Through her lengthy and extremely profitable expertise as a instructor of astrology, Joan, along with her co-author Marion D. March (1923-2001) developed a technique and an method that turned extensively recognized and used throughout the world. They co-authored the fashionable, now basic, six-volume tutorial sequence, The Only Way to Learn Astrology (ACS Publications). Joan additionally authored 12 Times 12 for ACS, and edited a sequence of anthologies, The New World Astrology sequence for Llewellyn Publications. Her articles have appeared in quite a few nationwide and worldwide publications.
Joan started her examine of astrology in 1964, was self-taught at first, after which in 1969, she studied with Ruth Hale Oliver, and started instructing and counseling. Although Joan and Marion lived very busy lives in separate states, they managed to work collectively usually and nicely. They co-founded Aquarius Workshops and Aspects Magazine. Joan additionally served as an AFAN coordinator. At the 1989 United Astrology Congress, Joan and Marion have been honored with the prestigious Regulus Award for Astrological Education.