Amanda Sophia is a Feng Shui Master, Celtic Priestess & Self-love guide. She founded the International Feng Shui School and training program, which offers in-person and on-line certification courses. Amanda created the Inner Circle of Feng Shui membership site as a source of support, inspiration and friendship to help you find your own joy, invite miracles and live your greatest self. You can access her latest videos, webinars, podcasts, meditations and on-line community anywhere in the world. Amanda also leads sacred journeys around Ireland, tapping into ancient ritual with an uncanny ability to make modern-day magic.
Notable clients such as Bloomingdales, Bank of America, Hewlett-Packard and Dreamworks have reported breakthroughs with her Feng Shui consulting. She is frequently interviewed in the media, and has appeared in Vogue, Yoga Journal, Spirit and Destiny, Irish Examiner, RTE Television in Ireland, Fox News and KSWB-TV. Amanda has studied wisdom traditions around the world and is a certified yoga teacher, shaman and Celtic priestess. Her calling is to help people let go of old belief systems and awaken to their inner joy.
Amanda has trained with Shaman’s around the globe from the aborigines in Australia, Shamans in Peru’s sacred valley. She is a land healer and dowser, certified yoga teacher, reiki practitioner.
I believe joy is our birthright. So are its sisters, magic, and miracles. But through life’s challenges, we can lose sight of our essential nature and have to find our way back home. As a working mom, I understand how we can forego self-care and forget self-love in the midst of a big project, a basketful of muddy laundry, or a life crisis. I also know we can reclaim our joy every day— living with the playfulness of a child, the love of a mother, and wisdom of a goddess.
You’ve come to the right place to heal old wounds, stroke your inner magic, bring the sacred into everyday life, create a home that’s your personal palace, live, work and parent consciously and ultimately love yourself and your life.
Do you remember a moment when you felt the simple blessing of being? No matter who we are or what life gives us, we can tap this reservoir of love because it’s our true self. I remember feeling connected to all of life as a girl growing up in the Irish countryside. My chestnut-colored pony Midnight Star was my chariot. We’d hop fallen trees, gallop down mountains and swim in the ocean, reveling in each other and the earth. I’d sing with the fairies of the forest, never questioning the magic abounding. I felt love for all that is!
But, like you, I’ve suffered my share of childhood wounds and adult heartbreaks. I moved to the United States when I was just 21, in search of healing and my true self. I loved that you could be and do anything in America. But after getting into a toxic relationship, I realized that we carry old pains and unconscious patterns wherever we go. I examined my beliefs around love, and focused on loving me. When I felt truly content with who I am, my knight and the man I would marry galloped into my life.
Our relationship would soon be tested after a series of losses. First, my best friend died of cancer. Then like dominoes, my husband and I lost our house, our business and almost our marriage, after a stranger violently attacked me in our home. I reached deep inside to my ‘wild woman’ to literally save my life. From that dark chasm, I surrendered fully to my high self, the Source of all there is, the Universe. Whatever you call it, I learned to flow with life and see its gifts in unexpected wrappings. I came to believe that twenty percent of life is what happens to us and a whopping eighty percent is how we respond. Today, I enjoy a more beautiful life than I could have imagined — and I want to help you do the same!
I’ve traveled the globe learning about the world’s great wisdom traditions. I’ve studied Feng Shui with masters in China, healing with aborigines in Australia and shamanism in Peru’s sacred valley. I’m a certified yoga teacher, reiki practitioner, Priestess and Feng Shui Master.
It’s a joy to see clients get a dream job, find their life partner, become pregnant, get healthy or manifest some other heart desire through the potent magic of Feng Shui. While I draw from these traditions, my main intent is to awaken you to the love and joy inside right now — no journey abroad required!
After eighteen years living in America, I’m blessed with a beautiful home and life back in Ireland — and the opportunity to teach and consult throughout Europe and America. My children and I live down the road from my parent’s farm and a flock of hens. We’re in a stone cottage straddled by virgin forest, beachside cliffs and mystical mountains. We grow our own vegetables and blissfully explore the countryside with our little ones. My son and daughter are my gurus, teaching me endless patience, how to love more unconditionally than I knew possible, to be fully present to the messiness of life and to jump in rain puddles with full abandon. I’ve also learned the self-care and spiritual practices I need to stay balanced, and would love to help you find your own. Shall we begin?
Whether you live in the city or country, are single or have a houseful of children, I’m here to help you create a life you love — one that emanates from the deep reservoir of joy inside your very own heart. And then, like a child at play, you’ll marvel at the magic and miracles all around.
It has been a true honor to receive my Master Certification in Feng Shui from Amanda Collins. She is an amazing and gifted teacher. The International Feng Shui School offers an amazing experience to all aspiring Feng Shui Masters. ”
— Sylvia,San Diego
Oh my gosh- there are not enough word in my vocabulary to describe how wonderful you are as a teacher/healer/and mentor. Your down to earth nature and living spirit with all your students makes you very approachable and easy to love. You are always positive fair and thoughtful. You are sincere kind loving full of fun and cute as a speckled puppy. Your energy wealth of knowledge and experience are to be admired by even the best educated and world travelled YOU ARE TRULY AMAZING!!
“The International Feng Shui School is outstanding among the large number of feng shui training schools in existence today. Built on the principles of classical feng shui and lead by a feng shui beacon of light Amanda Collins it provides rich soil for those students seeking to grow their feng shui knowledge and experience. It is a privilege to take a training course with this school because not only will you be lavished with the accumulation of wisdom and knowledge that comprises their training course you also become competent in the practical side of classical feng shui AND have lots of fun along the way!! When you finish your training the International Feng Shui School then invites you into a support network where its most experienced consultants are available to help provide solutions to the feng shui questions that its graduate students find along their own paths. I recommend the International Feng Shui School without hesitation.”
Sarah O Connell Sligo, Ireland
The week I have spent with the beautiful wonderful and wise Amanda was life changing. I got so much out of it and also made new friends for life. What a wonderful group of people. I cant put it into words just how wonderful and beneficial this course is not only about developing a new craft but it also helps you grow as person.
Love Aisling Burke, Dublin Ireland
Amanda works from her heart and is very gifted at what she does. I completed her feng shui course equipped with the ancient knowledge and wisdom of this beautiful art and complex science. However It wasn’t until I used it on my own business that I truly realized the power of this cosmic energy. Amanda has helping me reconnect with this way of life. Much gratitude and love Yours under the Elm Ian
Ian Claxton, Ireland
Joan Garland Moore It was absolutely amazing so sad its over. I’m carrying the big manual around and reading it every chance I get thank you so much for coming to Walmer and sharing your wisdom on Feng Shui it was inspirational Xx
Joan Moore, Ireland
Hey Amanda and all you other gorgeous people who shared the training with me last week. Thank you for a wonderful week. I keep on smiling (and yes sometimes even laughing) to myself as memories from the week scroll through my mind. We will keep in touch x x x
Truly inspired by the teachings and all of you wonderful time and times to come much love to each and everyone of you..
I would do the course all again tomorrow and do it forever. I really enjoyed myself loved the people I met and learned what I think is something really valuable. Since opening up to the Ancient knowledge of Feng Shui I’m starting to connect the dots in other areas of my life. Not only has it benefitted me but I’m seeing a positive difference in the people who’s houses I’m Feng Shuing also. I see it as therapy. It’s a very intimate thing when you read the client’s questionnaires. People reveal their deepest fears and wishes. And it’s a very special thing and I feel honored to be able to help them gain clarity in their lives in some small way. I feel a deep need to help people and I’m absolutely delighted to do it through the peaceful harmonious way of Feng Shui. The thing I liked least is that it ended too soon because I know there is soo much more to know and learn and remember! The thing I liked most is I learned a lot more than Feng Shui in the class like chanting with visualization and meditation trust of others acceptance of myself. I also learned by example that it’s possible to be positive all day long teaching a course like this! There’s so much more that I learned too but I’d be here for hours!
Thank you Amazing Amanda! I’m sure it’s not the first time you’ve heard the term Amazing Amanda! Lots of love and lots of beautiful light!!
Fiona O Neill,Dublin,Ireland
I pretty much loved everything about the class. The camaraderie was really nice and I really loved the music the dancing and the chanting in which you so enthusiastically took part in. It inspired even the shyest of students (which obviously wasn’t me) LOL the Goddess/ Angel cards etc. were a really nice touch- especially if you were not use to doing this sort of thing. I found that the cards I picked were always pertinent to my day for some reason- very interesting to say the least; I enjoyed learning about all the “tools”
You introduced us to from the compass to cleansing salts space clearing techniques using bells chimes etc. I loved all the fresh air you allowed us to have each day the field trips. I truly enjoyed everything you had to share…your experiences words of wisdom and your graciousness and heart. Great job on allowing for students differences. You certainly bring out the best in all your students.
You are a great teacher and have so much to share with this universe. WOW! Thank you for taking us under your wing. You are an inspiration to all women for your inner beauty and desire to make this world better.You are loved
Lulu Bayless, San Diego, CA,
Amanda Collins came to my home and did a Feng Shui consultation. She gave me very practical suggestions simple changes to make and did an energy clearing. I followed her suggestions and have to say the difference has been life changing. My house feels like a home and my life feels like its moving in the right direction. My friends noticed the change in my home and in me! The amazing thing to me was I still have the same furniture and most of the same accents. I followed her instructions on how to lay things out what elements to add and what take away…and did it all with intention. This went so well we moved on to Feng Shui the office I work in. Our company has since felt a big increase in activity interest and sales of our product! It helped bring us together as a group. Thanks Amanda!
After experiencing the amazing effects of Feng Shui I decided I must take Amanda’s International Feng Shui School May 2010 and have to say I am really glad I did! Amanda has an incredible wealth of knowledge to share. She is very pleasant fun and easy to learn from. Her class gave me all the tools I need to start my own Feng Shui business. This training brings together many of the aspects that relate to Feng Shui and shows how to make practical application. It gives her students the tools they need to help people make meaningful and positive change. She also provides continued learning opportunities and support for her students. I would love to take another one of her classes!
Theresa DeMarco Feng Shui Consultant
I had been looking for a San Diego-based Feng Shui Master teacher and course to enhance various Feng Shui studies begun in 2000. I attended two lectures by Amanda By the quality of her lecture and handouts and our general rapport I enrolled in and graduated from the San Diego School of Feng Shui June 2009 course. First as a result of knowledge gained I was able to uplift my own home and life in short by implementing ALL Classical remedies including strengthening my element of Water in a marriage relationship and home that was Wood based. Amanda assisted me with a thorough space clearing; one major Water enhancement was placing a large metal fountain in the backyard. Within a few months I had improved health a rather complicated financial issue was resolved in our favor and I concluded to make a career change to Feng Shui consulting after many years in retail business and also corporateAmerica. In brief: Advanced Feng Shui studies and association with Amanda Collins/San Diego School of Feng Shui made for great progress in the areas of relationship physical and financial well being and career. I have recently begun serving others via my Feng Shui practice; it is extremely rewarding to see progress in my life and the lives of others thru applying skills learned from Amanda Collins and the International Feng Shui School
Diana A.,San Diego
“I took Amanda’s Feng Shui Master training and it has changed my practice and life! I have been in the healing arts for over 16 years and have been practicing Oriental Medicine for 7 years. To add this ancient art to my practice has helped me to see an even more in-depth and complete view of my patient’s health and lifestyle. The Feng Shui starts to shift their life as soon as you start the consult and the changes are POWERFUL! It is an invaluable addition to my practice and Amanda’s wisdom practicality and expertise made it possible for me to graduate from the course and start a practice of my own. I recommend this to ANYBODY to wants to be more in tune for their own life or to help others.” – Sarah Wergin R.N. Acupuncturist Sound Healer
After doing research online on Feng Shui schools I came across Amanda’s web site. I was impressed by the training outline and the great amount of information she would be covering during the training. From the first time I met Amanda I felt welcomed and so very comfortable by her presence and serene environment.
Amanda is truly gifted as a Master Feng Shui practitioner/instructor and a beautiful soul. The way she presents her classes is empowering enjoyable and her stories/examples will keep you wanting more. Her knowledge wisdom insight compassion intuition and humor make her a great role model. It is obvious that she loves her occupation and serves us with her exquisite talents. Taking her class will amaze you will open and expand your life. This will be an investment in yourself with enormous outcome. I will be eternally grateful for her guidance!
Amanda has been more than just a Feng Shui instructor to me. She is my inspiration and has taught me how to pray/meditate how to change the energy flow inside of me and how to take control of my life. This was all done by using Feng Shui practices and incorporating them into my current spiritual life. She continues to guide me to new levels anytime I ask. Amanda is a friend advisor coach team leader and cheerleader-for-life and is genuinely happy to see me succeed.
She does this by leading by example and showing that hard work and determination will bring results right to your feet. Amanda a million thanks for taking the Feng Shui road with me and for showing me that this road can be a harmonious and peaceful one!
Certified in Residential Feng Shui
Amanda Sophia’s Feng Shui training is a truly life transforming program. She is a very gifted and talented Feng Shui consultant and an amazing teacher. Through her class you will learn not only how to improve your life through the ancient “magic” of Feng Shui you will also learn valuable information to help other people while making long-lasting friendships. Amanda’s warmth compassion and generosity combined with her years of experience and accumulated knowledge in several topics make her class a well-rounded and pleasant educational experience.
Natalie Vail Acupuncturist medium and herbalist
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