About Theo

Theodore Naicker was born in Durban, South Africa in 1987. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering and has worked in the Oil and Gas Industry for several years. Theo is a professional practicing astrologer with an approach encompassing an ever-growing understanding and application of both Western Tropical Astrology and Vedic Astrology (Jyotish). He obtained a Diploma in Medieval Astrology (Robert Zoller) in 2012 and completed a Diploma in Astrological Studies (Rod Suskin) in 2014. He has since furthered his knowledge through additional certification, courses, personal research, and client work. He has given talks internationally, including the 2016 Breaking Down the Borders Conference. He is currently studying Sanskrit Etymology as part of ongoing intensive studies in Vedanga Jyotish and creating lecture video series and articles on specialized topics in astrology. Theo also presents regular podcasts with holistic partners Ecstatic Existence in the USA, and feature videos with Circle of Divine Astrology in the UK. His presentation is based upon a strong foundation in traditional astrology, combined with modern techniques resulting in a pragmatic approach to astrology for the client.

 

ASTROLOGICAL MEMBERSHIPS:
• Cape Astrology Association
• Astrological Society of South Africa
• The Astrological Association of Great Britain
• International Society for Astrological Research
• The National Council for Geo-cosmic Research
• The American Federation of Astrologers
• Association of Professional Astrologers International (Associate)
• Astrological Lodge of London
• British Association of Vedic Astrology
• Organization of Professional Astrologers

Qualifications and continuing education in WESTERN TROPICAL ASTROLOGY:
• 2012: Certificate of Medieval Astrology (Robert Zoller), mentored by Giacomo Calabrese
• 2012: Diploma of Medieval Astrology (Robert Zoller), mentored by Giacomo Calabrese
• 2012: Lecture Sets: Eminence, Status, Life Purpose, Spirituality, Solar Revolutions, Specialized Topics (Benjamin Dykes)
• 2012: Traditional Astrology Conference Recordings (Demetra George)
• 2012: Guidelines for Effective Astrological Consultations (Demetra George)
• 2012: Hellenistic Astrology Course on Annual Profections (Chris Brennan)
• 2013: Workshop on Revolutions (Benjamin Dykes)
• 2014: Medieval Astrology Diploma Lectures (Bernadette Brady), Astrologos UK
• 2014: Masterclass on Fixed Stars (Bernadette Brady), Astrologos UK
• 2014: Lecture Set on Zodiacal Releasing (Chris Brennan)
• 2014: Predictive Astrology Lectures (Bernadette Brady), Astrologos UK
• 2014: Masterclass on Aspects (Bernadette Brady), Astrologos UK
• 2014: Masterclass on Medical Astrology (Lee Lehman)
• 2014: Masterclass on Solar and Lunar Eclipses (Bernadette Brady), Astrologos UK
• 2015: Locational Astrology Workshop and Lectures (Moses Siregar III)
• 2015: Lecture Set on Diploma Delineation (Bernadette Brady), Astrologos UK
• 2015: Diploma in Astrological Studies (Rod Suskin), Rod Suskin School of Astrology
• 2015: Masterclass on Electional Astrology (Lee Lehman)
• 2015: Workshop on Electional Astrology (Deborah Houlding)
• 2016: Masterclass on Children’s Charts (Bernadette Brady), Astrologos UK
• 2016: Lecture Set on Zodiacal Releasing Updated (Chris Brennan)
• 2016: Locational and Mundane Astrology Lecture Set (Bernadette Brady), Astrologos UK
• 2016: Practitioner’s Level Horary Course (Deborah Houlding, Eve Dembowski), School of Traditional Astrology
• Additional conference, webinar and other recordings, and personal correspondences.

Qualifications and continuing education in JYOTISH (VEDIC SIDEREAL ASTROLOGY of India):
• 2016: Nakshatras Course (James Kelleher)
• 2016: Nakshatras Course (Ernst Wilhelm)
• 2016: Career Cource (James Kelleher)
• 2016: Rashis Course (Ernst Wilhelm)
• 2016: Rahu and Ketu Course (Ernst Wilhelm)
• 2016: Debilitation Course (Ernst Wilhelm)
• 2016: Grahas Course (Ernst Wilhelm)
• 2016: Financial Astrology workshop (Sanjay Rath)
• 2016: Marriage and Relationships workshop (Sanjay Rath)
• 2016: Jaimini Course (Sanjay Rath, ongoing)
• 2016: Tithi Workshop (Visti Larsen)
• 2017: Jyotish Parashara Course (Sanjay Rath, ongoing)
• Additional conference, webinar and other recordings, and personal correspondences.

WORKSHOPS and TALKS given on the field of ASTROLOGY:
• 2014: Workshop on Natal Interpretation and Synastry, Polish Astrological Association (Warsaw Poland)
• 2015: The Confluence of Astrology, Cape Astrology Association (Cape Town, South Africa)
• 2015: Astrology for Today, Extraordinary Women Business Group (Cape Town, South Africa)
• 2015: The Esoteric Venus, Radiant Life Centre House of Therapies (Cape Town, South Africa)
• 2015: The Astrology of Yoga, Radiant Life Centre House of Therapies (Cape Town, South Africa)
• 2015: The Astrology of South Africa: What the %(@)* is going on??, Radiant Life Centre House of Therapies (Cape Town, South Africa)
• 2015: Astrology Hacks for Daily Living, Radiant Life Centre House of Therapies (Cape Town, South Africa)
• 2016: Defying Natal Promise: Fertility and Queen Victoria, The Astrological Lodge of London (London, UK)
• 2016: The Pervasive Power of the 9th House, feature talk at the Starburst Local Astrology Group (Beaconsfield, UK)
• 2016: The Mundane and Esoteric Aspects of the Parts of Fortune and Spirit, keynote talk at Lilly Day 2016 for the Company of Astrologers (Walton-on-Thames, UK)
• 2016: The Pervasive Power of the 9th House, feature talk at the Scottish Astrological Association (Edinburgh, UK)
• 2016: Forensic Astrology: A Murder Case Study, The Astrological Lodge of London (London, UK)
• 2016: Relationship and Marriage Indicators, Breaking Down the Borders Conference 2016 (The International Academy of Astrology)
• 2017: A New Horizon for the European Union, Astrological Association of Great Britain Annual Conference (St Neots, UK)
• 2017: The Pervasive Power of the 9th House, feature talk at the Astrological Lodge of London (London, UK)
• 2017: Traditional Astrology Day Workshop on Profections and Solar Returns, hosted at the Astrological Lodge of London (London, UK)
• 2017: Simple Secrets to Success and Sustainability, Extraordinary Women Business Group (Cape Town, South Africa)
• 2017: Essential Concepts in Jyotish, Astrology Society of South Africa (Johannesburg, South Africa)
• 2017: Supporting your Vitality through Jyotish, The Treehouse Holistic Centre (Somerset West, South Africa)
• 2018: Financial Indicators in Astrology, Cape Astrology Association, Cape Town South Africa
• 2018: Traditional Astrology Day Worksop on Financial Astrology, hosted at the Astrological Lodge of London
• 2018: Finding Your Flow: Energy Dynamics for Healers and Therapists, co-hosted with Damion Mediation, UK
• 2018: Day Workshop on Intro to Vedic Astrology, Johannesburg, South Africa
• 2018: 4day course intensive Intro to Vedic Astrology, hosted by Golden Sun Astrology, in Sedgefield, South Africa
• 2018: Profections Masterclass day workshop, Cape Town South Africa

EVENTS
• 2017: Astrology and Angel Retreat, Cape Town South Africa
• 2018: Astrology and Angel Retreat, Cape Town South Africa

PUBLISHED WORK:
• Oct 2016: A Case for Electional Astrology in Assessing Natal Fertility, the Journal of the Astrological Association of Great Britain

RADIO and PODCAST GUEST INTERVIEWS:
• 2015: Horary Astrology, LifeZone Radio (Cape Town, South Africa)
• 2016: Monthly Astrological Insights, The Ecstatic Existence Podcast, Daniel and Rachel Alcyone (Washington, USA)
• 2017: BlogTalkRadio: CafeEsoterica Radio interview (New York, USA)

WEBINARS hosted by SPICA ASTROLOGY:
• Sep 2015: Getting Practical about Mercury Retrograde
• Oct 2015: Working with the 12th House for Success
• Oct 2015: The Power of the Moon in Astrology
• Nov 2015: Consultation Charts and Natural House Rulerships
• Jan 2016: Health Indicators made Easy
• Jan 2016: The Secondary Progressed Lunar Return
• Feb 2016: Solar Charts and Solar Returns
• Feb 2016: “What do I want out of life?”
• Feb 2016: Understanding the Astrological House Systems
• Mar 2016: Working with Star Parans
• Apr 2016: The Astrology of Personality & Projection
• Apr 2016: Astrolocality: The World and You
• Jul 2016: Discovering Your Personal Sanctuary
• Jul 2016: Connecting with Confidence
• Aug 2016: Discipline without Damage
• Aug 2016: Family Dynamics
• Sep 2016: Astrological Approaches to Holistic Health