For students to be able to fully immerse themselves into the training, practice and meditation techniques, the Usui Reiki Academy Surrey offers a residential retreat at the stunning Buckland House in Devon. Exclusively ours for the duration of the course, Buckland House offers extensive grounds of 280 acres with its own lake for those adventurous enough to take the boat out and woodlands to get in touch with nature. A grand but homely and welcoming country manor with views reaching towards Dartmoor.
Non-residential private or small group courses may be available throughout the year in Surrey if you are unable to join the retreat. Please contact for more details.
For those living locally who would also like to join the course but do not want to stay the night, please contact directly.
This intensive Reiki Master/Teacher course aims to give students the tools to find deeper understanding and awareness through exploring advanced techniques, practice and philosophies giving a deeper insight into the System of Reiki. Students will receive their Master attunement and by the end of the course, will have learnt how to teach and attune others.
Completing this course does not mean that students will suddenly find enlightenment at the end of it, although there may be moments of it! Becoming a "Master" means to master the self through right action and thought until with practice and dedication it is no longer a state of doing but a state of being. It is by this means that the System of Reiki gives us the tools to help us find that deeper inner awareness and helps to open the door and guide us on the spiritual path to Self-Mastery.
The retreat itself is designed to be a relaxed home from home where the only thing you need to focus on is your own development, all catering etc will be taken care of during your stay.
Students will receive a detailed Master manual, support and guidance, additional optional evening workshops, full vegetarian/vegan board and at the end receive the Master/Teacher certification. After the course students will have access to ongoing further support via email or telephone for as long as is needed, 25% off future private treatments with Amanda and opportunities to attend Reiki shares.
The course covers these topics
- Overview of Reiki 1 & 2, lineage, symbols, mantras and kotodamas.
- Becoming a Master/Teacher and responsibility.
- Precepts, non-dual perception, deep philosophy.
- Reiki History.
- Master attunement.
- Symbol 4, use, origin and meaning. Mantra & kotodama. How to use in meditation.
- Many advanced reiki meditations and healing techniques.
- How to give a reiju, meaning of the ritual, practice (supervised).
- How to give an attunement, meaning of the ritual, practice (supervised).
- Gyosei (Wake Poetry)
- How to teach Reiki including all legislation, law, ethics, code of conduct and law for teaching professional reiki.
- How to design a course and manual for each level.
- Mindfulness and its deep connection to Reiki practice.
- Additional optional workshops including various meditation practices from different but very similar traditions.
Please book early to avoid disappointment. Rooms will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Those sharing a twin bedroom will be allocated same gender accommodation. Double room rates are for single occupancy. Couples wishing to share a double room for double occupancy may get a cheaper rate (please contact for details).
1. Pay the full price
2. Pay 30% deposit, then full balance no later than 8 weeks before start of the course via bank transfer, cheque, cash in person or Paypal invoice.
3. Pay 30% deposit and pay in monthly instalments either by PayPal invoice or set up a standing order (please email to arrange a payment plan)
Deposits can be paid by direct bank transfer, cheque, cash in person (please contact for details) or below using the deposit button for the accommodation you choose.
12 - 8 weeks before: full refund less 30% deposit
Less than 8 weeks before: full refund less 30% deposit and any additional costs incurred.
In the unlikely event that a cancellation is due to the fault of Usui Reiki Academy Surrey, a full refund will be given, or if preferred transferred to another date.
Buckland house has a variety of rooms all with their own qualities and as such it was decided that to make this fair, reasonable and to make it accessible for those with different budgets. Students will have the option of booking different accommodations at varying prices for this fully inclusive retreat (similar to a hotel). Unfortunately most are with shared bathrooms, but there are so many at this property that the general rule is two rooms to one bathroom, so not too much queuing!
Please see fully inclusive course rates based on accommodation further down the page.
Please see the floor plans below to get a general feel for the house and the various room set ups. Alternatively please see www.bucklandhouse.co.uk to explore the house and grounds further.
Please note the room allocated to you may not be the same as example shown but will be of similar accommodation. All prices are full vegetarian/vegan board, inclusive of entire course and additional workshops per person. Towels and linen are provided.
Master/Teacher Course Dates: Monday 11th - Friday 15th March 2019
Two Four poster deluxe rooms, one with balcony with far reaching views, the other with private bathroom. Please contact to specify which is preferred on booking. Double room rates are for single occupancy. Couples wishing to share a double room for double occupancy may get a cheaper rate (please contact for details).
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Four double bedrooms available, all beautifully appointed and of large size. Double room rates are for single occupancy. Couples wishing to share a double room for double occupancy may get a cheaper rate (please contact for details).
How to Get There
Buckland House is located very much in the heart of the Devon countryside and difficult to get to via public transport. With this in mind, I am arranging car sharing or if this is not possible and enough people wish to go by mini bus transport from Guildford to Buckland House at an extra cost of around £60.00 per person, this can be arranged. Please do let me know if this is a requirement for you. Alternatively if you wish to drive, please see the details below and if you would be happy to car/cost share, please let me know and I will organise this too.
Please be aware that my Sat Nav when typing in the post code for the property did not take me to the house. It was better to type in Buckland Fillegh which took me straight to the property.
Check in is at 4pm on the Monday and Check out is at 10am on the Friday. The journey takes about 4 hours with no stops so please leave in plenty of time to arrive for 4pm. AA provides a very good route planner should you wish to plan your journey before you book.
Any questions, please do get in touch!