Usui Reiki Ryōhō is a Japanese spiritual practice and healing technique that makes use of Reiki, meaning “soul energy.” Reiki is a simple and easy-to-learn technique that nourishes body, mind, and soul of practitioner and client alike. It is traditionally offered via laying-on-of-hands and often has profound results. Students receive an initiations (sometimes called attunements) to become Reiki practitioners.
Shoden is the traditional name for the first-degree Reiki training. The first degree of Reiki focuses on physical healing of the self and of others, developing energetic sensitivity, and learning the history and theory of Reiki. Shoden training includes:
Introduction and explanation of Reiki, both the energy and the healing system
Discussion of the Five Precepts
The Japanese Reiki techniques
How Reiki heals
Providing effective treatments
Additional tools and practices for healing
Comprehensive manual (Foundations of Reiki Ryoho, Healing Arts Press, 2018)
Instruction in the Japanese Reiki Techniques
Hands-on practice time for self-care, one-on-one sessions, and group Reiki
Certificate of completion
Ongoing support from Nicholas
A nonrefundable deposit of $50 is required to secure your space; payment is due on or before the day of class.