Reiki Certification Classes

Please Note:

  • Pre-registration is required for all classes.

  • Classes are intentionally kept small for personalized attention.

  • Register EARLY to assure your spot!

  • NEW students may register by clicking class dates on Pay Now button at right hand side of class description.

  • RETURNING students*, scroll down page to register. Please advise class degree & dates upon registration.

  • Need a different class date or prefer a private class*? Send us an email!

  • Can't afford to pay for a class all at once? Contact us to set up a payment plan. (Class fee must be paid in full prior to start of class)

*Private classes are available at increased cost

Shoden (Level 1 - Beginners)

Shoden means 'first' or 'beginning' teaching. Taught in the Traditional Japanese manner, the focus in Shoden Degree is on self-healing, health and happiness, and learning how to practice 'non-attachment.' Students gain a basic knowledge of Reiki Ryoho and its history and learn the fundamentals of the hands-on healing practice. Emphasis is placed on learning non-attachment through hands on practice and self-healing, self-improvement methods. Class is taught over two days and four Reiju are given. Shoden training enables you to practice Reiki self-treatment and share Reiki at the practitioner level with family, friends, and pets. You will begin practicing Reiki on yourself and others during the first session!!

 

Benefits of Shoden

  • Knowledge about the system of Reiki Ryoho.

  • Feel grounded, balanced and relaxed.

  • Learn how to give Reiki treatments to both yourself and others.

  • Develop your compassionate and loving aspects by helping others and yourself.

  • Remember your spiritual connection to life helping you to feel happier and healthier.

  • Learn how to let go, step out of the way, and trust the Reiki energy.

  • Begin to heal your own physical, mental, and emotional issues.

 

What students will receive/learn

  • Four (4) Reiju.

  • Definition, discussion, and explanation of Reiki and Reiki Ryoho.

  • The verifiable history of Usui Reiki Ryoho.

  • Introduction to and discussion on The Gokai: Reiki Principles and Precepts.

  • How to pronounce the Gokai in Japanese.

  • Practical uses of Reiki.

  • Hand Positions for Self Treatments and others.

  • 21 day daily self-healing practice and Gassho meditation.

 

Class Prerequisite: Attendance of at least one Reiki Circle at ARC, or have previous session with either Instructor or other Reiki practitioner is HIGHLY recommended, but not required.

 

Post Class Requirements Students are given approximately 6 weeks to fulfill the following requirements prior to graduation and receiving Shoden certification:

 

  1. Provide documented proof of the completion of 10 ‘Hands-on’ Reiki Sessions-sessions can be full sessions done on adults, or shorter sessions done on children, pets, plants, food, etc.

  2. Recite the Gokai (Reiki precepts) in both Japanese and native language (English, Spanish, Italian, etc.) from memory.

  3. Complete a daily routine of self-healing, self-improvement and Gassho meditation for 21 days.

 

Minimum Shoden class size: 2

Maximum Shoden class size: 6

Held over two consecutive Saturdays:

1:00 pm - 6:30 pm (both days)

 

2019 class dates

Aug. 17th & 24th
Nov. 9th & 16th

 

Self-care investment: $245

(price includes manual)

 

CLASS IS FULL! REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED.

Check back soon to see 2020 class schedule.

Shoden class is approved for 12 CE (Continuing Education) hours through  NCBTMB

Returning student resit fee*:

$69.95

includes new 2019 manual

scroll down page to register

Chuden (Level 2 - Intermediate)

Chuden means ‘middle’ or ‘intermediate’ teaching. The focus of Chuden is on helping others through distant healing and helps the student become more aware of the concept of ‘non-duality’, and of their connection to and impact upon the world around them. This is achieved through the practice in the use of shirushi (symbols) and jumon (mantras). This practice can enable the student to enhance their own energy levels and sensitivity. Three shirushi (symbols) are given and additional Traditional Japanese techniques are taught. Class is taught in one day and students receive four reiju.

 

Benefits of Chuden

  • Progress deeper along your spiritual path.

  • Understand the concept of non-duality and how it relates to your everyday life.

  • Experience finding balance in any situation and begin to release fear and anger.

  • Expand your knowledge and understanding about the system of Reiki.

  • Awaken your connection to everything around you.

  • Experience the joy and reward of helping others.

 

What students will receive/learn

  • Four (4) Reiju.

  • The meanings, usage, and descriptions of three (of the four) Japanese shirushi (symbols) and their corresponding jumon (mantras).

  • Discussion on how the students may understand their connection to and impact upon people, nature, the environment, and the world around them.

     

Class Prerequisite: 

  • ARC certified Shoden graduate.

  • Minimum practice period of 6 to 12 weeks using Shoden hands-on techniques is required before the student may continue on to Chuden degree.

 

Post Class Requirements: Students are given approximately 6 weeks to fulfill the following requirements prior to graduation and receiving Chuden certification:

 

  1. Provide documented proof of the completion of 20 combination of 10 Distant Reiki Sessions and 10 Sessions using the Traditional Japanese Reiki Techniques.

  2. Complete a daily routine of working with the shirushi and jumon for 21 days.

  3. Complete a demonstrative and written test including drawing the shirushi and listing their jumon, definitions and uses from memory.

 

Minimum Chuden class size: 2

Maximum Chuden class size: 8

 

Saturday
1 pm - 6:30 pm

 

2019 class dates

Sept 21st

Self-care investment: $245

(price includes manual)
 

CHOOSE CLASS DATE FROM DROP DOWN MENU BELOW

Chuden class is approved for 7 CE (Continuing Education) hours through NCBTMB

Returning student resit fee*:

$69.95

includes new 2019 manual

scroll down page to register

Okuden (Level 3 - Advanced)

Okuden means ‘deeper knowledge’ or ‘inner most’. The focus of this degree is on the spiritual practice of Reiki Ryoho, and developing 'Right Mind' through the practice of mindfulness both in our Reiki practice and in our day-to-day lives. It is intended for Teacher candidates and/or Reiki practitioners who want to deepen their understanding of Reiki Ryoho and develop their inner growth. Students will explore the inner teachings of Reiki Ryoho through spiritual cultivation and upliftment, and begin to tread on a spiritual path to Anshin Ritsumei (inner peace) and Satori (enlightenment). The fourth and final shirushi (symbol) is given along with instructions in its use and meaning. Class is taught in one day. Students receive two Reiju.

 

Benefits of Okuden

  • Progress deeper along your spiritual path through daily practice.

  • Live a healthy, peaceful and prosperous life according to the teachings of Usui Sensei.

  • Develop a calm and peaceful mind through the practice of mindfulness.

  • Deepen your sense of connection and unity with the universe around you.

  • Begin to experience ‘Anshin Ritsumei’ or ‘Inner Peace’.

  • Learn to transcend the world of opposites and achieve a true state of non-duality in your day to day life.

 

What students will receive/learn

  • Two (2) Reiju.

  • Understanding the importance of ‘Right Mind’ in both our Reiki practice and daily lives.

  • The meaning, usage, and description of the fourth Japanese shirushi (symbol) and its corresponding jumon (mantra).

  • Techniques to help develop the students intuition, knowledge, skill, and understanding so that they may begin to tread on the spiritual path leading to ‘Anshin Ritsumei’ (inner peace), or ‘Satori’ (enlightenment).

 

Class Prerequisite: 

  • ARC certified Chuden graduate.

  • Additionally after certification in Chuden degree, a minimum practice period of 6 months using Chuden distant Reiki and Traditional Japanese Techniques is required before the student may continue on to Okuden degree.

 

Post Class Requirements: Students are given approximately 6 weeks to fulfill the following requirements prior to graduation and receiving Okuden certification:

 

  1.  Provide documented proof of the completion of combination of 15 Hands-on Reiki Sessions and combination 15 ‘Distant’ Reiki sessions utilizing the fourth shirushi and Traditional Japanese Reiki techniques from Chuden class, in order to receive Okuden degree certification.

  2. Complete a daily routine of working with the fourth shirushi and jumon and mindfulness techniques for 21 days.

  3. Complete a demonstrative and written test including drawing the fourth shirushi and listing its jumon, definition and usage from memory.  

  4. Submit a written essay on the system, history, and explanation of Reiki and Reiki Ryoho, both as a hands-on technique and a spiritual practice

 

Minimum Okuden class size: 2

Maximum Okuden class size: 10

Saturday

11:30 am - 6:30 pm

 

​2019 class dates

Oct. 19th

Self-care investment: $345

(price includes manual)

Okuden class is approved for 7 CE (Continuing Education) hours through NCBTMB

Returning student resit fee*:

$69.95

includes new 2019 manual

scroll down page to register

Shinpiden (Level 4 - Teacher Training)

 

Shinpiden, or ‘Mystery Teachings’, is the Teacher Level. It is known in the West as the Master, or sometimes Master-Teacher, Level/Degree. The focus of the Shinpiden level is on sharing the way. After training is completed, the student has the knowledge and experience necessary in order to teach all four degrees and give Reiju (attunements) and training in all levels. No Reiju is given to the student for this degree.

 

Once training has begun, the student enters an apprenticeship program. The student is expected to participate in frequent Reiki gatherings held by the Shihan and is required to re-sit in on a minimum of 2 classes for each Komyo Reiki level as a review and reinforcement of the teachings.

 

Training Prerequisites:

  • ARC certified Okuuden graduate.

  • Additionally after certification in Okuden degree, a minimum practice period of one year using Okuden techniques is required before the student may continue on to Shinpiden training - participants must be pre-approved by Instructor.

  • Shihan Candidates must have at least one years experience as a professional Reiki practitioner.

  • Shihan Candidates must submit a written essay as to why the student wishes to become a Shihan.

  • Shihan Candidates must complete a written and demonstrative examination.

 

Post Class Requirements:

  1. Shihan Candidates are required to re-sit at least one class for each Reiki level as a review and reinforcement of the teachings before receiving Shihan certification.

  2. Once training is completed, the student is given certification as a fully certified Shihan (Teacher) and may teach all levels of Traditional Japanese Reiki and initiate other Shihans.

 

Shinpiden training is given on an individual, one on one basis.

 

No group class is offered.

 

Please contact Instructor for pricing and more details.

 

* RETURNING STUDENTS: Only previous graduates from ARC are considered 'Returning students' and eligible to resit the class at the reduced fee. If resitting student took class prior to 2019, student will need to purchase a new manual. New manual cost is included in resit fee. Resitting students who have taken class prior to 2016 will be required to complete all the new class requirements along with the rest of the class.

PLEASE ADVISE CLASS RESIT DEGREE & DATES UPON REGISTRATION




 

Post Class Recommendations for All Levels

  • After receiving certification, the student is encouraged to continue practicing on themselves and others, and to regularly attend Reiki related community events, circles and study groups at Auburn Reiki Center whenever possible in order to receive the benefits of the ongoing support system in place.

 

  • Returning students of ARC are also encouraged to re-sit in on any previous class they have graduated from for a minimum fee in order to deepen their understanding of the concepts and to support the student’s commitment to practice. Resitting students will receive full class reiju and may actively participate in class. Only previous graduates from ARC are considered 'Returning students' and eligible to resit the class at the reduced fee.

 

  • Returning students will receive a copy of the newly revised and printed 2019 manual.

 

  • Resitting students who have taken class prior to 2016 will be required to complete all the new class requirements along with the rest of the class.

 

  • Space permitting, previous ARC students may ‘monitor’ any previous class they have graduated from for the purpose of review at no charge. However they will not be considered part of the class, will not receive a newly revised manual, and may not actively participate in the class. They are welcome to receive one ‘open’ reiju.

 

  • Auburn Reiki Center provides ongoing support and training for students. Students of all levels are given ample opportunity to practice their skills during the classroom setting, as well as at Reiki Circles, Student Practice Sessions, and other Reiki related events.

Refund policy:

If class has to be cancelled for any reason, you will be notified and refunded any monies paid within 30 days of the class date. You also have the option to take the class at a later date.

 

If you are not able to attend the class, you must notify us within 10 days prior to start of class date to receive refund (less $50 cancellation and credit card/Paypal fees). Otherwise, you have the option to take the class at a later date without a refund being issued.

Address: 101 Orange St, Auburn, Ca 95603

Email : info@auburnreikicenter.com

Phone: 530-691-1234

Auburn Reiki Center is an Approved Continuing Education Provider through NCBTMB as well as Approved Rehabilitaiton Training Facility through the State of California!

Stay Connected

 

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Instagram
  • meetup3
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Yelp Social Icon

 

© Auburn Reiki Center

Any use or reproduction of these contents without the prior consent is strictly prohibited.

All Rights Reserved.

Disclaimer: Reiki treatment is for the purpose of relaxation and is not intended as a substitute for qualified medical care, but may be used in conjunction with medical or therapeutic treatment. Reiki practitioners do not diagnose, prescribe or treat disease. A Reiki session is not intended to take the place of a treatment by a licensed physician.