Catherine Dean is a lifelong resident of Rochester, New York. She has her Bachelor’s Degree in Women’s Studies from SUNY Brockport, which she earned in 2010. In 2014, she became a Certified Professional Stager through CSP International Training Academy. In 2016, Catherine became a Certified Feng Shui Practitioner through Certified Feng Shui Professional Training with James and Helen Jay and added their Feng Shui Staging instruction to her program. She is currently advancing her Feng Shui knowledge with the Wind & Water School of Feng Shui with Carole Hyder and Lisa Janusz. James and Helen Jay were students of Grand Master Professor Lin Yun, who brought Black Sect Tantric Buddhism (BTB Feng Shui) to the United States in the 1980s.