When you are done with the Free Online Feng Shui Video Course above, try one of the Feng Shui Training packages below:
Moni recommends that you get the Nine Steps to Feng Shui® Bronze Package if your interest in studying Feng Shui is merely for your own enlightenment and to Feng Shui your own spaces. It takes 4 of the 10 steps in the training, corresponding to the STAGE 1: GET THE KNOWLEDGE. You can upgrade to the Silver or Gold Package any time!
Moni recommends that you purchase the Nine Steps to Feng Shui® Silver Package if you would like to help yourself and others. It includes the same training from the Bronze Package PLUS an Apprenticeship during which you do the Feng Shui of a home of your choice, while guided by a Licensed Nine Steps to Feng Shui® Practitioner. (You do get a certificate for having completed the course, but not a license to practice) It takes 7 of the 10 steps in the training, corresponding to STAGE 1: GET THE KNOWLEDGE, and STAGE 2: SHOW US THE KNOWLEDGE. You can upgrade to the Gold Package any time!
Moni recommends that you purchase the Nine Steps to Feng Shui® Gold Package if you would like to become a Feng Shui Practitioner. It includes the same training from the Bronze Package plus the Apprenticeship included in the Silver Package, and the attunements, manuals, recordings and website perks that come with Licensing. It takes 10 of the 10 steps in the training, corresponding to STAGE 1: GET THE KNOWLEDGE, STAGE 2: SHOW US THE KNOWLEDGE, and STAGE 3: GO BEYOND THE KNOWLEDGE. Here you learn how to promote your business, how to talk to clients, how to conduct a consultation, and ways in which you can present your reports.
Feng Shui draws knowledge from Nature and Universal Laws in order to produce environments that promote Wealth, Health, Love and Happiness.
Feng Shui proposes arranging the space in order to reproduce the signs of nature that we recognize as life-nurturing and safe. This provides us with positive feedback about our lives.
Feng Shui can help you create a home or work environment where you can feel safe, in greater harmony with your surroundings and in greater control of your space.
FEEL more relaxed! HAVE better relationships! BE more productive!
"Feng Shui" means Wind and Water
The term "Feng Shui means literally "Wind and Water" the forces that shape the landscape. It is pronounced "Fung Schway" and it refers to a set of rules in Chinese philosophy that govern spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to patterns related to the Universal Laws, as expressed in the Natural World.
It is said that the term Feng Shui is actually a short way to refer to an ancient poem, which described the ideal conditions of a place where human life could thrive, in harmony with Heaven and Earth.
The winds are mild,
The sun is bright,
The water is clear,
The trees are lush.
Feng Shui is at least 5,000 years old. The Feng Shui masters of Ancient China had the responsibility of finding sites where palaces, farms, and villages could be built with a certain guarantee that people could not only survive, but prosper there. They also were to find burial sites where the memory of ancestors could be honored for generations. At a time when there were no weather reports and history had just started to be recorded, Feng Shui practitioners had to rely on their powers of observation of the natural world. They would take note of things like:
the abundance and availabilty of drinking water
the quality and fertility of the soil
the shapes of mountains, hills, rivers, lakes and valleys
the condition of vegetable and animal life
the presence of enough fish and game
the strength and direction of the winds
In modern times Feng Shui also deals with the surroundings of a building [including streets and other buildings], its shape and landscaping, as well as with the colors and materials of the outside and inside of a space. Feng Shui rules can help find a site where family life is more likely to be harmonious, or a locale where a business is more likely to succeed.
While Architecture is based mainly on rules of functionality and Interior Design concentrates on beauty, Feng Shui adds the dimension of feelings. How people react emotionally to a place is as important as proper architectural or interior design. It is essential that people feel comfortable and safe in their home or workplace in order to create environments where we can be happier, healthier, more prosperous and free.
For example, furniture arrangement in Feng Shui always tries to give desk chairs and beds what is called "the power position," allowing a person to see the door, while not being directly in the path of the door. This gives the person command of the room, as a result of this, he or she will feel more in control, and this will often lead to greater concentration and productivity in the one case, and greater relaxation and better rest in the other.
The Chinese say, "First, Luck; Second, Destiny; Third, Feng Shui;
Fourth, Virtues; Fifth, Education"
In Chinese thought, Luck is not equivalent to chance, but rather a more complex phenomenon, result of the combination of how the Universal winds are moving at any particular time and the internal condition of the energy of the person, which would draw him or her to hook either with auspicious (of good omen) or inauspicious events.
Destiny refers to the tendencies with which we were born, for example, the kind of family were we born into (social circumstances, genetics, country of birth, what kind of opportunities we were presented with in life). Destiny can be steered depending on what you do with what you have been given.
Feng Shui is a term that relates to the natural conditions of the place where you have chosen to live or work. Not all places on Earth promote Life per se, and not all places on Earth that promote life are adequate for human life. Feng Shui teaches us to surround ourselves with the factors that would promote healthy living.
According to traditional Chinese thought, the main virtues are: Generosity, Charity, Humility, Industriousness (or Diligence), Self-control (Discipline), Patience and Integrity (Decency)
Education is related to the development of skills, learning chores as if they were sacred arts, bringing the sacred into common life.
Feng means Wind and Shui means Water. If you were in the middle of the ocean in a sailboat, there would be two things that would move your boat: the wind and the water currents.
If we compared our lives to the sail boat
Luck would be related to what the weather conditions are like at the time;
Destiny would be the particular ocean in which you are navigating [the energy of the Pacific Ocean, for example, is very different to that of the Atlantic];
Feng Shui as we mentioned above is related to the Wind and the Water, but also to our knowledge of how the winds and the water currents behave in the ocean you are and being able to use the sail or sail system to get where you want to get at any given time;
Virtues have to do with your ability to correctly evaluate the feedback from your environment and be able to take the right actions;
Education could be compared to your general knowledge about boats and navigation.
So as you can see, the role of Feng Shui is that of providing us a sort of LIFE MAP that can allow us to know more about our surroundings and which can give us the skills to produce changes in our environment that can bring positive changes in our lives.
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