Thursday, April 09, 2009
My Reiki I course that is offered through Kennebunk Adult Education was a success. The world now has 4 more people who have started on a path of healing. Soon I will be offering a course in Reiki II. Where the focus of Reiki I is self-healing and taking responsibility for one's own health, Reiki II is now encouraging the student to offer healing to others. This course will concentrate on the 7 Chakras-their location on the body, the parts of the endocrine and nervous systems that are related to them, and several other correspondences, such as colors, gemstones, and the psychological meanings. The course also covers the three Reiki symbols that are used at this level. These symbols must be learned & memorized. We also learn their many uses, especially their use in distant healing.
The books that I use in this course are Diane Stein's "ESSENTIAL REIKI", Anodea Judith's "WHEELS OF LIFE", Caroline Myss's "ANATOMY OF THE SPIRIT", and William Lee Rand's "REIKI, THE HEALING TOUCH". As you can see from all that we cover in this course, there is quite a bit of homework. This homework consists of reading, journaling one's experiences in using reiki, learning the 3 symbols & their uses, and the names, locations & significance of the 7 chakras.
During the first class the students will receive a single attunement. This is an initiation, an opening up or clearing of the student's energy channels to better allow the flow of reiki energy. Each student experiences this attunement process a little differently. Some students have felt tingling in the palms of their hands, or their crowns. This is not surprising since I send reiki energy & symbols to both those areas. Others feel warmth in their hands. Since this energy can be quite subtle many students don't feel it immediately after the attunement, but do feel it later on in the class. And some people don't feel anything until the next day.
Those students who complete the Reiki II course will receive a certificate stating that they have attained the second degree in the USUI REIKI method of natural healing. I will be offering this course in Kennebunk, ME sometime in April or May. Those who are interested in this class should call or e-mail me for dates & times. Students who received Reiki I training from another teacher are welcome to take my Reiki II course as long as they bring their Reiki I certificate.