Which Feng Shui perspective do you teach? (i.e., Traditional, BTB, Western/Form, Flying Stars)The school is predominately Traditional/Classical Feng Shui including Flying Stars, Form Feng Shui, and Eight Mansions. We also cover the Energetic with space clearing, home and land blessing, and how to clear and protect your own energy when doing this light work. In addition, we incorporate Intentional Feng Shui and Compass Feng Shui, using the Law of Attraction in your own home. It is a body-mind-Spirit training.
When I complete the program, will I be certified to practice Feng Shui?Upon satisfactorily completing your training with the International Feng Shui School and the three required case studies, you will be a certified Feng Shui Consultant. The International Feng Shui School is a Gold Level School with the International Feng Shui Guild.
How long is the program?The International Feng Shui School offers courses that are either 6 consecutive days from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or 3 weekends from 9 a.m.–5 p.m., both with the same amount of hours. Following this, there are three case studies which need to be satisfactorily completed within one year in order to receive your certification.
What is the cost? Are there additional fees? (e.g., books, materials, supplies, or off-site training)The cost of the training is $1,650 USD if you register during the “early bird registration” period. After that, the cost is $1,800 USD. The cost of the training includes a Feng Shui compass that has been tested for accuracy, a 400-page manual, 4 laminated quick reference guides, and various other materials such as client questionnaires, contracts, reports, etc., which will be useful in starting your own Feng Shui consultant business. There are no other additional fees.
Are advanced certifications available?The training covers advanced Feng Shui. In addition, we offer ongoing classes and courses in person or online.
What are the differences between the Gold and Silver Level Certifications?• Both the Gold Level and Silver Level Certification cover the same material: the same reading materials, videos and the same quizzes.
• For both Levels you have access to the material for one year.
• You may download the manual and will have access to that for life with both Levels.
• For both Levels you will get listed on the International Feng Shui School website upon completing your case studies.
• In both Levels you will have to complete the 3 case studies to receive the certification.
• Only Gold Level graduates receive CEUs to acupuncturists, no CEUs for Silver Level.
• Gold Level has 15 hours of live webinars and 4 out of the 5 must be attended live.
• The Silver Level has access to past webinar recordings (from the Gold Level).
• The Silver Level may be taken at your own pace. The gold Level has to be taken at the specific time of the webinars in order to receive the higher Level certification and CEUs. It is taught twice a year, once in the Spring and once in the Fall. Please check website for dates.
Do you offer certifications in Feng Shui related disciplines? (e.g., Space-Clearing, Interior Design, Reiki, or Green Design)An essential part of The International Feng Shui School training is teaching our students to become more connected to energy and to understand it and their relationship to it in order to feel, clear and work with it. During the training we work with the charka system and practice daily meditation, chanting, and pranayama (yogic breath work). We also offer courses that go more in depth on various topics, including interior design, green design, etc.; however, these are not part of a separate certification training.
Do you provide a follow-up support or mentoring program?The International Feng Shui School offers an informal mentoring program where you can work along with the instructors and experienced program graduates on consultations. We also offer online support and monthly gatherings for case studies and additional training. Our Feng Shui Teachers offer group and one-on-one Feng Shui Mentoring.
Where are classes taught?Our courses are taught worldwide, with two opportunities for certification per year in San Diego (offered in English and Spanish) and annually in various other cities throughout the United States. In addition, we currently offer our certification course in Ireland, English & Australia, with plans to include Mexico and Spain in future trainings. Please see Certifications for upcoming trainings.
How many of your graduates are practicing Feng Shui consultants?Many of our wonderful graduates from around the world have started successful businesses as Feng Shui consultants and are changing and improving lives around the globe, while many of our graduates complete our course to fulfill their personal rather than professional goals. Many satiate a lifelong interest in Feng Shui or take the course to have fun with it and use it to help their friends and family. Whether or not this becomes a career path, our graduates consider the training an invaluable investment as they are able to apply their learning to their own homes and businesses, which saves them from paying fess for initial and yearly consultations, consultations when looking for and moving into a new property, and/or consultations to apply Feng Shui to sell properties quickly.
How long has your school been operating?The International Feng Shui School has been operating since 2003.
Why should I choose the International Feng Shui School?We are a Gold Level School with the International Feng Shui Guild. We present and integrated and balanced approach of the science, energetic, and intentional energies of Feng Shui. We prepare you to go out in the world to share your light, gifts and purpose in a fulfilling and joyful way.
We have an online and in-person community of likeminded students and teachers where everyone supports each other in a loving and inspiring way. Ultimately, our training is a sacred, transformative journey for you, your home and your life, with a rewarding, fulfilling career available if that is the direction in which you choose to go.
How large is your alumni base?We have several hundred incredible alumni around the world. You can meet many of them here: Directory.
Who are the instructors?Amanda Collins: Amanda Collins, founder of the International Feng Shui School certification training program, was born and raised in Ireland and has studied with leading Feng Shui masters around the world. In China she trained with renowned masters in Compass School Feng Shui, Black Sect Tantric Buddhism, Land Form, and Traditional Feng Shui, and she has continued her studies of sacred spaces in Asia, Australia, Europe, and South America. Amanda has had the opportunity to work with many corporate clients including DreamWorks, Bloomingdales, Morgan Stanley, Hewlett-Packard, Bank of America, and Hyundai.
Alina Cruz: Alina’s love affair with Feng Shui is rooted deeply in the energy work that she has been offering for the last fifteen years. As a Reiki practitioner and yoga teacher she helps others to balance their personal energy in order to achieve a healthy, whole, contented state of being. When Alina was introduced to Feng Shui she realized that it was the missing piece to create a harmonized life. She began to study Feng Shui right away, and after several years exploring the beautiful art and science, she completed her Feng Shui certification with the International Feng Shui School. Now with a deep sense of gratitude she practices Feng Shui and shares her joy helping others learn to do the same. Born in Ecuador and raised both in the United States and abroad, Alina is bilingual and bicultural, and she enjoys teaching in both English and Spanish.
Justine Hernandez: Feng Shui arrived in Justine’s life with divine timing when she began searching for something deeper to help others to grow, be inspired, find their inner creativity, and experience all-around balance and joy in life. Justine found that Feng Shui offers all of these elements and so much more. She admired the balance of science in Feng Shui with how it unlocks the power of intention, words, actions, and thoughts. The potent positive impact of Feng Shui in Justine’s experience has inspired her to share this light that has been her passion for so many years.
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