Diane Domondon is a New York City Reiki Master and Instructor. She is also a member of The Reiki Alliance, an international community of Usui Shiki Ryoho Masters.

Photo of students participating in a Reiki Circle at the NYC Reiki Center with Brian Brunius

Holding a Reiki Circle

Searching for more opportunities to give and receive Reiki? Organize a Reiki Share! To help you, here are a few things to consider when hosting a Reiki Circle for practitioners: Time. How long do you want your Reiki Share to last? Start with determining how many participants you’d like to host, and how many positions…

Photo of Diane Domondon on Mount Kurama with the roots of the Osugi Gongen visible behind her

Finding My Roots in Reiki: The Master Project in My Reiki Teacher Training

In our initiating lineage, Master training requires the execution of a project that explores a question that arises within ourselves about Reiki. The idea of a Master project was daunting and, frankly, irksome in the light of 2,000 recorded hours of Reiki practice and 12 weekends devoted to auditing and co-teaching classes, also required of…

Photo of Brian Brunius and Diane Domondon in front of the Kurama-dera temple atop Mount Kurama in Kyoto, Japan

My Master Initiation Day

Training as a traditional Reiki master is one of the most challenging endeavors I’ve ever undertaken. I regularly quipped, “If I ever make it through this program, we’re going to the top of Mount Kurama for the initiation!” That seemed, at those times, as impossible as finishing the program. Well, Reiki delivers. Here’s how my…