Courtney Maria Halstead
"What is embodied astrology? Well, instead of reading off your chart, Chris puts you in a space with pictures of the constellations spaced around you so that you are effectively inside your own chart. He asked me to go around the wheel and to name my body, emotion and mental responses to each of the cards, just from the pictures I saw. So instead of being intellectually TOLD what each sign was, I had an embodied EXPERIENCE of it. So good. I prefer experiencing for myself rather than being told. I know a lot of people who are like that. When we got to Taurus I was having a good old energetic gag fest. Pretty appropriate considering I have almost NO taurean energy in my life right now of stability and stubborn groundedness. Chris then looked to see which planets were in Taurus in my chart. This process is very intuitive as well as simple, which I why I like it so much. It is, I suspect, part of what makes it so EFFECTIVE. Chris asked me to point to which of the two planets (cards) held the most charge for me. I pointed to the north node. He then got me to do a process of stepping towards it (more energetic gagging and releasing as my stuff around embodying taurean energy - of stability, groundedness, abundance, pleasure and art - got released). Eventually I found myself standing over the cards, bringing in and embodying this amazing abundant Taurus energy. I felt like solid stone. In an awesome deep, stable, grounded way. I feel so much more connected, safe and peaceful after doing this session. I am deep appreciation of the depth and effectiveness of this modality and your spaciousness and wisdom as a facilitator Chris. Simplicity really is king. And queen. Your magick is strong!! A really awesome experience! Thank you Chris!!"