The Canadian Reiki Association (CRA) is the foremost Reiki organization in Canada, and the CRA recognizes that all styles of Reiki are equally valid and that no one style of Reiki is better or more authentic than another. If you are considering taking up Reiki or extending your Reiki skills and intend to be a Reiki practitioner that is recognized by the Canadian Reiki Association then please read the notes below.
To qualify as a Reiki Student Member with the Canadian Reiki Association you will be attuned to Reiki and have taken a Reiki Level I or Reiki First Degree class and have a Reiki Level I certificate.
Please see the course contents here for the Reiki Level I class
To qualify as a Registered Reiki Practitioner with the Canadian Reiki Association you will already have obtained a Reiki Level I certificate and will have completed the required practicum. The practicum requires the member to practice for a minimum six months and also completing a minimum of twenty four hours practice time on others. Practice time at CRA Teacher hosted practices and CRA hosted Reiki exchanges count as two CEU points towards the required twenty four hours of practice time. You will need to complete the required practicum and CEU forms and submit them along with your application.
To qualify as a Registered Reiki Teacher with the Canadian Reiki Association, you will have studied and successfully completed the minimum teaching requirements for the style of Reiki studied, which will consist of three or four levels of training depending on your particular Reiki Lineage. This will not be less than three levels consisting of a minimum of twenty eight hours of training in total. You will have practiced Reiki for a minimum of twice a week for a minimum of one year from the date that you received certification as a Reiki Master/Teacher. You will follow the CRA Educational Guidelines and continually support the students by answering questions and be encouraged to host at least one student practice night per month for the purpose of issuing CEU's to student members.
IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE
The above is a summary only, and to obtain detailed and current information about becoming a member of the Canadian Reiki Association then please read the full description of the CRA Membership Requirements.