Carole J. Hyder is an internationally recognized consultant, speaker, teacher, author and trainer in the field of Feng Shui. Her Integrative Spaces™ strategy combines ancient practices with modern research to create superior environments in the healthcare industry.
Carole holds an MA in East Asian Studies, and has been a Feng Shui consultant since 1992, having studied with His Holiness Grandmaster Thomas Lin Yun, Her Holiness Crystal Chu Rinpoche, and Roger Green, all master teachers in their respective philosophies of Feng Shui.
Carole’s innovative work has been incorporated in hundreds of residential and commercial environments, with a recent focus on the healthcare industry. She has been the Feng Shui consultant for Hudson Hospital since 2003 and has consulted with several other healthcare establishments since that time as well.
She is founder and past president of the Feng Shui Institute of the Midwest, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating standards for practitioners, providing continuing education and community outreach. Carole is also an international speaker on various Feng Shui topics and has appeared regularly on TV programs in the Twin Cities area.
Besides authoring articles in countless publications, Carole has written three books: Wind and Water: Your Personal Feng Shui Journey; Living Feng Shui: Personal Stories; and Conversations with Your Home: Guidance and Inspiration Beyond Feng Shui.
She has also produced a video/DVD entitled The Science of Feng Shui: How and Why Feng Shui Works. Her recent collaboration with Grammy-winning producer and musician Jeff Bova has produced two CDs: Harmonize Your Home and The Bridge Home, both created with the express intention of incorporating positive Feng Shui principles in the space.
In 1998, Carole founded The Wind and Water School of Feng Shui, a 7-month certification program for those interested in studying Feng Shui in greater depth. The School, licensed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education, has graduated over 400 students since its inception and boasts an active student community.