Reiki Classes & Workshops

Reiki is a Japanese system of stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. Reiki can be learned by anyone, and is one of the only modalities that can used to heal oneself as well as others.

We offer something for everyone, whether you desire to become a Reiki practitioner or simply want a deeper connection to spirit. Learn the skills you need to become a Reiki practitioner in our Usui and Karuna® Holy Fire® Reiki classes, and enhance your skills in our Reiki workshops. All classes are taught by Mary Riposo, PhD, Certified Reiki Master Teacher (Usui & Karuna® Holy Fire® Reiki).

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Usui/Holy Fire® Reiki Classes

Usui Reiki (pronounced ray-key) Ryoho is a Japanese holistic healing technique that was discovered by Mikao Usui in the early 1900’s. It is the original form of Reiki, and is the healing modality that people refer to when they use the term “Reiki”. Reiki is defined as “spiritually guided life force energy”. Usui Reiki Ryoho is a very simple yet powerful technique that can be learned by anyone. Usui Reiki Ryoho is unique in that it is the only hands-on healing technique that can be used for healing others as well as for self-healing. Usui Reiki Ryoho is a gentle and effective technique used for stress reduction and relaxation, and promotes deep healing at all levels. All of our classes include Holy Fire Reiki, which is a powerful and gentle energy which comes from a higher level of consciousness and provides purification, healing, empowerment and guidance.

  • Usui/Holy Fire® Reiki I
    Become a Reiki healer in this 2-day training. With Usui Holy Fire® Reiki I, you can practice Reiki on yourself and others. The first level is the entry point in this training, but is complete in itself and one never needs further training in order to use it to its fullest extent. Includes Holy Fire Reiki, which is a powerful and gentle energy which comes from a higher level of consciousness and provides purification, healing, empowerment and guidance.

    Prerequisite: Participants must have received at least one full (one-hour) Reiki session with a Reiki Master prior to taking this class.

    Taught by: Mary Riposo, PhD, RMT ~ Class fee: $150

  • Usui/Holy Fire® Reiki II
    Continue your training in this 2-day training. You will learn to use the Level II Reiki symbols, which provide an increase in power for use in a more professional practice of the skills. Includes Holy Fire® Reiki, which is a powerful and gentle energy which comes from a higher level of consciousness and provides purification, healing, empowerment and guidance. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level I Reiki (any style or lineage).

    Taught by: Mary Riposo, PhD, RMT ~ Class fee: $200

  • Usui/Holy Fire® Reiki Master
    In the Usui/Holy Fire® Reiki Master training, the student is taught to successfully and competently practice and teach Usui/Holy Fire® Reiki classes. Upon successful completion of the class, you will be an Usui/Holy Fire® Reiki Master Teacher. Includes Holy Fire® Reiki, which is a powerful and gentle energy which comes from a higher level of consciousness and provides purification, healing, empowerment and guidance. This 3-day class will qualify you to teach all levels of Usui/Holy Fire® Reiki. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level II Reiki (any style or lineage) & 6 months of practice. Students should document a minimum of 15 hour long Reiki sessions on a variety of people and attend 2-3 Reiki shares before taking this class.

    Taught by: Mary Riposo, PhD, RMT ~ Class fee: $875

Holy Fire Karuna® Reiki Classes

Holy Fire Karuna® Reiki adds to the energy of Usui Reiki, providing the practitioner with more vibrational frequencies for more specific healing applications. Holy Fire Karuna® Reiki is a manifestation of the evolving nature of Reiki, and was developed, over time, into a complete energy healing system, by the International Center for Reiki Training. Holy Fire Karuna® Reiki is a very loving, but powerful vibrational frequency that is the expression of Universal Compassion in action. It harmoniously adds to and blends with the loving vibration of Usui Reiki to bring about deep, transformative healing. It goes very deep, allowing major healing issues to be acknowledged, processed and healed very quickly, because the issues are acted upon in their basic energetic form. Includes Holy Fire, which is noticeably more refined and comes from a higher level of consciousness.

  • Holy Fire Karuna® Reiki Master Teacher
    There are 8 practitioner symbols and mantras that are taught in this 3-day class, each with a unique vibration that activates certain frequencies for healing, in addition to the Master symbols and their mantras. You will also learn chanting and toning techniques. Instruction and practice will be provided in giving all Holy Fire Karuna® Holy Fire Reiki placements and ignitions. Upon completion of the class, you will be registered as Holy Fire Karuna® Reiki Master with the International Center for Reiki Training, which will allow you to teach according to the center’s standards, and your students will receive their certificates and registration through the center as well. This class qualifies you to teach both Usui Holy Fire® Reiki and Holy Fire Karuna® Reiki. Prerequisite: 12 months since completion of Usui Reiki Master Teacher Class or permission of the instructor.

    Taught by: Mary Riposo, PhD, RMT ~ Class fee: $875

Reiki Workshops

We offer a variety of workshops and trainings specifically for Reiki practitioners. Our workshops are open to anyone trained in Reiki and are designed to enhance your skills in these complementary energetic modalities.

  • Chakra Balancing with Reiki
    Learn specific tools for balancing the chakras. You will learn to use a pendulum to dowse the chakras, and your hands to “clear, balance, and set” the chakras; the seven major energy centers of the body. Practicing chakra balancing with Reiki can enhance the positive effects of both modalities and your clients will benefit greatly. There will be plenty of time for practice of the skills, as well as questions and answers. You will receive a workbook and certificate of completion at the end of this class. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Usui Reiki Level I or higher.

    Taught by: Mary Riposo, PhD, RMT

  • Color Healing with Reiki
  • Learn specific techniques for healing with the vibration of color, using fabric in each of the colors associated with the seven major chakras, or energy centers of the body. When the vibration of color is used in conjunction with Reiki, the energy is amplified and healing is accelerated. There will be plenty of time for practice of the skills, as well as questions and answers. You will receive a workbook and certificate of completion at the end of this class. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Usui Reiki Level I or higher.

    Taught by: Mary Riposo, PhD, RMT

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