Learning Reiki


Anyone can learn Reiki! 

No prior experience necessary.  Reiki, pronounced “ray key”, means Universal Life Force.  This energy is all around us, and we can channel it.

 Reiki is a simple and natural healthcare system that can easily be learnt by anyone for self-care and the care of family, friends and clients.

You will learn that as Reiki practitioners, we have the tools available to assist ourselves when life gets tough and we can't find the optimism in the moment.  Reiki advises us to be gentle with ourselves;  to know that we still hold joy in our heart even though we may have other external emotions; to empower all parts of us and to just do Reiki at any time, in any place.

If  you are a professional body therapist, Reiki can be a valuable addition to your existing practice.


All Courses include Usui Reiki Ryoho plus Holy Fire Reiki 


What is Holy Fire Reiki

Holy Fire Reiki is a new form of Reiki which has been introduced by William Lee Rand of the International Centre for Reiki Training (ICRT) USA.  It is both powerful and gentle and can assist with self healing, empowerment and guidance.  It is included as part of all my Usui Reiki classes.


This energy works alongside traditional Usui Reiki. Many people find that the Holy Fire energy is noticeably more refined and comes from a higher level of consciousness.


In Holy Fire Reiki, the attunements are called Placements.  

For more information and an in depth description on Holy Fire Reiki, please visit   http://www.reiki.org/HF3.html



Usui / Holy Fire Reiki  - Level 1: 

For treating yourself, family and friends.  

This course focuses on self healing. 

During this class, the student receives their first Attunements/Initiations which turn the light on. It is similar to putting the key into the lock and opening the door just a crack.

The  student opens to the idea of utilising Reiki for not just themselves but for animals, food, plants and their environment. 

After Level 1 training, students may begin to notice Reiki energy flows through their hands. .  This can help to re-establish balance and harmony on the physical, emotional and spiritual level.  After this workshop you will be able to provide Reiki for yourself, your family and friends. 

This course includes 10 hrs training held over two days, a comprehensive manual and ongoing support via a regular Reiki share group or further workshops.

If you would like to bring a group of friends along to learn together, I am happy to accommodate dates and times to suit. 


Course Fee - $250.

Download the Reiki 1 course booking form



Usui / Holy Fire Reiki - Level 2: 

Focuses on the mental and emotional level.  You learn to elevate your spiritual awareness and how to increase your Reiki energy capabilities. 


This course is open to all students who have completed First Degree Reiki (Level 1) with Caterina or with another Reiki Master (please provide a copy of your level 1 certificate)  

Students learn three Reiki symbols which originate from the ancient histories of Japan, Tibet and India and set Reiki apart from other other energy techniques. These sacred symbols are keys, or triggers, that activate a higher, more refined energy transference. Each symbol carries its own path, its own vibration and its own function. 

You will learn what each sacred symbol represents, how they function and how to use them and have time to practice using the symbols and techniques.  

Students learn how to send Reiki healing by distance which includes sending Reiki to somone around the world or just across town. 

Following your Reiki two attunements/placements,  the light is cranked up to the next level of wattage and light. 

After this course, you are considered as a Reiki practitioner.  As well as providing Reiki for yourself, family and friends, you will be able to provide Reiki for paying clients if you wish to do so.  

Caterina recommends that on completion of this level, students join Reiki NZ Inc, whereby they follow the code of conduct and professional ethics of this professional body. 

This course includes 10 hrs training held over two days, a comprehensive manual and ongoing support via a regular Reiki share group.

If you would like to bring a group of friends along to learn together, I am happy to accommodate dates and times to suit. 


Course Fee - $350.

Download the Reiki 2 booking form



Usui / Holy Fire Reiki -  Reiki Master Practitioner 3A:

Reiki Master Level, focuses on the Spiritual level as you continue on your path of spiritual development.   Becoming a Reiki Master is a serious step in your own development and mastership of "self"

This course is open to anyone with Reiki II or higher .  (You will be required to  have an interview with Caterina and provide a copy of your level II or above certificate) 


The student receives the  further Initiations.  Receiving the initiations/placements with each degree level strengthens and empowers you on your spiritual journey. 

During the course, you will learn the Usui Master Symbol and the Holy Fire Master Symbol, what they mean and how to use them in your daily life. 

This course is very intensive and is held over three full days. Following this course, you will receive a comprehensive manual and audio recordings of all the meditations and placements to support you on your journey. 

Course Content: 

Usui/Holy Fire II Reiki Master 3a - Advanced Reiki Training Curriculum (1st day):

  • What does it mean to be a Reiki Master
  • The Three Heavens (levels of consciousness) explained.
  • Holy Fire Pre-Ignition experience
  • The Usui/Holy Fire Master placement/attunement which increases the strength of your Reiki energy.
  • The Usui Master symbol which reminds you of your own spiritual path and internal bright light.
  • Learn the attributes and usage of the Usui Master symbol for treatments.
  • Reiki meditation that strengthens the mind and expands consciousness.
  • Healing in the River of Life experience
  • Review of Reiki I and II and the Level II symbols.

Curriculum (2nd and 3rd days):

  • The Holy Love experience in which Divine Love is placed in your heart centre.
  • The Healing Fire ignition and Healing Experience.
  • Holy Fire Master Ignition I.
  • Explanation of the Usui/Holy Fire II system of placements, attunements, and ignitions as taught, and used by the International Center for Reiki Training. USA.
  • Learn The Holy Fire symbol.
  • How to perform self-ignitions.
  • Holy Fire Master Ignition II.
  • Holy Fire Meditation
  • The values and spiritual orientation of a true Reiki Master, including the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
  • International Centre for Reiki training manual.
  • Koru Self Development course manual.
  • Usui/Holy Fire II Reiki Master Certificate, suitable for framing
  • Copy of the current Reiki NZ Reiki News Magazine.

This class is a deeply healing experience.

Many  students take the class for use on their spiritual path. Reiki is multi-faceted and provides many benefits, not the least of which is a path of personal spiritual development. The decision to continue one’s Reiki training is a responsibility and a sacred gift, one that requires respect and reverence. Each attunement/ignition received along the Reiki path opens the Reiki channels in ever-increasing degrees, allowing access to greater knowledge and a greater level of awareness. In opening to this knowledge, personal healing takes place, and contributes to spiritual evolution and enlightenment.

Course fee - $1,000

download the Reiki 3A Masters booking form  https://www.dropbox.com/s/0ow82uz4v4ndzvd/Website%20REIKI%20HOLY%20FIRE%203A%20MASTER%20ENROLLMENT%20FORM.docx?dl=0


Ongoing support for you after training – my promise to you. 

I believe that receiving ongoing support after your class is over is important to your continuing development as a Reiki practitoner.  I understand that you will have questions.  I promise you that you will receive ongoing email and phone support for FREE of charge for as long as you need it. 

I also offer a monthly Reiki Share Group and workshops for you to practice and receive Reiki from other practitioners. 

To ask about alternative dates or to register your interest, please contact me on  021 258 4418 or 07 859 2995, or via email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


2017 - 2018 Course Dates 

The course fee for classes and training includes your course manual, all materials, drinks and light refreshments.  To hold your place a registration deposit fee of $100 is required. The deposit is non-refundable, but can be transferred to another class within 1 year. 


Usui / Holy Fire Level 1:

28 & 29 September  2018 

Friday 28th evening 6pm - 9pm and Saturday 29th - 9-am-  5pm 

Usui / Holy Fire Level II: 

14 & 15 September 2018 

Friday  14th September evening 6pm - 9pm and Saturday 15th- 9-am-  5pm 


Usui / Holy Fire Master Practitioner Level 3a:

November/December 2018 - to be confirmed

Please phone me on 021 258 4418 or email me on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register your interest in any of the courses.


The Five Reiki Principles

Just for today

I let go of worry

I let go of anger

I will show gratitude for my life and everything in it

I will work hard 

I  will be kind to everyone



Some positive comments from Caterina's students:

"Good explanations; friendly and professional manner; nicely paced."  

"Overall feeling of calmness and welcome."   

"Really enjoyed the course and attunements."  

"The journey of becoming a Reiki master has taken my understanding, awareness and practice to a whole new level.  Caterina is a wonderful facilitator she has a unique balance of knowledge, wisdom and fun and weaves love and compassion throughout everything she teaches.  I am extremely grateful to Caterina for supporting me on my Reiki Master journey which in essence is learning to master oneself.  The ongoing support and sense of community with the monthly Reiki share group Caterina provides keeps the connection for us all alive and enables us to truly imbibe Reiki at every level of life."  

"Peaceful soothing feeling whilst being taught."


"Excellent teacher - easy to communicate with." 

"My experience with the Holy Fire Masters Training with Caterina was absolutely profound. Not only did I learn a lot about this avenue of Reiki from a theory perspective, which was truly fascinating, I also experienced personal healing and break through in my own life. Receiving Holy Fire Reiki has deeply shifted many blocks that have stopped me from truly connecting to and loving my self. It has hands down been one of the most powerful and incredible things that I have done in my life.

I would highly recommend this course for anyone who is wanting a deeper sense of personal freedom, an intense acceptance and love for Self and others. For those who want to truly get to know and connect with who they really are and the truth of their authentic self in a way that brings overwhelming inner peace and contentment." 

"An enjoyable, amazing experience. Thank you very much." 

Awesome course and beautiful energy with the group.  Thank you! "

"Thank you so much.  I loved it.  You are a lovely person." 

"I loved it.  I love your energy. Looking forward to learning more."

"I loved learning everything.  The philosophy, the practice, the blessings."

"I enjoyed each and every moment of the course :-) "  

"Thank you for being you.  May your light continue to grow and expand.  Much love and infinite blessings." 

Becoming a Reiki master was an obvious choice when I first met Caterina, she exudes a very genuine spiritual glow.  Her teaching and guidance was so relaxing and mindful during the three days of our initiation.  I feel that the Reiki energy and beneficial effects, flow through all areas of my life.  An important addition is the way Caterina continues to selflessly support us in every way possible.   Furthermore she facilitates our monthly Reiki Share evenings which keep us all in contact, and practising our healing.         

" Amazing course.  I thoroughly enjoyed it."

"Fantastic :-) "

"It was wonderful - thank you."

"Thank you for a wonderful experience.  I love the way you teach and presented the course content.  Life changing.  Much gratitude."


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