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Reiki Level 1

DateBox EventDetailTime EventDetailLocation
Sep 16, 2022
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Coborn Healing Center
St. Cloud, MN

In this class, we will discuss the history of Usui Reiki Ryoho, explain the Reiki Ideals, demonstrate the standard Reiki treatment hand positions and more.

Registration Details

A $100 course discount will be given to participants who agree to volunteer at CentraCare as a Reiki practitioner for one year following course completion. The agreement will need to be signed prior to registering for the course. If interested, contact Kathi Sowada by by email or phone at 320-251-2700, ext. 52550.

Fees & Payment

$230. This fee includes the course manual that will be used for both Reiki class 1 and 2.


The class is a combination of lecture, discussion, and experience in the practice of Usui Reiki Ryoho, including receiving Level 1 Placement (attunement). Practice time includes giving and receiving a complete Reiki treatment using all the hand positions, self-treatment, and practice using Japanese Reiki Techniques as mentioned below.

While practice occurs during the class, it is important that you set aside additional time to practice after the class is over. This additional practice is necessary to gain the experience and confidence you need to fully utilize the Reiki training.


The learner will be able to:

  • Discuss the history of Usui Reiki Ryoho.
  • Explain the Reiki Ideals.
  • Demonstrate the Japanese Reiki techniques of Gassho meditation, Byosen Scanning – detecting where Reiki is needed, Reiji-ho – developing your intuition, and Kenyoku – clearing one’s energy field.
  • Demonstrate the standard Reiki treatment hand positions.
  • Demonstrate reiki self-treatment.
  • Explain the Hayashi Healing Guide and how to use it.
  • Discuss Reiki Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

Target Audience
CentraCare health care professionals who wish to use Reiki in clinical practice, as well as community members or CentraCare employees who wish to practice as CentraCare Reiki Volunteers.

Contact Hour Information
This class is approved for 8 nursing contact hours through the MN Board of Nursing.

Instructor Bio
Kathleen Sowada DACM, MSN, RN, LAc, HN-BC, CHTP is a Usui/Holy Fire® Reiki Master with over 16 years of experience working with biofield energy therapies. In addition to practicing as a Registered Nurse for over 27 years, she is also a Licensed Acupuncturist, Certified Healing Touch Practitioner, and Board-Certified Holistic Nurse. Her mission is to empower people to realize their inner healing potential and become active participants in their healing process.

For questions about this class, email Kathleen.

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location
1. Fri, September 16 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Coborn Healing Center

Location Details

  • Coborn Healing Center
    1900 CentraCare Circle
    St. Cloud, MN 56303

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