About Rita Kluny
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rita kluny2011Rita has been certified as a Healing Touch instructor and practitioner since 1994. She is certified in Holistic Nursing, and was honored as the 1994 American Holistic Nurse of the Year. She introduced Healing Touch into Omega Institute for Holistic Studies' Wellness Center, where she spent seven seasons giving private sessions to staff and workshop attendees of all ages.

Rita hosts over 35 years of nursing experience in Neonatal Intensive Care. She created Healing Touch for Babies in January 2000, to meet the needs of babies at a deeper level. Her true passion is to give babies the best start in life. She envisions HTB to be integrated into all areas of pre and perinatal care. Her HTB Professional Training is especially for healthcare workers or anyone who works with babies. She introduces the Principles of Infant Compassionate Care, and helps nurses, etc, understand babies at a deeper level, and accelerate their recovery process.

Her new book Your Baby Remembers: Parenting with a Deep Heart from the Start addresses the challenges of starting a family during stressful times, and empowers moms to experience the value of self care and prenatal bonding during pregnancy.

She presents priceless information, guiding women to be a savvy parent with advanced skills needed for these times. The website www.yourbabyremembers.com is an experiential website that supports pregnant or new moms to practice this methodology. The book is available in paperback and e-book for Kindle on Amazon.

Rita is an active member in American Holistic Nurses Association, Healing Touch Professional Associates, and the Association for Pre&Perinatal Psychology and Health. She has written many articles on healing, some of which you can find in the archives of Energy Magazine. She is also a contributor in the new Healing Touch Guidebook, and Chicken Soup for the Nurse's Soul, 1st edition.

She has given workshops and presentations (inter)nationally. She lives in Austin, TX.