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Introduction to Reiki: Healing Through Energy

Reiki, a Japanese energy healing technique, is gaining popularity for its ability to promote

physical and emotional well-being. This ancient practice, founded by Mikao Usui in the early

20th century, revolves around the concept of universal life energy, or “ki,” that flows through all

living beings.

Principles of Reiki

Reiki is based on the belief that energy can be channeled through the hands of a practitioner to

a recipient, facilitating healing. The core principles of Reiki include:

  1. The Five Reiki Principles: These are guidelines for living a balanced and harmonious

life. They include statements like “Just for today, I will not worry” and “Just for today, I will

be kind to every living thing.”

  1. Energy Flow: Practitioners believe that blocked or imbalanced energy can lead to

physical and emotional ailments. Reiki aims to clear these blockages and restore


  1. Attunement: To practice Reiki, one must receive an attunement from a Reiki Master, a

process that opens the recipient’s energy channels to the flow of universal life energy.

How Reiki Works

During a Reiki session, the recipient typically lies down fully clothed while the practitioner places

their hands lightly on or just above the body in various positions. Each position is held for

several minutes. The practitioner acts as a conduit for the energy, which flows through their

hands to the recipient, promoting relaxation, stress reduction, and healing.

Benefits of Reiki

Reiki is used for a variety of physical and emotional healing purposes, including:

  • Stress Reduction: Reiki promotes deep relaxation, helping to reduce stress and


  • Pain Relief: Many people find relief from chronic pain through regular Reiki sessions.
  • Emotional Healing: Reiki can help balance emotions, reduce feelings of depression,

and improve overall emotional well-being.

  • Support for Medical Treatments: While not a replacement for medical care, Reiki can

complement traditional treatments, helping to alleviate side effects and promote


Getting Started with Reiki

Contact us if you are interested in experiencing Reiki. We offer Reiki in combination with

Soundtouch Therapy as well as refer certified Reiki practitioners in the area.


Reiki is a gentle, non-invasive healing practice that can offer significant benefits for physical and

emotional health. By restoring the flow of energy in the body, Reiki helps to promote balance,

relaxation, and overall well-being. Whether you seek stress relief, pain management, or

emotional healing, Reiki can be a valuable addition to your wellness routine.

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