Phila Hoopes is a Reiki Master in the Usui/Holy Fire and Metta Reiki® traditions, certified in Therapeutic Touch®, with an M.A. in Applied Healing Arts from the Maryland University of Integrative Health. She has worked with healing and personal growth communities (principally focusing on women’s healing and spirituality) for more than 15 years, and has worked with animals as a caregiver and rescuer for more than 30 years. She has used Reiki as part of that work for more than 20 years.
Phila lives and practices sacred gardening and permaculture in west Baltimore. She revels in the company of six cats and wild visitors of many species.