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Astrology 

I love using astrology to tell the story of every person’s very common yet very unique human experience.

Astrology in Berkeley, CA!

In-person and by Zoom.

When I introduce someone to their natal chart, I start with the concept that we all share a Common Human Experience. We all have times when we are alone, in connection with another person or in community. But the ways we behave or feel in each of those situations is only the beginning of our uniqueness.

My goal in every astrology session is for the person, couple, friends, or teams to feel “full” in their new understanding of themselves. They recognize that they have a world view as well as tools to live that view. As I explain how those parts of them come together, they begin to appreciate how beautifully complex and extraordinary they are.

I also love showing my clients how astrology describes another dimension of themselves. At a surface level they have tools that are nearly effortless to use while their deepest selves require patience to fully access but are well-informed. My clients also learn through astrology about their “internal committees”: the strong pulls they feel inside when multiple tools are called into use at the same time. This extra dimension is essentially the order in which they experience life.

A key part of every astrology session is providing the energy backdrop for the year and how it affects their lives. We discuss how they are taking control of some part of their lives, streamlining their lives, growing and restructuring their lives through the year. I also weave in how the current Mercury, Venus or Mars retrograde is part of their current year’s journey.

Through regular astrology sessions, my clients become attuned to the ongoing transitions of life and can align themselves accordingly. With my simple, proprietary framework, my clients cultivate a strong sense of agency and clarity about their life journey.

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Coffee & Charts

Grab your favorite beverage and join me twice a month for a 20-minute discussion of the upcoming energies from an astrological perspective.

I show how the planets move day-by-day for the upcoming 2 or 3 weeks and then using astrology, I summarize how you may feel it in your own life. I point out key dates to pay attention to and offer tips for living more easefully during that time.

I want it to be as interactive as possible, so bring your questions.

There is no cost and everyone is invited!

Maintain some momentum

Jun 21, 2024

Gazing at the gateway to your growth

Jun 06, 2024

Going all in

May 23, 2024

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Astrology Testimonials

Panda has an amazing understanding of the celestial energies and how they have an impact on us. She has a methodical approach that is very easy to follow. However, I feel that her true talent is her ability to deliver information. The way she is able to break down complex data and meet people where they are, is like an art form of its own. She's incredibly intelligent and exceedingly kind. Every session with her leaves me feeling recharged with a better understanding of my world. Even beyond sessions, Panda offers brilliant ways to stay connected with your own personal patterns that are self guided and truly helpful! 

-Lerissa O.

 

Email from a team reading:

It went GREAT! The team LOVED it! I could see it on their faces and feel it too! 

That was amazing and I think we all feel our cup has been filled with new information, perspective, and appreciation. Your time, energy and effort are all deeply deeply appreciated and acknowledged!

-C.B.

Astrology Glossary

Natal Chart

A natal chart shows the distribution of the planets in the solar system at the moment of your birth and relative to the place of your birth. It is as though YOU are the center of the Universe at that moment.

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Planets

I generally focus on 11 planets (or celestial objects) shown in the table above. You experience the movements of the personal planets as observable actions or events. From the Earth’s perspective, the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars move in the sky at a rate that you can notice from day to day.

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Astrological Signs

The 12 astrological signs are 12 sections of the Earth’s elliptical orbit around the Sun. Remember that track you were walking your dog on? Imagine the fence surrounding the track as having 12 billboards distributed around it. Each billboard would represent a constellation or astrological sign.

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Houses

Houses are a way to describe the areas of life we all have in common as human beings. My descriptions are not traditional, but they are a natural progression that I use as my system.

 

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When I do Relationship or Synastry readings for couples or small teams, I look at relationships on three levels:

➹ Day-to-day interactions
➹ Medium-term “project” time frames
➹ Longer-term compatibility through multiple cycles

Read more

Astrology Glossary

Natal Chart

A natal chart shows the distribution of the planets in the solar system at the moment of your birth and relative to the place of your birth. It is as though YOU are the center of the Universe at that moment.

Read more

Planets

I generally focus on 11 planets (or celestial objects) shown in the table above. You experience the movements of the personal planets as observable actions or events. From the Earth’s perspective, the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars move in the sky at a rate that you can notice from day to day.

Read more

Astrological Signs

The 12 astrological signs are 12 sections of the Earth’s elliptical orbit around the Sun. Remember that track you were walking your dog on? Imagine the fence surrounding the track as having 12 billboards distributed around it. Each billboard would represent a constellation or astrological sign.

Read more

Houses

Houses are a way to describe the areas of life we all have in common as human beings. My descriptions are not traditional, but they are a natural progression that I use as my system.

 

Read more

When I do Relationship or Synastry readings for couples or small teams, I look at relationships on three levels:

➹ Day-to-day interactions
➹ Medium-term “project” time frames
➹ Longer-term compatibility through multiple cycles

Read more

Astrology Glossary

Natal Chart

A natal chart shows the distribution of the planets in the solar system at the moment of your birth and relative to the place of your birth. It is as though YOU are the center of the Universe at that moment.

Read more

Planets

I generally focus on 11 planets (or celestial objects) shown in the table above. You experience the movements of the personal planets as observable actions or events. From the Earth’s perspective, the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars move in the sky at a rate that you can notice from day to day.

Read more

Astrological Signs

The 12 astrological signs are 12 sections of the Earth’s elliptical orbit around the Sun. Remember that track you were walking your dog on? Imagine the fence surrounding the track as having 12 billboards distributed around it. Each billboard would represent a constellation or astrological sign.

Read more

Houses

Houses are a way to describe the areas of life we all have in common as human beings. My descriptions are not traditional, but they are a natural progression that I use as my system.

 

Read more

When I do Relationship or Synastry readings for couples or small teams, I look at relationships on three levels:

➹ Day-to-day interactions
➹ Medium-term “project” time frames
➹ Longer-term compatibility through multiple cycles

Read more

Astrology Glossary

Natal Chart

A natal chart shows the distribution of the planets in the solar system at the moment of your birth and relative to the place of your birth. It is as though YOU are the center of the Universe at that moment.

Read more

Planets

I generally focus on 11 planets (or celestial objects) shown in the table above. You experience the movements of the personal planets as observable actions or events. From the Earth’s perspective, the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars move in the sky at a rate that you can notice from day to day.

Read more

Astrological Signs

The 12 astrological signs are 12 sections of the Earth’s elliptical orbit around the Sun. Remember that track you were walking your dog on? Imagine the fence surrounding the track as having 12 billboards distributed around it. Each billboard would represent a constellation or astrological sign.

Read more

Houses

Houses are a way to describe the areas of life we all have in common as human beings. My descriptions are not traditional, but they are a natural progression that I use as my system.

 

Read more

When I do Relationship or Synastry readings for couples or small teams, I look at relationships on three levels:

➹ Day-to-day interactions
➹ Medium-term “project” time frames
➹ Longer-term compatibility through multiple cycles

Read more

Meet Panda

 Panda Hershey is a lifelong student whose love of pattern recognition has led her through careers in scientific research and institutional investing.

Following her passion and intuition even deeper, Panda is now a respected healer in the community.

She uses her training in Chinese medicine (acupressure and tui na), her yoga and tai qi practice, self-study of astrology, and love of herbal medicine to support people in their own journeys of self discovery and appreciation.

 

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