Milwaukee Reiki and Wellness Classes

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Stephanie, Bay View

Classes & Events

Pure Wellness provides a variety of wellness education. Cathy strives to be caring and authentic in her teachings, read more here. You may take classes in groups, privately or even online! Scroll below to find what works for you.

ALL classes may also be taken privately by signing up through the schedule. Non-refundable classes unless canceled by teacher.

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Please scroll down through each category to view all classes for the year.
Don’t see a class on the schedule? Email Cathy for more information.


Aromatherapy Classes

Safe and Ethical Aromatherapy & Traditional Uses

Tuesday, September 10, 2019: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm

NCBTMB Continuing Education Hours: 2

Safe and Ethical Aromatherapy & Traditional Uses

Safe and Ethical Aromatherapy & Traditional Uses

Interested in essential oils but aren’t sure where to start? Love using them, but aren’t quite sure the precautions?

Since essential oils have boomed, there is a lot of misinformation out there in terms of use. Feel confident in using essential oils after this class. This small class will be held at Pure Wellness and will cover the history, the chemistry, safety guidelines, how to blend, seasonal blends, some traditional uses, and even your own blend to take home! This class is NOT affiliated with any one company, so no pressure!

$40/person
Non-refundable. Only 1 class credit transfer for any reason.

Register for Class

or Email Cathy for your own private group discount for organizations, families or friends!

The Art of Aromatherapy Blending

Tuesday, November 12, 2019: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm

Prerequisite: Safe and Ethical Aromatherapy & Traditional Uses

Art of Aromatherapy

Art of Aromatherapy Blending

This class focuses on going deeper into the world of aromatherapy and the art of blending. You will learn the different types of ways to approach blending, how to blend large batches, information on carrier oils, blending by the elements and nature-based beliefs, and learn about 40 different types of aromas. You will be able to walk away from this class with a deep understanding of aromatherapy. This is a hands-on class.

$50/per person

Safe & Ethical Aromatherapy and Traditional Uses Workshop

Tuesday, February 18, 2020: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm

NCBTMB CEU's: 2 hours

Safe and Ethical Aromatherapy & Traditional Uses

Safe and Ethical Aromatherapy & Traditional Uses

Interested in essential oils but aren’t sure where to start? Love using them, but aren’t quite sure the precautions?

Since essential oils have boomed, there is a lot of misinformation out there in terms of use. Feel confident in using essential oils after this class. This small class will be held at Pure Wellness and will cover the history, the chemistry, safety guidelines, how to blend, seasonal blends, some traditional uses, and even your own blend to take home! This class is NOT affiliated with any one company, so no pressure!

$40/person
Non-refundable. Only 1 class credit transfer for any reason.

Register for Class

or Email Cathy for your own private group discount for organizations, families or friends!

The Art of Aromatherapy Blending

Sunday, March 15, 2020: 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

Prerequisite: Safe and Ethical Aromatherapy & Traditional Uses

Art of Aromatherapy

Art of Aromatherapy Blending

This class focuses on going deeper into the world of aromatherapy and the art of blending. You will learn the different types of ways to approach blending, how to blend large batches, information on carrier oils, blending by the elements and nature-based beliefs, and learn about 40 different types of aromas. You will be able to walk away from this class with a deep understanding of aromatherapy. This is a hands-on class.

$50/per person

Massage Classes

Massage for Sensory Needs: For the Caregiver

You pick from the schedule

This is a 2 hour private class for parents, caregivers, family or friends of those on the Autism spectrum or have sensory needs for 1 and up to 4 people at Pure Wellness.

$80 each

It can be held at various locations depending on demand and can accomodate from 5-20 people for group sessions lasting 2-4 hours. This interactive class will help you learn about why touch is so important and how you can incorporate it into the lives of those who have sensory issues that might make it challenging for bonding. You will have time for practice and leave with techniques and ideas to use at home.

$40 per person for group classes (min. 5 people)

A non-refundable deposit of $100 is due upon scheduling for groups. Remaining amount is due the day of class.

Email Cathy to request a group class.

Reiki Classes

Usui Advanced Reiki Techniques Level 3a

Sunday, September 22, 2019: 10:00 am–4:00 pm

NCBTMB Continuing Education Hours: 5

Usui Reiki ART is for those who have Reiki 1 and 2 and would like to advance to the next level of advanced techniques and receive the Usui master attunement. Reiki ART will show you advanced techniques including using crystals, crystal grids, sacred symbolism, moving meditations, guided meditations and writing prompts and more! There will be hands on practice. You will receive the Advanced reiki attunement and the Master symbol. Ongoing support with Cathy is available after all classes.

5-6 hours. $170/person*

You will receive an Advanced Reiki Techniques manual by Cathy Podd that includes:

  • Review of past levels
  • Sacred Symbolism
  • Reiki symbols and their history
  • Using Crystals and the Reiki Grid
  • Using Transmutation
  • ART Symbol
  • Meditations and Writing Prompts
  • Chanting and Toning
  • Working with Vision Boards and Distant Reiki
  • Moving Meditation
  • Your own practice
  • Working with hospitals and other CAMS
  • Supplies and Equipment
  • Becoming a Reiki Master/Teacher and Ethics
  • The Technicals

Prerequisite: Reiki I & II (through myself or another Reiki teacher and practicing for at least 1 year)

Register for Class

Private classes available on Pure Wellness schedule $220
* All Reiki Classes require $100 deposit, Non-refundable. May transfer credit for 1 class if you can not make it for any reason.

Reiki Share Event

Tuesday, October 1, 2019: 5:30 pm–7:30 pm

Reiki Shares are for students, practitioners, teachers AND those interested in becoming a reiki student. At our reiki shares, we practice cleansing and grounding exercises then give and receive Reiki either in groups or one on one. Some Reiki shares have special guests and activities. More information will be updated closer to the date.

$20 for Non-Pure Wellness Students
Free for Pure Wellness Reiki Students

Register for Share

Usui Reiki Master Teacher Training Overnight Retreat

Friday, November 1, 2019: 12:00 pm–6:00 pm
Saturday, November 2, 2019: 10:00 am–4:00 pm

NCBTMB Continuing Education Hours: 10 Non-refundable Deposit due by 9/1/19: $100 Balance due by 10/1/19: $275

Usui Reiki Master Teacher Training & Retreat

Usui Reiki Master Teacher Training & Retreat

These two days will provide reiki master training and train you to be a teacher of Reiki. You will receive guided meditations, aura clearing exercises, support in organizing and setting up your materials, practice giving attunements, and presenting information and setting up outlines of classes as a Reiki teacher as well as full reviews of all levels. You will receive your Master Teacher Attunement and your certificate on the 2nd day of class. You will be able to give attunements and start to teach classes after this class. Cathy is available for ongoing support.

This overnight retreat will be held at the beautiful and quiet setting of Shalom House in West Bend, Wisconsin. Friday night dinner and Saturday lunches are provided. Car pooling available to and from.

Limited seats.
*Overnight price for Day 1 and Day 2 at Shalom House in West Bend: $375

Prerequisite: Usui Reiki Level I, II, & 3a (A.R.T) and practicing Reiki for at least one year.

This class is also available privately at Pure Wellness in Hales Corners anytime.
* All Reiki Classes require $100 deposit, Non-refundable. May transfer credit for 1 class if you can not make it for any reason.

Schedule Appointment

Usui Reiki Level I

Sunday, January 5, 2020: 10:00 am–4:00 pm

NCBTMB CEU's: 5 hours

The Reiki Level I class gives you the ability for self-healing. You may also feel comfortable giving reiki to friends and family and to volunteer in your community. You will receive the Usui Reiki I attunement, learn the history of reiki, how to integrate it into daily life, hand positions, cleansing and protecting, Experience guided meditation, Traditional Japanese Techniques and how to give a full reiki session on yourself and others. You will also learn an overview on the chakra system, grounding, cleansing, and meditation. Ongoing support with Cathy is available after all classes.

5-6 hours. $170/person*

Prerequisite: Having received 1 reiki treatment in the past.

Also available as a private class anytime on Pure Wellness schedule for $220. 

You will receive the Reiki Level 1 manual by Cathy Podd that includes:

  • Reiki Past, Present & Future
  • How Reiki Heals and how to use it: self-treatments and on others
  • Western hand positions
  • Info on attunements
  • Meditations and Writing Prompts
  • Japanese Reiki Techniques
  • How to combine Western and Japanese Reiki
  • The different Reiki levels
  • Developing Your Reiki Practice and different settings
  • Reiki Training and Licensing, forms and more

Register for Class

or Email Cathy to Register
* All Reiki Classes require $100 deposit, Non-refundable. May transfer credit for 1 class if you can not make it for any reason.

Reiki Share Event

Tuesday, January 28, 2020: 6:00 pm–7:30 pm

Reiki Shares are for students, practitioners, teachers AND those interested in becoming a reiki student. At our reiki shares, we practice cleansing and grounding exercises then give and receive Reiki either in groups or one on one. Some Reiki shares have special guests and activities. More information will be updated closer to the date.

$20 for Non-Pure Wellness Students
Free for Pure Wellness Reiki Students

Register for Share

Usui Reiki Level II

Sunday, February 9, 2020: 10:00 am–4:00 pm

NCBTMB CEU's: 5 hours

The Reiki Level II class will add more tools to your Reiki toolbox. You will learn how to give professionally, send distant reiki, heal emotionally, increase the flow of reiki, and the use of symbols. We will practice hands on work. You will receive the Reiki II attunement, Reiki II symbols, writing prompts and will be participating in guided meditations to help further your practice.  Ongoing support with Cathy is available after all classes.

4-6 hours. $170/person*

You will receive the Reiki Level II manual by Cathy Podd that includes:

  • Grounding and Clearing ourselves
  • More Reiki Techniques
  • Reiki 2 Symbols
  • Guided Meditations and Writing Prompts
  • “Typical” Treatment with Symbols and techniques
  • Ethics overview of Reiki
  • How to send distance Reiki

Prerequisite: Reiki I (through myself or another Reiki teacher – please wait the 21 day cleansing period before booking after Reiki I). Please let me know if you do not have either of the 2 books required. Private classes available anytime on Pure Wellness schedule – $220.

Register for Class

or Email Cathy to Register

* All Reiki Classes require $100 deposit, Non-refundable. May transfer credit for 1 class if you can not make it for any reason.

Usui Advanced Reiki Techniques (Level 3a)

Sunday, March 1, 2020: 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Usui Reiki ART is for those who have Reiki 1 and 2 and would like to advance to the next level of advanced techniques and receive the Usui master attunement. Reiki ART will show you advanced techniques including using crystals, crystal grids, sacred symbolism, moving meditations, guided meditations and writing prompts and more! There will be hands on practice. You will receive the Advanced reiki attunement and the Master symbol. Ongoing support with Cathy is available after all classes.

5-6 hours. $170/person*

You will receive an Advanced Reiki Techniques manual by Cathy Podd that includes:

  • Review of past levels
  • Sacred Symbolism
  • Reiki symbols and their history
  • Using Crystals and the Reiki Grid
  • Using Transmutation
  • ART Symbol
  • Meditations and Writing Prompts
  • Chanting and Toning
  • Working with Vision Boards and Distant Reiki
  • Moving Meditation
  • Your own practice
  • Working with hospitals and other CAMS
  • Supplies and Equipment
  • Becoming a Reiki Master/Teacher and Ethics
  • The Technicals

Prerequisite: Reiki I & II (through myself or another Reiki teacher and practicing for at least 1 year)

Register for Class

Private classes available on Pure Wellness schedule $220
* All Reiki Classes require $100 deposit, Non-refundable. May transfer credit for 1 class if you can not make it for any reason.

Usui Reiki Master Teacher Overnight Retreat

Friday, April 17, 2020: 12:00 pm–6:00 pm
Saturday, April 18, 2020: 10:00 am–4:00 pm

NCBTMB CEU's: 10 hours

Usui Reiki Master Teacher Training & Retreat

Usui Reiki Master Teacher Training & Retreat

These two days will provide reiki master training and train you to be a teacher of Reiki. You will receive guided meditations, aura clearing exercises, support in organizing and setting up your materials, practice giving attunements, and presenting information and setting up outlines of classes as a Reiki teacher as well as full reviews of all levels. You will receive your Master Teacher Attunement and your certificate on the 2nd day of class. You will be able to give attunements and start to teach classes after this class. Cathy is available for ongoing support.

This overnight retreat will be held at the beautiful and quiet setting of Shalom House in West Bend, Wisconsin. Friday night dinner and Saturday lunches are provided. Car pooling available to and from.

Limited seats.
*Overnight price for Day 1 and Day 2 at Shalom House in West Bend: $375

Prerequisite: Usui Reiki Level I, II, & 3a (A.R.T) and practicing Reiki for at least one year.

This class is also available privately at Pure Wellness in Hales Corners anytime.
* All Reiki Classes require $100 deposit, Non-refundable. May transfer credit for 1 class if you can not make it for any reason.

Schedule Appointment

Reiki Share Event

Tuesday, April 28, 2020: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm

Reiki Shares are for students, practitioners, teachers AND those interested in becoming a reiki student. At our reiki shares, we practice cleansing and grounding exercises then give and receive Reiki either in groups or one on one. Some Reiki shares have special guests and activities. More information will be updated closer to the date.

$20 for Non-Pure Wellness Students
Free for Pure Wellness Reiki Students

Register for Share

Usui Reiki Level I

Sunday, May 10, 2020: 10:00 am–6:00 pm

NCBTMB CEU's: 5

The Reiki Level I class gives you the ability for self-healing. You may also feel comfortable giving reiki to friends and family and to volunteer in your community. You will receive the Usui Reiki I attunement, learn the history of reiki, how to integrate it into daily life, hand positions, cleansing and protecting, Experience guided meditation, Traditional Japanese Techniques and how to give a full reiki session on yourself and others. You will also learn an overview on the chakra system, grounding, cleansing, and meditation. Ongoing support with Cathy is available after all classes.

5-6 hours. $170/person*

Prerequisite: Having received 1 reiki treatment in the past.

Also available as a private class anytime on Pure Wellness schedule for $220. 

You will receive the Reiki Level 1 manual by Cathy Podd that includes:

  • Reiki Past, Present & Future
  • How Reiki Heals and how to use it: self-treatments and on others
  • Western hand positions
  • Info on attunements
  • Meditations and Writing Prompts
  • Japanese Reiki Techniques
  • How to combine Western and Japanese Reiki
  • The different Reiki levels
  • Developing Your Reiki Practice and different settings
  • Reiki Training and Licensing, forms and more

Register for Class

or Email Cathy to Register
* All Reiki Classes require $100 deposit, Non-refundable. May transfer credit for 1 class if you can not make it for any reason.

Workshops

It's Just A Phase! Moon Phases Workshop

Sunday, October 13, 2019: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm

It's Just a Phase! Moon Phases Workshop

It's Just a Phase! Moon Phases Workshop

This workshop is perfect for those who are drawn to the moon and interested in knowing more about the energies surrounding it! You will learn about moon folklore, the phases of the moon as self-care, the moons of the year and astrological info on the moon and what those can mean in your life and in self-care. We will also talk about and try out activities to connect to the moon, as well as make moon herbal sachets to take home. The evening will end with a guided moon meditation.

$40/person
Non-refundable. Only 1 class credit transfer for any reason.

Register for workshop
or Email Cathy to Register

Kitchen Witchen' Herbal Workshop

Sunday, November 24, 2019: 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Kitchen Witchen Herbal Workshop

Kitchen Witchen Herbal Workshop

Learn the secrets of the Kitchen Witch and the magical world of herbs! A cup of tea isn’t just tea, herb infused oil isn’t just an oil, they are rituals.
You will learn about 30 different herbs, their wellness properties and magical correspondences, safety, best times to make your magic, and the different applications of infused oils, types of herbal teas, extracts and more! Each person will receive a booklet and to take home their own infused oil.

$40 per person
Non-refundable. Only 1 class credit transfer for any reason.

Winter Solstice Event

Friday, December 20, 2019: 6:00 pm–9:00 pm

Join in for a special winter solstice event to celebrate the season! Information to come.

It's Just A Phase! Moon Phases Workshops

Thursday, May 28, 2020: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm

It's Just a Phase! Moon Phases Workshop

It's Just a Phase! Moon Phases Workshop

This workshop is perfect for those who are drawn to the moon and interested in knowing more about the energies surrounding it! You will learn about moon folklore, the phases of the moon as self-care, the moons of the year and astrological info on the moon and what those can mean in your life and in self-care. We will also talk about and try out activities to connect to the moon, as well as make moon herbal sachets to take home. The evening will end with a guided moon meditation.

$40/person
Non-refundable. Only 1 class credit transfer for any reason.

Register for workshop
or Email Cathy to Register

Online Classes

Harmonizing the Chakras

You pick from the schedule

NCBTMB Continuing Education Hours: 2 (in-person classes)

Register and take your class online HERE

This class teaches you the basics of the Chakra system as well as ways you can balance and harmonize them. You will experience a guided meditation, learn correspondences of crystals, herbs, aromas and more, learn how to use each chakra to balance others, talk about how each of the senses correlate and more! This class is great for the novice and experienced alike.

$35/person

or Email Cathy for your own private group in-person for organizations, families or friends for $40 per person. In-person classes get to blend their own aromatherapy chakra blends to take home.

It's Just a Phase! Moon Phases Online Course

You pick from the schedule

Register and take your online class HERE

This workshop is perfect for those who are drawn to the moon and interested in knowing more about the energies surrounding it! You will learn about moon folklore, the phases of the moon as self-care, the moons of the year and astrological info on the moon and what those can mean in your life and in self-care. We will also talk about activities to connect to the moon, experience a guided moon phases meditation, and you will have access to resources to further your learning.

$35/person

or Email Cathy for your own private group in-person for organizations, families or friends for $40 per person. In-person classes get to make their own moon herbal sachets to take home.

Safe & Ethical Aromatherapy and Traditional Uses

You pick from the schedule

NCBTMB Continuing Education Hours: 2 (in-person classes)

Register and take your online class HERE

Interested in essential oils but aren’t sure where to start? Love using them, but aren’t quite sure the precautions?
Since essential oils have boomed, there is a lot of misinformation out there in terms of use. Feel confident in using essential oils after this class. This small course will cover the history, the chemistry, safety guidelines, how to blend, seasonal blends, and some traditional uses. This class is NOT affiliated with any one company, so no pressure!

$35/person

or Email Cathy for your own private group in-person for organizations, families or friends for $40 per person. In-person classes get to make their own aromatherapy blends to take home.