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From My Clients

Debra is a gifted teacher!!!  She is clear, thoughtful, fun, and motivating.  I loved learning from her and look forward to studying more and learning more from her in the future.

-- Catherine, Wilmington, NC

Debra was an amazing teacher.  She created such an open, healing, trusting environment.  I would love to take another class from her.  She is a very wise, intuitive and powerful healer.  It was an honor to be in her class.

-- Mara, Wilmington, NC

Debra is a natural-born teacher with a passion for Reiki and skills to match!

-- Suzi, Wilmington, NC

I am so excited to apply everything I learned this weekend to my massage practice and day to day life.

-- Rachael, Wilmington

This experience is beyond words.  Debra did a wonderful job explaining, opening space and allowing the atunement to open and reiki to work its magic.

-- Amber, Wilmington

Besides being a gifted teacher in presenting material and supporting learning—the quality of materials and thoughtfulness in their presentation as well as content is superior!  Thank you!

Shannon, Hillsborough, NC

Absolutely fabulous teacher who presented the materials with an extraordinarily high level of knowledge and interaction with her students.

-- Diane, Wilmington, NC

Excellent!  So happy this was part of my journey!!!

-- Christina, Wilmington, NC

I will recommend this course to clients as well as colleagues.

-- Joy, Wilmington, NC

This is my 2nd time taking Reiki II, but w/a new instructor and new place. Excellent experience! The course material was well presented. The manner of instruction was suitable to all learning types.

-- Ginger, Hillsborough, NC

I so appreciate all the modalities you brought in (music, art, sacred space, stones). Your presence, cadence, manner of communication, and honoring of your students’ ideas and experience is greatly appreciated and is a gift to your students. Thank you for sharing your knowledge and your authenticity.

-- M. M., Boone, NC

Continuing Education and Workshops

Reiki is a holistic system of healing that uses natural, universal life energy for the purpose of creating health, well-being and growth. In this three level system, the first level is primarily a hands-on technique.

The Reiki courses listed below are original in presentation and materials and provide a multisensory approach to enhance the learning experience. The groups that assemble are often a mix of therapists and interested others wanting to connect with this energy and learn to use it in support of self and others.

Early enrollment is the key to making sure that the class you are interested in stays available to you. Instructors have to decide whether to hold or cancel classes based on the number of people who have committed to participate.

Use the links below for online registration and payment.  For split payment requests, and payment by cash or check, contact the instructor using the Contact Page.  Registration is required at least 2 weeks prior to the beginning of the class to reserve your place.  Specific information about the class will be emailed to participants prior to the class start date.

Cancellations and Refunds

There is a $25 non-refundable administrative fee for all registrations except in the case of cancellation by the instructor.  To receive a refund, minus the administration fee, the cancellation must be made at least 7 days before the beginning of the class. Cancellations made with less than a 7-day notice, no refund will be given.

Emergency cancellations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

In the event of a cancellation by Restored Essence, registrants will be informed 7-14 days prior to the class start date and will receive a full refund.

Host a Class in Your Area

If the pre-planned teaching schedule doesn’t meet your current needs, consider an alternate date and location for you, friends, and/or colleagues.  Contact Debra to arrange details.

Reiki I — Awaken

This Reiki I class is taught in the tradition of Mikao Usui of Japan. Its history, philosophy, ethical considerations and scope of practice are taught to students at this level. By following steps taught by a trained Reiki Master/Teacher, anyone is able to direct the “light energy” of Reiki to meet individual needs of self and others.

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Reiki II — Serve

In this three level system, the second degree of Reiki builds on the personal practice begun in Level I. The students’ connection and understanding of the use of Reiki energy deepens.

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Reiki III — Evolve

In this three level system, the third degree of Reiki builds on the personal practice begun in Level I, and the more technical practice developed in Level II. The students’ connection and understanding of the use of Reiki energy continues to evolve and deepen.

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Upcoming Reiki I Offerings

Saturday, February 3– Sunday February 4
Raleigh, NC

Wednesday, April 25 – Thursday, April 26
Wilmington, NC, The Braithe Center

Saturday, June 2 – Sunday June 3
Wilmington, NC

Classes will run from
9:30 am – 5:00 pm each day

Upcoming Reiki II Offerings

Saturday, April 14 – Sunday April 15
Raleigh, NC

Saturday, May 23 – Sunday, May 24
Wilmington, NC, The Braithe Center

Classes will run from
9:30 am – 5:00 pm each day

Upcoming Reiki III Offerings

Friday, November 10 – Saturday, November 11
Wilmington, NC

Classes will run from
9:30 am – 5:00 pm each day

Upcoming Reiki Master Offerings

Sunday, November 12
Wilmington, NC

Classes will run from
9:30 am – 5:00 pm