Vivien Carrady earned both her B.A. in Literary Studies and Political Science, and her M.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of Toronto. Following Russian Studies at Norwich University in Vermont, she completed her D.E.A. (Diplome d’Etudes Approfondies) in Modern Letters at the University of Aix-en-Provence. She completed her Waldorf Teacher training at the Rudolf Steiner Centre in Toronto.