What Is Reiki?



Dr. UsuiPronounced ray-key, is a laying-on of hands healing technique thought to be thousands of years old. Allegedly, it originated as a Tibetan Buddhist practice that was rediscovered in the late 1800’s by Dr. Mikao Usui, a Japanese Buddhist. The word Reiki is derived from two Japanese words – REI meaning Universal Spirit, and KI meaning Life Force Energy. The word Reiki, therefore, refers to a balanced cosmic and life force energy. Because of its qualities of universal energy, it seems to have a basic consciousness which, when used for healing, is able to provide exactly what is needed on all levels. Reiki treatments work by dissolving or eliminating toxic energy and substances from many levels of ones being whether it be physical, emotional, mental or beyond. It also works to strengthening the harmonious forces at the same time. Reiki helps to create a harmonious environment within ones being so true healing can take place.

It is very simple yet powerful healing art that can be used on your self as well as others and can easily be learned by everyone.Reiki is a natural healing method that heals at all levels: physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual. Reiki accelerates the body’s ability to heal physical ailments. It is practiced by people from all over the world and is being incorporated in hospitals, as well as in scientific research.

A Reiki treatment is a simple but powerful process. The healing energy is channeled by the Reiki practitioner and goes to the places in the body where healing is most needed.  It is important to realize that these healing energies go to the source of the problem and not just the symptoms. Reiki treatments do not have negative side effects it is a completely safe and natural way of treating disease.

*Brings the mind, body, and spirit into harmony by relieving blockages.
*Heals the cause – thus eliminating the effects of imbalance.
*Will not interfere with any medical procedure because it is a natural system.
*Is an effective tool in chronic pain and stress management.
*Helps to lower blood pressure.
*It is a wonderful way of achieving deep relaxation and relieving stress.
*Encourages personal development, and self-love. 
*Aids better sleep.
*Reduces some of the side effects of drugs and helps the body to recover from drug therapy after surgery and chemotherapy.