2024 Pre-Retreat Presentations & Workshops


Holy Fire® III Online Karuna Reiki®
 Monday 4/29/24 - Thursday 5/2/24
  • William Lee Rand, ICRT Founder & President

    This class is the next step after Reiki Master and is both a Practitioner and a Master class. You will be able to teach this class online or in person. Those who take the class will be able to use the Karuna symbols in their Reiki sessions and teach the complete Holy Fire® III World Peace Karuna Reiki® Training. You will also be able to teach Reiki I&II and Reiki Master as Holy Fire® III World Peace classes online or in person (however, it is easier to teach them if you have previously taken all the classes from an ICRT teacher prior to teaching them). It is complete with eight practitioner symbols, one master symbol, four ignitions and two meditations that are guided directly by the Holy Fire® energy.
    (Prerequisite: Must have been a Reiki master for at least 6 months and be able to draw the Reiki II and master symbols from memory.)


Kid Reiki Teacher Training Master Class
Monday 4/29/24 - Friday 5/2/24
  • Cami Coté, ​Licensed Usui/Holy Fire® III Reiki Master Teacher & Holy Fire® Karuna Reiki® Master Teacher, April Walker, Reiki Master Teacher, Holy Fire® IIIChellie Kammermeyer, Usui/Holy Fire® III Reiki Master & Holy Fire II Karuna Reiki® Master

    Kid Reiki is a Master Teacher Training Program. In this comprehensive class we teach how to connect with the energy of Kid Reiki. This program is for adults who want to teach children, whether family or other students. And at the same time, we have experiences for healing our own inner child to allow us to become the best teachers we can be.
    Kid Reiki, Choose your own Adventure gives you the tools to provide the best classes for your particular group of students. We have the resources for the actual Kid Reiki classes: manual, craft and game ideas, lists of supplies needed, suggestions for promoting your class, even certificates. We want this to be easy for the Kid Reiki teacher!
    The class includes:   ● 4 ignitions  ● 3 experiences  ● 3 days of training  ● 2 manuals (one for the teacher and one for the kids)  ● Information about age-appropriate learning  ● New Kid Reiki Symbol to connect with your existing Reiki Energy
    Any lineage of Reiki Master teacher is eligible.


Usui/Holy Fire® III Reiki Master
Monday 4/29/24 - Friday 5/2/24
  • Carolyn Musial, Reiki Master Teacher in the Usui/Holy Fire® lineage, a Karuna Reiki® Master and a Gendai Reiki Master

    Includes the World Peace Reiki Upgrade● Explanation of the unique way that Holy Fire® III Experiences, Placements and Ignitions are done● Explanation of the ICRT definition of Soul and Spirit, the Heavens and letting go of guides● Empowered by the River of Life Experience● Evolution of Reiki● Demonstrate using crystals and stones with Reiki, Reiki Grids and Distant Healing● First Holy Fire® III Ignition● Usui Master symbol – meaning and uses● Advanced Reiki Placement● Practice using Usui Master symbol in sessions● Second Holy Fire® III Ignition● What is Holy Fire®, history, concepts● Holy Fire® symbol – attributes, benefits and usage● Holy Fire® III Reiki and spiritual guidance● Explanation Master Practitioner and Master Teacher levels● Third Holy Fire® III Ignition● Practice Reiki using Holy Fire® with partner● ICRT philosophy and purpose● Fourth Holy Fire® III Ignition – World Peace Ignition● Values and spiritual orientation of a Reiki Master● Practice Reiki using Holy Fire® with partner● Holy Fire® Meditation● Spirit Release process● Moving Meditation● Experiences, Placements and Ignitions – go over outlines, explanation of how to do them● How to receive ignitions by yourself● Discuss teaching both online and in person – review class outlines● Discuss developing a Reiki practice● Explain the Reiki Membership Association (RMA) value and Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice● Class Evaluations● Certificates
    Manual included. All registrations include a one-year subscription to the Reiki News Magazine! (If you currently have a subscription, 4 additional issues will be added to your subscription.) Generic CE form available at no additional charge.
    Prerequisites: Reiki I & II
    (Holy Fire® is the registered service mark of William Lee Rand)


Animal Communication for Reiki Practioners:
Level 1 & 2 Introductory Training
Wednesday 5/1/24 - Thursday 5/2/24
  • Pam Allen LeBlanc, Usui/Holy Fire® III, Holy Fire® III Karuna Reiki® and Animal Reiki Master-Teacher

    This immersive course is designed to introduce you to the fascinating world of animal communication and empower you to establish profound connections with the animal kingdom. From deepening your intuition and understanding telepathic connections to learning essential communication techniques and navigating ethical considerations, this workshop will provide a solid foundation for your journey as an animal communicator. Join us to unlock the whispers of the wild and embark on an extraordinary adventure of interspecies communication.
    Benefits of studying Animal Communication:This course helps us understand animals from both a practical and a spiritual level. We communicate with animals from a place of respect, acknowledging them as equal partners in the exchange. They get to determine whether they wish to talk or not.
    You will learn:● What to talk about● What not to talk about● The things that can affect our accuracy● How animals look at death● To understand an animal’s perspective● How your empathy works● How to create a heart connection● To verify your work● The ethics around animal communication● The practicalities of animal communication● How to release judgment● The importance of safety● How to work with living animals in person and at a distance● How to work with deceased animals● How to conduct an animal communication session for friends and family(Although there are no prerequisites for this class, Reiki training from any lineage is helpful in integrating this energy.)


Usui/Holy Fire® III Reiki I&II
Wednesday 5/1/24 - Thursday 5/2/24
  • Tracey Sullivan, Usui/Holy Fire® III Reiki Master and Holy Fire® III Karuna Reiki® Master*

    Reiki I and II are taught together during a 2-day intensive. Both Placements (attunements) are given. All the information and techniques for both levels are covered including: • The standard Reiki session hand positions • Giving a complete Reiki session for self and others • Japanese Reiki Techniques, as taught by Usui Sensei including: Gassho meditation, Reiji-ho - developing your intuition, Byosen Scanning - detecting where Reiki is needed, Gyoshi ho - sending Reiki with the eyes, Kenyoku - dry bathing or clearing one's energy field. • Hayashi Healing Guide • Using Reiki for specific conditions • The Reiki II symbols, how to use them including practice time • Using Reiki to heal unwanted habits • Distant healing • 190-page class manual • Class certificate • 1 year Reiki News Magazine subscription • CEU's available for massage therapists. Please consult with Tracey
    The class is a combination of lecture, discussion and experience. Practice time includes giving and receiving a complete Reiki treatment using all the hand positions, the self -treatment, practice using all the level II symbols including distant healing, and practice using all the Japanese Reiki Techniques mentioned above.
    While practice takes place during the class, it is expected that you will set aside additional time to practice after the class is over. Please commit to this additional time which should be one evening a week for several weeks, or its equivalent, to practice Reiki with one or more people from your Reiki class or with members of your family or friends. This additional practice is necessary to gain the experience and confidence you need to fully utilize the Reiki training.
    *Receive a $100.00 discount if you sign up for the retreat as well!


Exploring the Human Light Body
Thursday 5/2/24
  • Sarah Soltow, Holy Fire® III/Karuna® Master Reiki Practitioner

    Our awareness of the Human Light Body is rooted in ancient cultures around the world. We will explore this awareness through the ages, into the present, and discover how it influences our interactions with the emerging energies of New Earth. We'll learn how Reiki, vibration, and crystal energies activate the fascial system for healing of ourselves and others.


Sound Immersion
Weds. 5/1/24 and Thurs. 5/2/24
  • Rock & Soul Wellness, Nicole Miele MBA, RMT, CYT & Mayleen Medina RMT, RYT, CHI

    Join Nicole & Mayleen of Rock & Soul Wellness for a rejuvenating and immersive sound bath experience at the beautiful Silver Bay YMCA Conference & Family Retreat in Lake George, NY. This in-person event is perfect for anyone seeking relaxation, stress relief, and a deep sense of peace.

    During the sound bath, you will be enveloped in a symphony of soothing sounds created by various instruments, including crystal singing bowls, Tibetan singing bowls, and gentle percussion. The vibrations and harmonies will wash over you, helping to release tension and promote a state of tranquility.

    Whether you're new to sound healing or have experienced it before, this event is open to all. No prior knowledge or experience is necessary. Simply come as you are, have a seat in a chair provided OR bring a yoga mat or blanket to lie on, and allow the healing sounds to transport you to a place of inner calm and serenity.

    Don't miss this opportunity to treat yourself to a blissful sound bath immersion at the North East Reiki Retreat. Limited spots available, so reserve yours today!


Love and the Heart Chakra: Reiki and Crystals
Thursday 5/2/24
  • Jerry Mikutis, Usui Holy Fire® Reiki and Holy Fire® Karuna Reiki Teacher

    Join us for a transformative event at the Northeast Reiki Retreat at Silver Bay YMCA - Conference and Family Retreat Center as we go a journey to Love - self-love, love for humanity and Divine love with the assistance of Mother Earth's helpers, crystals. Dive deep into the power of love and the heart chakra as we explore the healing benefits of Reiki and crystals.

    In this in-person gathering, we will learn how to harness the energy of these healing practices to promote balance, harmony, and love. Discover how working with crystals of love is complimentary with the art of Reiki, a Japanese healing technique that channels energy through touch, that can enhance our spiritual journey.

    Throughout the event, we will engage in hands-on activities, guided meditations, and insightful discussions. Immerse yourself in a supportive community of like-minded individuals, all seeking to expand their understanding of love, the heart chakra and crystals.

    Whether you're new to Reiki and crystals or an experienced practitioner, this event offers a unique opportunity to deepen your connection with yourself and others. Don't miss out on this chance to nurture your heart and radiate love.

    This workshop also includes your very own set of love centered crystals that will be given to you in class.


Reiki by Rickie ReikiVoice Certification
Thursday 5/2/24
  • Rickie Meryl Freedman, Reiki Master/Teacher, PT, and Certified Holistic Wellness Coach

    "The human voice is the most powerful healing instrument of change in our world. May we Consecrate our Voices to being vessels of healing, truth, grace and compassion".
    Join Rickie Meryl Freedman, Reiki Master/Teacher, Owner of Reiki by Rickie ~ ReikiSpace & Learning Place and Certified in ReikiSound and ReikiVoice Instructor to EXPERIENCE the healing power of YOUR voice. We will use our voices for singing, toning, chanting, speaking and humming for our personal well-being and with our clients. NO Voice Experience necessary- this is not about singing ability. We will access your voices in a comfortable way.
    This class will include: ● Chanting the Reiki Symbol Kotodamas and the Japanese Reiki Healing Principles; ● Learning the Sacred Vowel Sounds and Seed Syllables of the elements; ● Reiki Humming; ● how to use our Reiki speaking voices to talk about Reiki in a meaningful and grounded way, and MORE! ● You will receive a ReikiVoice Attunement, Manual and Certificate.
    (Prerequisite is Reiki ll Certification.) Cost $200 Max 10 people


The Energy Codes: Connect the Dots of Reiki, Science, & Spirituality 
Friday 5/3/24
  • Sharyn Madison, MS,Reiki Master Holy Fire III Certified Facilitator for the Institute of BioEnergetics

    Impact your Reiki through these teachings grounded in Neurobiology, Quantum Physics, and Bioenergetics blended with Energy Medicine and Spirituality. Experience practical applications for the healthy benefits of alkaline chemistry, speaking our truth, and enlivening third-eye intuition.

    Looking at the entire 7-Code System will reveal discoverable principles about healing, awakening, and empowering your Reiki Sessions. Here’s the invitation: embody what we know, access the resources of multidimensional you, and life can manifest with more healing, purpose, and ease.


Shake Your Soul ® : Moving From The Inside Out
Friday 5/3/24
  • Barbara Pastie, Certified “Shake Your Soul®” instructor, Holy Fire® III World Peace & Holy Fire® III Karuna® Reiki Master

    In this movement workshop, you will dissolve the separation of mind, body and spirit as you come into communion with yourself and into community with others. Trusting your own body to move will awaken your energy, give you a greater awareness of moving from the inside out and allow you to let go and just have fun. Class will begin on the floor on a yoga mat (mats are provided but you may bring your own) and will segue into standing. For those who cannot sit on the floor or who have limitations, all movement can be adapted to a seated position. We will be using world music of all kinds!
    Cost: $25Class length: 1½ hours
    To register for class or if you have any questions, please contact Barbara at moc.nsm%40eitsapb. You may pay by check through the mail (Barbara will give you details.) or you may pay by check or cash the day of class.