1. Confidentiality: No information about the client will be disclosed to any third party without the written consent of the client or the parent or guardian if the client is under 18.
2. Transparency: We include on our website and are willing to explain to prospective clients or students our training background, what takes place in a Reiki session, the subjects covered in our classes, the amount of time spent in sessions and classes, and the fee charged.
3. Integrity: We are honest in all your activities and communication.
4. Support: We will always have a friendly, positive regard toward our clients and students and openly encourage them to heal and to do the best job possible with their Reiki practice and/or teaching program.
5. Respect: We value our clients and students and treat them with respect. We will never engage in any illegal or immoral activity with our clients or students. We will never touch the genital area or breasts, never ask them to disrobe, and never make sexual comments, jokes, or references. We abstain from the use of drugs or alcohol during all professional activities and ask out clients to do the same.
6. Honor: We honor all Reiki practitioners and teachers regardless of lineage or organizational affiliation. Refrain from making negative statements about other Reiki practitioners or teachers.
7. Educate: We inform our clients and student about the value of Reiki sessions and that they do not provide a cure and are not a substitute for care by a licensed health care provider.
8. Refer: We acknowledge that Reiki works in conjunction with other forms of medical or psychological care. If a client or student has a medical or psychological condition, we suggest, in addition to giving them Reiki treatments, they see a licensed health care provider.
9. Non-Interference: We never diagnose medical or psychological conditions or prescribe medications. We do not suggest that a client change or end dosages of substances prescribed by other licensed health care providers or suggest the client change prescribed treatment or interfere with the treatment of a licensed health care provider.
10. Honesty: We do not use another person’s copyrighted material in our classes, website or literature without permission and giving credit.
11. Freedom: Encourage our students to use their own inner guidance in determining who to take classes from including the possibility of studying with more than one teacher.
12. Professional Conduct: We commit to always act in such a way so as to create and maintain a professional image for the practice of Reiki and for the ICRT Reiki Membership Association.
13. Development: We are involved in the continuing process of healing ourselves on all levels so as to fully express the essence of Reiki in all we do. We are in agreement with and working to fully express the Usui Ideals and the ICRT Center Philosophy.
14. Gratitude: We are grateful for the gift of Reiki and for each client and student who chooses to come to you.
1. Use ICRT manuals when teaching your classes. Supply one manual per student.
2. Supply the RMA certificates for your students.
3. Professional members use the title of Professional member of the RMA or Professional Member of the Reiki Membership Association in their advertising and literature.
4. Reply to all Reiki-related e-mail and voice mail in a timely way.
5. Use a client information form and session documentation form in your Reiki sessions.
6. Create a safe, comfortable, harmonious space for your sessions and classes.
7.Training including Attunements, Placements and Ignitions may be given in person or online.
8. When teaching Reiki classes, use only the RMA Reiki symbols as drawn by Mrs. Takata for Reiki II, the Master Practitioner symbol and the Holy Fire® symbol for Reiki Master which are in the Reiki Master manual. No symbols are taught in Reiki I.
9. Include time for lecture, discussion, demonstration, practice time and questions and answers in all your classes.
10. Reiki I & II can be taught together (Hayashi style) or separately according to teacher preference.
11. In the Usui/Holy Fire® classes, ART and Master are now being taught together as one class called Reiki Master while in the Usui/Tibetan style, ART and Master are still taught separately or together as one class.
12. Require that a student have practiced at the Reiki II level for a minimum of six months before taking ART or Reiki Master.
13. Use the RMA class outlines. Additional topics can be taught at the teacher’s discretion.
14. Minimum class times. The lower number is for small classes of 1-3 students and the longer time is for larger classes.
Usui/Holy Fire® Reiki I – 5-8 hours, during a one-day intensive.
Usui/Holy Fire® Reiki I & II – 12-16 hours, during a two-day intensive.
Usui/Holy Fire® Reiki Master – 15-24 hours, during a three-day intensive.
Usui/Holy Fire® Karuna® Reiki Master – 15-24 hours, during a three-day intensive.