Reiki I Class Outline
1. Registration and sign in
2. Smudging (optional).
3. Introductions - Name, work, family, metaphysical background, understanding of Reiki, why you want to learn
Reiki, and something you like about yourself.
4. Opening meditation, or prayer to join the group to the higher power and to each other.
5 . Reiki Talk
What is Rei-ki, the different levels, how the attunement process works etc.
How does Reiki work (use information from the manual)?
What can it heal.
(Use examples and Reiki stories to explain these topics)
History-Include Japanese and Western history of Reiki including, the Gakkai and the JRT techniques etc. as well as
Takata’s history and the development of Western Reiki. Could also use material from The Reiki Class Tapes.
6. Lunch (one hour).
7. Return and regroup - Circle shoulder massages and hugs.
8. Talk about attunement and how it works.
9. Expain Gassho meditation and use this just before the attunement. Have students remain in Gassho during the
10. Reiki I attunement
11. Have students write in their notebooks about attunement and meditation experiences- then share.
12. Break (10 to 15 minutes).
13. Practice Reiki (three or four to a group) - Take about 5-8 minutes each. Make sure all feel Reiki or that the client
does. Share after.
14. Byosen Scanning - Explain and demonstrate this technique to your class. Then have them pick a partner, scan,
then switch. Explain Reiji-ho and that it is more advanced as one uses intuition directly rather than the hand.
15. Explain and practice standard treatment with all hand positions (pick a partner and switch).
16. Explain and demo Kenyoku and have students use it at end of treatment.
17. Explain Hayashi Healing Guide and give short demo.
18. Break (10 to 15 minutes).
19. Explain self treatment – Byosen self scan and practice self treatment hand positions.
CONTINUE WITH THE FOLLOWING STEPS IF STUDENTS ARE CONTINUING REIKI II THE NEXT DAY
20. Reiki II Symbols - Show for memorization only, sacred, keep them secret, explain test. Distribute handout. (Use
last 1/2 hour of class for this part.)
21. Closing meditation or prayer.
Reiki II Class Outline
1. Sign in - Smudging (optional).
2. Opening meditation or prayer to join group to the Higher Power and to each other.
3. Sharing - meditation, effects from attunement, use of Reiki, questions or comments. Complete anything you did
not have time for on Saturday (such as the self treatment).
4. Talk on Reiki II symbols - Deeper, complete meaning, how to use them including the many ways to use the
distant symbol for distant and past/future healing. Use information from The Reiki Class Tapes.
5. Explain and demo Koki-ho. Explain and demo Jacki-Kiri Joka -ho
6. Lunch (one hour). Students can use some of their lunch time to memorize the symbols.
7. Test on symbols- If there are errors point them out and ask them to correct them. Use hints if necessary or have
the person use their notes. Coach so that everyone passes.
7. Circle massage and hugs.
8. Reiki II Attunement – include Gassho at beginning.
9. Have students write attunement experiences in notebook - sharing.
11. Explain how to do complete treatment using all symbols.
12. Break up into groups of 3-4 to practice. Start with them doing straight Reiki without any symbols. Then have
them add the Choku Rei and after 5 min. or so, share what this felt like. Do the same with the Sei heki so they
get an experience of what the symbols do in class. Also, have them practice Koki-ho.
13. Practice Gyoshi-ho - choose partners and switch. This can be done with the students sitting in two rows of
chairs facing each other at least 4 feet apart or more. Also explain that this can be done in a regular treatment.
(Note that this replaces Beaming or can be in addition to Beaming)
14. Enkaku chiryo with group. Ask for requests from students. Write the names of those you are sending Reiki to
on a piece of paper and place in the middle of the circle or use a photo of the person if it is available. Also send
Reiki to create harmony among all people on the planet, or perhaps a world situation (current website topic
from the global healing network.)
15. Have students pick a partner to exchange Reiki with during the week and send distant Reiki to.
16. Ending meditation and/or prayer.