Updated: Mar 20, 2020
Reiki is a form of alternative medicine called energy healing. Reiki practitioners use a technique called palm healing through which a universal energy is transferred through the palms of the practitioner to the patient in order to restore the flow of life energy. In return, this encourages emotional or physical healing.
Reiki is both powerful and gentle, it is always beneficial and works to improve the effectiveness of all other types of therapy. A session feels like a wonderful, glowing radiance and has many benefits for both clients and practitioner. This includes positive states of consciousness and spiritual experiences.
We are alive because life energy flows though us. Having a balanced flow of life energy is the cause of our well-being. It animates the physical organs and tissues as it flows through them. It also nourishes the organs and cells of the body, supporting them in their vital functions. The disruption of healthy life energy can be the main cause of illness. When your life energy is low, or if there is a blockage in its flow, you will be more vulnerable to illness. When it is high and flowing freely, you are less likely to get sick. If you have positive and healthy thoughts, your life energy becomes stronger, if you have unhealthy, negative thoughts, it is weakened or becomes unhealthy.
Good Vibes only
Our life energy is responsive to thoughts and feelings. When we have positive optimistic thoughts, we increase our flow and this causes us to feel better. When we have negative thoughts, our life energy is disrupted and diminished and we do not feel as good. When negative thoughts become lodged in the subconscious mind, they create a blockage in the flow of life energy. This having feelings of anger, anxiety or illnesses become more prominent.
What to expect
When a person receives a Reiki session, the body is assessed, and the practitioner then directs the healing energy using his/her palms as channels to the area that has the most blockage and is in most need of healing. The Reiki energy then works with the negative thoughts and feelings that have created the blockage of ones flow of healthy life energy and replaces them with healthy thoughts and feelings, thus releasing the