Reiki and the Yogic Path

In studying for a recent reiki training for yoga teachers I found an interesting correlation between reiki and yoga that I would like to share with you. I have taught reiki as part of a teaching program for a number of years. Typically I teach it as a supplement to the yoga as almost an extra thing that the teachers have to add to their classes, but this year I taught yogic principles along with the reiki principles and saw how well they relate. I wasn’t teaching this year as a supplement to the yoga training but how reiki training is yogic in itself.

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Reiki and Yoga

Molly Furzer interviews Frans Stiene for the magazine, Australian Yoga Journal

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Reiki and the Hindu Tradition

The system of Reiki is a path to awakening to your true nature. In other words, it is a path to realizing one’s true self, or “Self-realization”.
“Hinduism” is a term given by Western scholars, who encountered India for the first time about 400-500 years ago, to a complex tradition that seemed to span the vast expanse of the Indian subcontinent. What has been given the label of Hinduism, is known as Sanatana Dharma, the eternal philosophy.

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Yoga and the System of Reiki

As a practitioner of both Yoga and the system of Reiki, people often ask me how Yoga and the system of Reiki relate to each other. I see them both as paths of self improvement that lead to “self realization”. Practiced together, they can support each other and lead the practitioner to the ultimate goal, “self-realization” or being “Great Bright Light”.

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Reiki and Yoga

I have learned over the last 15 years as a practitioner and teacher of yoga, meditation, and Reiki – that the forms and styles available to us are not all created equal.

I practice Anusara® yoga (a style of hatha yoga), Kriya Yoga (a meditation path), and Japanese Reiki. They all share a very important and fundamental element in common – they are spiritual practices with deep roots in a meditation tradition. Because of this, they are perfect complements to one another, and are seamlessly woven into the fabric of my life.

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Reiki Deepening Your Yoga Practice Podcast

Frans and Bronwen Stiene interview Dayna Rittenburg, Reiki and Yoga Teacher from New York City.

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