What is Reiki
Meaning of Reiki
Ki - Energy
Reiki is a mind, body, spirit healing method, originating from Dr Mikao Usui in Japan in the 1900’s. “Rei” means universal life and “Ki” means life force or energy. Reiki teaches that all disease comes from blocks forming in the energy body. Reiki treatment will help remove these blocks, free stagnant energy, restore energy to depleted areas and improve the function and stability of the body. This in turn, contributes to physical healing and emotional, mental and spiritual wholeness.
Receiving Reiki is a very relaxing and soothing experience! You relax fully clothed, on a treatment table or seated; while the healer holds their hands on or above you. A treatment can last an hour or longer depending on what’s required.
In the western world practitioners use the standard Reiki hand positions and commonly a full treatment is given, covering all the important organs of the body. There is no pressure on the body, making it ideal for treating all ages and conditions. The energy flows wherever it is required (guided) and can normally be felt as a warm sensation or tingling in the body. With Jikiden Reiki (pure, eastern style), hands are placed on a specific problem area and the energy flows as needed.
There is no belief system attached to Reiki, so anyone can receive a Reiki treatment – but as with any healing, the first step towards a healthier life, is a desire to be healed.
Crystal healing is an alternative healing technique where crystals are used to aid in eliminating ailments and protect against disease. I believe that crystals act as conduits for healing – allowing positive, healing energy to flow into the body while negative, disease-causing energy flows out.
Please note that Reiki and Crystal Healing should never be used instead of medical treatment, it should be used as complimentary treatments; and a way to become and remain healthy.
Benefits of Reiki
The benefits of receiving Reiki:
- Promotes natural self-healing
- Balances the energies in the body
- Balances the organs and glands
- Strengthens the immune system
- Treats symptoms and causes of illness
- Relieves pain
- Clears toxins
- Adapts to the natural needs of the receiver
- Enhances personal awareness
- Relaxes and reduces stress
- Promotes creativity
- Releases blocked and suppressed feelings
- Aids meditation and positive thinking
- Heals holistically