Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and promotes healing. It is done by “laying on hands” and is based on the idea of unseen ”life force energy” that flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If ones “life force energy is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress. If it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy.
How is a Reiki treatment given?
In a standard treatment Reiki energy flows from the practitioners hands into the client. The client is usually laying on a massage table but treatments can also be given while the client is seated or even standing. The client remains fully clothed. The practitioner places her/his hands on or near the clients body in a series of hand positions. These include positions around the head and shoulders, the stomach, and feet. Other, more specific positions may be used based on the clients needs. Each position is held for three to ten minutes depending on how much Reiki the client needs at each position. The whole treatment usually lasts between 45 and 60 minutes.
What does a Reiki treatment feel like?
What one experiences during a Reiki treatment varies somewhat from person to person. However, feelings of deep relaxation are usually felt by all. In addition, many feel a wonderful glowing radiance that flows through and surrounds them. As the Reiki energy encourages one to let go of all tension, anxiety, fear or other negative feelings a state of peace and well-being is experienced. Some drift off to sleep or report floating outside their bodies or have visions and other mystical experiences. At the end of the treatment, one feels refreshed with a more positive, balanced outlook.
Energy Worker, Reiki Master Teacher, Empath, Student of The Universe
Grew up in Iowa, Minnesota & South Dakota with Mom, Dad and Brother Jacob
Graduated from high school in Webster, SD
Graduated with BS in Communication Disorders from SDSU
Graduated with MS in Audiology from UNL
Blaine, MN Resident Since 1998
Single mom of sons Sam and Jackson
Reiki Practitioner since 2004
Started Teaching Reiki in 2009
It has been my absolute pleasure to have worked with hundreds of people over thousands of hours doing this amazing work! ~ Amy