• Astrology
  • Empowerment
  • Mythology
  • Personal Birth Chart
  • Personal Development
  • Planets

Meet the Planetary Gods: Using Astrology to Discover our Strengths & Challenges

with Demitra Vassiliadis


Astrology, if used wisely, is an elegant tool that can be of great assistance in both our inner development and in navigating life, helping guide some of our key practical choices and timing decisions. Within Western astrology’s symbolic system, the closest planets to Earth, named for ancient Roman Gods, play an important part in determining our personal gifts and the challenges we will face in specific domains of life.

The basic life function symbolized by each planet—

    • the Sun (how we shine)
    • the Moon (how we feed our souls)
    • Mercury (how we think)
    • Venus (how we love and express beauty)
    • and Mars (how we assert ourselves)

Takes on very different flavors in each person depending on the sign (and house of the horoscope) of each planet.

For example, the energy symbolized by Mercury, the planet of thought and communication, will express itself very differently in the sign of Pisces, which sees the big picture and communicates most effectively through images, music or spiritual silence; than in a person with Mercury in the sign of Gemini, who will tend to thrive on learning about a variety of subjects and absorb information very rapidly.

The positions of the planets also influence all of us together by affecting the overall feeling tone of each passing day, month, year and decade.

Join deeply knowledgeable longtime astrologer Demitra Vassiliadis in an informative and practical workshop in which she will show us how we can best embody each planet’s gifts and optimally handle the challenges each one holds for us, based on our personal birth charts. She will also cover some of the fascinating mythological background of the planets and share examples of how they have played a part in world events and in the charts of famous individuals.

Click HERE for a description of the planets and their function.

Click HERE to read Meet the Teacher: Demitra Vassiliadis.

Click HERE to read How the Planets Affect You.

Note: This program will be offered online. Sessions of all our online programs will be recorded and shared with registrants after each is completed for 90 days.


  • Prerequisites: N/A
  • Supplies list for the class: Participants will, upon registration, be instructed to get a free download of their chart at Astrolabe https://alabe.com/freechart/default.asp, to bring to the workshop to explore their planetary placements each week.
  • Zoom Software Requirements: This is an online course that requires Zoom webinar software. Zoom is easy to use. Click HERE to make sure your computer is set-up correctly.

A Weekly Class
(5 Sessions) Wednesdays, January 13 – February 10, 2021, 7:00 – 8:30 pm EST

Free Intro class on Wednesday, January 6 at 7:00 pm EST
Click HERE to register for the free intro.

Meet the Planetary Gods: Using Astrology to Discover our Strengths & Challenges

  • 5 Session(s)
  • Jan 13 2021 7:00 PM ET





Demitra Vassiliadis has been a practicing astrologer for 25 years in NYC. Her services include: natal chart, solar return and synastry readings, as well as electional astrology. Demitra teaches at several holistic centers, including: Deepak Chopra’s Homebase at ABC Carpet, SunRaven Wellness Centers, Omega Institute, New Age Health Spa and she was the house astrologer for the Monteverde Inn & Spa.


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