Mars in Virgo ♂ Aug 17 – Oct 3

Aug 17 – Oct 3, 2019 Mars: source of all physical strength, vitality and decisive action in the solar system. Mars in Virgo is not a warrior in the traditional sense, but a highly motivating and productive influence. As the sun and Mars in Virgo crest the eastern horizon each morning, we will rise with Read More

Mars in Leo ♂ July 1 – Aug 17

July 1 – Aug 17, 2019 Mars in Leo cultivates strength and sovereignty. Mars, God of War, fought only if it secured peace. So fight if you must, but fight for a cause, as a warrior of peace. Fight only if your heart (rather than your ego) is roused to battle. Mars in Leo is Read More

Mars in Cancer ♂ May 15 – July 1

May 15 – July 1, 2019 Mars was often depicted nude in ancient Rome to demonstrate his fearlessness. See now Mars in Cancer, a warrior of utmost femininity, stark naked in the battlefield of love. In Cancer, the warrior planet lays down his sword. Mars in a water sign promotes creativity, emotional release and self-care. Cancer Read More

Mars in Gemini ♂ Mar 30 – May 15

Mar 30 – May 15, 2019 Mars invigorates like the first day of spring. Mars in Gemini is most refreshing and energizing for the mind. Light and bright, like a cleanse, it leaves us sparkling from the inside out. This cycle breathes new life into creative works, especially writing or music projects. Visualize fluffy seeds borne Read More

Mars in Taurus ♂ Feb 14 – Mar 30

Feb 14 – Mar 30, 2019 Mars: ruler of the body and all its carnal urges. Mars invigorates with freshness and physical energy, like the first day of spring. Prepare for a healthy new connection to your body and sexuality. Mars in an earth sign brings stamina, abundance and stability. Mars in Taurus is pragmatic, Read More

Mars in Aries ♂ Dec 31 – Feb 14

Dec 31, 2018 – Feb 14, 2019 Mars: ruler of the body and all its carnal urges. Mars governs Aries, the first constellation in the zodiac, and it is here that he returns now, triumphantly, like a warrior returning home from battle, victory on his lips. Really nice timing this year with the Gregorian calendar: Mars Read More

Mars in Pisces ♂ Nov 15 – Dec 31

illustration by Duong Quoc Dinh Nov 15 – Dec 31, 2018 Mars is a primordial, life-giving force: fiery warrior of the stars, ruler of the body and all its carnal urges. Mars governs Aries, the first constellation in the zodiac, so he feels a bit out of his element in water sign Pisces at the end Read More

Mars Retrograde ♂ Summer 2018

Mars Retrograde in Aquarius: June 26 – Aug 12 Mars Retrograde in Capricorn: Aug 12 – 27 Mars in Capricorn: Aug 27 – Sep 10 Mars in Aquarius: Sep 10 – Nov 15 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen Read More

Mars in Sagittarius ♂ Jan 26 – Mar 17

Jan 26 – Mar 17, 2018 Mars is a force of life and action: warrior of the stars, fire coursing through his veins. Normally he rules Aries, the first constellation in the zodiac, so Mars feels right at home in fellow fire sign Sagittarius. With Mars in Sagittarius, the pace of life spirals into insanity. Read More

Mars in Scorpio ♂ Dec 9 – Jan 26

Original artwork by Ren Tvedten Dec 9, 2017 – Jan 26, 2018 Mars is a force of life and action: warrior of the stars, fire coursing through his veins. He rules Aries, the first constellation in the zodiac wheel. Now he enters Scorpio, the other constellation he was once said to rule in ancient western Read More

Mars in Libra ♂ Oct 22 – Dec 9

Oct 22 – Dec 9, 2017 Mars is a force of life and action. He is ruler of Aries, the very first constellation in the zodiac wheel. And now he enters Libra, the constellation opposite Aries. When a planet enters the constellation opposite the one it rules, it is said to be in its “detriment.” Read More

Mars in Aquarius ♂ Nov 9 – Dec 19

Nov 9 –  Dec 19 Click here to learn about Mars. Click here to learn about Aquarius. Mars, ruler of the body. Divine masculine warrior-god of the stars. Mars in Aquarius is so light and free. This transit welcomes all who seek refuge from this ghastly year of bodily debauchery. Bodily debauchery, what does she Read More

Mars in Capricorn ♂ Sep 27 – Nov 9

Sep 27 – Nov 9, 2016 Click here to learn about Mars. Click here to learn about Capricorn. Mars, ruler of the body, warrior-god of the stars. For nearly nine months he has been sludging back and forth between Scorpio and Sagittarius. With Mars in Capricorn there is a strong compulsion to feel productive at Read More

Mars Retrograde in Scorpio ♂ May 27 – June 29

May 27 – June 29, 2016 Click here to learn about Mars. Once every two years, Mars turns retrograde for approximately three months. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar Read More

Mars Retrograde in Sagittarius ♂ Apr 17 – May 27

Apr 17 – May 27, 2016 Click here to learn about Mars. Once every two years, Mars turns retrograde for approximately three months. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar Read More