History of Reiki

The story of the origin and development of this practice through time as held, carried, and cared for by the spiritual lineage of Mikao Usui, Chujiro Hayashi, Hawayo Takata, Phyllis Lei Furumoto, and Johannes Reindl. In training's the story is told in oral tradition that traces the development of the practice through lifetime of each lineage bearer. The spiritual lineage is over 100 years of oral tradition and sacred initiation rituals of this Usui system of practice as we know it today. Reiki practitioners hold this lineage with respect.

Reiki natural healing was founded in Japan by a university professor named Dr Mikao Usui in the late 1800's. He dedicated in discovering and developing this particular healing practice that allows the specific flow of life-force energy connection to be given as Reiki. Eventually through the lineage, Reiki left Japan during world war turmoil and was first introduced to the western world through Hawaii for safe keeping.

Reiki today is practiced by individuals of all cultures, ages, and spiritual backgrounds through Reiki treatments and training's benefiting the healing energy globally.  As a member of The Reiki Alliance*, Reiki with Jenna is honored to continue to teach and practice the essence and manor in how Reiki was entrusted from Japan since 1936.

*The Reiki Alliance was formed in 1980 in Hawaii when changes in Reiki started to come about. This is a global professional organization of Reiki Masters committed to maintaining the founding principles of Usui Shiki Ryoho (Usui System of Natural Healing) brought through the Hawaiian Islands to the Western World, since 1936. Alliance members are guided by a professional standard and a code of ethics. Their practice, teaching, and association within The Reiki Alliance represents many years of direct experience and apprenticeship with experienced masters.

Dr. Mikao Usui

Dr. Mikao Usui

Dr. Chujiro Hayashi

Hawayo Takata

Phyllis Lei Furumoto