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Reiki level 1 initiation

Join us for a journey of self-discovery as we explore this wonderful healing art and its amazing possibilities. Dedicate three days to discover a new and delightful ability in yourself.

'When you heal yourself and assist others with their self-healing you heal the Earth. You do make a difference.' A quote by Laurel Steinhice, Channeling the Earth Mother (in D.Stein, Essential Reiki).

We invite you to partake in Tambo Ilusión's Reiki Retreat which consists in attunement to the first degree of Reiki to learn to heal with your hands. Offer yourself the wonderful opportunity to learn and share the Usui Reiki system which is a simple, non-invasive healing system that balances the body's energy centers. It is one of the easiest and most natural forms of holistic healing there is.

This is an effective workshop for people who are interested in stress management, self-healing and personal growth, with the added benefit of learning how to channel healing energy to help others, too. The ability to channel Reiki is then with you for life and the more you work with it, the more you will be amazed at its inspiring power.

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation which promotes healing as well. It is a form of hands-on healing used to cleanse, balance and heal while invigorating the mind, body and soul.

For those of you who have never received a Reiki treatment, it is a wonderfully relaxing and nurturing experience. A typical Reiki sessions lasts from 45 minutes to an hour.

Reiki is not taught in the usual sense; it cannot be learned from a book or self-taught but is transferred by the Reiki Master to the student through the attunement or initiation (attune means harmony and initiate means ceremony) process via a simple ceremony which is repeated at intervals over the course of the retreat.

This 3 day / 2 night program is a wonderful all-inclusive option which offers each participant the opportunity to soak in the Reiki energy and just "be" in order to become more in touch with it so that it can flow more freely through you and your life. A yoga and guided meditation session, delicious healthy vegetarian meals and free time to enjoy the natural beauty of this nature conservation area will assist you in your Reiki attunement process.

This program is for anyone who wishes to be introduced to Reiki in a calm and beautiful environment. It is possible to gain your first degree (out of three, sometimes four degrees) in a short stay with us. You will be able to channel Reiki healing to yourself and to others before the end of this retreat.

This program includes:

- 2 night's cozy accommodation in a thatched cabin.

- 3 vegetarian meals a day

- 1 yoga and meditation session

- 1 "baño de plantas", an aromatic herbal bath to help cleanse the aura

- nutritional talks

- documentation

- certification

- transfers to and from the airport or bus station


This is not just a Reiki course, this is the start of a very special journey.

During the retreat you will receive four initiations or attunements that literally "attune" you to the higher energy of Reiki to empower yourself as a conduit for channeling life-force energy for both yourself and others. Each Reiki attunement is a relaxing and beneficial experience.

The Reiki system of channeling Universal Vital Energy, which is not unique, is characterized by its simplicity. It is easy to learn, easy to practice and it is easy to transmit. Currently Reiki is practiced by millions of people around the world for its great benefits.

Reiki can be performed in different ways. The receiver of Reiki can lie on a massage table, on a mattress on the floor or sit in a chair. The receiver remains dressed during a Reiki session. A Reiki practitioner, by using gentle touch can increase the life force energy that will facilitate healing and relaxation. The practitioner will act as a channel for the healing energy to flow through to the receiver. Although traditional Reiki involves "hands on" healing, if you are uncomfortable with healing touch, energy can effectively be sent into the aura from an appropriate distance.

There is an emphasis on practical experience throughout the retreat, as it is important that we develop our own individual skills and knowledge of Reiki. During the course you'll learn the hand positions for self-healing, as well as for treating others. One of the wonderful things about Reiki is that it starts with taking care of and appreciating yourself. You will also learn to practice Reiki on plants, animals, the environment and situations. You will receive 1 Reiki treatment, one auto-treatment and you will give two Reiki treatments.

Alongside Reiki attunements and training you will learn about the chakra system and more.

This program is also available as a 4 day / 3 night package. Contact us for more information

This retreat is available:

- June 19th - June 22nd

- November 27th - November 30th

Pre-requisite: none. Everyone is welcome to learn - no prior experience or training is needed - just an open heart, an inquiring mind and the time and commitment to continue practicing the techniques.

The number of participants is limited to a maximum of 4 people in order to allow quality work.

This relaxed, enjoyable and professional course is facilitated by Johanne Delisle, Reiki master in the Usui lineage. The term "master" does not mean that one has suddenly become enlightened! It means that one is able to teach and attune others in the Reiki healing energy.

"Some people define the act of initiation of Reiki as a miracle because they come to this retreat as a person who apparently has no ability to heal and becomes a person capable of helping herself and others!

I see this more as a reminder that deep down we know, and we have always known, but we have forgotten over time and across generations. When a Reiki master initiates a student, he is not giving or adding anything the student did not already have. Simply, the Reiki master is attracting a faculty or a gift that was asleep, he is reviving subtle energy centers and energy circuits, undoing blockages and restoring harmony to the physical, mental and spiritual levels. But, above all, the teacher reconnects the student with the Source of Universal Love. This process is known by several names, two of them are: "initiation" and "attunement"." This quote was taken on Reiki Activo's webpage.

Receiving a Reiki attunement is a wonderful gift to give yourself. Whether you plan to use it for your own personal development and well-being or on your loved ones and eventually become a practitioner you will find that Reiki will become an intricate part of your life.

Are you ready to awaken an amazing capacity to bring healing through you? It's time to wake-up this potential!

To book this relaxing, rewarding and fulfilling retreat, please contact us .


Wow, what an amazing week in an amazingly beautiful oasis under the care of beautiful people. I am so grateful to have found Tambo Ilusion. I am leaving this special place a changed person. I came for the Reiki 1 Initiation, which was above and beyond what I imagined it to be. Johanne's knowledge and passion for the healing energy of Reiki is contageous. I truly appreciate her sharing such a wonderful gift and am so excited to continue practicing to strengthen the energy. Looking forward to checking in after 21 days!

It was such a delight to spend time in the kitchen with Johanne and learning endless bits of knowledge on healthy cooking, kitchen tips and amazing remedies.

Johanne and Armando have put a lot of love into their land and it shows. The tranquil and beautiful lagoon, the plants, the super super comfortable tambos (cabins) and beds, the amazing vegetarian cuisine... And I can't forget the yoga! Perfect. Johanne's presence and voice are so calming and inviting. Beautiful moments in the yoga space (referred to as the Maloca).

Orly Politi, USA
February 2015

Tambo Ilusion is a very special place. The beautiful surroundings is enough to make worries fade away, stress to feel as if it was never yours, and it provides the peace that is desired in day to day life. I had the pleasure of completing the Reiki Level 1 course. The course is structured well providing valuable information and quality time to practice Reiki, but to also allow time to rest my mind and body. Yoga classes are included in the course and are constructed in a way that anyone of any level will benefit and enjoy these classes. The yoga room is spacious and peaceful, with access to mats, blocks, and bolsters. The meals that are offered are vegetarian, and extremely tasty! The meals are well balanced and I noticed a positive difference in my emotional and physical states. The rooms are beautiful and simple. The bed is very comfortable, there is a mosquito net around the bed which created a cozy ambiance and protected me from insects, it is also light so it allowed for a breeze keeping me cool throughout the night. Johanne and her entire team at Tambo Ilusion are very welcoming and warm creating a comfortable ambiance for the entire stay. I would and have already recommended this course to friends/family.

Jamie Jacobsen, USA
February 2016