Are you energetically sensitive to the people around you?
Do you find yourself giving a lot to others emotionally?
Since you're looking into a Reiki course, I'd guess you're also the person who picks up your friends and family when they are feeling down, who cares for them, even when it means putting yourself second.
This comes naturally to you because you have an innate healing ability, but it can also get tricky, can't it? For if you're not careful, you can easily find yourself taking on the negative energy of people and places around you.
Or what about at home? Are you a parent who gives gives gives, but seldom has time for yourself? Would you even feel guilty if you went away for the weekend to attend a Reiki course?
If so, then you're not alone. So many students in my healing courses are in the same boat. Unfortunately, this often leads to stress, unbalanced emotions, and a feeling that you're not showing up as the brightest version of yourself.
And this hurts because you want to be the best possible parent or friend you can be.
It also hurts because you can get so caught up in the busyness of life that you don't have enough time for the things that are truly meaningful to you.
Or perhaps you’re suffering from some health issues that you haven’t been able to resolve.
Or maybe you’re just carrying a little excess weight.
There are a lot of reasons people attend my Melbourne Reiki courses, and these are just some of the common ones.
Of course, you don’t need to have an issue you want to work through to get a lot out of a Reiki courses.
Many people simply attend one because they intuit they have natural healing abilities they haven’t been making the most of.
They want to explore that side of their being and, one day, quite possibly even transition over to working as a healer.
Or maybe they are already healers, yoga or qigong practitioners, and simply want to connect more to energy to help all their spiritual practices.
For other potential Reiki students, it is as simple as wanting more energy or feeling more positive about life.
If any of this rings true for you, then you will love my Reiki courses.
Having worked with thousands of students over the past 16 years, I’ve developed a unique 7-step process that makes learning Reiki simple, quick and powerful.
It’s a finely crafted system where each technique you learn helps the next, where everything fits together in a harmonious hole.
In fact, at the end of my Melbourne Reiki 1 course, you will have learned skills to help you:
What’s more, unlike many Reiki courses (and all online ones that we know of) my courses will also be recognised by major Reiki associations around the world. So if you’re considering one day working as a professional Reiki healer, then you’ll be on your way to getting the qualifications you need.
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With all of the Reiki courses and info out there, it can be challenging to figure out which course to take.
You don’t want to get ripped off, and you don’t want to take a mediocre Reiki course that doesn’t give you the tools you need to go deeply – and powerfully – into your Reiki healing practice.
But here is the rub: until you have learned Reiki, you don't know what you don't know. So you don't know what things should be taught in a Reiki class, and you don't know what things should be left out.
As a result, it’s easy to simply choose a course based on location and price, even when, deep down, you know this isn’t the best way to make a decision. For even at a glance, it’s clear that no two courses are the same, and the last thing you want to do is regret your decision for the rest of your Reiki years.
You don’t want to discover that Reiki associations won’t recognize your certificate, and you don’t want to discover that you haven’t been taught up to 50% of the original Reiki techniques (this, sadly, is more often than not the case!).
The issue when doing your research, however, is that most Reiki websites don't say much about their courses. They tell you that Reiki is good for relaxation and healing. They give you a few course dates, maybe a price, and they hope you'll choose them.
If you are like many people, however, you want more than that. And that is why we’ve included a lot of information on this site.
But don't worry if it feels like too much. In that case, just skim through the bits you like.
Should you want an in-depth understanding of what you'll be learning, however, simply keep scrolling down the page, and you won't be short of info.
Or, if you don't much care for reading, you can also check out my YouTube channel for more ideas and inspiration.
Ultimately, when choosing a Reiki course, you need to ask yourself how much it would be worth to learn to connect to chi (energy) whenever you wanted.
How much would it be worth to be the brightest version of yourself with your friends and family?
How much would it be worth to not need to fear taking on the negative energy of people or places?
And that’s why I’d always recommend choosing what you consider to be the best course, even if you have to make an extra effort to attend it.
It’s a funny thing, but a lot of people make Reiki claims, but few people back them up with a guarantee.
That's why I have a simple guarantee. If you come to my course, I guarantee you’ll like it. If not, simply tell me at the end of the final day, and you’ll get your money back.
(Note that you do have to attend both days because learning Reiki is a process. Also, don’t tell me two months down the track if you’re short of cash. Fair is fair!).
That said, you won’t be thinking of the guarantee by the end of the course. In fact, we’ve only had a handful of people over 16 years who have ever asked for their money back.
Still, if for some remarkable reason you aren’t happy, just say, and no hard feelings whatsoever. I’ll even let you keep all of the course materials.
My courses are simple and easy to follow. Yet they are also detailed and thorough. In fact, with Om Reiki, you’ll get a host of bonus materials that other centres don’t offer. Bonuses include:
I have studied with Reiki teachers in India, Thailand, Hawaii, mainland USA and
Australia – teachers who guarantee my lineage goes back to the founder of Reiki, Mikao
Having trained over 300 Reiki Masters, I'm what some would consider a 'teacher of teachers' (even if I always consider myself a student!), and I get a lot of satisfaction seeing my students not only go on to forge professional healing careers, but also heal themselves, their families and friends with the skills they learned in my classes.
Previously, Iwas a lecturer and tutor at the University of Melbourne. But, as much as I enjoyed it, it was a touch dull compared to working with the magical, mysterious world of energy, Reiki and healing!
I love exploring ideas, and am the author of over 100 Reiki articles and one Reiki book: 'The Perfect Reiki Course – Everything You Need to Know Before Your First Class'.
I've also written three novels: Full Speed, The Slob's Guide to the Perfect Job, and The Call of the Silver Cockatoo – novels about finding your true self amid the pressures and expectations of everyday life.
So if you want to check out these books and get an even better feel for my style, click on the links above.
In recognition of the work the Om Reiki Centre has done, it has even been awarded 'Best Reiki Practice in Victoria and NSW' in the GHP Alternative Medicine and Holistic Health Awards on more than one occasion.
So scroll down and read all about my Melbourne Reiki classes. Or if you'd prefer to chat and ask some questions, you can do so by calling me on 0417 328 457. (Yep, you'll actually get to speak to me!)
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Students of my Melbourne courses have found Reiki helps for:
My courses are also ideal for anyone who is susceptible to the 'negative energy' of people and places. Through a series of classical Japanese meditations, I'll teach you how to 'protect yourself' by strengthening the 'hara', one of your body's key energy centres.
To find out how this works and why most 'protection methods' fail, click here.
"I enjoyed every minute of it and couldn't get enough. We had a great group of people and the energy in the room was fantastic. Jeremy has a wealth of knowledge and i just wanted to pick his brain! Jeremy's gift is his ability to teach with clarity and humour so the information was absorbed very easily. I came away feeling empowered and looking forward to doing level 2"
"Had no idea what to expect , or what I thought I would get out of it. But could not
believe how relevant it was just at this particular moment for me. I felt a tinge of
fear at the time of the first attunement but that disappeared and I felt good in my
own skin for the first time in ages.
...Very much what I was searching for at this moment."
"I have been able to connect with myself again. I am looking forward to the future of healing, and its wonderful surprises. Definitely a feeling of being able to do something wonderful for yourself."
"I love it. I feel relaxed within me, and looking forward to let Reiki be part of my life, and [that of] others. [Learnt] how important the energy is for any living thing. And how important intuition is. Look forward to the 2nd level."
"I now feel more relaxed and have got more understanding and feeling. [The course] changed my mood and a lot of people would find it very meditative"
"Calm and peaceful. Confident to try different [Reiki] things on myself and others."
"Enlightening yet peaceful. Absolutely recommend it!"
"The course felt more 'complete' than expected. I feel very enriched and empowered. I really felt a connection with others in the group. The course makes you more aware of your spirituality and the possibilities available. Make you realise how much control you have over your thoughts and feelings."
"I was a little nervous and unsure about what to expect at first. Will I feel exhausted at the end of the day? Will I be able to do Reiki? I was pleasantly in a state of calm and centredness at the conclusion and felt that I can use Reiki and get better with more practice. Helps to tune the body and mind and reconnect with yourself. We don't do enough of it these days."
Reiki uses a special form of 'ki' (Japanese for Qi or energy) to rebalance and then charge the body's energy system. It doesn't heal the body itself, rather it gives the body the resources needed to do so
With regular practice, many Reiki healers feel happier, healthier, more productive and better able to deal with situations that would previously have caused large amounts of stress.
They also often report feeling mentally clearer and better able to make decisions
To give you an idea of just how powerful Reiki is - and how quickly it can work – watch the 2- minute video below.
Using our centre's high-tech aura machine, the video shows what happens when I heal a client.
Note how in less than two minutes, the client's chakras and energy system improve dramatically.
One reason that many Reiki courses fail to get optimum results is that they lack system and structure. This is particularly prevalent in Western Reiki lineages (i.e. those that have been part of Reiki's journey from Japan, to Hawaii to the rest of the world).
The reason for this is that many Reiki teachers have added techniques from other healing modalities. This has occurred over the last six decades and has resulted in much of what is currently called 'Reiki' having little or nothing to do with the original system.
That, of course, doesn't make these techniques bad. The problem is simply that the coherence of the original system has been lost. There are many valuable pieces, but they don't fit together in into a harmonious whole.
While I teach material (like the chakras) that was not part of the original system, the integrity of the original system is never lost. Where new information is taught, I clearly highlight it, so you'll always have a clear idea of why things were originally taught as they were and why - occasionally - it's useful to incorporate additional techniques into our Reiki practice
The result of this is a system where each piece complements the other, where you find yourself – almost without effort – going deeper into your healing journey.
In particular, my courses cover the five pillars (or diamonds) of the Japanese system:
(energy ceremonies that connect students to the Reiki energy.)
that refine and strengthen a student's connection to energy.
which enables students to use energy to heal themselves and others
(only introduced in level 2) that help students strengthen their connection to certain forms of Reiki energy
or principles that promote a healthy energetic system, facilitate powerful cleansing and provide a philosophical and spiritual backdrop to Reiki practice.
(To find out why most Reiki courses are missing up to 50% of the original Japanese Reiki system, click here.
To read precise details on how my level 1 Reiki course is put together, visit the 7-step program web page.)
To learn more about the origin of the Om Reiki Centre and its mission, visit the About Us page.
To make sure you can both remember and go over everything I teach (and, quite often, even extend it!), I've developed a detailed Level 1 video portal that you can access on both your desktop and mobile devices (yep, I've a snazzy app you can use).
The video portal includes instructional videos on both pre and post-course work, as well as info on all typical challenges you are likely to encounter.
The portal also includes bonus Reiki articles, mind maps, and meditations (so you can go over the ones we did in class).
The portal is a unique feature of our courses that will help take your Reiki to a deeper level.
To get an idea of how the Om Reiki video portals work, you can sign up for our free introductory portal 'Everything You Need to Know About Reiki'.
It has videos on all of the commonly asked Reiki questions, and will show you the quality of our video portal platforms (and, ahem, a more youthful version of myself!).
My Reiki courses all use the most advanced (and expensive!) aura camera that I know of to provide a deeper understanding and analysis of all students' energy data.
The aura camera gathers information on your:
It then summarizes your basic energy type and gives you a comprehensive written analysis of your strengths, challenges and opportunities.
One of the major reasons many Reiki students fail to continue with their practice in the years following a course is that they are given little - or no! - structure or guidance after it
As a result, their Reiki becomes a little like most gym memberships: it's used and enjoyed for a short burst of time but is then forgotten about the moment life grows busy
To ensure you get consistent, long-term benefits from the course, Om Reiki promises to support you well beyond the end of it. In fact – as mentioned –, we''ll even send you some pre-course material to help you energetically prepare for the weekend.
While not part of the traditional Japanese Reiki system, crystals can nevertheless be used to complement (and strengthen) Reiki healing.
During our Level 1 Reiki courses, I include a bonus section on cleansing crystals, meditating with crystals, and using them with Reiki for powerful healing.
At my courses, I have a large selection of crystals which you can use throughout the weekend, and I'll even let you know which crystals will be most useful to you based on your energetic strengths and challenges.
My Reiki classes are ideal if you are considering working as a Reiki healer. Having not only trained thousands of Reiki students, but also over 300 Reiki masters (many of whom have gone on to become professional Reiki teachers and therapists), I know what you need to do to take the 'professional leap'.
So if you feel intuitively drawn to go all the way with Reiki, I'll not only teach you the most advanced Reiki techniques for your personal practice, I'll also help you develop the healing skills needed to work professionally.
When I first started teaching Reiki full-time 15+ years ago, I taught Reiki as I'd been taught. This meant that my students did pretty well what students did everywhere else: they rocked up for the course, attended it and then said 'ciao'!
Nowadays it seems crazy to teach like this, but this is what almost everyone – even to this day – still does.
They run a course over two days – we hope! – and that's that. Students are not primed before the course to help them get the most out of it, and they are not guided afterwards (to ensure mastery and follow through of the techniques learned).
This means that even though almost everyone enjoys whichever Reiki course they take, most students don't get nearly as much out of it as they could.
Perhaps in part due to my background in teaching, and in part due to experience, I soon realized that students needed a lot more support to extract the maximum from a Reiki course.
As a result, I introduced both some pre-course exercises and a post-course 21-day program.
The pre-course work is simple to do, and includes two important meditations (both guided with video instructions) as well as general information on how best to prepare for your course.
The meditations are simple and easy – even if you haven't practised meditation before – and they will ensure you are energetically ready to get the most out of your weekend.
The post-course 21-day program is done principally via email, and involves me sending you daily emails with techniques to practice, and further information to deepen everything you have learned.
Having taught full-time for the last 16 years, I've a good idea of the likely challenges you will face post-course, and I've designed the 21-day program to not just help you overcome them but also develop real confidence in everything you have learned.
Sometimes you have a unique Reiki question/situation that isn't covered in any of our teaching materials. If this is the case, then we'd be happy to answer your questions – no matter how silly or weird you think they might be!– via email or phone.
Simply call us me on 0417 328 457, or write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
I've been holding regular monthly practice nights in Fitzroy North for about 15+ years. They are the perfect place for you to continue with your Reiki practice, learn new meditation and Reiki healing techniques, ask questions and make friends with like-minded people.
With 2000+ members and a 5-star rating, we are most likely Australia's largest and most trusted group of its kind
My Level 1 course (also known as 'shoden' level) will help you connect to Reiki energy. At its completion, you will:
All courses at the Om Reiki Centre are recognised by the ARC - Australia's leading Reiki association - and the International Institute for Complementary Therapists.
Our Reiki course certificates will also be recognised by all traditional Reiki associations around the world.
This is important if you are considering becoming a Reiki practitioner or using Reiki as part of an already established healing modality.
Sad to say, but in lot of Reiki courses, the manuals students receive are little better than a collection of plagiarized photocopies!
Taken from a multitude of sources, these materials seldom fit together, making them of, well, dubious value.
To ensure the Om Reiki Centre didn't fall into this trap, I created a detailed, 70-page original manual that covers all of the course information in a logical, coherent, and step-by-step manner.
As a result, you will never be left struggling to recall any of the key concepts that we teach. It is all there in precise detail.
The manual is the fruit of many years' experience and research and will prove a great reference tool for any personal or professional Reiki work that you go on to do.
I provide complimentary tea (mostly herbal) and a selection of chocolate and sweets for energy! (Sounds crazy, but your body will appreciate it.)
I hold my Melbourne Reiki courses in our beautiful studio in Brunswick Street, Fitzroy North, opposite the Edinburgh Gardens. The studio is light and luminous, has a state-of-the-art aircon unit for both heating and cooling (we're talking unbelievably fresh air!), and is perfect high-energy oasis that's close to everything.
The Reiki venue is blessed with public transport to within 70 metres of the door and free all-day parking opposite (along the park in Brunswick Street).
It is also within easy cycling distance for anyone who lives in Clifton Hill, Carlton, Northcote and Collingwood.
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As mentioned, My Melbourne Level 1 Reiki courses come with a 100% no-strings-attached satisfaction guarantee.
In fact, I'm so confident you will be delighted by what you learn that If you come along to one of our courses, see it through to the end (you have to attend both days), and aren't happy with the course, simply tell us at the conclusion of the final day and I'll refund your entire course fee (Note, you can't ask for a refund further down the track).
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10 am - 5pm both days
Instructor: Jeremy O'Carroll
Monthly Instalment Plan
Investment: $430 (3 X monthly $143.34)
Although I offer a full-refund satisfaction guarantee for those who attend our Level 1 course, I don't offer a refund if you change your mind about our course without attending it. If you give me two weeks' notice, however, I'll will be happy to alter the date of your course.
If you wish to change dates between 13-3 days before the course, you will be charged a $100 change-of-date fee.
I cannot change the date of the course if we are given 2 or less days (unless, of course, you are sick.)
So if you decide to enrol, commit to coming, be there rain, hail or shine. There is great power in that, and it will ensure you have an amazing experience.
Remember: after enroling, doubts sometimes come up. This is normal. Your ego - your small self - is not just afraid of change, it knows that Reiki will create change! It knows how powerful it is. So if your ego resists, laugh at it and trust the intuition, the inner guidance or inspiration that had you enrol in the first place. It will never fail you.