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About Level 1 Language:

Healing Touch for Animals® (HTA) Level 1 is a two and a half day course where you experience hands on practice workingwith dogs and horses applying the innovative techniques of Healing Touch for Animals® (HTA) to assist animals with their healing process and overall well-being.

In a group atmosphere, you will learn HTA philosophies and the application of energy medicine techniques for animals. During the course, an easy explanation of the physiological response of how animals and people respond to energy medicine, is explained and demonstrated.

In Level 1 you will learn ground breaking HTA techniques and how to apply them to assist any animal, large or small, including birds, mammals, reptiles, aquatics and exotics.
Cooperative communication and professionalism between HTA Practitioners and the veterinary community is discussed. In addition, the importance of the HTA Practitioner’s self-healing and self care is explained and how it impacts the facilitation of the animal’s treatment.

The essentials of building an HTA private practice are also presented. This includes a brief discussion of setting up an HTA practice, the professional presence needed and how to obtain appropriate marketing materials to help you get started.

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Healing Touch for Animals® is for anyone with the desire to enhance the well-being of animals through energy medicine. Join the growing number of veterinarians, veterinary technicians, animal trainers, groomers and pet owners, rescue shelter volunteers and animal lovers who are integrating this work into their every day lives and connection with animals.

Introduction to Healing Touch
The Introduction to Healing Touch segment of our Level 1 Course provides a basic understanding of energy medicine facilitation. This portion of the course will prepare you with the Healing Touch essentials so you are ready to learn energy medicine concepts for animals during the small animal and large animal classes.

Small Animal Class
The Small Animal Class teaches you the concepts and philosophy of Healing Touch for Animals® . You will work hands on with dogs as you learn the energetic techniques to balance and clear an animal’s energy system, providing health and well-being. You will also learn the energetic differences of other species, the energetics of the instinctual nature of animals, an energetic vocabulary to help you explain the concepts and application of HTA, and the science behind energy medicine. Your well behaved dog is invited to the Small Animal Class.

Large Animal Class
The Large Animal Class features hands on experience with horses as you delve deeper into the understanding of the HTA techniques and anchor the knowledge gained in the Small Animal Class. The Large Animal Class provides an opportunity to experience the large energy system of the horse. Students have reported that working with the horses gave them a greater energetic awareness of what was happening as they applied the HTA techniques to the horses.
Horse safety instruction is provided during the HTA Level 1 Course providing beginners safety awareness as they develop a comfort level around large animals.

Course Objectives

  • Describe and demonstrate the concepts of the human energy field relating to modern science.
  • Demonstrate Healing Touch Level I skills and how they can be used with holistic animal healthcare.
  • Describe and demonstrate the location and concepts of the human energy system and the animal energy system.
  • Describe and demonstrate how to assess the animal’s energy system.
  • Describe and demonstrate how animals benefit from specific Healing Touch for Animals® techniques.
  • Discuss the application of Healing Touch for Animals® techniques on animals, large or small, including birds, mammals, reptiles, aquatics and exotics.
  • Discuss the different energy system in cats.
  • Describe how Healing Touch for Animals® techniques works by clearly describing the physiological responses of animals and humans.
  • Convey professionalism with use of HTA and the cooperative application with traditional and holistic veterinary healthcare.
  • Discuss the benefits of HTA and how it strengthens the animal-human bond through energy medicine.
  • Describe the concepts of the energy-medicine presence maintained during an HTA session.
  • Describe and demonstrate the application of the following techniques:
    • Bridging™
    • Bridging with Behavioral Change™
    • Chakra Balance for Animals™
    • Double Hand Boost
    • Etheric Heartbeat™
    • Laser
    • Magnetic Clearing for Animals™
    • Ultrasound
    • Vibrational Grooming™

Course Hours
Introduction to Healing Touch Class
Typical Day: Friday evening
Typical Times: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Small Animal Class
Typical Day: Saturday
Typical Times: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Large Animal Class
Typical Day: Sunday
Typical Times: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Course Fees
Fees are in U.S. dollars and include all course materials
. Register four weeks prior to the course to receive the early registration price.

Level 1 Course


Early Registration Price

Introduction to Healing Touch (1/2 day)



Small Animal Class (1 day)



Large Animal Class (1 day)



Introduction to Healing Touch Class (Repeating Participant) (1/2 day)



Small Animal Class (Repeating Participant) (1 day)



Large Animal Class (Repeating Participant) (1 day)



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