Originally intuited, RIO has been practicing Reiki since 2009. Now a Fourth Degree Reiki Master/Teacher, Rio fuses the Japanese, Tibetan, DivineYu and Usui traditions. She has studied with 6 Reiki academies in Canada, United States and Peru.
Rio is a certified Reflexologist (Lotus Palm Montreal) and Craniosacral Therapist (Inlakesh, Guatemala). Rio is a certified Pachānanda Vinyasa & Restorative Yoga instructor from Healing House Cusco in Peru. In Peru Rio studied with the New Mystic School and became a certified Sacred Dance Facilitator in a two-week intensive training.
Rio holds an undergraduate degree in Religious Studies and Philosophy with a concentration on the East and Occult Traditions from the University of King's College, Halifax. During this time, Rio was initiated into the art of alchemy and has since been practicing distilling and infusing plant medicine.