What is Reiki?

ReikiAtbirthReiki (pronounced RAY-key), a Japanese word meaning spiritually guided life force energy, is a gentle method of hands-on bodywork of incomparable ease and power. It is a technique that addresses both chronic and acute conditions, gently and powerfully promoting balance among all the body’s systems and the regenerative processes of body, mind and spirit. Reiki is profoundly relaxing, supporting one’s good health, well-being and happiness.

Reiki is a body work technique using physical touch that deeply relaxes the body and balances its bio-electro-magnetic energy. There is no body manipulation as in massage. You receive Reiki from a Reiki practitioner. During a Reiki session you lay down fully clothed and the practitioner places her or his hands on your body for approximately three minutes a spot in 15-20 different places. You will feel their hands get very warm and you will become very relaxed. From that place of deep relaxation tension floats away and your body’s own ability to bring itself into balance starts working.

The gift of Reiki is that it is spiritually-guided life force energy. It is the energy of Divine Love and Wisdom. As such it automatically goes to the root of any problem at the level it occurs: physical, mental, emotional or spiritual. Because it is Divine Love and Wisdom, it is very gentle and efficient allowing old pain that no longer desires to be carried in your body to float away and those spaces are then filled with the much higher vibration of love. The potential is resolution of significant blocks these feelings may have created in your life, healing, and a much deeper sense of peace and well-being.

Reiki is simple to learn to do in an eight-hour workshop and is then available for you to use on yourself and others at any time. It does not require any special equipment and can be done anywhere as the recipient remains fully clothed. Although simple to learn and relaxing to receive, do not be fooled by its simplicity. It is a powerful tool for balancing the body, mind and spirit!

Reiki has been a tremendous gift in my life. It has helped heal my body, mind, and spirit in many ways. I use it to help my family and friends when they are ill, in pain, are having surgery, or when they want to heal old pain and patterns that no longer serve. I use it everyday. I am deeply grateful for the tremendous gift it is in my life.