WHAT IS REIKI
Reiki, pronounced Ray-key, is a Japanese healing technique which balances a disrupted flow of energy within the body promoting a deep sense of relaxation and healing on all levels. The hands are the tool through which the Reiki practitioner passes energy to your body to activate its self-healing abilities. Reiki has flourished in recent years as its positive effects have been more widely reported. Hundreds of thousands of people now use Reiki worldwide! It is particularly good for reducing stress and anxiety, boosting energy levels, speeding up the natural healing process and bringing feelings of inner calm and contentment leaving you feeling better able to cope with life!
Reiki was developed by a Buddhist Monk named Mikao Usui. He discovered this form of healing whilst on a spiritual quest after suffering from illness and is credited as the founder of Reiki. In the early 1900's he went on to teach other people how to treat themselves and others. A true Reiki practitioner has a direct lineage to Mikao Usui. Reiki is not a religious practice or associated with any particular religion.
Anyone can benefit from a series of Reiki treatments. One treatment is beneficial but a course of at least three treatments at weekly intervals is recommended to allow rebalancing on a mental, physical and emotional level. Reiki can only do good and can never cause harm.
As a Reiki Practitioner, I enjoy being able to bridge the gap between western medicine and the “alternatives,” while providing a safe and nurturing atmosphere in which to heal.
SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19)
I am now offering Distance Reiki treatments in place of In-person treatments so we can protect eachother. Distance Reiki can be just as effective as an In-person treatment and can provide great comfort and healing during these troubling times. The other benefit is that it costs a lot less!
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When choosing a therapist, you want to be sure you’re choosing one that you can fully trust to answer all of your questions and concerns. Below are some frequently asked questions about Reiki.
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WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF REIKI
There are many benefits of Reiki such as:
Accelerates the body's self healing
Promotes harmony and balance
Reducing stress and anxiety
Supports the immune system
Calms the mind
Helps relieve pain
Aids better sleep
Provides deep relaxation
....and many other benefits.
Reiki is not painful and can do no harm and will offer your body the support it needs to heal.
HOW CAN DISTANCE REIKI WORK?
Reiki distance healing is not easily understood or explained and I won't go into quantum physics here! A simple way is that Reiki is a healing energy which vibrates at a specific frequency. Reiki Practitioners can tune into this frequency at an energetic level and direct the energy for the higher good towards the person/animal who requires the healing. The thought and intention also plays a large part and the individual who the healing is intended for must be willing to allow healing to happen.
WHY IS REIKI GOOD FOR STRESS AND ANXIETY?
Stress is very damaging to our overall health and wellbeing. When we remain in a state of stress our system never gets a chance to return to its natural state of healing.
Reiki very quickly triggers the body's natural balancing response and opens the pathways that have been closed by stress by inducing deep relaxation.
DO YOU TREAT PATIENTS WITH SEVERE HEALTH PROBLEMS?
Although Reiki cannot cure a terminal or chronic illness it can help you cope by promoting a deep sense of relaxation and wellbeing which in turn helps the body.
Reiki can help to control side effects associated with cancer treatments, such as pain, anxiety and sickness.
WHAT WILL MY FIRST SESSION BE LIKE?
After you have completed a client intake form we can address any health issues you may have and you will have chance to ask any questions that you have about Reiki prior to beginning.
During a Reiki session you will lie on a massage table fully clothed and shoes off with your head on a pillow. If lying on your back is not comfortable for you other positions such on your side or on your stomach are fine. You can even receive Reiki in a chair if you prefer.
I perform the session by moving my hands above your body from your head down to your feet in a series of hand positions. Each hand position directs energy flow into your body in order to open areas of blockage. Reiki is not massage and no pressure is applied to any part of the body.
WHAT WILL I FEEL DURING AND AFTER A REIKI TREATMENT?
This varies for everyone but there are some basic similarities. Most people experience a deep sense of peace and relaxation during a Reiki session that lasts for several hours after. Often people feel heat or cold coming from my hands. Others feel vibrations or see colors or lights. Some feel emotional. Many people fall asleep during the treatment and some feel nothing at all! All of these things are perfectly normal during Reiki.
Sometimes you will have some form of a healing response during the first 24-48 hours after treatment, as the body and mind release various forms of negative energy that may have been blocked. This could be headaches or mild flu-like symptoms. Some people feel emotional shifts take place. Most people sleep better and experiences less pain and more easily return to a state of calm than usual.
HOW CAN REIKI HELP ANIMALS?
Just the same as with us humans our animals friends can benefit from the healing power of Reiki. It can provide the same benefits for them as it provides for us by balancing a disrupted flow of energy within their body to allow healing to occur on a physical, mental and emotional level.
(Please note I am not a doctor or a counsellor. You should consult your doctor about any health issue or concerns prior to embarking on alternative therapy treatments, even though they are safe and non invasive).