From dissecting stem cells to demystifying feng shui, successful female scientist Boon Yap
writes about the all-encompassing traditional practice of Five Skills
Think of a bio-medical research scientist, internationally successful business strategist, martial arts instructor and feng shui master. It’s hard to find someone
who fits all the above descriptions until you meet Ms Yap Hwee Boon. Even then, it’s hard to imagine her scrutinizing cells under a microscope,
formulating business strategies, wielding a sword and checking directions with a luo pan (Chinese compass). After all, men have traditionally dominated
these fields. Affectionately known as Boon Now an accredited feng shui instructor, she consults in feng shui around the world and conducts courses,
alongside her international biomedical consultancy work.
What is (The*) Dao? Tao or Dao translates literally as ‘way’ or ‘path’ and more loosely as the natural way of the universe. The most recognised