5 Questions with Claudia Bader


Where are you the happiest?

Dancing to music with a great beat, like Motown, Caribbean, African, Middle Eastern.

Who would you have dinner with if you could choose, dead or alive?

Hermes Trismegistus

What’s your favorite book?

I have so many books I love! These come to mind. The Sibyl by Pär Lagerkvist, The Deptford Trilogy by Robertson Davies, Harry Potter series

Describe an important turning point in your life.

Learning astrology! The profound spiritual system it encompasses, the paradigm shift that occurred in realizing it works, the endless joy of studying and contemplating meaning in life astrology gives.  

The day (or maybe the day after) I made the clear decision to study astrology, my downstairs neighbor, who had been clearing out her professor father's books, came upstairs and handed me a book. It was Max Heindel's Message of the Stars.

What’s the last thing that made you smile?

Looking at my husband this morning.