(Kyoto Japan, 2010)

Tom received his early Reiki training in 1983 from Ethel Lombardi, one of Takata Sensei’s 22 masters. He has worked with Reiki continuously since that time. He received his master level training from several masters, including William Rand, Liz Tarr, Richard Rivard, Diane Shewmaker, Hiroshi Doi and Hyakuten Inamoto. He is a certified teacher of SKHM (say kem), the system of Seichim (say keem) energy as taught by Patrick Ziegler, the person responsible for bringing Seichim energy into the world in modern times. Tom has worked directly with Patrick. He also works with crystals and teaches a system of healing with crystals. He is also the creator of a dynamic and loving system for opening the heart called Lotusheart.

Tom is certified in Gendai, Komyo Reiki Kai, Usui Tibetan Reiki, Sekhem-Seichim-Reiki, Threshold Reiki and Karuna, as well as other systems.

For over 30 years he has studied metaphysical concepts, martial arts, Yoga, T’ai Chi and meditation. In August of 1999, he was one of the co-organizers of the first URRI (Usui Reiki Ryoho International) conference bringing Reiki Master Hiroshi Doi to the west to teach many of these original techniques for the first time.

Tom was a presenter at the URRI (Usui Reiki Ryoho International) conference in Kyoto, Japan in November 2000 and the URRI conference in Madrid, Spain in November 2001. He was a co-organizer for the URRI 2002 conference held in September in Toronto, Canada.

His international teaching experience includes England, Scotland, Canada, Spain and Japan.

In addition to Reiki, Tom has practiced as a Rebirther or Integrative Breathwork practitioner for over 20 years. He was trained in acupressure by Bonnie Pendleton, utilizing a system that is a version of Jin Shin Jyutsu. He has also studied Polarity Therapy, Shiatsu, T'ai Chi and many other energy healing modalities. He works and lives in Towson, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore. He is enthusiastic and passionate about healing and teaching.

He is also the creator and channel for Lotusheart Healing and Lotusfire activations.

Tom can be reached by email at lotus@lotusheart.us

or by phone at 410-583-5735

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