Join Christa De Benedetti - Reiki Master & Billie Lynn Hillis - Reiki Healer for this

One Day Reiki Level 1 Training & Certification.

The Reiki system was developed in the early 20th century by Dr. Mikao Usui, a scholar and spiritual seeker, and was brought to the West close to 90 years ago. Increasing acceptance and use in hospitals, birth centers, hospice services and wellness / retreat centers has made Reiki one of the most in-demand healing modalities in North America and across the world.

Reiki is for EVERYONE. Reiki is easy to learn and easy to practice, regardless of your age, personal, or professional background – anyone can learn to use Reiki to restore balance and bring a greater sense of well-being to their lives, and to the lives of others. You will be so glad you learned - and so will your family and community!

It’s all about balance.

The benefits of Reiki are well documented by Reiki practitioners, as well as by scientific research:

-reduces mental and physical stress
-strengthens the immune system
-eases physical pain and discomfort
-balances and harmonizes emotions
-enhances mental clarity and creativity
-facilitates personal and spiritual growth

Course Outline for Reiki Level 1

The word Reiki comes from Japanese kanji. Kanji are ideograms used in the written language in Japan. The word Reiki is represented by two kanji’s, Rei and Ki.
Rei - Spiritual Wisdom
Ki - Life Energy

Reiki is an energy guided by spiritual consciousness, and is defined as spiritually guided life energy.

Connecting to this universal consciousness opens up our innate ability to heal ourselves as well as others.

It is an alternative holistic approach to healing our emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual bodies.

Benefits of being attuned to Reiki are:
stress reduction, calming of the mind, releasing self limiting belief systems, clearing pain patterns and generational trauma, inner child issues, blockages at the soul level, physical pain, unhealthy attachments, and so much more.

During the first level, the initiate will learn:

• The origins of Usui Reiki

• Code of ethics of Reiki

• Understanding and fundamentals of the energy body

• Introduction to the chakra system

• Learn how to scan an energy field for blockages and imbalances

• How to trust your intuition and allow the Reiki energy to guide you

• How to cleanse and protect your energy field

• Instructions on how to do a healing treatment on yourself or others

A workbook including all teaching notes and course outline will be included.

Included in this day retreat will be:

- A Sound Healing Meditation session with Billie
- Gourmet Vegetarian Lunch made by John
- Access to our wood burning sauna
- Time to explore and enjoy the Gaia Wellness grounds.

Where: Gaia Wellness Retreat 209 Chemin Usher, La Peche QC

When: Sunday, November 24th, 2019

Cost: $265 + Tax/Per Person Inclusive

Please contact us for more details or to register at

Reiki Level 2 Certification will be offered in 2020 with additional Sound Healing & Bio-Tuning Training for all those who are interested.

Christa De Benedetti Reiki Master/Energy Healer
As a continuous student of internal alchemy with a primary focus on self-mastery, Christa has developed and used several different spiritual tools through the exploration of various healing modalities over twenty plus years. Fascinated with all things related to the expansion of consciousness, Christa has studied meditation, Buddhism, Hinduism, Egyptian Alchemy, sacred partnerships, Usui Reiki, energy healing and clearing, herbal medicine making, and holistic nutrition. Currently, she is expanding into Biodynamic Cranial Sacral Therapy as well as consciousness mentoring.
Sessions facilitate the release of non-beneficial belief systems, pain patterns, ancestral trauma and programming, inner child wounding, and non-beneficial painful cellular memories. As well as the usual suspects of anxiety, fear, and depression to name a few. This then removes the blockages and opens the energy channels to receive new cellular DNA repatterning in alignment with one's highest self and highest potential at the soul level. Thus manifesting into physical reality - enabling us to create, sustain, and live our best lives. This helps one to remain in balance while building a solid foundation within, forged with self-love and self-empowerment.
Billie Lynn Hillis Co-Founder | Director | 500hr RYT, KYT & KYT for Addictions | Spiritual Therapist | Meditation Teacher | Certified Reiki & Sound Healer
Billie (Jugat Joti Kaur) has been on a spiritual path for over 15 years. After experiencing many struggles in her early life including trauma, chronic anxiety and addiction, she turned to yoga, meditation and spirituality to find relief from suffering and support her recovery path. Billie has many years of experience teaching Kundalini Yoga, Hatha, Yin and Beyond Addictions Yoga as well as practicing Reiki, Sound Healing, BioTuning and other healing modalities. She is currently being certified in Compassionate Inquiry Therapy as well as to teach and faciltate Insight Meditation Silent Retreats. Billie has a deep respect for the teachings of Buddhism, Hinduism and all other Spiritual Traditions and is honoured to have studied with wise and compassionate teachers including Jack Kornfield, Tara Brach, Dr. Gabor Mate, Sat Dharam Kaur and many others. Billie offers her experience and knowledge in hopes of inspiring others on their journey towards personal freedom. Billie is known for her authentic, non-judgmental and compassion-centered teaching. Availing herself to continuous philosophical education from various spiritual disciplines, she integrates meditation with self-inquiry therapies, applying ancient wisdom to our contemporary western world in a useful and understandable way. She encourages growth of the physical and spiritual self, citing the interconnectedness to each other, to the world and to the universe at large.


  • Retreat Name Reiki Level 1 Certification Day Retreat
  • Type
  • Date November 24, 2019
  • Cost $265 + Tax