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Reiki Level I and Level II Training Schedule

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is a simple, natural and safe method of healing and self-improvement that everyone can use. Millions of people worldwide utilize this powerful healing tool to help restore balance and harmony physically, mentally and spiritually.During a Reiki treatment, the client is fully clothed and gentle touch is used working with the energy of the body. A treatment feels like a wonderful, glowing radiance that flows through and around you. Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit, creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and well-being.Anyone can learn and benefit from Reiki. Whether exploring energy healing for self or to share with others, the Reiki courses offered at the Center are full-day classes providing an introduction to this gentle energy therapy with Reiki I, or deeper exploration with Reiki II and Master/Teacher.Additional class dates can be scheduled upon request for groups, departments or organizations of 6-12 people.

Classes are led by Lynn Gerrits, MA, a Reiki Master Teacher, who is also a member of the International Association of Reiki Practitioners.

Reiki – Level One Training
In this basic class, students learn the history and principles of Reiki, are attuned to Reiki Level One, connect with and sense their own energy, and learn about the benefits of Reiki and its role in mainstream society. Students learn and practice the standard hand positions for treatment including an experiential component during which students give and receive Reiki treatments.  Students receive a certificate of completion for First Degree Usui Reiki Ryoho at the end of the class, unlimited post course support, a comprehensive course manual, and an invitation to attend all Reiki Shares for free. (This course is approved for 7.5 contact hours for nurses.)

Reiki – Level Two Training
This Level Two training and attunement will increase the potency of the energy flow and will expand upon knowledge already acquired, while introducing numerous, fascinating ways of using the energy. Students will receive the Level Two attunement, understand and practice using the symbols, as well additional practice giving and receiving Reiki treatments. Some information about chakras and Reiki as a business will be shared and discussed. Students will receive a certificate of completion for Second Degree Usui Reiki Ryoho at the end of the class, unlimited post-course support, and an invitation to attend a future Level II class at no cost, as well as all Reiki shares and clinics. Students are strongly encouraged to wait at least 21 days after (though longer is better) Reiki I training before pursuing level II training in order to build a regular self-care practice with Reiki I and incorporate it into daily life. And for many people, Reiki I is all that is needed.
(This course is approved for 6 contact hours for nurses.)

Please arrive 15 minutes before class starts. Wear comfortable clothes and warm socks. Bring lunch (a small refrigerator is available), though there are a few restaurants nearby. Students may stay or go out for lunch.

Apprenticeship Program

Though mandatory for those pursuing Master and Teacher levels, participation in the Apprenticeship program is open to practitioners of those level II or above who desire to further their exploration of the Reiki precepts, how others are developing their practice of Reiki for self and others, share experiences, and learn more about the applications of Reiki. To find out if a new group is forming and when, please call Lynn Gerrits at 978-343-5098.

Reiki Master/Teacher Training

If Reiki is a part of your daily life, and you desire to deepen your relationship with it and pass that knowledge to others, then you may be ready for the next step in your Reiki training. Traditionally, the third or Master level is the final step in Usui Reiki training, allowing you to teach, as well as heal. However, not everyone has the desire to teach Reiki classes. Therefore, we offer two separate levels of training, 1) to assist those who wish to develop their healing abilities and attune others, and 2) to prepare Reiki Masters to teach Level I & II Reiki classes designed as an independent study program and apprenticeship culminating in the intensive weekend classes. You are encouraged therefore to participate in as many of the preparation activities as possible to help deepen and enhance your understanding of Reiki. Your commitment to and involvement with Reiki on a daily basis is truly your training process, with the classes guiding and facilitating your growth, development and understanding of Reiki in a higher context. A period of 6 months to one year since Reiki II is suggested before enrolling for this training.Reiki MasterReceive certificate as an Usui Reiki Master Practitioner allowing you to attune others to Reiki Level I. Prerequisites: Usui Reiki II, minimum of 60 documented hands-on sessions and confidence with hand positions, knowledge by heart of Reiki Symbols, apprenticeship and discussion with the instructor.

Email Lynn Gerrits at lgerrits@healthalliance.com for application.Reiki Master/TeacherReceive a certificate as an Usui Reiki Master Teacher . Allows you to attune others to Reiki Level II and teach Levels I & II. This class must follow completion of the Reiki Master class, preferably in the same weekend, as each level is whole and builds on the previous one.

Prerequisites: Usui Reiki II, minimum of 100 documented hands-on sessions, knowledge by heart of and frequent use of Reiki Symbols, apprenticeship and discussion with the instructor.

Reiki Volunteer Program

Since beginning of March of 2011 at the Simonds-Sinon Cancer Center in Fitchburg, the Reiki Volunteer program has expanded its reach to the Leominster campus inpatient population as well, now having provided thousands of Reiki sessions for patients and visitors alike. Offered as a relaxation technique, our Reiki volunteers are at least level II or Reiki or higher and despite previous training, are given significant training and supervision to become a Reiki Volunteer at HealthAlliance Hospital.To become a volunteer, one must first complete and return a volunteer application to Heidi Wilcox (978-466-2778). The minimum requirement for the first 6-month commitment is four hours per week. In addition, a separate application can be obtained through the Complementary Care Center to be returned to Lynn Gerrits. There are opportunities and need for volunteers in both the Cancer Center in Fitchburg (Monday through Friday, day hours only) and the Leominster campus any day of the week and more flexible hours. Please contact Lynn Gerrits for more information.
Email: lgerrits@healthalliance.com
Phone: 978-343-5098

Reiki I April 23, 2017 9:00am-5:00pm $100
Reiki II May 21, 2017 9:00am-4:00pm $125
Reiki I September 17, 2017 9:00am-5:00pm $100
Reiki II October 15, 2017 9:00am-4:00pm $125
Reiki I November 19, 2017 9:00am-5:00pm $100
Reiki II December 10, 2017 9:00am-4:00pm  $125