About this workshop
2nd century Hellenistic astrologer Vettius Valens outlined a technique which times the activations of planets and aspects through their minor periods and ascensional times. This was done to find periods of successful, unsuccessful and variable times in one's life. Patrick Watson provides a step by step tutorial and explores the surprising effectiveness of this technique with diverse examples.
About the speaker
Patrick Watson was born in High Wycombe, UK, on October 23rd 1987 at 1:06 am. He first began his studies in astrology at 15 years old. At 17, he was mentored by astrologers Nick Dagan Best and Chris Brennan and introduced to Hellenistic astrology at Project Hindsight in 2006. In his 20's he blogged about astrology and politics as he earned his BA in Music from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He began working as a music teacher and part-time astrologer in 2014 and started as a full-time astrologer in 2018, offering natal, electional, horary and rectification services. He is known for his humorous astrological articles, videos and memes. He has been featured on the Astrology Podcast, ABC News, Fox News, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. His research interests include Hellenistic timelord systems, synodic cycles, election prediction and more recently, the astrology of markets and finance. He lives happily in Arizona with his wife and three children.