Being a Reiki Student as a Way to Practice Non-Duality

I never know what’s going to shift when I re-sit the Shinpiden class. As Anna Rosanna Danna (the great Gilda Radner’s magical SNL character) says, “It’s always somethin!” — something good, when it comes to Reiki.
This month in the DC class, something so simple shifted that at first, I hardly noticed. The meditations, Reiju, and group energy helped me move from a space of wanting to learn properly to a space of simply wanting to learn, for one long, enlightening afternoon. It’s probably good that I hardly noticed — I didn’t have much of a chance to get in my own way.

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Every BODY Loves Reiju

One of the many delightful aspects of the Shinpiden class is not only learning how to give a spiritual blessing, but also receiving a reiju oneself. So, once we returned home from Frans’ Shinpiden class in Sonoma last April, my wife and I made the conscious decision that we would give each other a daily reiju. What better way to celebrate life and renew our energy each day. Just for today.

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Some of our Recent Student Photos and Testimonials

Check out these funny student photos and hear what some of our students have to say about recent retreats and classes.

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The Stepping Stones of the System of Reiki

Within the system of Reiki there are many stepping stones, however the first few are all about ourselves.  Shoden Reiki I is foremost about meditating on the precepts, practicing the meditation practices like joshin-kokyu ho and seishin toitsu and hands-on healing on yourself. It is out of this that comes hands-on healing on others.

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Change Changes Everything: Grieving and my Reiki Practice

Over the past six months, I’ve experienced a tectonic shift in my life: my father died. Lately, I’ve been noticing my Reiki practice has changed as a result, in paradoxical ways, becoming deeper and more shallow, harder and easier, all at the same time.

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Coming to the Shinpiden Reiki III amongst the Californian Sequoia’s?

Become a certified Usui Reiki Ryoho Teacher with the International House of Reiki this May - under the Californian skies with the Sequoia’s standing guard.

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Inner Happiness - Being Alive

What does inner happiness mean?
Not relying on outer circumstances to make you feel happy.
When we feel inner happiness we start to feel alive: an aliveness which brings joy, a smile on our face, and a freedom we haven’t felt before.
But how do we create this within our practice of the system of Reiki?

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IHReiki in USA, November 2013 Photos

This November Frans Stiene spent a number of weeks in the USA giving talks, holding a Reiki Retreat and teaching Reiki classes. We have some lovely photos to celebrate these great Reiki events.

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