Reiki 3 Master-Practitioner Training-Saturday, December 4th 2021

December reiki 3 training
This one-day training is for those who are enjoying Reiki energy and would like to take their abilities to the next level as a master practitioner.

CEU Credit Add-On

You can earn 7 CEUs for an additional $5 fee. Check the box below to add CEUs before clicking on “Register”.



Saturday, December 4, 2021 - 9:00 am


Saturday, December 4, 2021 - 5:30 pm


Reiki Training Chicago-Northwest Suburbs - 26402 N. Edgemond Lane Barrington, IL 60010   View map

December Reiki 3 training is for those Reiki students who’re enjoying Reiki energy and would like to take their abilities to the next level as a Reiki master practitioner.  You’ll learn several advanced Reiki techniques and practices that master Usui taught his students and receive the Master-Practitioner symbol (as well as a number of additional symbols that have been incorporated into the Reiki practice of many).   You’ll also receive the master-practitioner attunement/initiation.

This December Reiki 3 training is available to students who have completed at least Reiki 2 at Relax4Life (and at least 6 months prior) and who’ve been diligently practicing/working with the Reiki energy for at least that long.

Before registering, you are required to call the instructor (847-842-1752) to discuss your readiness to take this next step in your Reiki training.  Click below for readiness guidelines.

Reiki 3 Training Readiness Guidelines

What follows are the explanation and guidelines currently followed by Neal Harris, Relax4Life’s long-time Reiki instructor. These expectations are not universal among Reiki teachers. However, he believes that by following these guidelines and expectations, that his students truly earn the right to hold the title of Reiki Master-Practitioner or Teacher.

After taking Reiki 2 at Relax4Life, he expects his students to put in at least 6 months of diligent practice in order to be invited into his one-day, December Reiki 3 training (Master-Practitioner) or his one-day, Reiki 4 training (Teacher).

Diligent practice involves some or all of the following:

1. Practice Self-Reiki Daily

2. Practice Reiki on several of the following:
a. Family Members
b. Friends
c. Clients
d. Co-Workers
e. Animals
f. Plants
g. Inanimate Objects

3. Memorize and confidently use all of the Reiki treatment symbols learned in the Reiki 2 training

4. Memorize and use regularly the distance healing symbol

5. Practice Distance Healing regularly

6. Attend Reiki Share experiences

7. Demonstrate to the instructor that you have a good, basic understanding of the principles and practice of Reiki. This is somewhat of an intangible quality and so is subjective, often based on various student experiences.

If you feel you are ready or might be ready, please call Neal at (847) 842-1752 to discuss your practice.

Workshop Specifics

  • Class begins promptly at 9:00a.  Be sure to arrive 10-15 minutes early to settle in.
  • Wear comfortable clothing.
  • The center is kept fragrance free to protect the health of all who attend.  Click Here if you need more information about our fragrance policy.  Fragrance-free hand sanitizer will be provided.
  • Bring a sack lunch.  A refrigerator and microwave are available for your use.
  • Your professional license number (if you’re earning CEUs).  You’ll sign in with your name and license number and receive your certificate at the end of class.


Address:  26402 N. Edgemond Lane, Barrington, IL 60010
Click here for driving directions.
Note: if you’re using Google Maps, simply put in “Relax4Life, Barrington, IL”

Phone:  847-842-1752


What's Included

  • The instructor’s Reiki 3 Practitioner Manual
  • The Original Reiki Handbook of Master Mikao Usui
  • The Reiki 3 initiation/attunement
  • A certificate of completion as a Reiki 3/Master-Practitioner

What's Different About Our Reiki Training

Relax4life Center offers their Reiki students:

  • Opportunities to practice Reiki outside of class such as Reiki & Energy Share Nights
  • Participation in a distance healing circle
  • An online practitioner and teacher referral network
  • Student teaching opportunities
  • Ongoing student support such as an auditing option for those who want to re-take a class to gain further practice and understanding
  • Consulting to help individuals start a Reiki practice, teach Reiki and more
  • A private instruction option

Licensed Professionals who can earn CEUs for this training

The following licenses (in alphabetical order) can earn 7 CEUs:

• Acupuncturists
• Athletic Trainers
• Counselors
• Dentists/Dental Hygienists
• Dieticians/Nutritionists
• Marriage and Family Counselors
• Nurses, Nursing Home Administrators
• Occupational Therapists/OTAs
• Physical Therapists/PTAs
• Psychologists
• Respiratory Therapists
• Social Workers

About the Instructor & Student Comments

Neal Harris

Neal Harris is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, with a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology.  He has practiced the art of psychotherapy for the past 36 years. He is also the managing director of Relax4Life, a holistic education and services center and has been a workshop leader in the holistic health and self-enrichment fields since 1985.  In addition, Neal is a certified Pickleball coach.

Neal’s experience stems from training in the United States, China and India.  In 1986, he was a member of the first bodywork team invited to China to study Tuina, a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine and massage.  In 1991, he traveled to India to study with the meditation master and sage, H.W.L. Poonja (Papaji).

Neal has been teaching traditional Usui, Japanese, and Tibetan Reiki for 25 years and been providing Reiki therapy for 35 years.  He is also a certified Karuna® Reiki instructor and Usui Holy Fire Karuna® Master instructor, taught by William Lee Rand.  As a certified Quantum-Touch® practitioner for 21 years and instructor for 18 years, he provides both classes and individual sessions.

He is the author of the book, Pocket Stress Manager & Labyrinth Guide, as well as the relaxation CD, Exit The Storm.  Neal as well as his work at Relax4Life has been featured on national television including WTTW, Fox, NBC, Discovery Channel and more.   He has also been featured in several national magazines including Better Homes & Gardens, Spa Finder, New Age Magazine, Utne Reader and others.

In 1997, Neal was the originator of the Earth-Wisdom Labyrinth; Illinois’ first permanent outdoor labyrinth located in Elgin. He has been a consultant on, and the creator of other public labyrinths, fabric traveling labyrinths, wood and plastic finger labyrinths (including his patented brain balancing, communication enhancing double finger labyrinth design known as the Intuipath®) and manuals for creating outdoor labyrinths.  Neal leads labyrinth workshops around the country and is both a founding member of The Labyrinth Society and has been a Certified Veriditas Facilitator since 1999.

In his mental health counseling practice, Neal assists those individuals and couples who are experiencing a variety of concerns including communication, trusting self and others, anxiety, sadness, infidelity, child rearing, setting healthy boundaries and so on.  He also assists in the process of change and growth when it comes to life-affirming conditions such as Diabetes, Cancer, Heart Disease and other chronic conditions.  To promote healing on many levels, he uses a variety of practices including but not limited to: relaxation and meditation training, Graphotherapy, Thought Stopping, EFT, Reiki, Quantum-Touch® as well as his own modality “labyrinth counseling” (using his patented double finger labyrinth design). This work explores integrative medical options, as well as the psychology and spirituality of illness and recovery. Neal also headed up a 4-year national research study to determine the behavioral effects of his Intuipath® design on children and adolescents with ADHD.  He can be reached at:

What Students Say About Reiki 3 Training at Relax4Life:

“Very clear teaching.  Wonderfully planned for Covid-19 times.  Thank you so much!”

“I loved this class!  A lot of new learning with a great teacher and a very nice group of people.”

“Just for today (and most likely tomorrow too) I am grateful Neal for the experience you offered me.  It was another wonderful workshop – well organized and executed during these challenging times.”

“Awesome class.  Great group.  Best teacher.”

“This class was amazing.  I’ll admit I was a bit nervous coming to class, not knowing what would happen.  The class ended up being so fun and spiritual.”

“I think this is an amazing step up from the Reiki 2 level class.  There is a lot of information to take in, but I don’t feel pressured to memorize.”

“What an amazing day. I wanted to thank you again for such a wonderful experience during our Reiki 3 class on Saturday. There was so much to learn I still feel as if I’m spinning a bit! Its been a life changing journey so far, thank you again for your guidance and sharing of your knowledge and experience. I appreciate it all so much!” Maggi

“Thanks for a great class. I’m excited to be delving deeper into the study and practice of Reiki.”

“Excellent instructor. He has enormous amount of patience, love and compassion toward the students. I’ve learned a lot so that I can share it with others. Thank you.”

“Thank you for taking the time to offer this class!  I’m grateful and very appreciative.”

“Notably awesome! 🙂  Thank you-grateful, as always.”  Lisa

“I am thankful for the fit of Reiki and I appreciate the opportunity to take classes at this beautiful venue.  Most of all, thank you to Neal for being so knowledgeable and professional.  It was a joy!  Thank you!  Namaste.”

“At first I thought the class would be too long-but it seems to have been just right!  Very enjoyable!!”

“Definitely more than anticipated.  Lots to process and work on in this level.  Neal keeps it fun and manageable.”

“Excellent as always.  New thoughts are always good.”

“This is my 3rd time back to Neal.  I’ll let that speak for itself.”

“Good class-much info.  Thank you.  Generous, kind participants.”

“As always, I enjoyed the class and my mates.  Anytime I have come up here, I have always been excited about it with the added bonus of leaving relaxed.” 

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