Reiki

Reiki is defined as universal life energy.  It is a method of non-invasive energy healing that works on the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels. Any person who is attuned to receive this energy can become a Reiki healer. The energy used to heal is not coming from within the person giving the treatment but from universal life force energy that is within every living thing. The healing energy is passed on to the individual by gentle touch. A Reiki treatment is quite unique as the energy knows what area in a person’s body needs to be healed and it intuitively goes there. Sounds magical, but it works.  I have been practicing Reiki since 1997 and have seen some amazing results.

Some of the effects and benefits of Reiki are:

  • Promoting a sense of wellness

  • Balancing of the body’s energies and chakras

  • Releasing blocked energy and promoting a state of relaxation

  • Releasing blocked and suppressed emotions

  • Relieving pain 

  • Accelerating the body’s natural healing ability

  • Working in conjunction with regular medical, psychological or psychotherapy treatments

  • You do not have to believe in Reiki in order to receive benefits from the energy treatments.

Glossary

Alternative Medicine

Refers to the use of CAM in place of conventional medicine.

CAM

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Chakra

From Sanskrit meaning spinning wheel or vortex of energy; there are seven primary chakras that flow through the human body and are considered to be the focal points for the reception and transmission of energies.

Chi, Qi, Ki (pronounced Chee)

Essence of life; the circulating life energy that is inherent in all living things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health.

Complementary Medicine

Refers to the use of CAM together with conventional medicine.

Integrative Medicine

Refers to the use of both conventional and CAM treatments for which there is evidence of safety and effectiveness.

Meridian

Channel or avenue through which Chi travels through the body.

Reiki (pronounced Ray-Key)

Non-invasive form of healing that utilizes universal life force energy channeling through gentle touch. It promotes natural healing on the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual level.

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