Reiki 101 Article Featured On MindBodyGreen

MindBodyGreen published my article today, entitled, “Reiki 101: What Is It & Will I Love It?”. It just went live, and I am thrilled! Mostly because I am an avid reader of MindBodyGreen, and because I have a deep love for the healing modalities that I perform. It also doesn’t hurt that the Gemini in me enjoys connecting with new, and current, readers to share my healing path. Because if Reiki has helped me, and helped my patients, perhaps it can help others, too. Please check out the article, and let me know what you think!


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  1. Kristina
    September 9, 2014

    Hello Again,

    Congratulations on getting published in Mind Body Green, they have amazing articles! I just finished reading your article on Reiki 101 and what motivated you to study Reiki. I couldn’t help but be in awe and, the synchronicity of your story being a journey so relative.

    Following a series of personal challenges, and a devastating breakup, I became thrust to grasp specifically those energies within the power to heal. It does make me wonder what is it about that which silences that motivates us. Silence almost always the effect of an ending. Forces us to believe there is nothing left to say, but almost everything left to do. Your journey through the unknown, traveling to Hawaii and discovering the power of the Kahunas. Amazing! Also, because they are the first healers I studied when I was at the beginning of my journey as well. From broken pieces we become solid again from the beauty of the pursuit to heal. Just like the Kahunas who emphasized energy as a language to transmute ourselves…

    My love for healing modalities hasn’t led me to Reiki although I am long over due to try it. There are so many different cultural styles of Reiki, where does one begin? Actually I should probably contact you 🙂

    Thanks Again! for sharing your humble wisdom! It is very much appreciated!

    • Margarita Alcantara, M.S.Ac., L.Ac., Reiki Master/Teacher
      September 9, 2014

      Hi Kristina,

      Thank you for reading my article on Reiki 101! I hope you enjoyed it. It is pretty amazing that instances that shatter us really are the exact things that help us find ourselves and our power. It sounds like you’ve found a way to heal that resonates for you. As for trying out Reiki, check out your local healing publications, or do a Google search for practitioners in your area. You may also want to try the Reiki Membership Association for a practitioner, at:

      Good luck!


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