Frans Stiene has been a major influence on global research into the system of Reiki since the early 2000s. His practical understanding of the Japanese influences on the system have allowed students around the world to connect deeply with this practise. He is a cofounder of the International House of Reiki and Shibumi International Reiki Association with Bronwen Stiene, and has also coauthored with her the critically acclaimed books The Reiki Sourcebook, The Japanese Art of Reiki, A-Z of Reiki Pocketbook, Reiki Techniques Card Deck, and Your Reiki Treatment. Frans Stiene’s is also the author of The Inner Heart of Reiki and Reiki Insights.
Stiene’s open, informal style of teaching has been an inspiration for students and clients throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia. His aim is to provide students with the most comprehensive and up to date information about the system of Reiki as well as a strong energetic connection to Reiki’s founder, Usui Mikao.
Stiene is a senior teacher (Reiki Master) for the International House of Reiki. Apart from teaching all three levels of the system of Reiki and specialized classes, he offers limited one-on-one training sessions for students and one hour Reiki treatments in Australia and on his teaching tours.
In 2013 Frans Stiene was awarded the Reiki Teacher of the Year by About.com.