Interview With Reiki Master Annette M. Amelkovich

Posted: Mar 05 2009

Originally published March 1st, 2007

Alternative forms of health and healing are becoming increasingly popular for humans and their companion animals. Massage, acupuncture, animal communication and Reiki are just a few ways in which we are creating happier and healthier lives for ourselves and our pets.

We recently had the pleasure of talking with Annette M. Amelkovich, a Chicago-area Reiki Master and Wholistic Healer. Here is a short snippet from the interview:

Pup Life: Hi Annette. With interest in alternative healing modalities on the rise, please tell our readers about your philosophy on wholistic healing.

Annette: Alternative healing practices enrich both humans and animals making our lives better with a spiritual smorgesbord of wholistic modalities such as Reiki healing energy, intuitive insight, and nutrition and wellness education. My practice focuses on in-home visits and telephone sessions. Additionally, I offer Pampered Pooch Parties where pets and their caregivers receive Reiki sessions.

Pup Life: Reiki is a Japanese word that literally translates “universal life energy”. Please tell us more about this ancient healing art and your practice with animals.

Annette: Reiki is a hands-on or remote natural healing modality utilized to promote healing, to feel peaceful, to re-balance, and to achieve stress release for the mind, body, and spirit. I am the conduit, the vessel, in which the cosmic or chi energy comes through me and out my hands; some people refer to it as ‘laying on of hands’. When the mind, body, and spirit are balanced and blockages are removed, the physical body may then function effortlessly.

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