From the beginning, students are encouraged to focus on the concepts, not keywords. Next, as soon as you are familiar with the fundamental elements of astrology, the focus shifts to learning how to work with these basics to form a coherent, synthesized interpretation of a birth chart.
Astrology: Understanding the Birth Chart explains how to work with traditional astrological techniques, most notably the essential dignities. All interpretive factors are brought together in the context of a full interpretation of the charts of Sylvester Stallone, Meryl Streep, Eva Peron, and Woody Allen.
“[Astrology] provides a clear, precise understanding of the birth chart as a whole, rather than just providing limited pictures...Burk guides readers through the maze of aspects, retrogrades, trines and conjuncts, all the while employing accessible language and clever wit.”
--New Age Retailer, September 2001