Location: Franciscan Renewal Center, Phoenix, AZ
Address: Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ, 85253
Contact: Kat Forgacs, firstname.lastname@example.org
Japanese Reiki and Animal Reiki 2 Retreat:
Becoming a Beacon of Wellness for all Beings
Join us for this exciting next step in your personal self-development journey!
Dive deeper into the traditional system of Reiki, including:
* Chanting three Reiki mantras for personal energetic development
* Learning the original purposes of the Reiki symbols and their connections with our Three Diamonds (Earth, Heaven, and Oneness energy centers)
* Becoming a beacon of wellbeing for our animals and loved ones
* and Experiencing the unique practice of sharing Reiki over larger distances with distant (absentee) Reiki techniques.
Techniques will be practiced in class and with local sanctuary animals.
Participants will also have at-home practice assignments to enrich your learning journey with direct experience of Reiki.
Level 2 also includes wonderful insights for those interested in developing a professional practice of offering Reiki to humans or animals.
Okuden graduates are eligible to participate in live video Okuden practice days, with our sloth sanctuary partner in Suriname!
Okuden Retreat Investment:
$350 earlybird ($395 after October 1)
Prerequisites: Reiki 1 (Recommended: Japanese Reiki 1) and Animal Reiki 1.
>> Register in Animal Reiki 1 & 2 together for a special discount! $650 earlybird ($740 after October 1) <<
Sign up by September 15 and receive an Early registration bonus: Your choice of a meditation recording or a discount on Reiki gear or manuals!
$250 for Animal rescue staff serving 40+ hours per month
$300 for Animal rescue volunteers serving 8+ hours per month
$350 for Reiki practitioners
*A portion of proceeds supports local animal welfare!*
In this five-day Okuden and Animal Reiki 2 retreat, you will encounter the “hidden/inner” teachings of the System of Reiki. Okuden techniques take us further into the system of Reiki, where we begin to work more deeply with the concept of Oneness and learn how to share Reiki with beings at any time, and anywhere in the world.
Okuden teachings include several new meditation tools and techniques to help you to discover and connect with your inner grounding center, your spiritual center, and the center of your compassion. These techniques will help you to make an enriching and sustainable Reiki lifestyle and meditation practice.
The Japanese Reiki and Animal Reiki 2 Retreat offers:
*Meditating with Hatsurei ho, a practice to develop greater focus and spiritual energy within you
*Practice with the original intention of three traditional Reiki symbols to deepen your experience of earth, heaven, and oneness energies within you
*Experiential sound healing (chanting) with three traditional Reiki mantras and your inner earth, heaven, and oneness energies
*Distant Reiki methods, theory, and practice to expand your healing potential and personal relationship with Reiki
*Distant Reiki practice sessions with local sanctuary animals
*Exploration of Reiki and Animal Reiki professional practices and ethics for building a healthy, respectful, sustainable, and compassionate practice sharing Reiki with people and animals - in sanctuaries, at home, or in professional practice
*Further appreciation for the inner meaning of "Being Reiki" rather than "doing Reiki"
*Deeper personal relationship with creating peace from within
*Guidance and assistance approaching animal shelters and sanctuaries to offer Reiki
*Eligibility to continue with Japanese Reiki and Animal Reiki Level 3 (Shinpiden: “Mystery” teachings), a year-long apprenticeship
*The gift of even greater personal development and interconnection with all beings, at any time, in any location
*Opportunities to experience an even greater sense of openness, nonjudgment, joyfulness, presence, and wonder, witnessing their benefits in our lives and in our spiritual practice
*Connecting and forming friendships with new members of your Animal Reiki Tribe
*Spiritual growth and renewal… and so much more!
Integrative learning format:
Japanese Reiki and Animal Reiki 2 includes in-person, guided practice sessions with fellow retreat participants, in-person practice with local sanctuary animals, as well as “home play” practice assignments that can be completed with animals at home, at a distance, or in area animal shelters.
Our half-day format allows time for rest, practice, and integration each day.
Japanese Reiki & Animal Reiki 2 Retreat: Phoenix
Earlybird registration: through October 1
Registration closes: December 4
Sign up for Animal Reiki 1 & 2 together for special savings!
Registration is required.
Kat Forgacs is a Teacher of Usui Reiki Ryoho certified by the International House of Reiki, and a Teacher of Animal Reiki certified by Animal Reiki Source. Kat teaches traditional Reiki and Animal Reiki to beginners and Reiki practitioners through her business, BLISS Reiki and Animal Reiki.
Kat loves witnessing joy and freedom develop in her students through the insights of traditional Reiki and Animal Reiki, including techniques and practices for improving our physical and spiritual health, for increasing our resilience, compassion, and emotional intelligence, and for expanding our ability to live joyfully and mindfully present in the world.
Kat travels to teach Japanese Reiki and Animal Reiki classes in New England, the Midwest, the Southwest, and Europe as well as at home in Bloomington, Indiana.