MISSION AND GOALS

SF REIKI CENTER is a traditional private practice and school of Reiki. Our mission is to provide a safe space for physical, emotional, and spiritual transformation for our clients and students. We follow the traditions of Hawayo Takata and the discipline of Usui Shiki Ryoho, the Usui System of Natural Healing.  

SF REIKI CENTER offers private Reiki sessions, Reiki Classes, a certificate program, and continuing education workshops.  Additionally, SF REIKI CENTER hosts events and reiki circles and provides educational and professional resources to the Global Reiki Community.

SF REIKI CENTER honors and acknowledges Brian Brunius of NYC REIKI CENTER for his unwavering mentorship, guidance, and support.  Christopher Tellez is a Reiki Master and founder of SF REIKI CENTER.  

 

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GOALS OF SF REIKI CENTER:

 

1.    GLOBAL COMMUNITY

SF REIKI CENTER holds space for Reiki students to grow, learn, and develop one’s gifts and full potential.  Within this sphere, we are committed to connecting with our larger Usui Shiki Ryoho community by attending retreats, events, and workshops sponsored by our international colleagues. SF REIKI CENTER offers services to connect our students to the global Reiki community.

 

2. PERSONAL EMPOWERMENT

Receiving Reiki initiations changes us by increasing the flow of energy into and around our bodies. Through Reiki initiations, we make it possible for students to offer Reiki to themselves and others.  Through ongoing Reiki practice, the flow of energy will help students overcome their greatest obstacles and fully inhabit their lives and personal missions.

 

3. INCREASE CONSCIOUSNESS

All beings are One. By expanding our consciousness, we help all sentient beings. Through assisting another to grow their consciousness, we empower ourselves and all other people. We use the support and community of the SF Reiki Center to increase the consciousness of our members.

 

4. SERVICE TO HUMANITY

The spiritual teacher Sathya Sai Baba often exhorted us, "Love all, Serve all." This instruction helps us keep our lives, and daily activities focused on this singular thought: “What do I have to give to each person or situation I encounter?” At SF Reiki Center, we believe thinking of others first, takes us out of our ego and puts Reiki in the forefront of our lives and daily activities. We offer ourselves each day in the service of Reiki and ask that we may be shown how to make a difference in the world.

Interview with CHRISTOPHER TELLEZ

SF REIKI CENTER is located in the Mission at 3150 18th Street Suite 243 San Francisco CA. SF REIKI CENTER offers private Reiki Sessions, Reiki Classes, and a Reiki Clinic. This video introduces you to SF REIKI CENTER.

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CHRISTOPHER TELLEZ

Christopher Tellez is the owner of SF REIKI CENTER. He started practicing Reiki in 2010. Christopher became a Reiki Master Teacher in 2016 after studying under Brain Brunius of NYC REIKI CENTER and completing a rigorous two-years Master Apprenticeship, 2000 hours of client sessions, and presentation of his thesis on Needs Assessment of the Bay Area Reiki Community.  He is a traditional Reiki Master following the standards of Hawayo Takata, who introduced the West to Reiki, and the discipline of Usui Shiki Ryoho. Christopher has also worked in the social work profession for over two decades and holds a master’s degree from Columbia University School of Social Work. Currently, he is working on attaining his LCSW. 

Christopher sees clients who are experiencing trauma, grief, anxiety and depression, those going through surgery, members of the LGBT community, people with cancer and HIV, children, people working on changing negative thoughts and belief patterns, and on occasion animals. 

Christopher has been featured in Dot429 and Seven Ponds magazine. Christopher also volunteers with Shanti’s Breast Cancer Program and has been funded by The U'ilani Fund to give Reiki to Breast Cancer survivors. 

Christopher is a member of Reiki Centers of America a not- for- profit, committed to training and empowering Reiki Practitioners and Reiki Masters to develop sucessful Reiki Centers and thriving Reiki communities in North America. He serves on the board of Northwest Reiki Gathering, a not-for-profit which hosts a annual Reiki gathering since 1985. He volunteers with Reiki Home, an International Reiki organization building a global Reiki community and is also a member of the Reiki Alliancean international community of Reiki Masters dedicated to the practice of Usui Shiki Ryoho, the Usui System of Natural Healing. 

Christopher sees clients privately, teaches classes at SFRC and develops all SF REIKI CENTER projects.

 

SASHA KING

Sasha King started her Reiki training under Brian Brunius (NYC Reiki Center) in 2011. After moving to San Francisco, she earned her Second Degree certification while volunteering at the SF Reiki Center in the summer of 2012.  In her free time, she spends much time on the mats studying
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, tending to her garden in the sunset and continuing her exploration and studies of Bön meditation.

 
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Priscilla HilL

Priscilla's journey with Reiki began in 2016, shortly after moving to San Francisco from London. She has her first and second degree certifications from the SFRC and continues her studies with Reiki Master, Christopher Tellez.

Priscilla holds her M.A. in Global Governance and Public Policy at the University of London. Her professional background includes the alternative investment sector, as well as non-profit organizations.

Drawing on these first-hand experiences in global cities and organizations, she understands the pressures caused by high-stress, fast-paced and travel-intensive working environments.

Priscilla’s dedication to making a positive impact in the lives of others is guided by her intuitive nature, which has enabled her to navigate transitions in life with courage and compassion. She is committed to supporting you find your inner balance to make the changes you desire.

Priscilla has certifications in integrated mediation techniques and practices Kundalini yoga. She speaks English, Spanish, German and Italian.  

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Brian Brunius

Brian Brunius is a dedicated Reiki Master who has studied and practiced for twenty years. His journey with Reiki began in New York City with John Harvey Gray, one of the original Masters in America, and the longest practicing Master in history. Brian Brunius is Christopher Tellez’s Reiki Master and visiting teacher at SF REIKI CENTER. 

Brunius runs the NYC Reiki Center, where he sees private clients and teaches classes. He is also the author of several spiritual books and conducts spiritual counseling and workshops on spiritual growth. 

He is the president of Reiki Centers of America, a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preserving the traditional teachings of Reiki and helping Reiki Centers in the USA to grow and present the principles of Reiki to the public.  SF REIKI CENTER is a member of Reiki Centers of America. 


PRESS

POP SUGAR

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DOT429

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Fri, Apr 26, 2013

 

BEYOND CHRON

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by Natalie Grigson‚ Jun. 17‚ 2013

SEVEN PONDS

Healing Energy
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June 28, 2012 by Antal Polony