Your April Horoscope!

From Ophira and Tali Edut, The Astrotwins.

Our April monthly horoscopes and new monthly podcast are here! And the planets have a LOT in store yet again. March and April are among 2017’s most bustling months in the stars, so prepare yourself for another non-stop ride. As April begins, two planets are already retrograde: expansive Jupiter (from February 6 to June 9) and harmonious Venus (from March 4 to April 15). In astrology, Venus and Jupiter are known as “the great benefics” for their positive and helpful powers. So to have both of them dimming their shine at the same time can test our goodwill. Jupiter is retrograde in Libra, the sign of harmony and balanced partnerships, while Venus will back from aggressive Aries into compassionate Pisces. Kindness, wherefore art thou? Read your sign’s horoscope below…

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Front and center! Aries season is in full swing, as the Sun makes its annual sojourn through your sign until April 19. The spotlight is beaming on your personal goals, prompting you to pursue them with extra gusto. Pack away the superhero cape and let others solve their own problems. Your focus belongs on your own passion projects and burning desires. Don’t squander this once-a-year burst of solar power! Read the rest of your horoscope here

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Can a Bull get a break around here? We’ve entered your annual month of rest, as the Sun wends its way through Aries and your sleepy twelfth house. Closure and transitions are the main themes, and your energy levels will be lower than usual. Conserve your power and turn within while your subconscious is activated. This low-key cycle is preparing you for Taurus season, which will reset your solar clock on April 19. It’s been a long year, so take stock of all you’ve accomplished and learned and tie up any loose ends before your birthday. Read the rest of your horoscope here

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Free up some calendar space, Gemini, because your popularity is on the rise! The Sun is roaring through Aries and your eleventh house of group activity until April 19, putting you in your social-butterfly element. Networking and collaborations take top billing, and you’ll be an in-demand guest wherever you go. Look for kindred spirits to team up with, especially around a world-bettering cause or innovative idea. Where have you been out of sync with your circle? Patch up any faltering friendships, and get wobbly group dynamics back on solid ground. Read the rest of your horoscope here

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Brace yourself, Cancer, because life is about to get BUSY. The Sun is zooming through Aries and your ambitious tenth house until the 19th, heating up public and professional matters. But you’ll also have five (yes, five) challenging retrograde planets to navigate around this month. It won’t be a straight shot to the metaphorical penthouse, and at moments, it’ll be more of an obstacle course. But if you keep your sights trained on a well-defined goal or two, you can still accomplish plenty. Read the rest of your horoscope here

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Adventure is calling…but is that static we hear on the line? The Sun is making its annual bohemian sojourn through Aries until April 19, heating up your global ninth house. You want to be anywhere BUT within city limits. Cross-cultural connections heat up, and long-distance travel could be on the horizon. Can’t leave town? Expand your horizons with a workshop or exploring a new district. Entrepreneurial Leos could dive into a startup or publishing venture, as el Sol in your expressive ninth house inspires you to take a risk. Read the rest of your horoscope here

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Get ready for a deep dive, Virgo. The Sun is simmering in Aries and your eighth house of sex, spirituality and intimacy until the 19th, lending an air of intensity to everything. Your attention is laser-focused on one special person or project. The eighth house also rules shared resources and joint financial ventures. You may explore merging with a synergistic soul for greater mutual gain. This is an excellent time for research and detailed work or for sifting through an emotionally intricate situation. Your brain is alert, able to notice important patterns and connect psychological dots. Hello, epiphanies! Your insights this month could lead to a major transformation around love, work and money. Read the rest of your horoscope here

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Two is the magic number in April—but you might need a few extra tricks to keep the sparks flying. The Sun is making its annual sojourn through Aries (until April 19) and Taurus, heating up the committed relationship houses of your chart. That’s normally music to a Libra’s ears, since you’re the sign of partnerships and thrive in dynamic duos. Read the rest of your horoscope here

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Spring cleaning time! The Sun is making its annual visit to Aries until April 19, warming up your sixth house of health, fitness and organization. You’re inspired to get your life and wellbeing into shape by trimming the excess and getting everything running like a well-oiled machine. Read the rest of your horoscope here

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Joy is in the air! And it’s about time, right? The Sun is blazing through Aries until April 19, heating up your fifth house of passion, creativity and self-expression. Aries is a fellow fire sign, and this season could turn out to be one of your favorite times of year. Spring has sprung, and possibilities abound, activating the boundless energy that your optimistic sign thrives on. You’re emerging from the homebody hibernation of March’s Pisces season, ready to burst into vivid color like the nature around you. Read the rest of your horoscope here

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How about a little downtime, Capricorn? The Sun is making its annual sojourn through Aries and your domestic fourth house until April 19, giving you a chance to finally slow down and catch your breath. It’s been a busy, active year, and you could use a minute (or a few hours—or days) to reconnect with family or do some much-needed nesting at the Sea Goat Inn. Read the rest of your horoscope here

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Get out and circulate! The Sun is in Aries and your third house of communication until April 19, sparking up your social life. Local action could heat up, so head out and explore the happenings in your ‘hood. You might need to make a conscious effort NOT to overbook, since your calendar will fill quickly and you could exhaust yourself with too much running around. Still, this is a vibrant time to network and mingle, as you’ll easily draw kindred spirits into your orbit. Read the rest of your horoscope here

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Ideas into action! You’re ready to start crafting your grand visions into tangible form. The Sun makes its annual sojourn through Aries and your second house of work, money and security until April 19. It’s a productive time to get down to business. February 26 brought a Pisces solar eclipse, a grand finale of a two-year cycle that’s completely refashioned your priorities—if not your whole identity. Now that you’ve finished this cosmic reinvention tour, you’re ready to start building a life that matches the person you’ve become. Read the rest of your horoscope here

Read your complete 2017 horoscope here, then read your financial horoscope!