Raven Keyes, (right) with Medical Reiki Master™
John Keane, (left)
Raven Keyes is the author of "The Healing Power of Reiki: A Modern Master's Approach to Emotional, Spiritual and Physical Wellness" and of "The Healing Light of Angels: Transforming Your Past, Present & Future with Divine Energy" The company that bears her name is focused on providing Medical Reiki Masters™ to patients, as well as to teaching Medical Reiki™ internationally, a practice she developed based on her years of working in the operating rooms of the tops surgeons in America. The first Reiki master to provide Reiki during open-heart surgery performed by the famous Dr. Mehmet C. Oz, Raven was also the first to launch a double lung transplant at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. Raven has lectured at the Rogison Institute at Cornell Hospital and at Columbia University Teacher's College.
The roster of Raven’s clients has included professional athletes. She has been part of the NBA Rookie Transition Program, where she’s given Reiki sessions to NBA basketball players, NBA and NBPA executives, and NBA doctors. Raven has also provided Reiki services to players in the NFL, including certain coaching staff of the New York Giants Football Team.
For 8 1/2 months following 9/11, it was Raven’s honor to provide volunteer Reiki sessions to family members, FDNY, NYPD, DMORT squads, and the Port Authority Police Department at Ground Zero. She was televised as “New Yorker of the Week” for providing these volunteer services.
It was a client that brought Raven back into her current involvement in the medical world, where she provides Reiki before, during and after breast cancer surgery, working with the legendary Dr. Sheldon Marc Feldman, Chief of Breast Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital. (This story in its entirety is told in her book, The Healing Power of Reiki: A Modern Master’s Approach to Emotional, Physical and Spiritual Wellness.)
Raven has been featured on TV and in national magazines including “Vogue,” “W” and New York Magazine where she was named "Best Reiki Master in New York" in their Best of New York issue.