What Is Reiki?

Reiki is a Japanese energy healing technique. The predominant form of Reiki practiced throughout the world today, also known as Usui Reiki, was created by Dr. Mikao Usui in the early 20th century. It’s a complementary or alternative health approach, and it does not directly cure diseases or illnesses. Instead, it’s used as a way to manage symptoms and improve general well-being.

 

On a physical level, Reiki supports the body's natural ability to heal itself, helping to release blockages, toxins, and relieve pain. Getting in touch with natural healing energy. Reiki can also help you become more aware and in tune with your body, helping you to develop greater awareness of your body's needs.

 

On an emotional level, Reiki can help you get in touch with the depths of your emotions and can help you to transform energy. Reiki can help you cultivate more positive emotions, such as love, compassion, kindness, connection, sharing, intimacy and more.

 

On a spiritual level, Reiki can help you to love and accept yourself. To have self-compassion and compassion for others. It can help you to connect with the divine and help you to see that you are a part of something larger.

 

Reiki energy flows from the practitioner’s hands into and through the client. The client is usually laying down on a massage table or comfortably supported on the ground similar to a restorative yoga class. The practitioner places their hands on or hovers over the client's body in a series of hand positions. Positions include around the head, neck, torso, arms, legs, following the chakra energy points. The belief is that I, the practitioner, am able to stimulate your body’s natural healing abilities.


Reiki is a non-invasive form of healing. There are no known harmful side effects. Reiki sessions may be triggering to those suffering from past traumas and/or the release of stagnant energy may be anxiety producing. Though, Reiki generally creates a calming effect, leaving you relaxed.


​Reiki works in conjunction with regular medical or psychological treatment. If one has a medical or psychological condition, it is recommended that one see a licensed health care professional in addition to receiving Reiki treatments. Reiki energy works in harmony with all other forms of healing, including drugs, surgery, psychological care or any other method of alternative care and will improve the results.

Distance Reiki

As a Reiki Practitioner, I have been trained to send healing to clients wherever they are in the world!
 

Distant Healing sessions are possible because energy is not confined to a specific space or time. Energy transcends and can be sent anywhere.

Chakra Balancing

Crystals add an extra element of healing to the treatment by helping to release emotional, mental, or spiritual blocks.

 

Crystals may be placed on or around your body or be held by the client.

Frequently Asked Questions

For In Person Reiki Session.

Before

It is best not to be under the influence of any drug or alcohol at the time of the treatment or 24 hours prior in order to prep the body for the healing.

Wear comfortable clothing. Stretchy, loose fitting clothing is recommended.

It is also recommended to bring a journal or notebook to write down anything that may come up during the session or recommendations for after treatment care.

During

You will be asked to lay on the massage table, fully clothed, shoes off. Pillows and blankets will be provided for warmth and comfort.

Essential oils may be used during the session, directly on you, as well as being diffused throughout the room. Please advise of allergies or sensitivities to smell.

Soft music will be playing in the background.

Some clients feel sensations of warmth or gentle pulsing, while other clients experience deep relaxation and calmness. Each client and each treatment will feel different. Your body will receive whatever healing it intuitively needs.

After

We will have a debrief on what came through during the session. While I cannot give you a diagnosis, I may make some suggestions for after-care.


Although people typically leave a Reiki session feeling refreshed, sometimes they notice feeling more tired than usual, which can be the body's natural healing response.


People commonly report a sense of calm and mental clarity and sleeping well after Reiki.

 

Drink plenty of water after your session.

Reiki & Pregnancy

Reiki can only do good. Many pregnant women have received treatments with great benefit to them and their unborn child. Reiki provides emotional as well as physical support to the pregnant woman. Reiki creates a balanced, loving and harmonious relationship between the mother and the child. Reiki practiced in the early days of the pregnancy can help reduce exhaustion and nausea in the pregnant woman. It has also been used during childbirth. 

Policy & Privacy

Full session fee along with 24 hours notice is required for all bookings.

A minimum of 24 hours notice for cancellations is required. 50% of your session fee will be held for cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment.

Personal information will never be discussed or shared without consent from the client. If there are concerns for risk of harm towards the client or another individual, appropriate authorities will be notified.

DISCLAIMER: Reiki is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment. Reliance on any information appearing on this website or shared in a discussion is solely at your own risk.  It is up to you to decide if you would like to address your well being using Reiki, and it should be used in addition to, and not a replacement of, any standardized medical or mental health care you may wish to pursue.

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