Shelter Animal Reiki Association

Shelter Animal Reiki Association




Ann Asadorian

SARA Practitioner - Rhode Island

Ann Asadorian is a SARA Practitioner in Rhode Island.  She lovingly offers Reiki to dogs, cats, horses, and all animals large and small.  Ann is blessed to have shared her life with many animals, including some very special foster dogs, and currently lives with 3 rescue dogs, 1 cat, 1 canary and 2 horses, with frequent visits from her daughter's bunny, ball python and bearded dragon.  Reiki for all animals, especially shelter animals, holds a special place in Ann's heart, as does Reiki for hospice care and end of life.  She offers in-person and distant treatments.


Julie Bandalin

SARA Practitioner - Wisconsin

Julie Bandalin is a SARA practitioner in southeastern Wisconsin with animals, large and small, and their humans. She has completed Kathleen Prasad's Animal Reiki Level I and Usui Reiki Levels I and II. She has studied different energy healing modalities including meditation, acupressure, equine massage and bodywork and more recently, combining Reiki with comfort care, hospice and honoring end of life choices with horses. She finds everything she does circles back to Reiki. She currently volunteers her time caring for horses that participate in a therapy environment. Julie offers both distance and in-person Reiki sessions. She loves to work with animals and the people who care for them.

Tiffany Kneeland

SARA Practitioner - Wisconsin

Tiffany’s passion is to help animals and their people to “become their best selves” by becoming more balanced in body, mind, and spirit.  She is a lifelong learner and has studied numerous healing modalities including meditation and breathwork, sound healing, animal massage, and most recently, helping animals to heal themselves through the self-selection of herbs and essential oils.  She completed her Shinpiden and Animal Reiki Teacher training with Kathleen Prasad of Animal Reiki Source in 2017, later studying with Kathleen’s teacher, Frans Stiene, in order to receive the Shinpiden Level III Usui Reiki Ryoho initiation through the International House of Reiki that same year.  Currently, she is an Animal and human Reiki practitioner and teacher in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area. She enjoys promoting professional community relationships that help to spread the word about the numerous benefits of Reiki, and has worked and volunteered with veterinarians, animal shelter staff, and equine professionals in providing related educational opportunities.  Her favorite hobbies include spending time with her husband and three adorable terriers, and volunteering by offering Reiki to animals and shelter staff at her local animal shelter.