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How Does Reiki Heal?
(ray-key) is a Japanese technique for relaxation, stress reduction, and self healing. Reiki takes a natural, non-invasive approach that is simple, and is led by a trained practitioner by placing hands on or near the receiver's body. This promotes health through mental, emotional, and physical balance of One's life force energy. If One's life force energy is low, then we are more likely to get sick and feel stress, and if it is high we are more capable of being happy and healthy.
However, if one is not close enough to experience an in person treatment, distant healing can be utilized. This is the act of sending Reiki over a distance to a client who is not in the same physical location. Distant Reiki can have the same benefits as Reiki experienced in person and can be just as powerful!
Reiki and Medicine:
Reiki is used in the Integrative Medicine programs of major U.S. hospitals including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (NY), the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (NY), the NIH’s Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center (MD), Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (NH), and in small community hospitals like Whidbey General Hospital (WA) and the Beebe Medical Center (DE).
Two studies include:
Cancer Prevention & Control: Cross Cancer Research Center, Alberta, Canada: Study finds “highly significant reduction in pain following Reiki treatment.”
Journal of Advanced Nursing: Study examines select physiological and biochemical effects following thirty-minute Reiki treatment. Biochemical and physiological changes suggest increasing levels of relaxation.
Increasingly, medical research shows the usefulness of Reiki in pain relief and management, increased healing, regulation of blood pressure, and much more. As acceptance in the medical community grows, doctors, nurses, health professionals, and a growing number of medical centers now recommend and/or incorporate Reiki as a part of their total patient care.
Some Health Benefits you could receive from Reiki
Increases vitality and energy Supports the immune system
Promotes deep relaxation Encourages spiritual growth
Helps to relieve pain Improves energy
Improves one's sense of wellbeing Initiates healing and self-healing
Improves sleep Aids in breaking of addictions
Helps to maintain or increase the energy level Helps with acute injuries and chronic conditions
Supports emotional clearing Decreases symptoms of illness
Assists the body in flushing toxins Complements other healing modalities
Adjusts the energy flow of the endocrine system Promotes feelings of peace & security
Encourages the possibility of positive outcomes Creates a positive effect on negative conditions
Releases hurt, worry, fear or anger, and infuses in their place a sense of calm, tranquility, and overall rejuvenation
Creates an environment for the body to release tension and stress
Reduces side effects from medications and post-treatment drug therapy
*Reiki or AromaTouch are not a substitute for professional medical treatment. Practitioners do not diagnose disease or recommend medical treatment. You are encouraged to seek the professional advice of your health care provider regularly
Chakras are centers of life force energy (qi or chi) that correspond to vital points in the physical body. As the chakras spin, they vibrate with energy balancing the spiritual, mental, emotional and physical health of the individual.
There are major and minor chakras that span the body from a level of pure consciousness (crown) to the earth consciousness (root). In chakra sessions, we focus on the 7 major chakras and their attributes
Sometimes the Chakras become unbalanced and manifest as symptoms in the mind, body or spirit. The goal of chakra balancing is to realign the chakra in order to return the natural flow of energy to the individual.