Are you sure you really want this?

Are you sure you really want this?

So, funny thing happened the moment I decided to return to blogging daily… It crashed. My website crashed hard. My access to the backend of my site was completely FUBARed. Even now, I am not sure if my words will just pop into the ethereal internet abyss. I am a huge fan of reading the synchronicities of life. I […]

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Ooh I love this Class!

Ooh I love this Class!

I say this every time I teach Reiki, “I love this one!” And I really do. Each class offers it’s own source of revelation and inspiration. There is working through the material, sure. But the sharing that happens in every class always has something to teach me. I’m always excited to learn something new. As […]

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The History of Reiki

The History of Reiki

Many books have been written about the history of Reiki and how it travelled from Japan to the west. I won’t try to reproduce that all here, but I do want to give you a little context about how the system of Reiki was developed. Dr. Mikao Usui (Master Usui) lived from 1865 to 1926 […]

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Gassho and Rei-ji-ho

Gassho and Rei-ji-ho

Gassho means meditation with hands together, a foundational practice of Reiki. Holding your hands together, in prayer position or anjali mudra, in front of your heart, signals the beginning of any Reiki session. It centres us in the Reiki energy and activates the flow of energy through the body. This activation of energy in Gassho […]

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Rainbow Tree: Chakra Balancing for Kids

Rainbow Tree: Chakra Balancing for Kids

I’ve been using this little exercise with my son lately to help him settle in at home after a busy day at school and to help alleviate his nightmares. Kids, just like adults, need time everyday to connect into their power and access the spiritual energies that are available to them. Adults, or children with […]

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Compassion and Kindness

Compassion and Kindness

  The fifth Reiki Ideal is “Be kind to your neighbour and every living thing”. Often I find that people in my classes do not need any help in being kind and compassionate to others. They offer their love and support and time to anyone and everyone. Except one. Themselves. There is something about being […]

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Transformative Energy Healing

This weekend was the eighth and last class of my first Level I Reiki course, which is an eight lesson course. I developed the longer format for teaching after learning that Master Usui would train his students for years before attuning them to Level I. My intent was to infuse the discipline that comes from […]

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