From my research and own experience this is MY own description of what Reiki is:

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that promotes self healing and healing for others. It's a safe simple natural healing method that is administered by placing the hands gently along the head and torso while the client lay or sit fully clothed.
Reiki assists the body to RELAX, and the nervous system to down regulate giving clients a feeling of peace and calm. By entering this relaxed state we are allowing the mind body and spirit to begin to self heal, which is the first step to feel better and function better. Reiki is a whole system treatment that restores balance in the body. It also works well in conjunction with conventional medicine. People have reported less side affects from medication, improved digestion, better sleep, focus, memory and more! Receiving Reiki before and after major procedures, or surgeries can help your body gain strength to recover as quickly as possible. Picture a river full of sticks and debris, the water only trickles downward. When the debris is removed the water is able to move in a more natural free flowing way. It is the same idea in the body. When your "ki" (Life force energy) is gunked with debris, negative energy is stored throughout your system making you feel sluggish, in a rut, muscle tension, stress, emotionally drained, and unbalanced. By receiving Reiki we are using "Rei" (higher power/wisdom) to break apart the effected areas of debris and charging it with positive healthy energy to restore balance throughout the body

Reiki is also known for assisting one on their journey of personal development, aligning with higher self, and the soul's purpose. It can be a magikal road of self discovery, while peeling away the layers of past traumas, negative experiences and even old habits. Expect to gain a new perspective, and open up to new possibilities. An open mind can create a whole new world.

Carissa's journey with Reiki:

I have had an interest in Reiki for quite sometime, as it seemed like it would be a good addition to my Massage Therapy practice.  When my now Reiki Master announced she was teaching Level 1 back in 2015, I jumped in without realizing just how much healing I needed myself. Through daily Self-Reiki I have been able to let go of past hurts, and allow growth in my relationships. My perceptions and awareness have change and I've become more in touch with who I am and what I want. I find it to be true, that Reiki finds you when you are ready to open your mind and heart to it. This non-invasive hands on (or off) healing technique has been a special service for me to provide to others as its affects can be astounding. It has become clear to me that  spreading the knowledge and tools of Reiki's amazing Universal healing to others is a part of my soul's purpose.

Since becoming a Reiki Master Teacher in traditional Usui Reiki Ryoho in January 2016 I’ve had the pleasure to
*Facilitate monthly; Golden Reiki Healing Exchange. Bringing together the Reiki community to practice skills and share energy healing.
*Volunteer with Life Spark Cancer Resources. Providing weekly Reiki sessions to cancer patients. 
*Teach Level 1 and 2 classes as of February 2017.  
*Continue to offer private Reiki sessions, with chakra crystals and sound healing. 

Please reach out to me if you are interested in one on one Reiki sessions and/or group classes. I am honored to assist you in your journey of Self discovery, healing and growth both on the table and teaching you Reiki. 


-Dissolves energy blocks and promotes natural balance between mind, body and spirit
-Increases energy levels
-Creates deep relaxation and helps the body release stress and tension
-Clears the mind and improves focus
-Accelerates the body’s self-healing ability
-Aids better sleep
-Reduces blood pressure
-Helps relieve pain
-Assists the body in cleansing itself from toxins
-Supports the immune system
-Helps spiritual growth and emotional cleansing
-Promotes creativity
-Compliments medical treatment

Want to know more? 

Have you received a Reiki treatment from a friend, family member or professional practitioner and want to know more!?  Do you want to be able to do Self-Reiki, and give Reiki to your friends, family, or pets? Maybe you are in a profession, like Massage Therapy, Yoga or other alternative healing practices and want this as an extra tool for your tool box... 

Everyone was born with the power to use healing energy. Take for example stubbing your toe on the couch- you immediately wrap your hands around it, as to comfort the wound, and make it feel better. Reiki is similar to this, as a Reiki practitioner I lay on hands along the head, torso and limbs sending channeled healing energy throughout the body to promote self healing.

Want to Learn Reiki?                     
Reiki is easy to learn, anyone can do it. Once you have it, its with you for life. Most people use it to heal themselves, family, friends, pets, and clients. Reiki can be channeled for any situation, making the benefits and uses endless. Receiving Reiki is extremely relaxing, promotes a sense of peace, calm and overall wellbeing. It can help those with anxiety, insomnia, stress, pain, depression, grief, and over thinking. Brings in happiness, inspiration, joy and comfort. It also works well with conventional medicine. 
Become a Level 1 & 2 Reiki Practitioner:
Embark on a two day intensive workshop to enhance your personal and spiritual development with Reiki Healing. On the first day you will learn Level I; the history of Reiki, hand positions, techniques, how to detect what areas need Reiki healing, clearing ones energy field, and hands on practice. On the second day you will learn the Level II symbols- what they are and how to use them, how to send distance healing, techniques to heal unwanted habits as well as more hands on practice through both giving and receiving! Each day will include it’s respective attunement. After the full two days you will be a Certified Level II Reiki Practitioner! 

What is a Reiki attunement? 
Receiving an attunement, is a simple yet sacred process. The attunement activates the Universal energy source that is Reiki, prepares you as a conduit for sending Reiki and allows its energy to flow. Once this energy is activated it is an invaluable tool for you to carry with you through the rest of your life. 
Each level of Reiki (I, II, advanced and Master Teacher)  has its own attunement which deepens and strengthens the Universal energy that has been activated in your Crown chakra, palm chakras and aura (energy field). The symbols learned in level II and beyond may be used for targeted purposes: such as mental/emotional healing, distance healing, abundance, creativity and “power” charged energy. As you become more connected to your Reiki practice you may experience a deeper understanding of yourself personally and spiritually. 



Advanced & Reiki Master Certification 

  • Are you ready to continue your Journey of self healing and healing others by deepening your Reiki knowledge and experience?
  •  Do you have a strong desire to learn more as you walk along your path of personal growth and transformation?
  • Are feeling drawn to share the healing benefits of Reiki and teach others?

Join Reiki Master, Carissa Harris for this 3 day class November 9-11 2018 at hOMe Collective. 

Reiki is a sacred practice that requires reverence and our greatest respect if we are to experience the deeper aspects of its value. The benefits of Reiki can be all encompassing, not only giving us the ability to heal ourselves and others but also bringing guidance for our lives. The joys of becoming a Reiki Master are many. You don't necessarily have to teach in order for the Master training to be useful. The additional healing energy, symbols, techniques and knowledge will add value to your abilities.  This class is a powerful healing experience, with lots of time for hands on practice. While the content of the class will allow students to pass the ability to do Reiki on to others and to teach if one chooses, many take the class for their own use or to use with family and friends. 

Student must have taken Reiki I&II and practiced Reiki II for 3-6 months.  Must also be able to draw the 3 symbols from Reiki II from memory.  

What you will learn:

Advanced Reiki Training on Friday
    •     The Usui Master symbol; which increases the effectiveness of the Reiki II symbols and can be used for healing.        
    •    The Usui Master attunement; which increases the strength of your Reiki energy. 
    •    Practice using the Usui master symbol for treatments. 
    •    Reiki meditation that strengthens the mind and expands consciousness. 
    •    Advanced techniques for using Reiki to solve problems and achieve goals. 
    •    The use of crystals and stones with Reiki. 
    •    How to make a Reiki grid that will continue to send Reiki to yourself and others after it is charged. 
    •    Learn and practice how to provide Aura clearing (psychic surgery)  that allows you to remove negative psychic energy from yourself and others and send it to the light. 

Reiki Master Teacher Training Saturday & Sunday
    •    The complete Reiki Usui/Tibetan Master attunement. 
    •    Instruction on how to give The Usui System of Reiki attunements for Reiki I&II, ART and full Reiki Master. 
    •    The Healing attunement that can be given to anyone and directs the powerful attunement energies to heal. 
    •    Two Tibetan symbols are given for a total of six. 
    •    Lots of practice time doing attunements.
    •    How to give yourself attunements. 
    •    Advanced Reiki meditation that harmonizes the energy of the chakras. 
    •    The values and spiritual orientation of a true Reiki Master. 
    •    Creating a thriving Reiki practice 
Each student will receive a Reiki Master Class manual by William Lee Rand, handouts, and a Certificate.

November 9,10, & 11
Friday 3pm-7pm
Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 6pm.

Cost: $500

Register by October 10th and save $100!!

Class size is limited to 6 people. 

Questions and registration contact Carissa 303-475-5167

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“In the end we must consider that a Reiki Master isn't one who has mastered Reiki, but one who has allowed herself to be mastered by Reiki”






William Lee Rand Describes what Reiki is