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The Shoden Two Day Certificate Course

April 18 @ 9:00 am - April 19 @ 5:00 pm


Learn Traditional Japanese Reiki (Shoden) level 1- and take your well-being into your own hands. Reiki is a system of natural healing from Japan that is based on mindfulness practices and light touch. Reiki practice helps promote relaxation, stimulate the body’s innate healing response, and support personal development and growth.

Shoden is a Japanese word meaning “first teachings.” These are the first teachings of the system of Reiki. In this practical two-day course, you will learn how to help yourself with a daily healing practice and how you can also help your friends and family using Japanese healing techniques.

Day 1: Reiki overview, history, use and benefits; Reiki precepts, meditation & centering techniques, Reiki self-care (protocol for hands-on healing on the self).

Day 2: Additional meditation technique and practice; sharing Reiki with others (chair and table protocols).


Day 1 -9:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • Overview of the system of Reiki, what it is, how it works and how the practice has developed.
  • The five elements of the system of Reiki with a strong focus on the Reiki precepts.
  • Meditation exercises and techniques.
  • Protocol for hands-on healing on the self and practice time.

Day 2 -9:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • Additional meditation exercise and practice.
  • Chair protocol for sharing Reiki with others.
  • Table protocol for sharing Reiki with others.
  • Practice time.

Recommended reading prior to the course: The Japanese Art of Reiki by Bronwen and Frans Stiene

Material fee for the Reiki 1 (Shoden) manual: $20 payable to the instructor on Day 1.

A certificate will only be issued after completion of additional requirements after the course, as follows;

Please contact the instructor directly-Contact: Andrea Deierlein, andrea@thrivereiki.com

Date & Time: Sat., April 18, 9am through Sun., April 19, at 5pm

Presenter: Andrea Kartika Deierlein

Fee: $275 (includes all meals & overnight on Sat.) + $20 material fee payable to instructor on Day 1

(Commuter rate $200 includes lunch both days and no overnight)


About the Presenter:

Andrea Kartika Deierlein is a graduate teacher of the International House of Reiki. She practices and teaches a traditional Japanese form of the system of Reiki, which is easily accessible, yet deeply rooted in spirituality. As a Reiki professional, Andrea focuses on helping her clients become in tune with themselves. As a teacher, she provides ongoing support for her students and other practitioners who were trained in different Reiki traditions.

Requirements for Reiki Level 1 (Shoden) Certificate

To be completed up to one year from date of training.

    1. 21 consecutive days of Reiki self-care (based on the protocol for treating the self, 9 hand positions, 3 minutes minimum per hand position)
    2. Participation in 3 Reiki Shares or Practice Evenings*
    3. Receive a one-hour Reiki session from a Reiki Professional**

*These Reiki Shares or Practice Evenings can also be run by other Reiki practitioners/teachers. Please make sure that these shares or (sometimes they are also called) Circles are for Reiki practice only – and that you get to share and receive Reiki. When submitting this information to me, please include the dates you attended and the name of the practitioner/teacher.

**I offer a certification range fee especially for my students, which is $85 (my normal one-hour session rate is $110), if you have received a professional Reiki session in the last three months (before the course date), please let me know the name of the practitioner and the date of the session and that requirement will be waived for you.



April 18 @ 9:00 am
April 19 @ 5:00 pm
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The Center at Mariandale
299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States

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