This major is a program that prepares individuals to promote physical, emotional, and spiritual balance and healing through the manipulation of the body's energy field to increase healing energy.
Includes instruction in the history and philosophy of Usui Reiki, attunement, empowerment, self-treatment, direct and distance healing techniques, healing symbols, aura clearing, Reiki meditation, practice management, and related Reiki systems such as Lightarian, Urevia, and Magnified Healing.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Reiki Major?
Working in this field and practicing Reiki, you will be administering treatment for stress relief, pain management and anxiety to people with the use of your hands. The therapy you provide is based on treating the person as a whole as opposed to a diagnosed, compartmentalized area of the body.
Currently, Reiki is not regulated in the U.S. and there are no accreditation or licensing standards.
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