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Hi and thanks for stopping in! My name is Mary Jane and I am the director and instructor for the Teaching Tortoise School of Feng Shui. Here's a little bit of information about my education and background. I received a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science from Skidmore College and an Associate Degree in Applied Sciences from Union College. My studies also include a Certification from the D’Amicis School of Western Feng Shui, Flying Star compass School methods from the New York School of Feng Shui under the direction of world- renowned master Roger Green, Certification in Advance Theories of Four Pillars Eastern Astrology with the New York School of Feng Shui under the tutelage of Yasha Jampolsky, a Certificate in Western Astrology 101 & 102 from CCA School of Astrology in Oregon, Certification in Key Concepts of Feng Shui, Business Feng Shui, Earth Acupuncture, Dowsing, 9 Star Ki, 4 Pillars, Flying Star, & I Ching from the Feng Shui Institute in London under the direction of Alan Stirling. I also trained in space clearing, land ceremonies, and I am Nationally certified in Hatha Yoga.

I've been covered by the media for my work including the Associated Press, local NJ TV and radio. I have authored 4 books and co-authored 5, with 3 more in the works. I also published 15 feng shui training programs, and a feng shui DIY design E -program. I am the owner of Body Space Alignment, a feng shui and yoga consulting company. I've worked with really awesome clients including a few famous people residing in Manhattan.

Fun Facts About Me!

  • I was a tomboy as a kid with four brothers who taughter me how to play any sport
  • I loved my rock collection as a kid, and still love my stones today
  • I drew a picture of my dream home in 8th grade from a photo in Architectural Digest
  • I love being on a swing and staring up at the sky
  • I loved rearranging our family room as a kid, and still love to rearrange rooms as an adult
  • Outdoor living is my idea of heaven on earth
  • I belonged to a star gazing group for yearsand used to take my daughter to star parties
  • I have a love/hate relationship with my golf game
  • I roll out my yoga mat anywhere, and I mean anywhere
  • I can't help myself from mentally rearranging any environment

Yoga Training:

  • 200 Hr. Teacher Training Center for Health & Healing Yoga Alliance Certified
  • Personal Revolution Baron Baptiste 90 Program
  • 30 Hr. TT Anusara Yoga
  • ERYT - YCEP  - Yoga Alliance
  • Meditation Teacher
  • Certified Chakras
  • TT Yin Yoga Immersions

Affiliations - Accolades - Positions Held:

  • Red Ribbon Professional ISG
  • IFSG Jersey Shore Director 2009-2011
  • Manchester's Who's Who
  • Member of Off the Mat Into The World Seva Uganda Challenge with Sean Corn
  • Director Teaching Toriotse School of Feng Shui
  • Yoga Instructor Thompson Park
  • Yoga Instructor Atlantic Highlands School District
  • Guest Host Television Talk Show One-on-One with Steve Adubado
  • Guest Host Television Talk Show Lasting Lifestyles
  • Professional Biographies Who's Who 2011
"Learn as though you would never be able to master it;
Hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it."
- Confucius -