An Archetypal Women’s Group


4-part Full Moon series starting Dec 4th in Berkeley

with Lydia Violet & Verana Faye

Lydia and Verana will host this archetypal women’s group, where each session we will deepen our understanding of the astrology of the moment, including the aspects to the Moon and archetypal themes they bring with them. Lydia will unpack one myth per session that correlates, archetypally, with the themes present in the sky to help guide our session.

This container is for all who identify as women.

We will also be serving herbal elixirs that correlate to the astrology of the moment! Connecting the stars above us to the herbal earth below, as inspired by the Herbal Astrology divining of Lydia’s comrade Adriana Ayales.

Archetypal worldviews are not meant to lock us into stereotypes, but liberate our potentiality. They help us see avenues of collaboration with the Gods and our lives, creating options and the empowerment to choose. By learning more of the patterns present in the heavens, we can find ourselves reflected in our inner movements, desires, and choices. As women, this power to choose is a political act that comes with both belonging and responsibility. This circle is a meditation on these things, empowered by Myth, Astrology, and Communion.

Come feed the story pot in a circle of women, honoring the moon and each other.

When & Where

 Berkeley, CA

at Lydia’s House (address provided upon registration)


Full Moons December through March
Sun Dec 4th
Fri Jan 6th
Sun Feb 5th
Wed March 8th


Verana Faye

About Verana

Verana Faye Bailowitz is an archetypal astrologer, birth worker, dancer, singer, and storyteller, and the founder of Embody Your Birth. Verana offers archetypal, counseling astrology readings for individuals, couples, and newborns. Her astrology readings are intimate journeys and conversations with Self, Relationship, Power, and Purpose. She is also a birth and postpartum doula in the SF Bay Area, a childbirth educator (CBE), womb sovereignty educator, and abortion doula, serving women, birthing people, and families through the journeys of life and giving birth to life. She believes in the creative spark at the deep center of all of life and supports her clients to shepard this inspiration and connection through their bodies and into the world.

Lydia Violet

About Lydia

Lydia Violet Farshid-Harutoonian, M.A., is the founder of the School for The Great Turning, an organization dedicated to offering access to education and healing in service to pivoting humanity towards life. 

Lydia has been an educator for 15 years, studying Philosophy and Religion with an emphasis in deep ecology, archetypal cosmology, and community organizing.  She has studied in the lineages of Joanna Macy, adrienne maree brown, Brian Swimme, and more, and carries with her a keen archetypal eye for both mythology and astrology.

She also brings with her the gift of music, conjuring tunes and tales with the violin, banjo, and powerful voice and creating spaces where others feel safe enough to sing together.


$250 (one time payment)

$250 (2-month Payment Plan)


If you are interested in bringing this work to your area, we would love to hear from you.
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When does the course start and finish?
The course starts April 23rd, 2022 and live sessions end on June 11th , but you will have lifetime access to all recordings and practice tracks!
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.

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