Group Leader Bios

 


Hal Bahr

Hal Bahr

Hal Bahr, C.A.P. , is a full-time consulting astrologer and human design practitioner, teacher, writer, and playful agent of transformational change. Along with astrology he spent over 30 years in the creative arts as writer/director/actor/dancer/choreographer/teacher with various groups while living off grid growing organic produce and maintaining livestock on a 70 acre Northern California homestead. Hal's basic philosophy of teaching is that the best teachers learn as much from their students as they teach them. He is currently writing a book about Human Design from the Astrologer's perspective.

Phone: 928-554-5109
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Website: Soul Journey Design


Rick Levine

Rick Levine - SOLD OUT

Rick's daily horoscope column reaches millions of people every day and is featured on internet sites such as Tarot.com, LA Times, and Huffington Post. His YouTube videos with Jeff Jawer (daily and monthly) bridge the gulf between technical and popular astrology. His "Quantum Astrology" DVD reveals his thinking on astrology, science, spirituality and history. Rick is the cofounder of StarIQ.com, a Founding Trustee of Kepler College and an active voice in the astrology community.


Susan Falk

Susan Falk

Susan has been doing astrological counseling for 33 years.She studied with many astrologers including Donna Cunningham, Liz Greene, Richard Idemon, Howard Sasportas, Michael Lutin and others. She is certified by Isar and Opa. She has a master's degree in social work from New York University and has practiced as a psychotherapist in New York City. Susan trained with Ilana Rubenfeld in Gestalt therapy and has used those skills in both her therapy and astrology practices. Now she is enjoying sharing these techniques with others in the astrology community.


Richard Smoot

Richard Smoot

Richard holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Human Services and a Masters of Public Administration degree. Having studied and practiced as a consulting astrologer since 1971, Richard is co-author of ISAR's Consulting Skills Program; and a certified OPA group leader. In addition, Richard is Operations Manager and Assistant Treasurer for ISAR; publisher of the journal, ISAR International Astrologer; and serves on NCGR's Board of Examiners. Richard's emphasis in his client work is to develop and use client-centered consulting techniques with astrology to empower clients in determining their life.


Victoria Naumann Smoot

Victoria Naumann Smoot

Victoria holds degrees in Education, specializing in English and Art, including a Masters in Curriculum and Linguistics. Astrology is her true second language from over thirty years of study, research, teaching and practice. She is a certified ISAR.CAP member and editor of the International Astrologer, ISAR's journal. After joining OPA two years ago, she was pleased to help coordinate the recent most attended Retreat to date. Victoria's current emphasis in teaching Astrology is opening the flow of intellect with intuition in the consultation through enhanced use of tools, techniques, and building a repertoire of meaningful keywords for client validating insights. 


Arlan Wise

Arlan Wise

Arlan Wise, C.A.P., is a professional consulting astrologer who has been in practice for 30 years. She teaches students of all levels. She wrote the astrology column for the Martha’s Vineyard Times for 17 years . She is a frequent contributor to the Career Astrologer, OPA’s newsletter. Arlan has spoken at Prosig and OPA conferences, and at the MAC conferences.  She is a group leader for OPA’s Astrologer’s Retreat and teaches a writing workshop for astrologers. Arlan has been on the Board of OPA since 1996, serving as Newsletter Editor and Membership Secretary. She has recently ended a four-year term as president of OPA and will remain on the Board as Director of Publications.

Phone: 508-645-9292
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Website: ArlanWise.com



Chris McRae

Chris McRae

Chris has been a consultant, teacher, author and international lecturer since 1970. She has lectured at major astrological conferences throughout the world including UAC, SARstrong, NCGR, OPAAAGB in England, ARGO in South Africa, Balkan Conference in Belgrade, FCA in Australia, etc.  She has conducted weekend seminars throughout Canada and the US, as well as Russia and other parts of Europe.

In 1982 she gave up broadcasting and a lucrative television business to become a full time-professional astrologer.  Her community service includes current Vice-President ISAR Board, Chair ISAR Certification Program, Chair ISAR Competency Exam,  Honorary Life President EAS, previous AFA Board and AFAN Steering Committee. She has authored 2 books, Understanding Interceptions;  and The Geodetic World Map; as well as contributed to three other texts.

Phone: 780-469-2974
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Website:  http://www.astrologychrismcrae.com/



Grace Morris

Grace Morris

Grace K. Morris, MA (CA-NCGR Level IV, APAI, ISAR CAP, PMAFA), professional astrologer, business timing trends specialist, developed her practice working with businesses over the past 20 years in her Oak Brook, IL office. A member of the Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce and president of her S- corporation, Astro Economics, Inc., (trademarked), Grace also writes a monthly stock market newsletter, Astro Economics® Stock Market Newsletter, and The Right Time quarterly. She has authored many books including How To Choose Stocks To Outperform The Market 2011-2012. She sponsors the World Conferences of Astro Economics and does at least two financial workshops each year. Business clients include McDonalds’ franchisees, State Farm agents and hundreds of companies throughout the world. She has appeared on CNN Headline and Business News, CBS-TV, CNBC, and ABC-TV.

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Websites: Business Timing Trends | Official Website



Maurice Fernandez

Maurice Fernandez

Maurice Fernandez, author of the books Neptune, the 12th House and Pisces and Astrology and the Evolution of Consciousness—Volume One, is one of the leading Evolutionary Astrologers. Currently based in Hawaii, his educational programs and reading practice have forged a worldwide reputation of depth and excellence. Maurice has been practicing Kundalini Yoga for 15 years and now teaches it with astrology, offering workshops and retreats that provide a complete body, mind, and spirit experience.

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Websites: FindAnAstrologer.com Profile | Official Website


Alexandra Karacostas

Alexandra Karacostas

Alexandra has studied astrology since 1975. She lives in Chico, CA where she has a consulting practice, specializing in psychological, spiritual and relationship astrology.

Since 1984 she has been a professional astrologer, offering consulting services, teaching, and contributing articles and monthly columns to various publications.

In 1989, Alexandra co-founded and served as Vice-President of "Synsig", an NCGR "Sig" group focusing on relationship astrology.

She is a regular contributor to The Mountain Astrologer and writes for the Lotus Guide, a holistic publication serving Northern California. Alexandra is a certified trainer for ISAR's Consulting Skills program, a group leader for OPA's (Organization for Professional Astrology) Professional Certification Program.

Alexandra currently serves as President of the Organization of Professional Astrology (OPA).

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Monica Hable Dimino

Monica Hable Dimino PMAFA, CAP, NCGR IV

Monica Hable Dimino is a professional astrologer from Boston, Massachusetts with a large international clientele. She taught nursing at Bellevue Hospital in New York before moving to Caracas, Venezuela in 1958. Her astrological studies began in 1960 with a French tutor. In 1970 she started working professionally. In 1980 she designed a teaching program for astrology in Spanish. In 1988 she returned to the US where she became an active member of the American astrological community. Her focus is professional astrology, to bring better astrology to the general public and thereby gain greater respect as a helping profession.






Sandra-Leigh Serio

Sandra-Leigh Serio

Sandra-Leigh is a full-time, professional astrologer with a Master's Degree in Psychology. For 26 years, she wrote a weekly astrology column for the Sun Newspapers in northeastern Ohio. She has over 25 years experience working with thousands of clients from all over the United States. Sandra-Leigh teaches, lectures, and makes media appearances and is certified by ISAR and as a professional astrologer. She has written for Llewellyn Publications and StarIQ.

Sandra-Leigh lives in the Boulder, Colorado area where she currently serves as President of the Rocky Mountain Astrologers (ROMA). Previously, she was Vice President and Membership Chair for OPA (Organization for Professional Astrology), served twice on the AFAN Steering Committee and has been an OPA Group Leader since 2000 when the peer group format was implemented.

Phone: 303-604-2777
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Website: http://www.sandraleigh.com/

 

Sandra-Leigh Serio

Robert Corre - SOLD OUT

Robert is a consulting astrologer who practices in New York City and carries on the helping tradition of his teacher, Zoltan Mason with whom he had the privilege to study throughout the 1970s, '80s, and '90s. He lectures internationally and continues the teacher-student tradition, currently giving five classes weekly, twice locally and three times live over the Internet.

His two-year program focuses on helping students develop good work habits and technique based on the methods of Morin as taught by Zoltan Mason.

Robert currently serves as an ISAR (International Society for Astrological Research) board member.

Robert retired in 1995 after a rewarding twenty-five year career at New York University's Stern School of Business and turned Astrology, his then avocation of almost twenty-five years, into a second career.

 


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