Shelter Animal Reiki Association

Shelter Animal Reiki Association

It’s All of Us That Are Changing the Community

It’s All of Us That Are Changing the Community

I’m so grateful to be a member of SARA, to have found Kathleen, Leah, and SARA. I started with Reiki 18 – 20 years ago. I learned whatever was taught, usually Western style, but something just didn’t ring true with me. I would try, and I wouldn’t get it. Each

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SARA Changed the Way I Approached and Taught Reiki

SARA Changed the Way I Approached and Taught Reiki

I was a Reiki practitioner for over 15 years before I heard about Kathleen and her work with animals. In 2008, I heard about Frans Stiene, and went to Virginia for a level three training with him. It was there that I heard about Kathleen. I followed up by contacting

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Animal Reiki in India!

As a Reiki practitioner I just never stop learning, as an Animal Reiki practitioner the animals never stop teaching me and as a Reiki Teacher this can only be a good thing!
I was reminded of this during my recent visit to The Tree of Life for Animals (TOLFA) in

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Fun With Labs

For ten days I have been hired to be the lead dog.  The other dogs in question are two big, black labs named Auggie and Oslo.  They are in my care whilst their people are basking in the sunshine on the sunny beaches of Florida.  In the course of our

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Argus

My bestie, Laurie, had posted on Facebook that her friend, Greg, had been in an accident and flipped his SUV. His Husky puppy, Argus who was with him in the vehicle, had bolted out of a broken window and ran away from the scene. Greg was taken to the hospital

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The Butterfly Who Said Yes

During the time I was taking an Animal Reiki Correspondence Course with Kathleen one of the options for a homework assignment was to work on an insect. Since most of my time is spent working with dogs, cats, and birds I set my intention to work with a butterfly.

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Creating The Healing Space

One of the fundamentals of Animal Reiki is creating a healing space and inviting the animal into that space. Here’s how Tulip, the black Chow, reminded me of that truth…

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Another Lesson in “Trust” from Reiki

I recently had the opportunity to give a SARA presentation to a local humane society animal shelter.   We tried for several weeks to coordinate my schedule with the schedules of the Executive Director and her right hand person.  I met both of them a couple of months prior to our

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