Alexander Teacher, Author, Crystal & Energy Healer
Vivien Schapera, M.A. Psychology, MSTAT
A born teacher, Vivien uses her many qualifications to work in private practice as an Alexander teacher and Energy Healer. She has founded two schools - Alexander Technique of Cincinnati (1993) which trains Alexander teachers and FourWinds Academy for the Healing Arts and Sciences (1999), which provides personal growth courses to the public and trains healers.
Vivien has published several articles, essays and books, including Everyday Magic (2003), How to Establish and Maintain a Strong Client Base (Revised and Expanded 2004) and How to Lose Weight and Gain Money (2004) and Guided Lessons for Students of the Alexander Technique. Because of her unique expertise and entertaining public speaking skills, she frequently is interviewed for newspaper, magazine, radio and television.
Vivien grew up in South Africa and also has lived in Israel and England. Currently living in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband and two teenage sons. She has insight into many cross-cultural and universal aspects of both weight and money issues. Vivien combines her strong voice on profound issues with an insightful sense of humor, enabling her to reach out and touch the lives of her students, readers, and listeners.