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Blessing your home

A new generation of Manhattan apartment buyers are using the ancient Chinese practice of feng shui to bless their new homes. Feng shui aims to change a space’s energy through blessings and placement of rooms and furniture.

The Vista, a new building that opened in Long Island City doesn’t have a fourth floor since the number four can be considered to be bad luck and the apartment entrances are configured to avoid facing other interior doors, which is believed to allow energy to escape.

Some feel that because your home is your domain, it’s your safe place and you should have good energy surrounding it.

Several brokers are even using feng shui experts to clear the energy of their listings.

One such feng shui expert is Carol Shashona the first female Grand Master in Feng Shui. She has used her expertise to bring harmony and peace to the lives of her clients for over 25 years. Taking inspiration from her Eastern background and Western influence from design luminaries such as friend and mentor Andy Warhol, she fashioned her unique Sensory Design approach to interior designer and styling. In addition to The Luxe Collection of Purify and Empower Candles & Mists which can found exclusively at Barneys New York. As a spiritual designer for mind, body and environment, Shashona uses all the senses to create the space and energy around her clients that will help them achieve the lives they long for.

Anjie Cho, a registered architect in the New York practices BTB feng shui. For over a decade, she has been creating beautiful and nourishing environments throughout New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and beyond.

She is a sought-after expert in the fields of feng shui and green design. As the founder of Anjie Holistic Spaces, she integrates beauty, spirituality and green design. Anjie creates and enhances balance and harmony by designing spaces with an understanding of sustainability and informed by the ancient practice of feng shui. Her focus is to create a nurturing and supportive environment for each of her clients, at whatever level they feel comfortable.
So whether you’re purchasing or renting a new home or redecorating your current home, you may want to consider changing your home’s energy.

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