Heffernan has been a Reiki practitioner since 2000 working in hospitals. She established Tree of Life Reiki Training Institute in 2005, to train Reiki practitioners for hospital and hospice settings.
She has developed a hospital internship program for Reiki students and integrates Reiki with the spiritual care she provides as a hospital spiritual counselor. The cost of the uLearn Reiki workshop is $250.
ULearn offers classes to help individuals acquire skills and knowledge and to pursue their passions and interests. Recent classes have included: Spanish for Beginners, Writing Memoirs, Clear Your Clutter and Inhabit Your Life, Anger Management, and Investment Basics.