Dana Gerhardt

A popular columnist with The Mountain Astrologer since 1991, Dana Gerhardt is an internationally respected astrologer. She has lectured extensively and written for astrology publications on several continents. Her ongoing passions are the moon and living the intuitive life. Dana worked for many years in the corporate sector, where she observed the undeniable influence of natural cycles. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude from Occidental College in Los Angeles and did graduate work in literature at Columbia University and CSULA. Dana can be contacted by email.

April Elliott Kent

April Elliott Kent is the author of The Essential Guide to Practical Astrology (Alpha/Penguin) and Star Guide to Weddings (Llewellyn). She has contributed articles to The Mountain Astrologer and Dell Horoscope magazines and Llewellyn's Moon Sign and Sun Sign annuals. April is a graduate of San Diego State University with honors in Communication, and is a member of ISAR and the Authors Guild. Read more of April's articles at BigSkyAstrology.com

Julia Bondi

Julia Bondi began her study of Astrology and Metaphysics in 1973. Julia has been an accomplished counseling astrologer, intuitive, teacher and writer for more
than 30 years. With degrees in clinical psychology and esoteric philosophy Julia brings insight, clarity and caring to her work. As a seeker, intuitive and teacher Julia draws her wisdom and dedication to spirituality from her moon rising on her ascendant, her 12th house stellium in Gemini and her Pisces midheaven. Julia can be contacted by email.

Simone Butler

Simone Butler is an intuitive astrologer with more than 25 years of experience helping people engage with the mystery of their lives. In addition to having a consulting practice with clients throughout the world, Simone has taught many astrology classes and workshops, most recently at Vintage Religion in San Diego and the Golden Door Spa in Escondido. Simone's articles have been featured in The Mountain Astrologer, The L.A. Times and many other publications. She wrote the daily forecasts for the Starscroll for many years, as well as the lunar forecasts for Tarot.com. Simone loves ritual and combining astrology with feng shui. She lives in San Diego, California, and can be contacted through her website.

Jessica Shepherd

Jessica Shepherd is a writer, astrologer and health coach who has studied and practiced modern astrology since 1992. She is the author of A Love Alchemist’s Notebook: Magical Secrets For Drawing Your True Love Into Your Life (Llewellyn, 2010) and the upcoming book Venus Signs (Llewellyn, 2015). She also writes for print and online publications (Astrology.com, Astrocenter.com, WellBeing Magazine AU, Llewellyn's Moon Signs Book) and publishes an astrology blog called Moonkissd. With a private astrology practice, Jessica lives and works from a funky pink cottage in Fairfax, CA with her husband, three step-daughters and five four three two one chicken.