ABOUT
ME

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Reverend Priestess Nikki Rand serves as a ceremonialist, Reiki Practitioner, and End-of-Life guide. As a ceremonialist, she creates memorable ceremonies and rituals. She is also available to perform energetic clearings, house blessings, and more.

Photo by Andrea Fine Portraits

Reverend Priestess Nikki also practices Reiki, a Japanese relaxation and stress reduction technique. She formally began training in Usui Reiki Ryoho in 2017 with Reiki Master Teacher Eleonore Koury. She's had the privilege of training in Mt. Kurama in Kyoto, Japan in 2019, deepening her connection to the land where Reiki as it is known today originated. Committed to her healing and spiritual work, she continues her education in Reiki studies with her teachers Eleonore Koury and Hyakuten Inamoto.

In 2016, she began a journey into the Medicine of Movement with Master Teacher Anandha Ray, training extensively with Quimera Ritual Dance as a way to deepen her connection with the Divine. She has taught & performed internationally with Anandha Ray and Quimera Ritual Dance. Nikki is available for classes and training in this medicinal dance form.


In 2019, Nikki began working in end-of-life support and care with a local hospice, providing bedside companionship to hospice patients. She has completed training with the CSU Shiley Institute of Palliative Care and with Olivia Bareham of Sacred Crossings in Los Angeles in the Art of Death Midwifery and Funeral Celebrancy.


She currently lives in the mountains of Southern California with her partner and three cats. She is available to serve in the greater Los Angeles Area, Bakersfield, and beyond with arrangements made in advance. She also provides services via video conferencing.

Certifications

  • Ordained Reverend Priestess (TOI & FOI)

  • Usui Reiki Ryoho - Levels I, II, III, IV

  • Essentials of Palliative Care Chaplaincy (CSU Shiley Inst.)

  • Grief Counseling (AIHCP)

  • Death Midwife & Funeral Celebrant (Sacred Crossings)

Associations

  • Member of International Association of Reiki Professionals

  • Member of International Reiki Organization

  • Member of International End of Life Doula Association

  • Member of National Home Funeral Alliance