Shelter Animal Reiki Association

Shelter Animal Reiki Association

Deanna Iris Sava

Deanna Iris Sava is a SARA teacher based in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. She has completed 4 levels of Usui Tibetan (Western) Reiki, plus Level 3 (Shinpiden) of Usui Reiki Ryoho with Frans Steine. Deanna also completed 3 levels of the Let Animals Lead Method of Animal Reiki with both a student of Kathleen Prasad’s and later with Kathleen. In addition, she has taken other Animal Reiki classes with Kathleen and Leah D’Ambrosio. Deanna shares Reiki on a voluntary basis for dogs, cats, horses, and farm animals at various shelters, sanctuaries and rescue centers in Illinois, including The Buddy Foundation (no-kill shelter), Stardust Animal Sanctuary, and Hooved Animal Rescue & Protection Society (HARPS). Deanna loves all animals, nature photography, dancing, and crystals.


Level I and Level II Let Animals Lead® classes:

“Deanna has an amazing presence, deep knowledge of Reiki and really paces the class well. She is a natural energy healer.” – Amber Shaner, IL

“Deanna is passionate about her work! I highly recommend her as both practitioner and teacher.” – Jenny Alice Neumann, RMT, Co-owner of The Reiki Hut

“Excellent class and a great instructor. Well planned and executed! Great job!” – Nancy Stade, IL

“Can’t wait to try this at Buddy [animal shelter].” – Lisa Williams, IL

“Thank you, Deanna. Your knowledge and genuine caring made it easy to fall in love with Reiki.” – Michelle R., IL

“Deanna is very knowledgeable in traditional Japanese Reiki and lives her life by these principles, such as volunteering at a shelter.” – Hannah R., IL

“Very interesting and informative class. I highly recommend it.” – Jean Heer, IL

“I really enjoyed the class and your practical application.” – Mary B., IL