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Shoden Reiki (Japanese Reiki Level One)

Beginning Teachings

Shoden | Japanese Reiki Level One

For over a decade, Laura West has taught this class in person to hundreds of students. For the first time ever, she is opening it up to students world wide in this online format!

Former and current students who have taken this class in the Cambridge office have access to this online format for free.

This is the foundation class for all experiences with Reiki, no matter how many levels you continue to learn. Shoden means first teachings or beginner teachings and introduces you to traditional Japanese Reiki meditation techniques and practice. Upon completion of this one day class, you will be able to practice Reiki on yourself, loved ones and friends. This class is taught from an authentic Reiki perspective dating back to the 1920’s and 30’s, the years of Reiki’s origins. It includes a Buddhist perspective. It is also free from Western influence and New Age thought.

In this Japanese Reiki level one class you will learn:

  • The philosophy and history of Reiki from a Japanese perspective
  • How to give yourself and others a complete Reiki treatment using hand positions and intuition
  • Japanese Reiki Shoden glossary terminology
  • Overview of the Five Elements of the system of Reiki
  • Hands on practice of specific Japanese meditation techniques
  • You will experience reiju (attunement) so that you can begin practicing Reiki on yourself during class with understanding and clarity

Class Testimonials

"This class exceeded my expectations. It was creative, well structured, and interactive.
"Laura has a way of presenting information that makes it so easy and fun to learn. The way she teaches is just effortless and joy-filled. The attunement was gentle and powerful, and the experience really speaks for itself. I really feel that this is not just a class, this is a spiritual catalyst that will change your life."

"The amount of gratitude and joy that I have cannot be conveyed through words alone. I am definitely a different person today. The experience was transformative and beautiful. You put so much love, intent and energy into making sure that we all were able to come into our own. You held a space for us to become intimate with our own spirit and the ability to express that into the world with our attunement. Yesterday was special. I graduate with a master’s degree in a few short weeks, but this feels like a more sincere and bigger accomplishment. I have been looking for a spiritual teacher/guide, and could not thank the universe enough for letting me connect with you. Many blessings."


Your Instructor


Laura West, M.Ed., RMT
Laura West, M.Ed., RMT

Laura West is a Reiki Master Teacher + Practitioner, Psychic Medium + Channel, Trained Herbalist, Spiritual Counselor + Coach with a passion for crystals, beach days + dark chocolate.

For over a decade, she's helped thousands of people live their most authentic, soul powered lives through the holistic healing modalities of Reiki, Spiritual Counseling, Psychic Development & Essential Oils.

As a master teacher of over 20 years, she coaches spiritual business women into greater clarity and fulfillment in their businesses. She also teaches a variety of classes, holds one on one sessions with private clients and channels a divine group of light beings called the Council of Light.

You can find more on her website: Divine Lotus Healing


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us via email (LauraWest @divinelotushealing.com) in the first 30 days. and we will give you a full refund. Please note, access to this course content is revoked when a refund is issued. Additionally, refunds can only be given for course content that has not been downloaded.

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