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Essential Compass School Feng Shui is a one-day course that explains the most important points of the Compass School of Feng Shui. It is suitable for complete beginners but it is good to do the Essentials of Form School Feng Shui course first.

On this course you will learn your good and bad personal directions - one of the most important things you will ever learn. You will also learn guidelines for placing the right elements in the right place in your building to bring the best fortune.

Bring a good quality compass and a copy of your floorplan. This course can be taken on its own or with the one-day Essentials of Form School Feng Shui course.

Introduction to Feng Shui

  • An ancient art with modern relevance

The schools of Feng Shui

  • Form school
  • Compass school
  • Flying Star

Introduction to the Compass School

  • History
  • Ba Gua and Lo Shu
  • Early Heaven and Late Heaven
  • Trigrams and the I Ching

Determining your personal directions

  • Formula
  • Tables
  • Gregorian versus Chinese calendar
  • Two negative yearly influences - the Grand Duke and the Three Killings

The Ba Gua

  • Characteristics of the directions
  • Use of the Ba Gua

The Lo Shu square

  • Layout
  • Application to the building
  • The significance of missing corners

The Five Elements and their directions

  • Wood
  • Water
  • Earth
  • Fire
  • Metal
  • Constructive cycle
  • Destructive cycle
  • Exhaustive cycle
  • Supportive cycle

Feng Shui tools

  • Wind-chimes
  • Plants and wood
  • Fish tanks and fountains
  • Light
  • Crystals and boulders
  • Using a compass

Checking the building directions

  • Front door
  • Bed
  • Desk
  • Apartments

Applying the Lo Shu Square to the Floorplan

  • Putting the right element in the right place
  • How to cure missing corners.

Flying Star Feng Shui

  • A brief introduction
  • The Five Yellows