The road that brought me here has been wide and varied. In this space, I am honored to be able to work intuitively and empathically with my own Guides to help others come to a place of balance, healing, and growth. When I came to Reiki, I had already explored and delved deeply into many other modalities of Spiritual and Energetic work. Each one special and educational in their own way, but none quite answering the questions and calls I was hearing. Walking into my first Reiki experience was both exciting and nerve-racking, but I came away with a vigor I had not had in a long time. I did not consider practicing Reiki however for several years after that first session. As with many things along the path, we meet the right people, see the right information and opportunities pop up just at the right time. This was no different. My training took its time and each step was allowed to blossom at its own pace along the way to becoming a Reiki Master. I will forever be grateful to my teacher and friend for believing in me and walking with me on my journey. Reiki has given me the means to grow through service to others and raising their vibrational awareness and energy; something our society and our planet desperately need. It has taught me to honor and work deeply with the gifts I set aside for a very long time, and to trust in them for the benefit of all.
My past professional careers have played an integral part in my ability to share Reiki and assist others. Holding two masters degrees in Instructional Design and Educational Media and Design, and having spent all of my adult life working in the field of education and training, I have a vast knowledge of the way others receive and retain information and the best ways to assist in learning and assimilating that new information. It is always exciting and humbling to watch another gain new insight into themselves and the world around them.
As a Navy Veteran with ten years of active service and almost twenty years as a Navy spouse, I have a unique perspective on the needs of this community. While on active duty, I served as a Naval Aircrewman, flying aboard the P-3 Orion aircraft. This experience taught me many things, but one of the most lasting was the importance of camaraderie and trust, and that family is not just limited to the people who share your last name. As service members, we and our families are subject to environmental, physical, and emotional stresses and struggles that the average person will (thankfully) never know, and it can be a heavy burden to bear. I am truly honored to be a part of this community and to be able to serve it still in a way I never thought possible before through stress reduction, healing, and wellness to the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of our service member family.
Additionally, I am an ordained minister with the Universal Life Church and long time member of the Order of Bards, Ovates, and Druids.