What is Reiki?

What is Reiki?

Reiki is a powerful hands-on Japanese healing art developed in the early 1900s by Mikao Usui in Japan. It treats the Body, Mind, and Soul and is passed from Master to the student. The word Reiki comes from two Japanese words – Rei and Ki, meaning universal life force energy, the energy around us and within us. Reiki activates, directs, and applies the natural healing energy we have that promotes health, healing, and wholeness.

It is known in many healing circles that all disease comes from congested energy which has stagnated in the etheric/energy body. A Reiki treatment removes these blockages, frees the stagnant energy, restores energy to depleted areas, and improves the function and stability of the energy body. This contributes to physical healing and emotional, mental, and spiritual wholeness.

It can be used most effectively as a self-help technique, as well as for the release of stress, for relaxation and to restore the vital energy lost in daily life. Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind, and spirit. It can be used alone or to support and enhance conventional medical treatment.

Reiki can help you:

  • Feel lighter, mentally, emotionally, and energetically
  • Tap into your spiritual side
  • Heal emotional trauma
  • Speed up healing
  • Experience full-body relaxation
  • Develop psychic protection and heal the damage caused by tools such as the Ouija board, etc..
  • Grow more comfortable in your body
  • Heighten creativity

What to Expect from a Reiki Session

A Reiki session will always begin with an introduction. We’ll sit in a private and relaxing environment while I learn more about you, your beliefs, and your current complaints or health problems. You will lay (fully clothed) on a massage table, covered by a blanket, while I first ask permission to give you Reiki, then add symbols to your aura (passed down by Master Usui, and assist the transmutation process).

Relaxing, natural music will play in the background as breath by breath, you receive loving energy from Source Consciousness and your energy bodies “get a bath”. We can talk, or it can be perfectly silent. The progression begins at the Crown of your head and moves through the chakras toward your toes. My goal is to ensure you feel as comfortable as possible; if there is ever a position that doesn’t feel good, please communicate and I will adjust accordingly.

Every session is unique!

Sometimes, I will feel the need to guide a client through a meditation to help distract the “monkey mind” and get energy flowing. Other times, their experience may guide the session, which typically lasts around 45 minutes.

Following a session, you may feel light, relaxed, and slightly outside of your body. I typically ground after the process for this reason, and to ensure you feel more comfortable inside your vessel. After you get a drink of water and take 5-10 minutes to come back, we will chat about the experience, what you felt, and anything that came up (including past lives, it happens!).

The session will end with us either scheduling another appointment, or us wrapping up the conversation and you heading home. I always recommend drinking plenty of water and keeping a journal near your bed for dreams the night after.

Have a question? Don’t hesitate to get in touch.