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The Air Element in Astrology (Gemini, Libra, Aquarius)

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The element of air is the life-energy which is associated with breath and life itself. In the Zodiac element of air is represented through Gemini, Libra & Aquarius.

The air signs focus their energy on specific ideas, and – by concentrating on these ideas – ensure that eventually, they will materialize. They are usually playing an important part in the actualization and creation of social ideas, which can touch the lives of society. However, they may sometimes be accused of being impractical dreamers. If air sign overvalues intellect it can become difficult for them to live in our physical world.

Air signs usually put an emphasis on theory and ideas, concepts in life. They can easily express their thoughts and think in abstract form. This quality also lets them detach themselves from immediate daily life, enabling them to be more objective, rational. Air sign people tend to see things from the perspective and may feel not to be very involved with other person’s emotions. However, they may also be called the most social signs as they can appreciate other person’s thoughts regardless of their personal approach or values.

It comes naturally to the air signs to be occupied with abstract ideas and theories, but they should be aware not to become mentally imbalanced. One more risk in their lives is a lack of deep emotions, as they may see everything from an intellectual perspective.

Air signs are all about action, ideas, and motion—they are sometimes called the “winds of change.” They bring everyone a breath of fresh air, especially when things start to get boring. They are also gifted with the ability to concentrate the energy on the ideas and convince others to believe in something.


Gemini is a mutable air sign. They have an instinctive ability to notice details and communicate about everything in the environment. They are the ones dancing at the party & fluttering from person to person. Gemini people easily adapts to the social situations by using their charisma and wit. They can multitask, solve complex problems and understand all sides of a situation.


Libra is a cardinal air sign. They have a way to apply air element by using intellect and promoting social balance. They can effortlessly flirt, charm others. Libra people are also constantly searching for harmony and can navigate diplomatically in conflicts. They are also known for the ability to make fair decisions, but usually want to go to others for advice.


Aquarius is a fixed air sign. The airy quality applies to them as detachment, ability to connect all people and concepts. They can also be rebellious, questioning the status quo and making changes. Aquarius person is usually the one to stand out in a crowd, never afraid to be different. They are also focused on the bigger picture and trying to see how they can help society.

People with the dominant element of air in the chart:

  • Communicative, talkative
  • Intellectual, conceptualizing
  • Detached
  • Objective
  • Cooperative, sociable
  • Inventive
  • Witty

This is a short interpretation of the Air element. However, it is worth noting, that the balance of the elements in the whole chart is important. (For example, Your Sun sign might be Gemini, Libra or Aquarius, BUT the dominant element in the chart is Water, Earth or Fire, then the qualities of these elements are applied to You )

If you want to get a detailed personal interpretation of all other positions at your exact birth time, you should analyze your personal Birth Chart or get a personal astropsychological consultation.

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