On Saturday, June 15, 2013, I attended an amazing all day training to become certified as a Reiki Level I Practitioner. It was such a beautiful and peaceful day. Words simply aren’t sufficient to describe the experience.
The class is taught by Denise Sheehan of Sage Spirit Coaching & Reiki. Denise is such a beautiful spirit and shining light. I’m blessed and grateful that our paths crossed. I’m excited and ready to move on to Level II now!
Reiki was founded by Dr. Mikao Usui in the 1870’s. It is believed that Sanskrit Sutras & Tibetan Monks practiced it 2500 plus years ago.
What is Reiki? (Pronounced “ray-key”) … Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also contributes to healing. It’s done through touch. A warm and soothing energy flows from the hands into the client, promoting relaxation and releasing tension. Reiki, a form of energetic clearing and balancing, works on physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels, restoring balance to body, mind, and spirit. You can learn more by visiting The International Center for Reiki Training.
I am in my 21 day Reiki cleanse right now; which means that I practice Reiki on myself every day during this time and be aware of the foods I eat, amount of exercise I get and be sure to spend time in nature. During this time I am sharing it with Thomas and Lillian also. Thomas has fallen asleep twice while sharing it with him before bed. On the third day Thomas asked me to do “Haiku” on him again. He wasn’t even clear on how to pronounce it! HA! He said it felt like there were electrical charges coming out of my fingers into his body. I didn’t explain to him what Reiki meant or anything about it. I just loved getting that message from him!
My Reiki Lineage:
2500+ years ago – Sanskrit Sutras & Tibetan Monks
1870s – Dr. Mikao Usui
1900s – Dr. Chijiro Hayashi
1939 – Mrs. Hawayo Takata
1973-1980 – Phyllis Lee Fumoto (Reiki Alliance)
Dr. Barbara Weber Ray (Aira)
John Gray & Beth Gray
1982 – Arthur Robertson (Arma)
1989 – Dan Buffo
Alima Pat Hamilton (NWSH)
1999 – Brossman
2002 – Laura (Derbenwick) Bruno
2006 – Denise Sheehan
Pictures from the beautiful and peaceful Reiki Retreat Center, Oda Be Acres, where the training was held.