The Four R's of Reiki
Reduce Stress, Relax Body, Renew Self, Revitalize Your Energy! Even a 15 Minute Reiki Session helps Improve Focus and Study Skills, Improve Esteem, Reduce
Stress, Trauma, Anxiety, Pain, Sleep Disorders.
What is a Reiki treatment like?
A Reiki Session will Revitalize you, leading you into a State of Calm Renewed
Loving Self Awareness
You relax, fully dressed, on a massage table, couch, bed (for the hospitalized or bedridden)or seated while the healer
holds his hands on or above you. A treatment can last an hour or longer depending on the treatment required. In the western
world many practitioners use the standard 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, sometimes hands
are even held away from the body.
Q. Where does Reiki energy come from?
A. Reiki energy is a subtle energy. It is different than electricity or chemical energy or other kinds of physical energy.
Reiki energy comes from the Higher Power, which exists on a higher dimension than the physical world we are familiar with.
When viewed clairvoyantly, Reiki energy appears to come down from above and to enter the top of the practitioners head after
which if flows through the body and out the hands. It appears to flow this way because of our perspective. However, the true
source of Reiki energy is within ourselves. This does not mean that we use our personal energy when we do Reiki, but that
the energy is coming from a transcendental part of ourselves that is connected to an infinite supply of healing energy.
Q. How is a Reiki treatment given?
A. In a standard treatment Reiki energy flows from the practitioners hands into the client. The client is usually laying
on a massage table but treatments can also be given while the client is seated or even standing. The client remains fully
clothed. The practitioner places her/his hands on or near the clients body in a series of hand positions. These include positions
around the head and shoulders, the stomach, and feet. Other, more specific positions may be used based on the clients needs.
Each position is held for three to ten minutes depending on how much Reiki the client needs at each position. The whole treatment
usually lasts between 45 and 90 minutes.
Q. What does a Reiki treatment feel like?
A. What one experiences during a Reiki treatment varies somewhat from person to person. However, feelings of deep relaxation
are usually felt by all. In addition, many feel a wonderful glowing radiance that flows through and surrounds them. As the
Reiki energy encourages one to let go of all tension, anxiety, fear or other negative feelings a state of peace and well-being
is experienced. Some drift off to sleep or report floating outside their bodies or have visions and other mystical experiences.
At the end of the treatment, one feels refreshed with a more positive, balanced outlook.
Q. What can be treated with Reiki?
A. Reiki has had a positive affect on all forms of illness and negative conditions. This includes minor things like head
or stomach aches, bee stings, colds, flu, tension and anxiety as well as serious illness like heart disease, cancer, leukemia,
etc. The side effects of regular medical treatments have also been reduced or eliminated. This includes the negative effects
of chemotherapy, post operative pain and depression as well as improving the healing rate and reducing the time needed to
stay in the hospital. Reiki always helps and in some cases people have experienced complete healings which have been confirmed
by medical tests before and after the Reiki treatments. However, while some have experienced miracles, they cannot be guaranteed.
Stress reduction with some improvement in ones physical and psychological condition are what most experience.
Q. Does one have to stop seeing a regular doctor or psychologist in order to receive a Reiki treatment?
A. No. 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.