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What is Reiki

Reiki is a Japanese relaxation technique that focuses on balancing the body's energy system, known as chi. This gentle, hands-on method enhances relaxation, allowing the body to enter a deep state of healing.

The human body is an intelligent system that uses its inner wisdom to balance and heal when in a relaxed state. Reiki helps remove blockages and promotes the free flow of energy, enhancing health, reducing stress, and fostering overall well-being.

What is Reiki

Reiki is:

  • Safe to use any time, for any situation

  • A unique, individual, self-transforming experience

  • A technique used to activate, restore and balance the natural bio-electromagnetic energy of the body

  • A great compliment to other health therapies

Reiki is not:

  • A religion, cult or belief system

  • A dogma or doctrine

  • A form of mind control

  • A form of psychic healing

  • Wishful thinking


What to Expect

Before each session, I take time to explain what Reiki is, how it works, and what to expect during the treatment. I ensure a safe and comfortable environment to support your healing journey. We will discuss your needs, intentions, and expectations.

The Reiki treatment takes place on a warm, plush massage table with lowered lights and soothing, calming music playing softly in the background. For your utmost comfort, sheets, blankets, and a bolster under the knees are provided. You are always in control of your session, and your comfort is my top priority.

  • Will I be lying down on a massage table or sitting?
    Reiki is usually performed on a client who is fully reclined comfortably on a massage table. If you have mobility or pain issues please communicate these to your Practitioner so they may make you your most comfortable for the session.
  • Am I clothed during my Reiki session?
    Yes. Unlike a massage therapy session, you will be fully clothed. For this session you will want to wear loose fitting comfortable clothing.
  • Will the Reiki Practitioner’s hands touch me in any way?
    Yes, the Reiki Practitioner’s hands will touch your body. The Practitioner will place their hand at the standard placement starting at your head and avoiding al sensitive body parts. Let your pracitioner know prior to the session if you perfer light touch or no touch. Below are the standard hand placements:
  • Is one session enough or will I need a series of sessions?
    One session is a great start! You will see for yourself how Reiki makes you feel, if it is relaxing, if you feel more clarity after the session. Many people, after trying one session, go on to purchase a series of sessions to progressively work on their current wellness goals.
  • Is Reiki for an acute condition or a chronic condition?
    If you have an acute condition you should seek out a licensed medical professional immediately. If you have a chronic or current issue, Reiki can be an excellent complement in your health or wellness plan.
  • What will I feel during the session?
    Most clients feel a sense of relaxation and peace. The mind may feel calm and your physical body should feel relaxed. Reiki is so relaxing that sometimes clients may fall asleep during the session. Don’t worry though, you will still receive all of the benefits of the session, sleeping or awake.
  • What does Reiki healing feel like?
    At the practitioner’s hand placements, you may feel a very slight tingling, heat, or energy, or nothing at all. The sensations or lack of are not a barometer of the Reiki, they are just how your particular body senses energy. You may feel a peace and calm in your mind or physically in general. It is different for all clients but deep relaxation is almost always felt.
  • Can I drive after my session?
    Yes, after the relaxation of your session you will be in your full awake state, but possibly feel more grounded and centered. Be sure that you are fully awake and alert before driving in general.
  • After I leave my session, should I do anything special?"
    Please drink plenty of water to hydrate your body as your body’s energy system may be moving at a more optimum rate, so please care for yourself with water and healthy food during the day. It is beneficial to spend some quiet time that day or evening after your session to journal or to contemplate as you may have some insights and further mental clarity as your body continues to process the Reiki session.
Is Reiki right for you?

Reiki is a powerful and soothing hands-on technique that originated in Japan and has made its way to the West. This ancient practice, thousands of years old, supports the body's natural healing processes while nurturing the mind and spirit. Reiki harnesses the body's innate intelligence to correct imbalances and promote overall wellness.

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