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Reflecting on Debating from a Reiki Perspective

Thanks to everyone who emailed me with their thoughts and opinions on last week’s Reiki debate, “Can you learn Reiki remotely?” I learned so much from each of your comments, especially the idea that not being able to learn Reiki remotely would prevent people with chronic illness or special needs from learning Reiki at all. …

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Reiki Debate Part 2: Can You Learn Reiki Remotely?

Thanks to everyone who emailed me your thoughts and opinions about last week’s debate topic (see Reiki Debate Part 1, HERE). I received some amazing and insightful messages from people such as: “It is hard for me to believe that a specific hand position is a prerequisite, but rather a specific ‘soul position.’ “ “Yes, …

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Animal Reiki Professional Development Programs for 2021

Announcing Animal Reiki Professional Development Programs for 2021

Hello friends,I’m super excited to announce my professional development program for 2021! This year’s program is new and improved, with each group meeting monthly instead of quarterly. Both Practitioner and Teacher Excellence programs include Let Animals Lead® teachings on important Animal Reiki topics, time for Q and A and many other member benefits. Membership closes …

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Reiki Debate: Is Animal Reiki a Thing?

In the spirit of the season of debate, I’ve been thinking about some of the more heated Reiki discussions I’ve been a part of over the years. Over this week and next, I’ll discuss a couple of contentious topics in the Reiki community. Debate and discussion can actually be a good thing, because it gets …

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Introducing the 2020 Animal Wisdom World Summit!

For 2 WHOLE DAYS, October 12-13, Dr. Cara Gubbins of the Animal Wisdom Circle will be bringing you interviews with 12 inspiring experts (including me!) who have tons of valuable advice to share with you all about Animal Wisdom. I’ll be talking about Letting the Animals Lead. Other experts will be talking all about the …

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Affirmations for Animal Reiki Practitioners

So glad you’re here with me today! In these uncertain times, I’m so grateful for my Animal Reiki practice, and the grounding it brings me every single day. This week, I’ve been thinking a lot about the Reiki precepts, and how they support my work with animals. I’ve created some special affirmations based on the …

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Bright Dreams and Smoky Sunsets

It’s been tough lately, friends, I’ll admit it. Northern California has been suffering from the most devastating fires. Our ancient and beautiful forests and all the animals within are being lost, and so many of my students, friends and even some family members have been impacted. The air has been so thick with smoke, we’ve …

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Something Brand New, Just For You!

I’m so excited you’re here, friends! I (and my small but amazing, dedicated team) have been working for several months on something just for you, my dear students. It’s something special to help support you and your animals at home during these uncertain times: Announcing the official launch of my Animal Reiki Source Academy On-Demand Training …

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From Fearful to Fearless: The Healing Power of Metta Meditation During Cancer Treatment

Originally published on the Levekunst blog, this article illuminates one of my life experiences that inspired the 4th Pillar of the Let Animals Lead® philosophy: “Teaches meditation as the way of compassion.” My meditation practice deepened and changed immensely during the time of my breast cancer treatment. I’m so grateful to have had meditation as …

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