General Animal Reiki Articles

This page is the place for you to read about all things animal Reiki! You’ll find articles about Reiki’s healing benefits for shelter animals, how Reiki can help heal compassion fatigue in animal caregivers, and even how chocolate can teach us about animal Reiki! There are also several articles about what exactly animal Reiki “is,” including one written especially for vet techs. It’s not always easy to explain animal Reiki to others, but hopefully these articles will shed some clarity on animal Reiki’s meaning and help you in your next Reiki conversation. A common theme throughout many of these articles is the fact that Reiki starts with you, and radiates a beautiful peaceful and compassionate space that helps others to heal as well!

Sharing Animal Reiki with Turkey Vultures, Using the Let Animals Lead® Method

Every day, I get emails, photos and videos from students sharing what a big difference the Let Animals Lead® method makes in their Reiki practice ...
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Advocating for Animals through the Let Animals Lead® Method

I'm so excited to share with all of you, that I've received official trademark status for the Let Animals Lead® method of Animal Reiki! This ...
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Why I Teach Some of My Animal Reiki Classes Online

I learned Reiki in 1998. All those years ago, there was no such thing as online Reiki training. In fact, there was no such class ...
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Reiki Symbols and Mantras for Animal Reiki Practice

When I first learned the Reiki symbols and the mantras, I learned how to “give them” to my client or put them “on” or draw ...
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Hand Positions and Animal Reiki

I’d like to talk about physical touch and the animal Reiki session, because I receive a lot of questions about this topic. People often ask ...
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Remembering Makoto, 1998-2018

I'd like to take a moment to honor a very special teacher of mine who recently passed away: a black leopard named Makoto, who lived ...
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The 6 Pillars of the Let Animals Lead® Method of Animal Reiki

1. This method is founded upon traditional Japanese Reiki techniques and philosophy. Although I learned Reiki initially in 1998, in 2006 I was very excited ...
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Gluten Free/Vegan in Glasgow and Loving It!

Leah D’Ambrosio (VP of The Shelter Animal Reiki Association (SARA)), Kelly McDermott (Director of SARA's East Coast Projects) and I just returned from a wonderful ...
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5 Ways Animal Reiki is Love

Happy Valentine’s Day, animal lovers! While this holiday is often thought of in terms of romantic love, I’d like to celebrate it this year by ...
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My Journey with Reiki

I learned to practice Reiki in 1998. When my dog Dakota came over and sat on top of my feet during my first Reiki self-treatment, ...
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