology

I liked learning the bones/foundation of astrology and ways to focus what we learned -- the 17 symbols.

Joy gives you the tools

Joy gives you the tools and basics to set you up for proper study.

Much more confident

I'm much more confident with astrology. I liked the "intuitive" approach to understanding the components of astrology and approach to reading natal charts.

A great foundation

I really liked the 17 symbols. It is a great foundation for learning more about astrology.

Best thing was self-inquiry

Best thing was applying knowledge to my chart and self-inquiry.

Everything ties together

I really enjoyed this class. I have a good grasp on how everything ties together.

Instructor

Joy Vernon

Joy Vernon is an astrologer and tarot reader in Burien, Washington. With over twenty-five years’ experience, she brings expertise and practiced familiarity to her specialty of esoteric tarot, which layers astrological and qabalistic symbolism onto the traditional tarot structure. Under her leadership from 2011-2019, the Denver Tarot Meetup grew into one of the largest and most active tarot-specific meetups in the world. She now leads the Greater Seattle Tarot Meetup. Over the past ten years, Joy has published more than 300 free articles on tarot, astrology, qabalah, Reiki, and meditation on her blog Completely Joyous.

Worry Free Registration

Here are all the great reasons to register today!

  • Course cost: One-time payment of $200 (that's only $25 per class)

  • Pre-Register for this class means that you can attend live sessions, ask questions, connect with other students, and have full access to the recordings each week as they are posted.

  • You will have unlimited/forever access to this course. Start, stop, review, and re-do. It will always be here for you to come back to.

  • Pay with PayPal. PayPal lets you pay from your bank account, credit card, or PayPal balance. Or apply for PayPal credit to get no Interest if paid in full in six months on purchases of $99+.

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