The Powerful Leo Full Moon energy is Eruptive and Dramatic. It supports you in aligning with your heart’s desires and creativity. It’s revealing what you love, how to live with a deeper sense of meaning and letting your light shine. It’s boosting your confidence and being joyful. As you manage your emotions, you become magnetic, drawing to you all of the goodness you desire.
Leo Full Moon
The fiery Leo energy is bringing to the surface emotions that have been supressed. There is a sense of completion and something reaching its peak with the Full Moon. The moon reflects its light on hidden elements of yourself and your life, bringing them to the surface to resolve. Review your birth chart to see where this is taking place in your life.
There is an ongoing feeling of conflict with the Leo Full Moon as most of the planets are squaring other planets. This may feel intense, overwhelming and ignite deep seated emotions. There is a desire to discover the truth of situations. It may be shocking and open emotional wounds.
The Leo Full Moon is happening on January 28, 2021 at 2:16 pm ET (11:16 am PT). Leo is heart centered energy, and inspires you to shine your light out into the world (Aquarius). It helps you review the fruits of your labor and see the culmination of your efforts. You may be feeling rewarded and acknowledged for your accomplishments. Whatever house this is falling in for you, Leo will boost your confidence and expands your vision.
Leo can also expand drama. It represents the actor. Make sure that you’re steering clear of drama by staying focused on tools to manage your emotions. This isn’t the time to let your emotions fly wildly. It’s best to address them through journaling, physical activity and other tools so you head isn’t spinning from reacting out of fear or anger. As you learn to manage your energy despite what’s taking place around you, it becomes easier to create the life you want.
Leo is aligned with the heart, and living heart centered. The Leo Full Moon reminds you to stay anchored to your hearts desires, admist any chaos – internal or external. What tools support you in honoring your truth and aligning with your heart’s desires? Use various tools throughout the day to keep calm and balanced. Simple breath work where you close your eyes and imagine breathing through your heart. Enhance this by adding your favorite essential oils. Place a drop of oil in your hands and cup them over your nose and mouth, breathing in deeply for 3-5 minutes. This is a powerful activity to connect with your heart and calm your mind so you stay in your lane and avoid overreacting. Use these techniques to diffuse intense emotions immediately so you feel balanced and connected with your heart. The heart is the most magnetic organ in the body. Using this technique raises your magnetic frequency and the heart coherance – you can learn more about the science behind the heart at HeartMath.com. The simple activity of attuning to your heart helps you send positive vibes throughout your body and into the world.
Heart Versus Head
The Leo/Aquarius axis opens your heart. living with love and compassion. The full moon illuminates and reveals parts of you or situations that are hidden from your perception. Sometimes this is also a shift in perspective. Leo supports you in being courageous and taking risks. It’s meant to bring you into your heart and heart’s desires. It may give you insight into and lead you towards what you really want. You may feel it necessary to pull your energy back in as you determine the next steps.
Aquarius, opposite of Leo is very much tied to the mind. Saturn, Jupiter, the Sun and Mercury are all pushing ideas of the future. This involves original ideas, leaps in technology, innovation, intellect, and head centered. The polarity between the Leo Moon and Aquarius Sun is a call to balance your heart and head. It’s reminding you to tune into both your heart and head to discover the truth. Leo emphasizes finding and expanding your courage. The moon reflects where you’re not being courageous. It gives you a dose of confidence to take more risks, a leap of faith, and expand into a higher version of yourself. At this transition, the moon is helping you be brave, diving deeper into greater wisdom.
Leo and Aquarius are helping you spread your joy with love and enthusiasm. It’s time to play big, and stretch your energy out to others who need it. How do you light up other people’s lives? How can you expand that light? What vibration do you want to project? And how can you connect deeply with it now? What tools help your heart be more open?
Other Planetary Influences
Wow, where do we begin! Just like the Capricorn New Moon, there are many squares taking place with the Leo Full Moon. The most notable ones are the Moon in Leo which is opposite the Sun, Jupiter and Pluto in Aquarius and T-squaring (90 degrees) to Uranus, Mars and Black Moon Lilith in Taurus. Clash and eruption are the best words to describe these planets placements. Uranus creates sudden changes, Mars wants to take action. This may create unsettled and anxious feelings of wanting to do something, yet not knowing what to do. Or perhaps you act or react impulsively. No matter what’s taking place, you can always use your spiritual tools to shift your energy and those around you so things don’t erupt. Keep in mind the impermanence of these planets. This too shall pass.
Mercury goes retrograde on January 30th in Aquarius. This retrograde, revisit, your personal power, and how you want to share your knowledge and wisdom with the world. You may need to revise and rewrite your New Year’s intentions. Be open to what is shifting within you to shift. It helps you observe where you have you been limiting yourself. Aquarius reveals a shift in resources and how to redistribute them to humanity. This can be very personal, such as your voice not being heard to outward events where there is a shift in social reform – which is a recurring theme for 2021. It’s supporting you in breaking free from old patterns and step into a new level of consciousness, innovation and looking to the power of the people. It’s important to note what’s taking place for you. Mercury is helping you tune into your intuition and following your gut instincts.
Leo/Aquarius axis celebrates your growth. It inspires you to take action. What house in your chart does it fall in? Pull your astrolgy birthchart with transits to see how it’s affecting you.
This Full Moon is launching your ideas forward. It’s time to celebrate what you’ve achieved and prepare for the next step. Release your perceptions and programming that holds you back. It’s time to play in your Genius Zone, playing full out. Are you noticing patterns from the Leo/Aquarius we’ve had for the past two years? What is coming to fruition? What needs to be adjusted? Use these journal prompts to inspire you and maximize this rich Leo energy. Observe how you are living and see what adjustments you feel inspired to make. Listen to both the messages from your heart (Leo) and your head (Aquarius) to determine your next step.
Review your birth chart and see what astrology house the Full Leo Moon is moving through for you. This will help you align your intentions with the loving, compassionate, and playful energy of the Leo Full Moon.
How will you love yourself and others more?
What ideas and gifts are you ready to share with the world?
Answering these questions will help you navigate your emotions and this full moon.
What will you do release with the Leo Full Moon?
What will you reclaim?
Happy Leo Full Moon!