Reiki Rays Institute FAQ's


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Frequently Asked Questions ( FAQ)
  1. Can Reiki attunements be performed distantly?
  2. Is Reiki Rays Institute accredited?
  3. What can I do with my training when I am done?
  4. Can I study with you in person?
  5. What are the credentials of the instructors?
  6. What exactly is an attunement?
  7. How long does it take to complete a program?
  8. I studied courses elsewhere. May I transfer these credits?
  9. What are your shipping policies and procedures?
  10. Are there any entrance requirements to enroll?
  11. Does RRI issue diplomas or degrees?
  12. What are your payment options and privacy policy?

Can Reiki attunements be performed distantly?

Yes, and distance attunements and sessions are just as effective as those performed in person. Reiki Rays has performed hundreds of distance attunements for students all around the world, and we do so everyday successfully.

Usui Reiki provides a symbol in Level 2 that allows for performing Reiki, including attunements, distantly. While there is great benefit in working with a local Master, receiving a Reiki attunement or healing in the comfort of home may be preferred by the recipient, as you can relax in your own sacred space, free of distractions, and prepare for your experience in your own unique way.

These are done without connection to the internet or telephone, in a silent state, so that you can relax and enjoy while your instructor energetically does all of the work!

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Is Reiki Rays Institute Accredited?

Yes. Reiki Rays Institute received full accreditation from  the International Natural Healers Association in 2005.  We also obtained accreditation from the American Association of Drugless Practitioners in July, 2003.

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What can I do with my training when I am done?

There are numerous options upon completion. Many use their newly found knowledge to supplement other holistic fields such as massage, chiropractic, or nursing. Others bring their training to salons and day spas. Several have opened stores and centers of their own, whereas others decided to give lectures, conduct workshops, or write. Our main goal has always been to assist others in achieving understanding and personal growth, so we encourage you to share what you learn here with those called to learn.

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Can I study with you in person?

 Since expanding to the internet, we no longer offer our courses in local workshops or private instruction.

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What is an attunement?

An attunement is the procedure used to pass hidden knowledge of a system or way of like from teacher to student. This procedure is often done in solitude and silence, and if performed distantly is not done while on the phone or in front of the computer. Officially, the attunement process is designed to empower the recipient to be able to perform the service or system from that time on. Nothing is required of the student other than scheduling an appointment and relaxing using our suggested techniques for the duration of the procedure.

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What are your shipping policies and procedures?

Reiki Rays Institute uses email to send almost all of our course materials, unless previous arrangements for mailed materials is requested. Manuals are emailed.

When we mail certifications, we use the US Postal Service, using first class depending on its destination. We package our course certificates in flat envelopes packed with cardboard so they are less likely to bend to preserve your documents.

Please allow 1-2 weeks for US mailings, and 2-4 weeks for international delivery.

In the case of inclement weather, national holidays, or other events that prevent postal pick up, we will resume our schedule on the next business day. We do our best to inform you of this breaks with an automated message or personalized email.

We cannot be responsible for goods seized by customs, so we suggest you contact your country's postal service to make sure receiving written materials in English is not prohibited.

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What is your Refund/ Exchange policy?

Reiki Rays Institute willingly allows for a refund at any time within 30 days of purchase for any reason. We process the refunds by crediting the same method of payment used at time of purchase.

We also have a generous exchange process. If you find the course you selected does not suit your needs, we are willing to exchange it with another course at any time, no questions asked, within one year of the purchase of the original course.

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