Online Class: Reiki Level 1

Reiki is an Eastern healing philosophy, combined with basic universal spiritual principles, which ultimately serves its practitioners very well. It is a practice which honors the holistic needs of the body and spirit and integrates healing principles to ultimately enrich the entire being

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Course Description

Reiki, an ancient Eastern healing philosophy, offers a profound approach to wellness that transcends the mere physical aspects of health. This course, Reiki Level 1, is designed to immerse students in the foundational elements of this practice, providing a comprehensive understanding of its principles, history, and application.

At the heart of Reiki lies a holistic vision of healing. Unlike Western medical practices which often focus solely on physical ailments, Reiki acknowledges the interconnectedness of body and spirit. This course will guide you through the principles that form the core of Reiki, emphasizing its role in harmonizing the body's energy systems. By understanding these principles, you'll learn to see health and wellness as a balance of energies, rather than just the absence of illness.

The journey begins with an exploration of what Reiki is. It's more than a healing technique; it's a way of perceiving and interacting with the world. Reiki involves a gentle "laying on of hands," a method practiced globally for centuries, to transfer healing energy. This simple yet profound practice is rooted in the belief that a universal life force energy, known as 'Ki,' flows through all living beings. By channeling this energy, Reiki practitioners aim to restore balance and harmony.

We delve into the rich history of Reiki, tracing its origins back to Japan and the pioneering work of Mikao Usui. You'll learn how Usui's discovery and subsequent teachings laid the groundwork for Reiki's global spread. This historical context is crucial, as it provides insight into how Reiki has evolved and adapted over time, blending Eastern and Western perspectives.

Understanding the sources of disease from a Reiki standpoint is a critical component of this course. The philosophy of Reiki redefines disease as "Dis-Ease," a state where the body deviates from its natural equilibrium. This perspective encourages a holistic approach to health, considering emotional, spiritual, and physical factors as interdependent elements of well-being.

Reiki's simplicity is one of its most alluring aspects. The course will demonstrate how Reiki can be applied to various health issues, illustrating its versatility and efficacy. Recent studies have shown that Reiki can significantly reduce stress, anxiety, and pain, enhancing the overall quality of life. These benefits highlight the growing recognition of Reiki within complementary and alternative medicine.

Central to the practice of Reiki are the Five Reiki Principles. These principles are not just guidelines for healing but also for living a fulfilled life. They emphasize virtues like gratitude, kindness, and integrity, advocating for a lifestyle that fosters inner peace and harmony.

The course further explores the concept of Chakras and Meridians, integral to understanding how Reiki energy flows through the body. This segment provides a detailed look at the body's energy centers, their colors, purposes, and functions. You'll learn how Reiki energy is absorbed by these chakras and how it can be used to bring them into balance, vital for maintaining physical and emotional health.

Choosing a Reiki Master is a significant step in your journey. This course offers guidance on selecting a mentor who resonates with your personal and spiritual goals. A Reiki Master is not just a teacher but a guide who will support and nurture your growth in the practice.

Preparations, grounding, and meditation are essential aspects of Reiki practice. This course emphasizes the importance of creating a conducive environment for Reiki sessions, including advice on lifestyle choices that can enhance your sensitivity to Reiki energy.

The final stages of the course focus on practical applications: healing yourself and learning to heal others. You will be equipped with the knowledge and techniques to conduct Reiki sessions, both for personal wellness and for assisting others. The course concludes with insights into group healing and managing special cases, illustrating the adaptability of Reiki in various settings.

Reiki Level 1 is not just a course; it's an invitation to embark on a transformative journey. It offers a unique blend of spiritual growth, self-discovery, and practical skills. By the end of this course, you will have a deep understanding of Reiki's principles and practices, equipped to integrate them into your daily life and extend the gift of healing to others.

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  • 6 Months to Complete
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Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
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(55 votes)

Lesson 1: Discovering Reiki - A Healing Journey

Delve into the essence of Reiki, a transformative healing art practiced globally. This lesson explores Reiki's unique approach to transferring healing energy through the "laying on of hands." Engage with expert insights and understand how Reiki transcends conventional healing methods. 17 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete Assignment: Motives for Taking this Course
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: Tracing Reiki's Roots - A Historical Perspective

Uncover the origins of Reiki in Japan, founded by Mikao Usui. This lesson offers a detailed exploration of Reiki's journey from a local healing practice to a globally embraced method. Discover how Reiki integrates various cultural healing traditions into its practice. 15 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: Unraveling the Mysteries of Disease

Reiki views disease as "Dis-Ease," a disturbance in the body's natural balance. This lesson delves into the holistic understanding of illness in Reiki philosophy, examining how emotional, spiritual, and physical disbalances contribute to health issues. 14 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Reiki's Response to Health Challenges

Explore the simplicity and depth of Reiki in addressing various health conditions. This lesson reveals how Reiki's minimalistic approach, focusing on energy and intention, can effectively address a wide range of health issues. 14 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 4: Health Issues and How They Respond to Reiki

Lesson 5: Living the Reiki Way - Five Guiding Principles

Learn about the Five Reiki Principles that serve as a foundation for a fulfilling life. This lesson discusses how these universal truths can be applied to daily living, enhancing personal happiness and success. 15 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: Energy Pathways - Chakras and Meridians Explored

Dive into the intricate network of Chakras and Meridians in the body, crucial for understanding Reiki's energy flow. This lesson offers a comprehensive guide to these energy centers, explaining their significance in Reiki practice. 15 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: The Spectrum of Healing - Chakra Colors and Functions

Explore the vibrant world of Chakra colors and their functions in Reiki healing. Understand how different Chakras absorb Reiki energy and their role in maintaining physical and emotional well-being. 14 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: The Journey to Mastery - Selecting a Reiki Master

Choosing a Reiki Master is a pivotal step in your Reiki journey. This lesson provides insights into finding a mentor aligned with your healing and spiritual goals, emphasizing the importance of this relationship in your Reiki practice. 15 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: Setting the Stage - Preparation and Meditation for Reiki

Preparing for a Reiki session is as crucial as the practice itself. This lesson covers essential guidelines for creating an optimal healing environment, including lifestyle choices and meditation techniques that enhance Reiki's effectiveness. 21 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 9: Exam

Lesson 10: Self-Healing with Reiki - A Personal Journey

Discover the power of self-healing through Reiki. This lesson emphasizes the importance of practicing Reiki on oneself, exploring techniques and approaches for personal health and spiritual growth. 14 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 10: Healing Yourself

Lesson 11: Extending Healing Hands - Reiki for Others

Learn the art of healing others with Reiki. This lesson provides a step-by-step guide to conducting Reiki sessions, detailing hand positions and techniques for effectively channeling healing energy to others. 14 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Exam

Lesson 12: Collective Healing - Group Sessions and Special Cases

Explore the dynamic of group healing in Reiki, a practice rooted in the traditions of the Hayashi Reiki Center in Japan. Understand how group sessions can enhance the healing process and how to approach special cases with sensitivity and skill. 68 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Lesson discussions: End of Course Poll; Course Comments
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Exam
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
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Course Title: Reiki Level 1
Course Number: 57700167
Lessons Rating: 4.9 / 5 Stars (55 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas.
Last Updated: November 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.7 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $120.00 U.S. dollars

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