BONNIE SMITH – BURLINGTON, ON
Bonnie is a Reiki Master/Teacher registered with the Canadian Reiki Association in 2000. She was elected to the CRA board of directors in 2001 and has been president since 2002. Bonnie has faced many administrative challenges in dealing with the Association and governmental issues over the years and continues to focus on making it the best it can be going forward.
Aside from her work with the CRA, Bonnie has a home-based business called Soul’s Journey. Her practice includes Reiki and Reflexology sessions. She is certified by the Ontario College of Reflexology as a Hand and Foot Reflexologist and retired from teaching in 2002.
Bonnie worked in the dental field for thirty-seven years retiring in 2004. She enjoyed the one-on-one experience with patients and staff members. Bonnie now commits her time to the Canadian Reiki Association and Reiki and Reflexology healing modalities.
Over the years, she has enjoyed learning and practicing the many different styles of Reiki and continues to allow Reiki to teach her.
ALICE CREIGHTON – Grand Falls, NB
Alice is Reiki Master/Teacher and has been with the Canadian Reiki Association since 1999. Her Reiki practice and teachings have included many different styles of Reiki which includes Usui, Karuna®, Gendai, Seichem and Sacred Flame. Needless to say, by knowing all these different styles of the Reiki energies it has become an essential part of her life and opened the world to many opportunities.
Over the years Alice has volunteered her time assisting the CRA with health shows such as Whole Life Expo and at the Annual General Meetings. By volunteering her time at these special events over the years it has been Alice’s way of supporting the Canadian Reiki Association. It has also allowed her the opportunity to introduce and demonstrate Reiki to the public at the Health Shows.
Alice has experienced the self-discipline and the time involved to run on a successful Board. Over the years she is aware of the diligence required to be an integral partner with Committees and Boards.
Alice’s work experience and ethics has proven her to be a committed team player and does work diligently for you as a Vice President of the C.R.A. since 2013.
Alain Richard – Toronto, ON
Alain started his Reiki journey in 2003, became a Reiki Master/Teacher in 2007 and registered with the Canadian Reiki Association in 2004. Alain helped to promote the association by volunteering at the Whole Life Show in Toronto. At that time, he was working as a translator and he offered to translate the CRA Website and documents into French. Having the Website and the document in the two official languages helped the CRA to reach out Reiki Practitioners and Teachers from coast to coast.
Alain founded Mondoki in 2011 as a Health and Wellness Coach. Focusing on Reiki, he added through the years more services with the same goal: helping others to balance their body and mind. The other services offered include Isagenix Nutritional Cleansing Coaching, Crane Qi Gong classes, Intranasal Light Therapy, Hydrogen-Enriched Water Filters, Voxx Life products.
Alain had to do several career changes through the years, but he always wanted to focus on helping others with their health. 30 years ago, he helped animal as a veterinary assistant, and since 2003 he helps human beings and animal with the Reiki energy. He started to practice and teach Reiki with friends and family. Alain became in 2011 a Crane Qi Gong Instructor and he had classes at several senior centers in Toronto. In 2009, Alain has been introduced to the nutritional cleansing and he felt its great benefits: reaching the ideal weight by eliminating the toxins at the cellular level and he decided to share his experience and coach people to do the same. Alain wants people to create a healthy and stress-free lifestyle.