Reiki is a subtle and alternative therapy for the treatment of physical, emotional and mental disease. The word Reiki comes from the Japanese word (Rei) “Universal Life” and (Ki) “Energy”. Reiki is not affiliated with any particular religion or religious practice. It is not massage nor is it based on belief or suggestion.
Reiki is the life energy that flows through all living things. Practitioners understand that everyone has the ability to connect with their own healing energy and use Reiki to strengthen their energy to help others. It is believed that when a person’s energy (Ki) is strong and free flowing, a person’s body, mind and spirit are in a positive state of health. When a bodies energy is weak and not flowing freely, it leads to symptoms of physical and emotional imbalance.
A Reiki session can help ease tension, relIeve stress and help support the body to facilitate an environment for healing – physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. A session is pleasant and relaxing and is often utilized for one’s personal wellness.
Improves mental clarity and focus
Creates deep relaxation helping the body release stress & tension
Promotes a natural balance between the body, mind and spirit
Assists the body in releasing toxins while strengthening the immune system
Encourages the body’s natural self-healing abilities
Lowers blood pressure
Relieves and improves symptoms or conditions of
Depression & Seasonal Affective Disorder(SAD)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Anxiety, Panic Attacks, ADHD
Headaches, Chronic pain
It is a holistic treatment that compliments other medical treatments & therapies
A typical Reiki session lasts between 60 and 90 minutes. During your initial consultation, we will discuss the treatment process and review your expectations or intentions for the session. Let your practitioner know about any symptoms you want addressed or if there are places in the body on which you’d like them to focus. Also, let the practitioner know if you have any injuries or places that are sensitive to touch.
You’ll be instructed to lie down on our heated massage table. You will be covered with a blanket. Soft, relaxing music is played in the background and essential oils are diffused to promoting a sense to peace and relaxation. The room is dimly lit with Himalayan salt & Selenite crystal lamps and candles.
For the most part the practitioner will limit their communication during the session, but you are encouraged to let them know if there’s something you need to feel more comfortable or to share what you’re experiencing.
The practitioner will move their hands around your body. They may lightly touch or have their hands just above your body.
You may experience sensations in the body such as heat, chills, tingling, goosebumps, and throbbing. The Reiki practitioner’s hands often heat up as a result of the energy flowing through their palms. Client’s frequently feel sleepy as the Reiki energy soothes and calms pent-up emotional tension and stress. Some people report seeing visualizations such as colours or pictures, hearing inner voices or having memories appear. Reiki sensations can be very subtle and may even be overlooked, but with recurring practice most people notice slight shifts of energy. Try to allow whatever arises to pass without attaching too much meaning to it. Your experiences may become deeper the more you continue with Reiki.
Wear clean, loose-fitting, comfortable clothing. You may wish to wear natural fabrics such as cotton, linen, or silk. Remove your shoes, jewelry, and glasses before your session, and keep your phone switched off or leave it behind.
You’ve just experienced your first Reiki healing session. Yay! Now what?
Drink plenty of water
A Reiki session triggers a detoxification process. Water is an essential component for detox processes. For the next few days ensure you're doubling your regular intake of water. This will help your detox process to happen safely and efficiently.
Take a 20-minute Epsom Salts Bath
After your session, you will be given a customized Epsom Salts, Organic Coconut Milk and Essential Oil Bath Soak. The essential oils chosen are usually selected by your Reiki practitioner intuitively after your initial phone consultation. It is recommended that you use the custom blend on the day of your treatment and only soak for 20-minutes for the greatest benefit.
After your session, it’s important to slow down. Try to schedule your session on quiet day, where you have no prior commitments. It's also a great idea to disconnect from technology for the rest of the day, if possible.
The first few days after a Reiki session are crucial, as your immune system is being strengthened and your body is finding balance. So, be kind to yourself. Be slow. Be gentle. Get lots of rest.
Allow Your Emotions To Flow
A Reiki session can trigger deep emotional healing. This may be a pleasant experience, or sometimes not so pleasant. Allow yourself to feel, feel without repression. This will allow healing on a very deep level.
Embrace your emotions!
Be Patient and Observe
Sometimes the results from a session are not immediate. It may take a few days or even weeks. It's very important to not get lost in impatience, doubt or self-criticism. Healing will happen on it's own schedule.