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! CLICK HERE for a supportive audio course, “Heal Yourself, Heal Your Animals,” that will share important tips and powerful techniques for interspecies connection and healing.
When I started practicing Animal Reiki (AR) back in the 90s, I couldn’t find any AR teachers to study with. Most human Reiki teachers just added a sentence in their classes to say something like, “Animals can also benefit from Reiki sessions.” Because of this, and in addition to dedicating myself to many years of … The Three Biggest Changes I’ve Seen in Animal Reiki Read More »
Do you remember the movie The Sound of Music? That was one of my favorites when I was little, especially that song, “Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens…” We all have favorite things that keep us going through tough times. But in reality, the best favorites aren’t “things” at all! They’re the places in the … These Are a Few of My Favorite Things Read More »
It never ceases to amaze me, the way animals come into our lives to teach us. One of the beautiful things I’ve learned along the way in my Animal Reiki journey, is that sometimes it’s the most unlikely of animals that become the most profound teachers.
What does it mean when we say that Animal Reiki heals? For example, does it mean we have some kind of magical power that other people don’t have? Does it mean that we ourselves, as Animal Reiki practitioners, actually cure specific ailments of the animals in our care?
Let Animals Lead® is trademarked to distinguish this method from any other method of practice in the Reiki and Animal Reiki world. This trademark also helps protect the reputation of me, Kathleen Prasad, and my educational academy, Animal Reiki Source. However, I want to share this method with as many of my students as possible, … Here’s How to Properly Use the Let Animals Lead® Trademark Read More »
Can you believe that we are beginning a new year and a new decade? This year I am so grateful for all the amazing animals and people that I met through my classes and travel. I’d love to share with you my reflections on 2019.
Formal meditation practice is just the beginning of our Animal Reiki practice. The true purpose of Animal Reiki is living a kinder life. How can we progress on this journey towards living fully with loving kindness and compassion for all creatures? Try spending some time contemplating the following five core values and their relation to … 5 Core Values Animal Reiki Practitioners Should Live By Read More »
What qualities create the ideal Animal Reiki session where animals are honored as equal partners and allowed to lead their own healing process? I know what I’ve found to be most important, and I’ve shared it with you here on this special infographic. I’ve created this as a special gift to encourage and inspire you!
The Let Animals Lead® method is unique in its simple yet profound intention to “hold space” for animals and their caregivers. We are not “animal healers,” but rather Reiki practitioners who focus on the meditative teachings of Reiki as powerful support for animals to self-heal. Animals are drawn to the meditative space, and very sensitive … Holding Space with the Let Animals Lead® Method Read More »