Marie Elena Rigo, M.A., is a speaker, consultant and coach based in Los Angeles, CA. She is the president of MER Life Design, a full-service firm that offers personal/professional coaching, residential and commercial Feng Shui/interior design and customized workshops/seminars to motivate, inspire and facilitate change. By combining her coaching expertise and spatial awareness skills, she creates balance and harmony in homes, offices, and lives.
With her life-changing approach, Marie Elena has saved people thousands of dollars by avoiding costly decorating mistakes and improved clients’ relationships, health, finances and careers, by adjusting their environment, imparting stress management techniques and shifting their awareness. She’s helped children to sleep through the night, inspired couples to sit down at the table together for dinner, found space for a new baby in a crowded condo, and brought warmth, color and life to a 14,000 square foot office space for one of Robert Shapiro’s new high-profile companies.
The Fine Living Network featured her inspirational story of her career change in March 2005 and has continued to air the show multiple times per year since then. She’s also featured in the recently published and acclaimed book, Escape from Corporate America. Marie Elena has filmed more than a dozen broadcast spots since 2004 including two TV pilots – one for A&E and the other for HGTV. Her master’s degree in psychology allows her to understand the unspoken needs of her clients and translate them into elements that will be supportive in their environment and skills that will make them more effective in everyday living.
A co-founder of the Integrative School of Feng Shui based in Los Angeles, Marie Elena also teaches classes and workshops for A Thousand Joys, the Learning Annex and major corporations such as Amtrak, the Disney Store, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne & Procter & Gamble. She has been a featured presenter at the Mind, Body & Beyond and Conscious Life Expos in LA, the Agape International Spiritual Center, and the Gilda’s Club Worldwide Annual Affiliates Conference. She is the author and creator of “Everyday Feng Shui®,” a ground-breaking instructional CD of practical and professional life-changing tips. Her many media credits include The Fine Living Network, World Talk Radio, KCSN FM, Yogi Times and Redbook Magazine.
Marie Elena brings more than 15 years of experience in teaching, marketing and communications to her work as a consultant and coach. Her business acumen along with her graduate training in psychology equips her with a unique ability to impart tangible skills for personal and professional growth, development and success. A dynamic speaker, instructor and entrepreneur, she offers a distinctive approach that is nurturing, practical and effective.
Marie Elena is a graduate of the Western School of Feng Shui and has completed advanced training at the American Feng Shui Institute. She has studied color analysis at the Feng Shui International Institute and is the Los Angeles Chapter Director for the International Feng Shui Guild. She holds a Master’s degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica and a Bachelor’s degree in Classics from Trinity College, Hartford, CT. She currently resides in Santa Monica, CA.
For more information, call 1-888-828-5888 or e-mail Info@MERLifeDesign.com.
International Feng Shui Guild: Red Ribbon Professional Feng Shui Consultant