For details on reiki treatment, reiki drumming, reiki master see relevant headings below.
courses for those wanting to connect with Reiki and
learn how to use the energy for self healing and to
treat others, either for personal development or to go
on to practise professionally.
Reiki level 1
"Shoden" (first degree) for beginners, a course that
gives you a permanent connection to Reiki energy and the
basic foundations of personal healing practice as well
as basic hand positions to treat others.
"Okuden" (second degree) for level 1 students wanting to
deepen their practice and Reiki connection, introduction
to symbols, work with the energy more intuitively, and
also for those wanting to train as a practitioner.
Level 3 Reiki Master/Teacher
"Shinpiden" (3rd degree) for further advanced
development, learning more Reiki symbols, learning how
to conduct empowerments/attunements for yourself and
others, and for those wishing to teach.
Deepening for level 2 students who want to take Reiki
Master level 3 without training to be a teacher.
Technique - The
Reiki Drum Master Practitioner Course, for those who
have completed second degree or above, this course is a
fusion of the ancient practice of shamanic drumming and
Reiki energy, which creates a powerful yet gentle
healing model. Learn various techniques for treatments,
and receive your very own drum Remo Buffalo Drum.
Master Teacher - for those who want to teach the Reiki
Drum Healing & Journeying Techniques. Course
pre-requisite: This course is for
Reiki Master Teachers who not only have at least one
year's teaching experience including one Reiki level 1
class and one Reiki level 2 class but who are also a
Reiki Drum Master Practitioner You will need six
months experience of giving practical Reiki Drum
treatments. You will also be required to provide 6 Reiki
Drum case studies (a course of four treatments for each
case study) and attendance at the Assessment Day.
Prices start from £150, for more details use the
Reiki shares are held on a regular basis and on
going support is available for all Reiki students.
These are ongoing and aimed at those who have
already taken at least one Reiki course. The theme of
the workshop changes from month to month and is a chance
to develop personal practice and energy techniques, with
Reiki meditations, energy exercises and
Drumming Journeys working individually, in pairs and as
All treatments, courses and
workshops are run by Catherine Birkinhead,
professionally qualified Reiki Master Teacher and
Practitioner (UKRF member) in Mikao Usui Japanese style
Reiki and Reiki Drum Healing. As a member, Catherine has
UKRF Insurance and adheres to the Comprehensive Code of
Ethics and Standards of Practice. She is also a listed
teacher with Reiki Evolution for the Bedfordshire area.
in Toronto, Canada, I trained as a Reiki Master Teacher
with Reiki Evolution in 2008, an organization that
strives to follow the original Japanese Mikao Usui
system of Reiki healing. I qualified in Reiki drumming
Technique in 2009 and have been giving treatments and
teaching courses ever since. I have over 12 years
experience of working with energy, which first began
with Tai Chi and Qi Gong. I continue to practice
as well as teach in this Martial Art which helps
complement the energy work I do. Currently I am a Reiki
Practitioner at Keech Hospice care, and teach Tai Chi/Qi
Gong in the Herts, Bucks & Beds area, as well as
teaching Reiki/Reiki Drumming and offering treatments to
The first time I received a
treatment, I found it to be a very personal and unique
experience and I knew from that day forward Reiki would
be part of my life! After a couple of treatments I took
some healing courses in other various systems before
deciding to learn the Usui Reiki System, and start my
Reiki Evolution training in 2006.
I strive to
develop my own healing journey through workshops,
courses and continued personal development. I also enjoy
helping others and empowering them to help themselves
with self healing through meditation, visualization,
movement, sound healing, Reiki and Reiki Drumming."
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