Established in 1997 Australian Reiki Connection The Association of Australian Reiki Professionals, is:
founded upon the principles and practices of the Usui System of Reiki. Hands-on, individual attunement, by a Reiki Teacher, in the Usui system of Reiki tradition, is a basic requirement for any level of membership
a community of both professional and non-professional Reiki Practitioners and Teachers, who offer friendship and share Reiki ideals with like-minded travellers along the Reiki path, aiming to foster a community spirit within Global Reiki.
a national, not for profit, Reiki Association, managed by its members, through a Committee of Management elected annually at its AGM in October.
an Association working with and promoting, the 'Spirit of Reiki,' first and foremost as a Spiritual Practice, through teaching,healing, fellowship and research and as a stand-alone professional practice, both within the Reiki Community and the Wider Community.
Professional image is an important aspect when operating a business in today’s competitive market place.
ARC continues to develop and promote the professionalism of its members while maintaining the standards and practices that have earned ARC the enviable position as Australia’s Leading Reiki Association
The level of education and Reiki training, required of ARC’s professional Reiki Treatment practitioners and teachers is constantly reviewed and refined in an effort to offer the Australian public the highest level of Reiki treatments and Reiki training available.
ARC takes seriously our responsibility as a Professional Reiki Association to ensure as far as possible, that our members, who provide Reiki treatments and Reiki Training to the public are abiding by National, State and Local Laws.
ARC consistently liaises with health and community service representatives, Government departments and research institutes as well as the general public, for the integration of Reiki, as a stand-alone modality, into the mainstream healthcare system and regularly update members on industry matters that are relevant to them.
The Oxford English Dictionary defines Reiki as "A healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient's body and restore physical and emotional well-being".
Reiki is first and foremost a Spiritual Practice