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Brookfield - Continuing Education - Reiki I

Course Name: Reiki I
Date: Call your campus for upcoming dates
Time: 9 - 5 with an hour break for lunch
Cost: $150.00 payable to Herzing University payable with preregistration.
Location: Herzing University Brookfield, 555 S. Executive Drive, Brookfield
Items needed: Blanket and pillow, lunch if desired
Hours: 8 contact hours

*For more information and to register contact Carole Ostendorf, PHD at 262-649-4145 or

Course Information

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by "laying on hands" and is based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. The word Reiki is made of two Japanese words—Rei, which means "Universal, Spirit, Higher Power" and Ki, which is "life force energy". So Reiki is actually "spiritually guided life force energy."

An amazingly simple technique to learn, the ability to use Reiki is not taught in the usual sense, but is transferred to the student during a Reiki class. This ability is passed on during an "attunement" given by a Reiki master and allows the student to tap into an unlimited supply of "life force energy" to improve one's health and enhance the quality of life.

Its use is not dependent on one's intellectual capacity or spiritual development and therefore is available to everyone. It has been successfully taught to thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds.

While Reiki is not a religion, it is still important to live and act in a way that promotes harmony with others. Dr. Mikao Usui, the founder of the Reiki system of natural healing, recommended that one practice certain simple, ethical ideals to promote peace and harmony, which are nearly universal across all cultures

For questions about the course, please contact Dr. Ostendorf.
Phone: 262-649-1710

Presenter: Carole Ostendorf PhD, RM

Dr. Carole Ostendorf has been a Reiki Master and teacher of Reiki for over 20 years. Her focus is to acknowledge the ability of each person to incorporate touch with intention and respect. This focus is on supporting the individual on their personal journey, creating and sustaining that focus in daily life. Dr. Ostendorf has a broad understanding of integrated health service delivery and has served as a participant in a national dialogue and workgroups to enhance the integration of alternative health care options in traditional academic preparation of medical professionals. Her interest has extended to the expanding understanding of the mind-body connections of the human experience.

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