Mars: Courage on The Battlefield of Life with Sherene Vismaya


March 25th, 7-9pm



Let everything happen to you
Beauty and terror
Just keep going
No feeling is final” 
― Rainer Maria Rilke




This is an online class. Zoom link will be sent to participants by email.




We are now battling one of the most intense and unprecedented times of our lives where courage is needed more than ever! When I first created this class, it was before we even knew of COVID-19 and now this theme is even more essential than ever. This class is devoted to working with your own inner Mars archetype and understanding why this energy is so essential for us now as we enter a brand new paradigm this Aries season. Our courage is everything to get to the other side of this.

Why is anger still such a taboo subject and yet violence and fear on the rise? Making our Mars energy conscious is a powerful way to heal the collective wounds in our world and transmute fear and panic into strength and fearlessness.

How do we harness the Mars energy in our horoscopes for courage, discipline and stepping boldly into action? Anger turned inward can lead to depression, resentment, jealousy, bitterness and fear.

Mars Retrogrades are powerful and rare opportunities to make our relationship with the god of war conscious.

2020 is the year of Aries as we have the Emperor (Aries) archetype dominant plus Mars spending the entire second half of 2020 in the constellation of Aries. We’ll explore what this means for us personally and collectively.

We’ll also work with the archetypes of the Tower and the Emperor through Jungian Active Imagination techniques to bring these archetypes to consciousness.

Bring your journals and a copy of your horoscope to see your Mars placement. (You can download from

No prior astrology experience is necessary as Sherene will break this all down and we will work experientially.

Sherene Vismaya

Sherene Vismaya, M.A. is a Jungian astrologer and psychoanalyst in private practice in NYC and San Francisco for the past twenty years consulting, writing and teaching. Her own Priestess Path started around age five bellydancing on the road with her mother which brought her into contact with the powers of ritual and an embodied relationship to the Goddess. She specializes in depression, shadow work, anxiety, creative blocks, eating disorders, and relationships. Sherene has pioneered her own unique approach to Jungian and somatic healing modalities combined with her background in metaphysics inspired by her yearly pilgrimages to India.

She is the author of several books including collaborations on: Speculation Now; Transpersonal Astrology: Explorations at the Frontier, & Surviving Saturn's Return (McGrawHill), Dog Stars, and Fate of your Date.

She holds a Master's Degree from New York University in Clinical Psychology, a Masters in Developmental Psychology from Pace University and post-graduate work in psychoanalytic studies from The New School and ISAP, Zurich. She has been the resident astrologer for Elle Magazine for the past decade. Sherene teaches classes and workshops internationally.

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