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Returning to the Shamanic & Buddhist Roots of Reiki: Levels 1 & 2 Training Retreat with STARNATION REIKI

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Returning to the Shamanic & Buddhist Roots of Reiki: Levels 1 & 2 Training Retreat with STARNATION REIKI

  • HESTIA MT SHASTA RETREAT CENTER Mount Shasta United States (map)

Curious about how Reiki 靈氣 (the universal & creative life force) courses through you and all living things? Wonder how it can be channeled to restore your body’s own natural healing abilities?

What did the ancient ones tap into that we have long forgotten?

Join us in a journey back to remembering who we are.

For those who feel called to harness the powerful water ways and power spots of Mount Shasta (referred as Buliyum Puyuuk by the Winnemem Wintu Tribe) to learn the ways of 靈氣 Reiki Level 1 (Shoden) and 2 (Okuden), this training is for YOU.

We will spend four days and nights at the Hestia Retreat Center located on the banks of the healing waters of Stewart Mineral Springs to sloooow our roll, cultivate our vessel (mind, body and spirit) and drop into mama nature to best prepare us for the learnings and the reception of Reiju (initiation/attunement).

We will also open with a fire ceremony to honor the original ancestors of this land.  By calling in the seven directions and each of our benevolent ancestors (known and unknown), we will hold the strong intention to walk this Reiki journey together in a good way.  A portion of your tuition will go towards our relatives of the Winnemem Wintu’s RUN FOR SALMON campaign, so please give generously if you can.

An invitation to connect back to Source, the 10 acre forest at Hestia Retreat Center and the magical mountain areas of mama shasta will serve as our classroom as we explore and learn: 

  • what is Reiki 靈氣 beginning with the etymology of its kanji characters and its relationship to shamanism

  • the syncretic spiritual influences and history of Reiki

  • the Gokai: Reiki Principles & Precepts and its recitation in Japanese & English

  • 4 shirushi (symbols) and their brush strokes & sequence via shodo (Japanese calligraphy) and their corresponding jumon (mantra/incantation)

  • hand positions to practice on yourself and others

  • how to scan and use intuition as a guide for a session

  • individual and group distant reiki to send across time and space

  • the 7 basic chakras & how to measure them

  • to balance & fortify all 7 chakras during a 70-minute sound bath with crystal singing bowls

  • to practice on others including how to protect yourself and properly open & close a session

  • and receive Reiju (an attunement/empowerment) to Reiki Levels 1 (Shoden) and 2 (Okuden)

  • and more as we stay open to insights, synchronicities and connection to Spirit

If this calls you, please join us for this 4-day Reiki training retreat led by STARNATION REIKI founder and shihan (teacher), marie kyoko morohoshi 諸星京子.

$1111 (invoices available for training tax deductions)
If this is a financial hardship, please email marie for a possible sliding scale option at:

- comfortable shared accommodations at Hestia Mt Shasta Retreat Center for 4 nights and 5 days (with an option to extend your stay for an extra $60/per night)
- 3 vegetarian meals a day
- training materials
- purification via hot spring mineral bath, dry sauna & cold creek plunge at Stewart Mineral Springs Resort


PAYMENTS accepted via
- Venmo: @starnation
- PayPal:
- credit cards via eventbrite (pls note: additional $70 processing fee)

If you have any questions, feel free to email:

About our reiki instructor, marie kyoko morohoshi 

About Hestia Mount Shasta Retreat Center

Limited to only 14 participants in order to maintain an intimate and deep container. 

My Life After Reiki Attunement & Training with STARNATION REIKI

Melorie Serrano Masacupan sings and speaks to us about how her life has profoundly shifted since she received her reiki levels 1 and 2 trainings and attunements by marie kyoko morohoshi of starnation reiki. 

Melorie now recognizes how the creative life force courses through all living things and weaves interconnectedness through all of us. Even synchronicities feel like they occur on a regular basis and “narratives about myself have dropped and only life giving things have stayed; that’s all I got room for these days.”

an inspiring testimony for those who seek to train in the forests and nearby waterfalls of mama shasta with starnation reiki. 

in order to create an intimate container, we will limit the retreat to 14 students. ALL are welcome and QTPOC folx to the front, and those with a meditation practice are strongly encouraged (but not required) to participate.

if you feel called to do this work, join us for this once a year offering.
hope to see you there, beloveds and kinfolks!


a path among the cedar forest of Kurama-dera (転法輪堂), this temple was founded in 770 AD and is located north of Kyoto where marie gleefully set foot for a pilgrimage in the spring of 2015. considered a power spot and a sacred mountain where the yamabushi (mountain ascetics) practice shugendo ("path of training to achieve spiritual powers") is also the mountain temple where Usui Sensei undertook a 21-day period of shugyo (physical & spiritual discipline) which led to the discovery of a reiho (a spiritual method) called Reiki 靈氣. 

Earlier Event: May 24