October 2015

Linda Cowan

Usui Reiki Master Teacher

UK Reiki Federation Master Teacher Member

UK Reiki Federation Area Representative for Fife, Clackmannan, Falkirk, Stirling & West Lothian

Index

What is Reiki?

Why Reiki?

What happens during a Reiki Treatment?

Safety

Learning Reiki

Reference Links :- (a) UK Reiki Federation Directory of Approved Courses

(b)CNHC Reiki courses which meet the National Occupational Standards and the Reiki Core Curriculum

Reiki Training Courses

The following Reiki Training courses have been verified by qualified Assessors against the current National Occupational Standards for Reiki and the Core Curriculum for Reiki and are included in the Directory of Approved Courses of the UK Reiki Federation and meet the requirements of the CNHC .

The UK Reiki Federation is a CNHC Approved Verifying Organisation and a member of The Reiki Council

 

First Degree - Reiki Level I

Second Degree - Reiki Level II

Professional Practitioner

Third Degree - Reiki Level III (Master Level)

IIIA Master Practitoner

IIIB Master Teacher

Reiki Workshops

Introductory Pre-Course Workshop

Refresher Workshops - All levels

Animal Reiki Workshop

2015 Course & Workshop Fees

Reiki Share Group

Aura Readings

What is an Aura?

Aura Video Station

Aura Colours

 

The Reiki Principles

 

Contact Details

 

What is Reiki?
Reiki is healing energy in its truest sense

The Japanese word Reiki (pronounced Ray-Key) means "Universal Life Energy". Eastern medicine has always recognised and worked with this energy, which flows through all living things and is vital to well-being: known as "ki" in Japan, "chi" in China and "prana" in India. Acupuncture, Tai Chi and Yoga are also based on the free-flow of this energy in the human body.

The Usui System of Reiki is a natural healing art that anyone can learn. Although Reiki is a means of working with energy that most of us cannot see, it is not a religion, and requires no particular belief system. The Usui System of Reiki was born out of the experience and dedication of Dr. Mikao Usui, a Japanese Tendai Buddhist. Through travel, study, research and meditation he evolved a system of healing based on ancient Buddhist teachings. He spent the rest of his life practicing and teaching this method of natural healing, which involved attunement to the energy and the laying on of hands.

Reiki is a natural healing energy which balances body, mind and spirit. It can accelerate the body's natural regenerative ability to heal and opens the mind and spirit to the causes of disease, disharmony and pain. Within this balance and understanding we can take responsibility for our own life and healing, and experience the joys of balanced wellness.

 

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Why Reiki?

Reiki is a non-invasive therapy and aims to treat holistically and restore homeostasis. Reiki itself is simple and profoundly effective. Illness can be a time of great stress. Reiki can help us cope by encouraging deep relaxation and bringing balance to both mind and emotions.
Reiki encourages and supports positive personal choices, such as improving diet, taking more exercise, devoting time for rest or leisure activities, and may reduce the need for alcohol and tobacco. Engendering greater inner harmony and balance, regular Reiki treatments promote a calm, peaceful sense of being on all levels and help us to have a calmer response to life's challenges.
Reiki's gentle energy can be easily adapted to most medical conditions and may be used safely by people of all ages, including the newborn, pregnant mothers, surgical patients, the frail and the elderly, in any situation.
Reiki works in conjunction with and as a support to any other forms of complementary or allopathic and orthodox medicine. It can be safely used after surgery to reduce pain, help accelerate the healing process and by relaxing the body and reducing stress it enables the body to receive the optimum benefit from any other form treatment the client may be receiving
Reiki can enhance everyday living, and regular sessions may help to promote development of a healthier, more resourceful state of being.

 

 

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What happens during a Reiki Treatment?

Reiki is a non-manipulative, non-diagnostic, light touch therapy and is normally carried out in a relaxed, peaceful environment with the recipient remaining fully clothed and lying down or seated.
A Reiki Treatment is a light, hands on process whereby a Reiki practitioner places their hands either very gently on the body or over it and the recipient automatically draws in only as much Reiki as is needed. Body privacy is maintained at all times.
In addition to the formal hand positions, Reiki can be applied to any part of the body which has been injured. Reiki works through bandages and casts, and can even be transmitted at a distance.
Reiki may be experienced as a flow of energy, mild tingling, warmth, heat or coolness; it is deeply relaxing and has a profoundly calming effect.
Reiki gently brings the body into balance, helping it to maintain the balance longer with each treatment. One single treatment can make a difference however a course of regular treatments can be more effective, whether this is weekly, monthly or less depending on the needs of the individual.
Acute conditions often respond quickly, chronic conditions often require a series of treatments. By creating a state of deep relaxation, Reiki can aid the body in releasing stress and tension creating an enhanced feeling of well-being.
It is a good idea to rest for a while afterwards and drink plenty of water over the next few days. Be responsive to the needs of your body, e.g. resting if tired, and allow the energy to continue its work after the session ends.

 

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Safety

Reiki is safe, non-intrusive and non-manipulative. There are no substances applied to the body, no pressure is applied and the recipient remains fully clothed. Body privacy is maintained at all times.

Reiki is a gentle yet powerful complementary therapy that is profoundly effective and may be used with confidence alongside orthodox healthcare, thus expanding treatment options.

However, Reiki is not an alternative to conventional medicine; therefore you should always consult your GP regarding if you have any health concerns whether they may be physical or psychological.
*Reiki is being used in private practice, complementary therapy centres, GPs Surgeries, Hospitals, Hospices, Cancer Support Groups, Post-Op recovery, Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation, Prisons, HIV/AIDS centres and in the care of the elderly. See Reiki Pioneers section of www.reikifed.co.uk

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Learning Reiki

We all have different reasons for taking our first Reiki class. Many of us have a strong desire to help others. We all have someone in our lives who could do with a little help with their health and well-being and as human beings it is our natural instinct to want to reach out and do something positive to help them. Some of us may have health issues of our own and want to help ourselves. Some of us may simply want to become more relaxed and at peace with ourselves.

Whatever the reason - I strongly believe that we don't find Reiki, rather Reiki finds us when we need it most in our lives, perhaps when we are in need of healing ourselves, perhaps when we have reached our optimum potential to help others heal. Taking this next step on your spiritual path by embarking upon a Reiki course is the beginning of an exciting new journey, bringing a deeper understanding of Reiki..........................and of yourself.

Reiki is not taught like any other methods of medicine or healing. The ability to channel Reiki is transferred from Reiki Master to student during an attunement process - a powerful spiritual empowerment - which opens the crown, palm and heart chakras creating a special link between the student and the Reiki source. Reiki is simple to learn and to use.

Reiki is available to anyone, at any age, of any race, creed or religion. The desire to learn and the empowerments by a Reiki Master are all that is needed.

As a UK Reiki Federation Master Teacher I work to a strict code of ethics and teach in accordance with UKRF Guidelines. I teach a maximum of four students per class and my classes are informal; I believe we learn so much more when we are relaxed and having fun. Teaching Reiki is one of the joys of my life, I am completely dedicated to Reiki and to my students.

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First Degree - Reiki Level I

Duration of Course
Two Days - 9.30am - 6.00pm :- 16 hours Training and ongoing mentorship and opportunity to attend Reiki Share group
Prerequisites
None - Reiki is available to anyone, at any age, of any race, creed or religion. An open mind, an open heart, a willingness to learn and the Reiki Attunements by a Reiki Master are all that is needed.

Course Description
Reiki level One is a tool of personal transformation and growth and will give the student the skills to treat themselves and family and friends. Once initiated it allows us to channel Reiki energy for healing ourselves and others for the rest of our lives. In this level, the healing energy calms the body and mind, supporting and boosting the body's own natural healing systems. The first degree is the foundation of all three degrees and must be mastered thoroughly before the student progresses to Reiki Level II.
Comprehensive course manual supplied and certificate and lineage issued upon completion of all coursework.

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Second Degree - Reiki Level II

Duration of Course
Two Days - 9.30am - 6.00pm - 16 hours and ongoing mentorship and opportunity to attend Reiki Share group
Prerequisite:- Reiki I - minimum amount of time elapsed between Reiki I and Reiki II - 3 months

Course Description
Reiki level II is intended as a tool of personal transformation and growth and will give the student the skills to treat themselves and family and friends, and requires further initiations for attunement to the three symbols we use in this level.
Students will learn how to use the symbols in present treatments, mental emotional healing and distance healing and will carry out case studies and supervised treatments.
Comprehensive course manual supplied and certificate and lineage issued upon completion of all case studies, coursework and assessments.

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Professional Practitioner

Duration of Course
Four Days - 38 hours in person training ongoing mentorship and opportunity to attend Reiki Share group

Prerequisite:- Reiki I and Reiki II (32 hours in person training)
Course Description
This is now a minimum requirement for anyone wishing to practice Reiki professionally.

Training period from Reiki I to qualified practitioner to be no less than 9 months. Students to carry out a minimum of 75 full treatments in person, not distance healing, and these should be recorded. Five should be supervised.

Students will be taught awareness of other CAM therapies and their benefits, NOS, basic anatomy and physiology, communication and listening skills, Practitioner skills, health and safety, professional conduct, Practice Management, importance of CPD and will carry out case studies, directed coursewoek and home study and supervised treatments.
Comprehensive course manuals are supplied.
Certificate and lineage issued upon completion of all case studies, coursework, directed home study/research and assessments.

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Third Degree - Reiki Level III (Master Level)

The student is attuned to the full Reiki Ray and the remaining three keys. These keys allow the Reiki Master to bring about a shift in conciousness and heal at a soul level.

The Reiki Master degree can be taught in two stages:-

IIIA Master Practitoner

For those who would like to learn the Advanced Reiki Techniques and work with the Master's symbol and have no desire to teach, then a Reiki Master Practitioner course is available.

Duration of Course
Extra Two Days after Professional Practitioner - 9.30am - 6.00pm - 16 hours Training and ongoing mentorship and opportunity to attend Reiki Share group
Course manual supplied and certificate and lineage issued upon completion of all case studies, coursework and assessments.

Prerequisite:- Professional Practitioner

Nb. Can be studied with Professional Practitioner or later as a separate course - can also be studied with Master Teacher

Course Description
The student learns to work with the Master level of energy, Expanding Awareness, Self-Awareness, Energetic Anatomy, Meditation, Advanced Reiki Healing Techniques and will carry out case studies, directed coursework and supervised treatments.

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IIIB Master Teacher

.......now, for those guided, the path of Teacher begins to unfold.

Master Teachers are also Master Practitioners.

The student learns the skills and knowledge to attune and teach others. Training consists of working alongside the Master Teacher, learning what to teach, how to teach, how to prepare lesson plans, write manuals, the attunements for all levels of Reiki and how to help and support students in finding their own path and growing with their own experience of Reiki.
You must be prepared for a lifelong commitment to a healing practice and a spiritual discipline, to teaching and passing on the knowledge with integrity and purest of intention.

Prerequisite:- Reiki Master Practitioner and Minimum of 24 months Experience of working with Reiki

Duration of Course
This is taught as an apprenticeship over a minimum period of 12 months with a minimum of 32 hours one to one tuition, course is flexible taking into account the differing learning abilities of each student to ensure that they receive the full training and complete the course as competent and committed teachers.
Student will be supported throughout their training period and beyond.
Student will receive ongoing mentorship and opportunity to attend Reiki Share group
Student will receive the attunement to Master Teacher Level.
Student will be required to observe classes, teach supervised workshops to demonstrate teaching ability and competence and assist running Reiki Shares.
Comprehensive Manuals and course notes will be provided and certificate and lineage will be presented upon successful completion of apprenticeship and all coursework and assessments.


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Reiki Workshops


Introductory Pre-Course Workshop
Designed for students who would like to find out more about Reiki before committing to a Reiki training course, this informal workshop will help you make an informed decision, allowing you to relax and enjoy a full Reiki Treatment and discuss the benefits of learning Reiki for yourself. You will learn about the history of Reiki, how Reiki can be used to bring positive energy into all aspects of your life and also what you can expect from each progressive level of training.

Reiki Refresher Workshops
These workshops are designed specifically for students who have already undertaken training in the past and who would like to brush up on technique and increase their confidence in working with Reiki and treating others either before moving on to the next level of training or to improve working with their current skills.
Back to Basics Workshop
Open to students qualified in Reiki One or above


Okuden Workshop
Open to students qualified in Reiki II or above

Professional Practitioner Workshop

Open to qualified Professional Reiki Practitioners, PRP students or above


Master Practitioner Workshop
Open to qualified Master Practitoners and RMP Students or above


Master Teacher Workshop
Open to qualified Master Teachers

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Animal Reiki Workshop
Duration of Course
Two Days - 9.30am - 6.00pm :- 16 hours Training and ongoing mentorship and opportunity to attend Reiki Share group
Workshop open to students qualified in Reiki II or above
This workshop will give you the skills and experience to offer Reiki to different types of animals
Theory - includes ethics, legalities, energetic anatomy, Reiki techniques for working with animals, how to behave around animals and more.
Practical - You will be working with animals offering them Reiki and learning how to put the theory into practice.
Comprehensive course manual supplied and certificate and lineage issued upon completion of all case studies and coursework.

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2015 Course & Workshop Fees

Reiki Courses

Reiki Level 1 .................................£130 (payable in two instalments - £65 each Course Day)

Reiki Level 2 .................................£190 (payable in two instalments - £95 each Course Day)

Professional Reiki Practitioner.......£380 (Payable in four instalments - £95 each Course Day)

Reiki Master Practitioner IIIA ........£190 (payable in two instalments - £95 each Course Day)

Reiki Master Teacher IIIB.............. .£600 (payment options arranged by mutual agreement)

Reiki Workshops


Introductory Pre-Course Workshop.........£50

Reiki Refresher Workshops all levels..........£55

Animal Reiki Workshop......£130 (payable in two instalments - £65 each Course Day - includes donation to local Animal Rescue Centre)

* All Reiki Course Fees and Animal Reiki Workshop Fees are payable in instalments

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The Reiki Principles

The Secret Method of Inviting Blessings.
The Spiritual Medicine of Many Illnesses.

Just for today, I release all anger

Just for today, I release all worry.

Just for today, I will show gratitude for all my many blessings

Just for today, I will do my work with honesty and integrity

Just for today, I will honour and be kind to every living thing

In the morning and at night, with hands held in prayer,
think this in your mind; chant this with your mouth.

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Townhill Reiki Share Group

Townhill Community Centre, Main Street, Townhill, Dunfermline

Run by Members for Members

Reiki Share's are held the second Friday of each month in Townhill Community Centre 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Reiki Share is an excellent opportunity to experience and share Reiki, meet other Reiki people including potential Reiki teachers, share experiences, learn new techniques and develop your own enjoyment of Reiki in a warm, friendly and relaxed environment.

Reiki Share is open to anyone who has Reiki, if you would like to join please contact Linda

If you would like to find out more about learning Reiki, please contact Linda for a guest invitation.

 

 

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Aura Readings

What is an Aura?

Every living organism is surrounded by an electromagnetic energy field - the AURA, normally only visible to gifted psychics. Every cell in our physical body is also part of our Aura so we can see that our Aura not only surrounds us but is an extension of our physical being. The energies which flow though our Aura reflect our emotions, thoughts, personality and also where we are in our lives at this time, revealing our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being.

We are all unique

No two auras are the same

So What Colour is your Aura?

Come and See for Yourself

The AURA VIDEO STATION uses the hand BIOSENSOR to measure the Biofeedback Data, which is the Electro-Dermal Activity and Electrical Conductivity of the skin of the hand and it's Temperature in Real Time. This Biofeedback is analysed, processed and correlated to specific Emotional-Energetic States and is displayed as the Energetic Activity or AURA IMAGE of the individual on the computer screen. This Aura image which appears is in full colour and Real Time Motion and represents the individual's Bio-Energetic Field, Personality Type, Emotional-Energetic State and Energetic Wellness. The accuracy of this correlation process has been researched and confirmed by healing professionals and psychics who are able to see and perceive the human energy field or Aura.

You have the option of either having an Aura photograph of your Head and Shoulders surrounded by your Aura or a 22 Page Personal Aura and Chakra Report which includes your full body Aura Chakra Image, Head and Shoulders photograph, Bio-Data and Chakra Graphs, Individual Aura Colour Analysis and Aura Colour Type Interpretations

Price Options From £10

Aura Colours


DEEP-RED Physical, hardworking, action-oriented, power, survival, realistic, physically active, vital, grounded, strength, stamina, explorer.
RED Excitement, physical, energetic, competitive, strong will power, leader, winner, achiever, courageous, sexual, entrepreneur, promoter.
ORANGE Pleasure-oriented, enjoys life and challenges, thrill-seeker, positive, action-oriented, excitement, productive, physical and creative expression, adventurer, business-minded.
ORANGE-YELLOW Analytical, intellectual, detail-oriented, logical, structured, likes security, scientific, honest, perfectionist, precise in thoughts and actions
YELLOW Playful, sunny, creative, fun, learning, light, movement, entertainer, humorous, radiates optimism, warmth, charming, generous, easy going.
GREEN Social, good-natured, content, harmony, a teacher, loves to communicate and share with others, most social type, perfect host or hostess
DEEP-GREEN Quick-minded, goal-oriented, wealth, material, communicative, luxury, leader, responsibility, organizer, driving force, ambitious, planner.

BLUE Caring, sensitive, loving, helpful, loyal, helper, compassionate, peaceful, desire to be of service and to help and support others, nurturing.
INDIGO Clarity, calm, deep inner feelings, love, seeker, introverted, inner knowing, authenticity, high sense of inner values, artistic.
VIOLET Intuitive, artistic, idealistic, magical, sensual, theorist, futuristic, visionary, charismatic, non-conformist, possibilities, innovative inventors.
LAVENDER Imagination, mystical, daydreamer, fantasy, artistic, soft, creative, fragile, sensitive, often appear spacey, unrealistic, ethereal.
WHITE Transcendent, transformational, spiritual, healing, quiet, enlightened, sensitive, live in higher dimensions, strong spiritual connection.


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Usui Shiki Ryoho

Reiki treatment appointments

Reiki Training Courses up to Master Teacher Level

Aura Readings

Please contact me for details and course fees

Contact Details

Linda Cowan

Usui Reiki Master Teacher

UK Reiki Federation Master Teacher Member

UK Reiki Federation Area Representative for Fife, Clackmannan, Falkirk, Stirling & West Lothian

9.00am - 6.00pm Tel. 01383 723222 Mobile 0781 450 5098

e-mail linda@linda4reiki.co.uk

Based in Townhill, Dunfermline, Fife

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