Healing Mind, Body & Spirit Together

Japanese Reiki classes & meditation   Gendai Reiki Ho Classes, Komyo Reiki Kai Classes, Healing Sessions, and Guided Meditations take center stage in creating and maintaining Well-Being in Mind, Body, and Spirit. 

BELIEVE, and enjoy the magic of vibrations in the HOLIDAY(s) you are selebrating

Healing can happen with the universal vibrations of love & harmony we call Usui Reiki, And vibrations created by the positive thoughts (vibrations from thoughts are powerful) surrounding the different holidays at this time of the year.  <spirit of holiday joy>

The Universal vibrations of love and harmony bring balance to where is needed.  Balance attracts harmony; what is in-balance and surrounded by harmony heals in the best way for the life receiving.  Once cells/atoms/molecules are in-balance and surrounded with harmony healing begins or is enhanced; the illness/injury heals faster and better than expected, so that you can experience Well-being.  <What is Usui Reiki>

Gendai Reiki-ho and Komyo Reiki Kai (often called Japanese Usui Reiki) each embraces the essence of Mikao Usui’s original spiritual practice/healing art in which he introduced the key to health and happiness.  Universal vibrations of love and harmony flow to where is needed without complications or material objects; all reactions from these vibrations are positive 

Your mind, body and spirit being pain free while having a clear head is a beautiful way to live each present moment

Your life is a collection of present moments 

With Gendai Reiki-ho and Komyo Reiki Kai the healing universal vibrations flow to the core of what is causing symptoms in mind, body & spirit. and then shine outward healing at the unique level that creates the health and happiness of Wellbeing. Healing the spirit is overlooked in some practices. Translated words of Usui Sensei, “If our spirit is healthy and conformed to the truth, body will get healthy naturally.” © international 1999    <Simple, yet profound>

You and all other life forms have an inner healer, but sometimes your inner healer needs help.  Usui Reiki can provide that help.  As this piece of universal energy gently flows to mind, body and spirit together all you do is lay, sit, or stand enjoying the healing universal vibrations of love and harmony shining outward from the core of the cell(s) in need.  <healing sessions>

Mind, body, and spirit are not separate from each other.         

      When all are in-balance and surrounded with harmony they are in alignment, and the quality of life can improve–sometime in unexpected ways.

In the last class in each level of Gendai Reiki-ho & Komyo Reiki Kai you receive a certificate of completion; in all classes you receive much more as you learn to weave a piece of universal energy into all areas of your life.  Through class instruction and exercises you can learn to feel vibrations, and experience self-growth, focus, and the true you.  <Learning Gendai Reiki-ho/ Komyo Reiki Kai>

You can hear or read about styles of Usui Reiki Ryoho, but to experience is to know.  You can experience the healing universal energy during Gendai Reiki-ho or Komyo Reiki Kai in-person classes<What are Gendai Reiki-ho & Komyo Reiki Kai

Each person, or other life form, is more than his or her body.

Vibrations from the past can impact you today. Besdies Gendai Reiki-ho and Komyo Reiki Kai classes, my original Guided meditations into the past have helped many people develop harmony with past events, and uncover skills used in their past lives.  Guided meditations into you past can help you discover what subconsciously might be holding you back today. <healing sessions>

Today you can schedule an in-person guided meditation, or you can listen, for free, to my Bluebird guided meditation, which has helped many people discover the good luck that is and has been within them.   < Meditation and Beyond>

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The first question everyone asks when he or she hears the word Reiki is,What style of Usui Reiki Ryoho do you practice or teach?”

I, Shihan Roberta Barnes, practice and teach Gendai Reiki-ho and Komyo Reiki Kai in the essence in which it was taught to me in-person by the creator of each style.  

The world has changed since 1922. Nevertheless, Gendai Reiki-ho and Kmoyo Reiki Ka, as created, each remains true to the quintessence in which Usui Sensei created Usui Reiki Ryoho.  

Because each life is unique, and each illness/injury in mind, body or spirit is unique, healing through Gendai Reiki-ho and Komyo Reiki Kai, as created, is unique to the receiver at that present moment<What are Gendai Reiki-ho & Komyo Reiki Kai>

The second question everyone askes is, “What teacher did you directly study under, what is his or her lineage, and do you teach/practice as you were taught?” 

After years of studying and practicing various styles, I was blessed to be able to complete my Gendai Reiki-ho teacher’s level in-person directly from its founder Hiroshi Doi.  I was blessed to complete my teacher’s level in Komyo Reiki Kai in-person directly from its founder Rev. Hyakuten Inamoto, 

Each Japanese Shihan (teacher of high standing/master instructor) lives in Japan and has only 2 Shihans between himself and Usui Sensei.  i honor each of my Japanese Shihans by embracing the quintessence of what Usui Sensei (honorable teacher) created, taught, and practiced in Japan in the 1920s. 

I teach each style in the essence in which it was taught to me in 2002 and 2003.  In the first level I guide students to feel vibrations, which allows your hands to be guided to where is best for universal love and harmony to flow to that life receiving at that junction in time.   <Learning Gendai Reiki-ho & Komyo Reiki Kai > 

The hours in classes introduce you to filling and surrounding yourself with Balance and Harmony, which touches all around you. Have you ever noticed that harmonious people are the healthiest and happiest?  <What are Gendai Reiki-ho & Komyo Reiki Kai>

The way your life unfolds is in your hands, through which universal unconditional love and harmony can flow once your pathway has been opened by a qualified Usui Reiki Ryoho Shihan. 

The piece of Universal energy we call Usui Reiki does not mask symptoms andthe receiver experiences the well-being that is best for him or her at that junction in time.  <healing sessions>

The spiritual practice Usui Sensei created does not discriminate. Usui Reiki flows to where is needed in the mind, body, and spirit of all people, animals, birds, and all other forms of life. 


All styles of Usui Reiki Ryoho that embrace the essence inwhich Mikao Usui created are complementary. Many licensed healing professionals add Gendai Reiki-ho or Komyo Reiki Kai into their practice to give that extra healing.  <What is Usui Reiki>

You may not see Usui Reiki or be able to touch it, but you can experience the positive effects of the healing balance and harmony it brings to mind, body, and spirit together.  

In Gendai Reiki-ho and Komyo Reiki Kai the focus is on bringing the healing balance and harmony to what is causing symptoms.  

In Gendai Reiki-ho & Komyo Reiki Kai the focus is on Well-being; hands are guided by inharmonic vibrations. Shihans and practitioners do not diagnose, they simply allow Usui Reiki to flow to where is needed/the cause of symptoms and when the cause is in balance and surrounded with harmony the symptoms are no longer present.  If the focus is on the symptoms, it is like putting the cart before the horse and waiting for the horse to fly over the cart.

Imprints of experiences and the feelings they create exist in all of us. If the imprints are negative the subconscious will not easily accept positive ideas. My original guided meditations, healing sessions, and the exercises in Gendai Reiki-ho and Komyo Reiki Kai can help you to replace negative imprints with new uplifting thoughts and positive ideas that are best for you. They help you take your foot off the subconscious brakes preventing you from living fully.     <healing sessions & guied medtations>

  Experience natural healing energy

2020 was a year of challenges. This is a paragraph from one of my monthly newsletters that I send to my students, “While you are doing what is best to keep others and yourself safe, take time throughout the day to focus on positive things. Disasters happen, but disasters do not define our lives unless we allow them to. 2020 © Shihan Roberta R. Barnes 

When every corner of this world is in-balance and with harmony 

there will be World Peace.

You can begin changing your corner of the world Today.

This includes all that is in and on land, water and air. 

You might hear or read the words describing Usui Reiki Ryoho, but when you experience, feel the vibrations, you can know the true meaning within the spiritual practice/healing art that Usui Sensei created. This is why multiple in-person classes are required for each level.

Learning Gendai Reiki-ho & Komyo Reiki Kai, as created, is learning to weave Usui Reiki Ryoho as practiced in Japan in the 1920s into today’s life. This allows you to step away from the negative,and focus on love and harmony. <What are Gendai Reiki-ho & Komyo Reiki Kai>

With COVID19 many things changed. Nevertheless, Doi-Sensei, Hyakuten- Sensei and the Usui Reiki Ryoho Gakkai (society Mikao Usui founded in Japan) have made it clear that Usui Reiki Ryoho cannot be learned from a book, through DVDs, online, or over distance.

Styles honoring Usui Reiki Ryoho, as created by Usui Sensei, must be done in-person with a qualified Shihan (master instructor/teacher of high standing) “Touch” (laying-on of hands or holding a few inches away) plays a pivotal role in Reiju/empowerment process /attunement.

In styles that honor Usui Reiki Ryoho, there is an unbroken succession of Teachers/Shihans, linked by the sacred touch of empowerment/initiation (attunement), directly back to the founder Usui Sensei. <What is Usui Reiki Ryoho> 

Vibrations are all around, above, beneath and within us.  You create vibrations with all of your actions and thoughts.

The piece of universal energy we call Usui Reiki is the healing vibrations of universal unconditional love and harmony that requires a body to flow through whose pathway has been opened by a qualified Shihan. 

As with many things in life, Reiki myths have been created; the factual history coming directly from Japan is much more interesting. <10 common Reiki myths>

Usui Reiki is light, in its true nature it is pure light”. translation international © 1999

Usui Reiki forms a restorative healing rhythm within the entire life form Integrated healing at its best! 

Usui Reiki is a piece of universal energy; it is never out of stock, does not have office hours, and does not stop working on holidays.  <What is Usui Reiki> 

How I teach is best described by my students below and on other pages: 

“To those of you who are thinking of enlightening your lives for the better, I would recommend taking classes from Roberta R. Barnes. I have taken . . . <read more>


Another of my students wrote She is truly the Real Deal, unpolluted and pure, a fountain of love and harmony.  If you are truly looking for a pure honest and factual learning experience then you need to spend time with Roberta <read more

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Continuing Education ProviderI am an Approved Provider by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Body work (NCBTMB) for continuing education credits. After completing a level in Gendai Reiki-ho or Komyo Reiki Kai you can give your client’s that extra without changing the way you already do massages.  Also, in each of the first 3 levels you are shown a technique that you add into your sessions for extra healing when appropriate. 


Gendai Reiki-hohas a much deeper meaning than the English translation of ‘Modern Reiki method for healing’Hiroshi Doi Sensei, founder/president of Gendai Reiki-ho describes it as, nothing fishy, nothing odd, nothing difficult. international © 1999  

As your awareness expands through the hours in Gendai Reiki-ho and Komyo Reiki Kai classes and practicing exercises, peace, tranquility, and joy can become your life’s internal GPS. 

As Doi Sensei said, “Some may seek self-realization method, or a wish come true method in place of Usui Reiki. The universe allows free will, but these self-realization methods are not Usui Reiki Ryoho”. international © 1999 

Usui Reiki cannot be measured, manipulated, or touched, but it is as real as the air you breathe and the gravity that keeps your feet on the ground. You may not be able to see the force of a magnet that attracts things, but the attraction cannot be denied.

Just as gravity does not require symbols to bring anything down once it has been thrown into the air, Usui Reiki does not require Reiki symbols for it to flow. <What is Usui Reiki>

Styles of Usui Reiki Ryoho, such as Gendai Reiki-h & Komyo Reiki Kai,

are integrated healing at is best;

improving the quality of life in all areas. 


Integrated healing is not a new idea, as we see in Plato’s words–“The cure of the part should not be attempted without treatment of the whole”.   

In classes I help you to recognize the importance of the present moment.  Your life is a collection of present moments; when each moment is in-balance and with  harmony health and happiness naturally follow.Shihan Roberta R. Barnes ©2004

“There is no path to happiness, happiness is the path”.– Buddha

Experience natural healing energy

You are much more than the atoms that make up your physical body. 

Exercises in my classes  and my guided meditation help you to replace the habit of looking for problems with seeing possibilities.

When you are in the habit of looking beyond a problem to see the solution life changes gears; listening to Finding Your Solutions can help you to get in the habit of switching gears.  

The first guided meditation on Finding Your Solutions guides you into meditation.  The second guided meditation helps you to form the habit of looking beyond problems, enabling you to see possibilities.  <Meditation & Beyond>

An example of the power within the stillness is after years of meditation and then 3 years of daily disciplined Zen meditations Mikao Usui attained enlightenment, opened to an actual piece of Universal Energy, and  created his original Usui Reiki Ryoho. <read What is Reiki

The natural abilities you were born with can sometimes become overshadowed by opinions of others, experiences or technology. 

You can regain those abilities by uncovering your true universal self through exercises in Japanese Usui Reiki Ryoho classes or through one or more of my original guided meditations. <guided meditation and Reiki healing packages> 

Join with the many people around the world who are enjoying the simple healing balance and harmony of the profound healing spiritual practice/healing art that Mikao Usui founded in 1922.

2013 center summer 2Classes I teach in Gendai Reiki-ho and Komyo Reiki Kai, and healing sessions are offered in my healing studio in Maine in all seasons.

Usui Sensei’s original spiritual practice/healing art brings Reiki healing and learning in Maine the healing light of balance and harmony regardless of the weather.

Usui Reiki is similar to the sun that shines, trees that grow and snow that falls from the sky without human interaction. 

Universal energy is all around us, but the vibrations of unconditional love and harmony from the highest dimensions require a body to flow through in which a pathway has been opened by a qualified Usui Reiki Ryoho Shihan. <learning Gendai Reiki-ho–Komyo Reiki Kai>

As Hippocrates said,  “The physician treats, but nature heals.”  

Today there are many different froms of energy, some good and some not good. Usui Reiki being a piece of universal energy/the source is extremely good,  Usui Reiki Ryoho as Usui Sensei created is a journey to bring you and others back to a natural state of Wellbeing.    

My healing studio nestled in nature is the perfect place to learn the spiritual healing art Mikao Usui created, enjoying a healing session, or discover and heal through an original guided meditation.

The photographs on this website were taken around and in my healing studio, Natural Healing & learning Center, Maine, USA.

Call 207-445-5671 or Contact Roberta R. Barnes by Email today and begin your healing journey.

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Roberta R. Barnes, Gendai Reiki-ho Shihan, Komyo Reiki Kai Shihan (master instructor/teacher of high standing), Master Herbalist, Author, and Speaker.

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last updated 07/21