Meditation classes and Reiki classes

Private Meditation classes

I offer meditation classes to individuals and small groups by appointment in Brighton or by Zoom/Skype/phone.

You will learn meditations that are are tailored to your needs: stress management, spiritual development, focus, etc.

Meditation can help reduce stress. The meditations we discuss and practice can be used anywhere, in just a few minutes a day, to lead you to a more relaxed life.

Depending on your goals, we will cover relaxing breathing techniques, energy-based meditation, and visualization exercises that can help create a sense of inner peace and balance.

No previous meditation experience necessary.

Private classes are offered by appointment. Brighton location or by phone or Zoom/Skype. Call Christine at 617-782-1681 or email christineradice@yahoo.com to schedule.

Classes for individuals are $30 for a one-hour class.

 

Friday Meditation Circle

Fridays, 5:00pm - 6:00pm EST

This group is meeting on Zoom/by phone ONLY

Join together to experience soothing meditations. We'll practice several meditations such as breath awareness, body scan, and lovingkindness.

No prior meditation experience necessary.

Sliding scale:

  • $10 / class you attend - standard fee
  • $5 - please pay this rate if you are unemployed/retired/facing some financial challenges but are generally able to support yourself and pay bills
  • $0/your presence is the donation - please attend and no payment needed if you are experiencing homelessness, having trouble paying for food or other essential needs but would still like to meditate with us. No questions asked!

This is by honor system--you don't need to let me know why you are paying a certain amount on the sliding scale. Please reach out if you have any concerns.

Payments can be made through Venmo @bostonreiki or by using my PayPal link.
If you don't have Venmo or PayPal, I will accept checks, Please email me for my address.

Click here to register for the Zoom information.

 

Cambridge Women's Center Meditation Group

Second Tuesday of every month, 5:30pm - 6:30pm EST

This group is now meeting on Zoom/by phone ONLY

In this supportive group we will learn and practice meditations for deep relaxation, mindfulness, and self-compassion.

No previous meditation experience necessary. All who identify as women or non-binary are welcome.

This group is free.

Email christineradice@yahoo.com to get the Zoom dial-in and with any questions.

 


Reiki and energy healing classes

Reiki Jin Kei Do, Level One

For dates and class locations, click here.

Reiki is a gentle healing art from Japan. In this class, you will learn simple Reiki self-treatment techniques, learn to treat others, practice simple but powerful meditation techniques, receive four Reiki attunements, hear the history of Reiki and the story of Dr. Usui, as well as learn about the lineage of Reiki known as Reiki Jin Kei Do (Reiki in the Way of Wisdom and Compassion).

Rather than viewing Reiki as an isolated healing technique, this lineage of Reiki focuses on integrating self-healing and meditation into a daily spiritual practice, facilitating growth and healing at a deep level.

Reiki is simple to learn and can be learned by anyone regardless of spiritual background and belief system.

In this class you will:

  • Hear the story of Reiki and the story of Reiki Jin Kei Do
  • Learn about the energy body including the chakras and the aura
  • Practice several simple meditation techniques to help you work with Reiki energy
  • Receive four attunements in the lineage of Takamori through Usui
  • Learn and practice how to give a Reiki treatment to someone seated in a chair. Optional demonstration of how to treat someone laying on a table.* Due to the covid-19 pandemic, students will instead view a demonstration of a treatment. After the pandemic lifts, students of online classes are welcome to attend at no charge the portion of an in-person class about giving treatments if they would like in-person feedback and support.
  • Learn how to give yourself a Reiki treatment, including time to practice self-treatment
  • Hear the Reiki Jin Kei Do ideals and explore "Mindcheck" (a way to explore feelings and thoughts that arise during meditation)
  • Receive a manual with all information from the class and receive a certificate of completion

To register for a Reiki class, please send $25 deposit to me via PayPal or Venmo @bostonreiki and email me to let me know which class you are signing up for. You will then be sent instructions for accessing the class on Zoom.

Don't have PayPal or Venmo? Email me for other payment options.

Please call Christine at 617-782-1681 or email christineradice@yahoo.com with any questions.

This class is being offered on the following dates:


Reiki Jin Kei Do, Level Two

For dates and class locations, click here.

Reiki Level I is a pre-requisite. Completion of Reiki One for minimum two months is required.

In this class you will:

  • Learn the use, meaning and application of the Reiki symbols
  • Practice additional meditation and energy-awareness techniques
  • Learn and practice the Reiki II self-treatment
  • Learn the Reiki II chair and table treatments * Due to the covid-19 pandemic, students will view a demonstration of a treatment. After the pandemic lifts, students of online classes are welcome to attend at no charge the portion of an in-person class about giving treatments if they would like in-person feedback and support.
  • Learn and practice distant healing techniques
  • Receive two attunements in the lineage of Takamori through Usui
  • Explore Mindcheck II
  • Receive manual and a certificate

To register for a Reiki class, please send $25 deposit to me via PayPal or Venmo @bostonreiki and email me to let me know which class you are signing up for. You will then be sent instructions for accessing the class on Zoom.

Don't have PayPal or Venmo? Email me for other payment options.

Please call Christine at 617-782-1681 or email christineradice@yahoo.com with any questions.

This class is being offered on the following dates:


Making up missed classes and scheduling private review sessions

Missed classes may be made up at no charge with the next group class offered. If you prefer to make up the class privately, there is an additional cost of $25/hour.

Students may email or call with questions at any time; however, if you would like to schedule a more in-depth review session, you may do so. Review sessions are $25/hour.


Best Practices for your Reiki Practice

TBD

Interested in starting your own professional Reiki practice? This class covers:

  • Offering Reiki sessions to clients: we'll discuss everything from getting a Reiki table to explaining Reiki to new clients
  • Ethics of working with clients
  • Legal/accounting: we'll discuss some business issues you may want to explore further with an accountant or attorney
  • Marketing your Reiki practice
  • Keeping good self-care while maintaining a focus on clients

This class is for those who are interested in setting up their own professional Reiki practice, but will also be helpful for those starting or participating in a volunteer Reiki program.

Prerequisite: Reiki Level Two is recommended, but Reiki Level One practitioners with an existing professional practice in another healing art will be considered as well.

Location: Webinar via Zoom Conferencing

Cost: $90

For more information or to register for this class, please call Christine at 617-782-1681 or email christineradice@yahoo.com


Energy Healing for Everyone!

Energy healing includes a number natural healing systems that work with the body's own energy and natural life force energy to create relaxation, inner peace, and a sense of well being. In this class we will learn a basic type of energy healing that anyone can do, no prior experience needed! This class is being held on Zoom so you can learn this wonderful skill from the comfort of your own home.

Here's what we'll learn:

  • What is energy healing?
  • Lovingkindness meditation: a healing for yourself and others
  • Chakras: What are chakra energy centers? Learn and practice a chakra meditation.
  • Connect with feelings and thoughts in the present moment through journaling.
  • Connecting to the energy of the earth through meditation.
  • Hands on and distance healing for others
  • Receive a certificate of completion via email.

Please note this is not a Reiki class.

This class is offered on the following dates:

  • No group classes currently scheduled. Contact me to schedule a class.

Energy Healing for Pets Class

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Energy healing is a natural way to help your pets feel more relaxed and energized. This in turn can help with physical and emotional problems.

  • Learn more about energy healing--including Reiki--and how it can help your pets and you.
  • Learn about chakras, major energy centers that connect our bodies and our pets' bodies to universal life force energy.
  • Experience a brief chakra meditation.
  • Learn how to give an energy healing treatment to your pet. In class, we will practice on the instructor's dog. Please do not bring your pets to class.
  • You will come out of this class knowing more about energy systems in both human and animal bodies and will be ready to give your pet energy healing!

This class is offered on the following dates:

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