Celebrating Phyllis Lei Furumoto in Kauai

Last week, we bid our final farewells to Usui Shiki Ryoho Grandmaster Phyllis Lei Furumoto in Kapa’a, Kauai, Hawaii. Reiki Masters and practitioners, as well as members of Phyllis’ and her widow Joyce Winough’s families, traveled from all corners of the globe – Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Israel, Australia, Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Austria, Belgium, the UK and beyond.…

Footbridge on Mount Kurama, Kyoto, Japan

Japan Spring 2019

A Pilgrimage to Japan for SF Reiki Center & NYC Reiki Center Students – May 6-14, 2019. We’ll start in Kyoto on May 6th to connect to the spirit of Japan, spend time on and around Mt. Kurama with time & space to exchange Reiki, take a tour of Usui Sensei’s birth town Taniai, and finish with a mindful visit to the Usui memorial and other sites in Tokyo.

A Chance Meeting with Mrs. Hawayo Takata

Book Overview: We are all Healers by Sally Hammond The following passages, excerpted from Sally Hammond’s classic 1974 book (Ballantine Books, New York) about spiritual healing, We are all Healers, documents a brief encounter she had with Mrs. Hawayo Takata at a conference on spiritual healing in 1971. The excerpt starts on page 283, and…