Living Balance Designs is a consultancy business established by Lizzie Bodenham. Originally from the UK with British/Italian heritage, Lizzie has made her home near the town of Mullumbimby, in the Byron Bay hinterland of NSW, for the last 27 years. Although she grew up in London and her family base has been in Rome, Lizzie loves living in this part of the world, surrounded by beautiful nature.
Having traveled much in her 20s and 30s, Lizzie enjoys diverse cultures, ancient Eastern wisdom and metaphysical traditions and has been working with Western Astrology for 30 years. Over the years she has spent in Australia, she has developed a passion for good coffee, nourishing food and holistic awareness . Her varied interests have led her to positions working as a Fashion garment and Accessory designer, in wholefood cooking and in retail and admin roles. As an Astrologer and multi-faceted consultant, Lizzie draws on diverse skills , aiming to help people live with a greater sense of perspective, self-care and well being.
Lizzie has studied and practiced Western Astrology for 30 years. She has studied Classical Feng Shui since 2004. She attained a Higher Diploma in 2016 with the Feng Shui Research Center (FSRC), founded by the world renowned Feng Shui Master Joseph Yu in Toronto, Canada. Master Yu's website : http://www.astro-fengshui.com
She is currently studying Chinese Astrology/ Four Pillars/ Bazi with the FSRC and expanding further her Feng shui and Chinese Metaphysical knowledge with the Joey Yap Academy of Chinese Metaphysics. Lizzie is also currently learning about and practising dowsing with Marie Diamond.
She is listed on the FSRC Australian practitioner page : http://www.astro-fengshui.com/misc/p_australia.html#nswales
She is an AFSC (Australian Feng Shui Consultants ) Association Associate Member.
Authentic practice of Feng Shui or of any of the Chinese Metaphysical arts is a life time study involving ongoing research and professional development. Lizzie has recently been expanding her understanding of various Chinese Metaphysical subjects with Dato Joey Yap http://www.joeyyap.com/ . http://astro-fengshui.com/misc/p_australia.html#nswales Lizzie completed a Diploma in Interior Design and Decoration in 2015, combining her love of colour, form & style with metaphysical approaches to spaces and interiors.
In 2021 Lizzie completed an online Specify Colour workshop to become a True Color Expert with Maria KIllam and in 2022 she completed a Luminous Spaces Biophilic Design course with Maureen Kalamia, so as to broaden her knowledge base and incorporate Biophilic Design principles into her Feng shui and Design consultations.
Profile photo of Lizzie ( along with other profile photos on LinkedIn ) taken by Donatella Parisini http://www.donatella.com.au/