About Us

Kate Gajewski is the heart and soul behind The Lightness of Being, a sacred healing sanctuary located in Patchogue, NY. With over seven years of professional experience, Kate is a seasoned Energy Worker, Therapist & Teacher, bringing her unique blend of healing modalities to those seeking transformation.

Kate is a Usui Ryoho & Holy Fire Reiki Master Practitioner, Animal & Pet Reiki Master Teacher, Gong & Sound Resonance Practitioner & Teacher, Nationally Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist/Regression Therapist, and a 200 HR Yoga Instructor. Her dedication to the healing arts has shaped her into a compassionate and knowledgeable guide on the path to well-being.

With a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University at Albany and a Master’s of Science in Childhood Education from Dowling College, Kate combines her academic background with healing practices to facilitate empowerment, healing, and growth for adults and children alike.

For the past decade, Kate has been a pillar of support at Pal-O-Mine Equestrian, a non-profit organization. Here, she has served as a Women’s Support Group Facilitator, Reiki Practitioner, and Vibrational Sound Therapist, offering healing treatments and transformative retreat experiences for both clients and the cherished horses on the property.

In June 2019, Kate immersed herself in an intensive Gong & Sound Resonance training, adding the transformative power of sound to her repertoire. She uses gongs, singing bowls, and other sound healing instruments in private sessions and during her hosted Sound Ceremonies and events. Kate also co-facilitates Vibrational Sound Therapy Trainings, sharing her knowledge and skills, empowering others to facilitate their own Sound Baths for healing. Kate is deeply passionate about Vibrational Sound Therapy and has a deep passion for sharing it with the world. 

In January 2020, Kate successfully completed her 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, achieving the status of a registered yoga teacher. Today, she imparts the wisdom of Hatha-Raja Yoga through her classes at Free Spirits Yoga Studio in Patchogue, NY and teaches private classes upon request.

July 2023 marked another significant milestone in Kate's journey as she completed the Clinical Hypnosis Program, earning the title of a Nationally Certified & Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist & Past Life Regression Therapist through The American Board of Hypnotherapy. Her primary focus lies in inner child work, a transformative therapy that reframes past experiences, promoting healing, freedom, and happiness.

An Ordained Minister, Kate also takes joy in hosting various ceremonies, including but not limited to Weddings, Mother Blessingways and Baby Blessings. Her main life purpose is to guide women on their journey of self-healing, empowering them to embrace their authenticity, leading lives filled with health, happiness, and love. Kate's intuitive energy, compassion, and radiant light are a gift to all those seeking healing or aspiring to become Practitioners themselves.




The Lightness Of Being & Our Mission

The mission of The Lightness of Being is to guide individuals on a  journey of healing, self-discovery, and empowerment. Through a range of holistic practices, including energy healing, hypnotherapy and sound healing, our sanctuary aims to help clients shed burdens, uncover their inner lightness, and embrace their authentic selves. Grounded in values of honesty, respect, and authenticity, we provide a safe, nurturing space for individuals to embark on a path toward physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being, ultimately fostering a life filled with health, happiness, and personal growth.

Discover The Lightness Of Being

Step into a realm of peace and comfort at our healing sanctuary, The Lightness Of Being. The name itself encapsulates the very essence of what we offer – a journey towards lightness, both in body and spirit. Our space, adorned with carefully chosen elements, is a testament to the intention and significance we place on every aspect. As a client once beautifully described it, ‘The Lightness Of Being is a safe haven where healing blooms and here you will always feel at home.’

Explore our peaceful, yet energetic, warmly decorated space that echoes the intentions of our services – to guide you on a path of healing, self-discovery, and empowerment. Every corner of The Lightness Of Being carries the energy of gratitude, as many elements have been gifts from clients whose lives have been touched by our offerings.

As the founder, Kate Gajewski, I personally invite you to experience the unique atmosphere of The Lightness Of Being. Through energy healing, reiki, clinical hypnotherapy, regression therapy, vibrational sound therapy, meditations, and more, we're committed to helping you embrace the lightness that resides within.