Can I Learn Reiki?

Absolutely! Reiki is a pure form of healing and is not dependent on individual talent. It is taught differently than other healing techniques. It is actually transferred to the student by the Reiki Master / Teacher during an “attunement” process. This process creates a special link between the student and the Reiki source. 


Reiki is not taught in the way other healing techniques are taught. It is transferred to the student by the Reiki Master Teacher during an attunement process. This process opens the crown, heart, and palm chakras and creates a special link between the student and the Reiki source. 

The Reiki attunement is a powerful spiritual experience. The attunement energies are channeled into the student through the Reiki Master Teacher. The process is guided by the Rei or God-consciousness and makes adjustments in the process depending on the needs of each student. The attunement is also attended by Reiki guides and other spiritual beings who help implement the process. Many report having mystical experiences involving personal messages, healings, visions, and past life experiences. 

The attunement can also increase psychic sensitivity. Students often report experiences involving: opening of the third eye, increased intuitive awareness, and other psychic abilities after receiving a Reiki attunement.

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Once you have received a Reiki attunement, you will have Reiki for the remainder of your life. It does not wear off and you can never lose it. While one attunement is all you need for each level to be attuned to that level, additional attunements bring benefit. Experimentation has found that additional attunements of the same level add to the value of that level. These benefits include refinement of the Reiki energy one is channeling, increased strength of the energy, healing of personal problems, clarity of mind, increased psychic sensitivity, and a raised level of consciousness.

The Reiki attunement can start a cleansing process that affects the physical body as well as the mind and emotions. Toxins that have been stored in the body may be released along with feelings and thought patterns that are no longer useful. Therefore, a process of purification prior to the attunement is recommended to improve the benefit one receives. See below for specific instructions on preparing for an attunement.

In order to improve the results you receive during the attunement, a process of purification is recommended. This will allow the attunement energies to work more efficiently and create greater benefits for you. The following steps are optional. Follow them if you feel guided to do so.

  1. Refrain from eating meat, fowl or fish for three days prior to the attunement. These foods often contain drugs in the form of penicillin and female hormones and toxins in the form of pesticides and heavy metals that make your system sluggish and throw it out of balance.
  2. Consider a water or juice fast for one to three days especially if you already are a vegetarian or have experience with fasting.
  3. Minimize your use of coffee and caffeine drinks or stop completely. They create imbalances in the nervous and endocrine systems. Use no caffeine drinks on the day of the attunement.
  4. Use no alcohol for at least three days prior to the attunement
  5. Minimize or stop using sweets.
  6. If you smoke, cut back, and smoke as little as possible on the day of the attunement.
  7. Meditate an hour a day for a least a week.
  8. Reduce or eliminate time watching TV, listening to the radio, and reading newspapers.
  9. Go for quiet walks, spend time with nature, and get moderate exercise.
  10. Release all anger, fear, jealousy, hate, worry, etc. up to the light. Create a sacred space within and around you.
  11. By receiving an attunement you will become part of a group of people who are using Reiki to heal themselves, and each other, and who are working together to heal the Earth. You will also be receiving help from Reiki guides and other spiritual beings who are also working towards these goals. While Reiki is not a religion, you may prepare your mind with intention work and pray in a religious mode comfortable to you to prepare to open to higher spiritual energies and experiences.


You will receive Attunement to First Degree REIKI as well as learn the history, principles and ideals of this ancient healing system. You will meet your REIKI Master Guide and learn the basic hand positions for self-healing. We will discuss Chakras, Meridians and Nadis and their relation to the hand positions. Healing of small animals & plants will be discussed. Demonstration and practice time is provided. Includes Manual and Certificate of Completion.

*Pre-registration & deposits are due, a minimum of one week prior to class date. 

Reiki is a wonderful healing energy and a great tool of transformation limited only by our minds. Be prepared for change….Especially within the heart. 

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Karuna is a Sanskrit word and is used in Hinduism and Buddhism. It is translated to mean any action that is taken to diminish the suffering of others and could also be translated as “compassionate action.” When individuals experience enlightenment, they report that all beings are known as one. Therefore, it is natural to extend compassionate action or Karuna to everyone without distinction because we are all one. As we help others and aid them in their healing process, all beings benefit. Because of the oneness of all beings, it is understood that Karuna is not only extended to others out of love, but also because it is an entirely logical thing to do. In the same way that you would want to heal your own wounds, you would also want the wounds of others to heal. It is also stated in the Buddhist literature that Karuna must be accompanied by prajna or wisdom in order to have the right effect.

Karuna is the motivating quality of all enlightened beings who are working to end suffering on Earth. They continually sent an unlimited amount of healing energy and guidance to us, but not all are receptive to it. As you develop Karuna in yourself, not only are you helping others, but you also become more receptive to the Karuna that is being sent by all enlightened beings. Thus your healing is quickened as well.


The calming practice of Reiki promotes relaxation and confidence. Children are able unplug and get the time they need and deserve to tap into the Universal Life Energy. They enjoy their “me” time and hold on to the lasting effects. The gift of Reiki at a young age promotes a healthy way of living throughout their adult lives, helping them make better choices and create balance. Children of all ages love the energy of Reiki. They know when they want the energy and for how long they want it. Children are sensitive to the energy and seem to take it in at a quicker rate than adults do. They report feelings of warmth and relaxation. To put it simply they think that it is "cool". Kids will receive initiation into the practice and learn to give sessions to themselves and each other. They will receive a Level One Reiki Certificate after the class. This class is designed for kids 4-12 years old! 

Benefits for Reiki Children and Teens:

  • Less likely to show signs of excitability and depression
  • Improves concentration improving test scores
  • Enhances relaxation and sleep

  • Calms and promotes balance
  • Enhances self awareness and self esteem
  • Helps with asthma

Reiki therapy is safe and non-invasive. It is being used to facilitate relaxation and recovery, decrease anxiety and treat pain. The positive effects of Reiki on infants and children have been well researched in many studies. Among the results of the major studies are: Children and infants who were given Reiki show improved sleeping patterns, diminished anxious behavior and significantly reduced stress indicators such as heart rate and stress hormone levels. Reiki for 5-10 minutes daily can imbibe positivity in your children and make them better person in their lives. It will be able to help them to get rid of any sort of negativity arising in their body. It would be a great activity for them to build a stronger future and become BALANCED & POSITIVE ADULTS.