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Teaching Tortoise School of Feng Shui - Ongoing Course Curriculum

Module 1: History & Foundation of Feng Shui:

module01 frontThis module consist of exploring the roots of feng shui and how it manifested in China. In this module, the student will be guided on how the ancient sages discovered the workings of the cosmos and its impact on basic survival techniques-to the building of great cities. Key aspects behind the foundation of feng shui principles will also be examined for future classes to build on including King Fu Xi's contribution of the Earlier Heavenly Ba-gua sequence and Yu The Great's Later Heavenly arrangement. Other materials covered include:

  • Chinese Calendar
  • 24 qi seasons
  • Yin and Yang movement of the Tai Chi
  • Confucius & Lao Tzu Teachings
  • Development of the LoPan
  • 24 Mountain Ring - the power ring for feng shui formulas

Module 2: Form School Principles:

module02 frontForm school is one of the two original schools of feng shui and known as the ·Mother· of feng shui. The connection between the land and man's basic survival is extraordinary. The student will learn how to recognize the ancient land topography dynamics including:

  • Assessing mountain and water landscapes (ShanShui) Mountain classifications
  • Dragon veins & the Dragon's lair
  • Water dragon formations
  • Yin and Yang water configurations
  • Water dragon formulas
  • Interpretation of modern day topography & internal form for design


Module 3: Qi Dynamics:

module03 frontIt is a natural law that energy cannot be created or destroyed. The Taoist concept that qi is in a constant state of flux can be substantiated in Einstein's Theory of Relativity. Here, energy forms matter and when matter is dispersed it creates energy again! This module will delve into:

  • Analysis of energy
  • Influence of direction
  • Seasonal changes in energy for internal analysis
  • Earth energy, sources of negative and positive energy and how to assess between the two
  • Feng Shui rules and remedies in the built environment
  • Correlation between low energy and human disease
  • Evaluation of energy in key room

Module 4: Yin/Yang & The Five Elemental Phases:

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This is a fascinating class that covers the dynamics of yin and yang, the 5 elements and their impact on design and life in general. This module will reveal a step-by-step evaluation of the elements in their phases and how they influence design, health, and food choices. A detailed look at the 5 core elements and their relationship phases will prepare the student for all feng shui applications including advance feng shui formulas.

Module 5: Ba-gua Mechanics & Trigram Building:

module05 frontThe bagua is the major tool utilized by all practitioners in the world. This class will analyze the basis of trigram building and the meanings behind the trigrams including:

  • Trigram building
  • Trigram definitions
  • Pre/Post heavenly ba-gua arrangements
  • He Tu & Lo Shu map discussions
  • Significance of the Magic Square (Sigel of Saturn)
  • Mapping out the symbolic ba-gua
  • Working the compass (facing & sitting positions)
  • Transferring directions to the floor plan
  • Locating the center point
  • How to use the ba-gua as a compass
  • Working the social ba-gua


Module 6: The Power of Directions: Working With The Ming Gua & Bazhai:

module06 frontLearn the basic yet powerful compass methods used to determine your best personal directions for health and wealth and the best energy for your home! This module will cover:

  • How to construct the 8 trigrams
  • Discover the power of the Lo Shu Grid
  • How to work with the Ming Gua effectively
  • How to work with the house portents effectively
  • How to Apply this information to floor plans including placement of key rooms, wet rooms, door positions and much more!


Module 7: Floor Plan Designs For Health:

module07 frontIn this module we will begin assessing all aspects of design that can cause ill-health including:

  • Internal and external architecture
  • Calculating missing corners and/or extensions
  • Assessing building materials, fabrics, lighting, synthetics & green design
  • Street designs in relation to building
  • Surrounding Man-made structures
  • Property & lot analysis including vegetation, landscape and soil integrity
  • Room - by -room assessments

Module 8: Unseen Energies ~ Dowsing & Geopathic Stress:

module08 frontIn this module we will continue to assess problematic issues that an affect our health. More specifically, we will examine the seen and unseen energies that surround our environment. The student will learn about:

  • The history of ley lines
  • Stone circle formations & natural earth alignment
  • Underground water veins and sinews
  • Black-line streams, geopathic lines & sick building syndrome
  • Earth alignment techniques
  • Electromagnetic frequencies & how to live with them
  • Indoor dowsing (10, 170, 250, 400 meter grid sytems)

Module 9: Corporate Feng Shui:

module09 frontThis program focuses on office and commercial enterprise. Many feng shui techniques are specialized when performing a consultation for business or corporate scenarios. The students will learn:

  • The different elemental building shapes
  • How to work with CEO and partner power points
  • Key locations for business
  • Sacred Geometric configurations for reception area
  • Auspicious designs
  • Landscape guidelines/Roadways
  • Company logos and signs
  • Najia 24 point method
  • And much more!


Module 10: Eco-Living & Design Concepts:

module10 frontThis program covers feng shui and green design concepts including:

  • Carbon Footprints
  • Indoor air pollution and remedies
  • Eco materials for flooring, walls, counters, fabrics
  • Safe ligting
  • Furniture
  • Plants
  • Yard and garden
  • LEED Points
  • Green home tour



Advance Classes: 

flying star chartFlying Star Feng Shui:

  • Time - combining heaven & earth
  • 24 mountain ring
  • 3 eras
  • Energy of water & mountain stars
  • Energy of buildings through the ages
  • Calculating timeliness
  • Parameters of changing the building age
  • Lo Shu progressions
  • Star properties and time influence
  • He tu configurations
  • Form and interpretations
  • Formulas And much more!

four pillars4 Pillars Astrology:

  • Defining animal characterisitics
  • Lunar cycle system
  • Solar Hsia calendar
  • Heavenly stems and earthly branches
  • 5 element qualities
  • Heavenly star positions
  • EB fixed times
  • The pillar components
  • Hidden stems and considering time
  • Determining strenght
  • Chart systems and types
  • Attributes
  • 10 Gods
  • Scenarios
  • Transformations & flow
  • And much more!

Feng Shui as a Business & Review Seminar:

  • Performing a feng shui consultation
  • Consultation tools
  • Professional etiquette
  • Setting up a feng shui business
  • Marketing tools

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