What is Reiki?
Reiki (pronounced ‘Ray-key’) is derived from the Japanese words ‘Rei’ meaning universal & ‘Ki’ meaning energy. Therefore, Reiki is actually spiritually guided life force energy. It is a healing technique using the” laying on of hands” to treat & soothe physical, mental & emotional pain. Reiki rebalances the body’s energies to create wellness. It is deeply relaxing & reduces stress .Reiki has been around for thousands of years originating in ancient eastern traditions & rediscovered in the 1800’s by a Japanese doctor named Mikao Usui.
What are the benefits ?
Reiki can alleviate tension, fatigue & pain as it heals & rejuvenates the body. It is both powerful & gentle. Reiki is an excellent complement to traditional therapies. It is also an wonderful option when conventional treatments are not working well. Reiki speeds healing & enhances the immune system . In its long history of use it has aided virtually every known illness & injury from headaches & insomnia to serious problems such as cancer & depression. Today Reiki is practised in hospitals, clinics & alternative health centres all over the world.
How does it work ?
The practitioner works with the client’s energy centers or chakas to remove energy blockages & rebalance the human energy field. If we are out of balance we may feel stressed, tired, in pain & can have a multitude of symptoms. These range from generally feeling out of sorts to experiencing chronic ongoing disorders which can eventually lead to a state of dis-ease or serious illness. Balancing the chakras opens the way for healing, psychological development & spiritual growth. The chakras are the key to physical health, emotional stability & mental clarity .
What happens during a Reiki treatment?
The practitioner gently places their hands on the client’s body . The client lies on a massage table & is fully clothed. Reiki is not a form of massage as there is no skin manipulation. A full session lasts about an hour or a little longer. It is non–invasive, holistic & safe.
What does it feel like to receive a Reiki treatment ?
The experience will vary from person to person / session to session. However, generally it is deeply relaxing & feels wonderful. There is usually a pleasant & peaceful overall feeling .. a feeling of radiance like a warm glow. The client often feels a sensation of heat flowing from the practitioner’s hands. The client may also fall asleep.
How many sessions will I need ?
This varies greatly depending on the individual . Long standing &/ or serious ailments typically require three or more sessions . When a person generally feels well Reiki is a wonderful method of health maintenance .. in this case receiving a treatment every 4-6 weeks is ideal to remain balanced & well .
Does someone have to “ believe “ in Reiki for it to be effective ?
Absolutely not . All that is required is the permission of the individual to receive healing energy. It is just as effective whether or not the client believes it works.
Is their a scientific basis to Reiki ?
Yes. Energy or electromagnetism can be measured within & around our physical bodies. It is merely an extension of Einstein’s discovery that “All matter , including the physical body is made up of energy.”
Can animals receive Reiki ?
Yes! It is a wonderful treatment for pets as well as people.
What is Crystal Reiki ?
Crystals and gemstones have been used in healing for centuries . Each stone has a unique vibration that helps to balance the body’s energy . Linda integrates traditional Reiki with Crystal healing to create a powerful & unique customized treatment .
Note: Reiki is not intended to replace medical treatment &/or medications prescribed by your physician or health care professional.