Lawrence Grecco has been devoted to astrology for over 20 years. He is an ordained Zen Buddhist priest and has worked intimately with people in several capacities including as a crisis counselor, certified personal trainer, and hospice volunteer. He earned a certificate in Foundations of Buddhist Chaplaincy from the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care. In 1985 he co-founded LIGALY, a youth support organization where he served as co-director until 1992. He leads a regular meditation and discussion group at the New York Insight Meditation Center in Manhattan.