Astrology & Islam talk from April 13, 2015

 Astrology & Islam: Are they really oil and water? In a 90-minute presentation,  I, as a practicing Muslim and astrologer, examined the relationship between astrology and Islam in three different ways. I surveyed astrology’s presence in the Qu’ran (Islam’s holiest book). I also engage Islam’s critical history with astrology (both during its medieval period and now). Finally, I […]

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Yendys Nefer-Atum, cowrieshellcenter.com, holistic health counselor

Meet the people of the Zodiac Lounge–Yendys Nefer-Atum, holistic health counselor

Have the Yendys experience at the next Zodiac Lounge on May 7th, 2015 from 6p – 10p. Purchase your ticket(s) here. Yendys Nefer-Atum is a Barbadian born entrepreneur. She is the founder and operator of The Cowrie Shell Center for Natural Hair Care and Holistic Wellness Therapies since 1991. Her center is currently located in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A student of […]


Uranus, unexpected, surprises, uniqueness, unpredictability, eclipses

Eclipsed at JFK

Last Thursday, the day before our recent solar eclipse, I was eclipsed at the JFK airport. For the first time in a lifetime of travel, I missed a plane. My jaw slacked a little bit as I was told that my passageway to sunny California for the Queer Astrology conference was shut—and it couldn’t be […]


Meet the people of the Zodiac Lounge–Alara Phoenix, Astro-Numerologist

Alara is an Astro-Numerologist, Tarot card reader, and a Reiki Master. She teaches metaphysics through crystals, tarot, numbers, and planets. Alara also combines two ancient divination systems, astrology and numerology, to help individuals create and balance the life they seek. Alara has been studying and practicing the metaphysical sciences since she was an undergraduate. Her passion for […]

Alara Phoenix, reads at the Zodiac Lounge

Meet the people of the Zodiac Lounge — Kevin Uehlinger, Astrologer

Kevin began his study of divination in 1998 when he first encountered the I Ching. In the summer of 2000, he experienced a dream that called him to work with the Tzolk’in, the Mesoamerican Sacred Calendar. He has practiced Western Astrology since 2003, offering consultations in natal and horary astrology. Learn more about the Mesoamerican […]

Kevin Uehlinger, Astrologer

The Way 2

At the top of this week, there was a powerful conjunction between the revealing Sun and nebulous Neptune. The merging of these two planets can symbolize many things, but one of the things it can also signify is illumination and enchantment. Enchantment can have a negative connotation for some. It can imply that someone’s under a […]

The way, Neptune, Sun

Gina Jean, Tarot Reader

Meet the people of the Zodiac Lounge — Gina Jean, Tarot reader 1

Miss Gina Jean is a professional psychic tarot reader, clairvoyant, medium and numerologist. A graduate of the Tarot School in New York, she delivers insightful and powerful readings to her clients. She has a special gift of restoring clarity and balancing it with love in life’s decisions. Blessed with a family background from the Caribbean (Haiti), she realized […]


Meet the people of the Zodiac Lounge–Desiree Mwalimu, Tarot Reader

Desiree Mwalimu is an artist, writer, curator, and sacred sexuality practitioner whose work explores the collapse between the boundaries of art and life. She weaves together her passion for  narratives of women in the African Diaspora with contemporary visual art and global anthologies of the Sacred Feminine. Through education, research, exhibition and tantric practice, Desiree […]

Desiree Mwalimu, Tarot Reader

Osunyoyin, Zodiac Lounge, Diviner

Meet the people of the Zodiac Lounge — Osunyoyin Alake, Diviner

  Osunyoyin Alake, Diviner Osunyoyin Alake is an African American anthro-photo-journalist, fine arts photographer, initiated priestess of the Yoruba river goddess Osun, sidereal astrologer, talismanic jewelry designer and poet. Yoyin, as she is affectionately called, has studied and practiced divination for over forty years. Her primary divination systems are merindillogun, (16 cowries from the Yoruba Ifa […]


Meet the people of the Zodiac Lounge — Aqila Norris, Angel Card Reader

Aqila Sala Norris is a Metaphysical Minister, Angel Card Reader, Yoga Instructor, Flower Essence Practitioner, and Dance Teacher who uses intuition to service her clients. It was God’s voice that directed her to add Angels to her spiritual arsenal. This led her to study with Doreen Virtue in person and online to become a certified Angel Card […]

Aqila Norris, Tarot specialist at the Zodiac Lounge