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The greatest of changes take place inside the heart

Debs Hoy

Reiki Master (Traditional Usui Shiki Ryoho)

ITEC Diploma Anatomy & Physiology

Editor of Touch Magazine

Debs Hoy has been practising Reiki for over 20 years.

She is trained in the traditional Usui Shiki Ryoho system of Reiki by Tripuri Dunne.


Debs is a Verified Practitioner member of The Reiki Association. Having run a successful clinical practice in Norwich and in London, Debs is now based in Stroud, Gloucestershire where she offers Reiki treatments and share groups at Stroud Natural Health Clinic. Debs also teaches Reiki classes in other locations when invitations arise.


Debs Hoy holds a bachelor of Arts from Chelsea School of Art and Design and a Master of Fine Arts from The University of Pennsylvania. While working in the arts, Debs has studied Anatomy and Physiology, Bach Flower Essences, Metamorphic Technique and Family Constellations. She draws avidly from The Artists Way and maintains a meditation practise. 



Debs served The Reiki Association as Editor of Touch Magazine for 14 years, before stepping down from that role in May 2023. She has travelled extensively in Europe, America and Canada spending time with Reiki masters trained by Hawayo Takata and her successors.



Debs is engaged in local tree planting for Stroud Valley Projects and Avon Needs Trees and also loves making botanical drawings.

Reiki Lineage

Reiki is passed on from master to student through sacred initiation. From the founder Mikao Usui there are 6 people in Debs Reiki lineage:

The ascended masters Mikao Usui, Chijuro Hayashi and Hawayo Takata, and the lineage of Wanja Twan, Krishni Borang and Tripuri Dunne. Debs has has the great privilege of spending significant amounts of time with Tripuri, Krishni and Wanja over 20 years of study and practise.




Reiki Founders: Mikao Usui, Chijuro Hayashi, and Hawayo Takata                                 Lineage: Wanja Twan (centre) Krishni Borang (left) Tripuri Dunne (right)

Photo courtesy: Eye of Horus                                                                                                       Photo courtesy: Lucy Patterson © 2015                                




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