Here’s how this energy-healing practice can help balance you
Maybe you’ve heard of reiki but don’t quite know what it is. Maybe you’re considering reiki but aren’t sure whether it’s right for you. Or maybe your doctor has suggested reiki as a form of therapy complementary to your existing medical treatments.
Whatever your questions, Reiki Master and Life Coach Karina Carlos is here to help. She walks you through the basics of reiki — a safe, gentle, non-invasive form of natural hands-on, energy-based healing — and what it can do for your body.
Reiki energy works on all levels of the mind, body, and spirit.
Because Reiki works on all levels, it can be used to help in countless ways. Individuals may seek it out to heal physical imbalances or find it when they are searching for answers to life’s mysteries.
What is Reiki Energy?
Reiki is an energy healing technique that promotes relaxation, reduces stress and anxiety through gentle touch. Reiki practitioners use their hands to deliver energy to your body, improving the flow and balance of your energy to support healing.
Mikao Usui developed reiki in the early 1900s, deriving the term from the Japanese words rei, meaning “universal,” and ki, which refers to the vital life force energy that flows through all living things. Now, reiki is used all over the world, including in hospitals and hospices, to complement other forms of health treatments.
Reiki aids in healing by helping people become energetically balanced — physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.
The health benefits of reiki
Reiki promotes relaxation, stress reduction and symptom relief to improve overall health and well-being. It can:
Bring on a meditative state.
Foster tissue and bone healing after injury or surgery.
Stimulate your body’s immune system.
Promote natural self-healing.
Relieve pain and tension.
Support the well-being of people receiving traditional medical treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation, surgery and kidney dialysis.
Studies show that reiki treatment may create feelings of:
Regardless of your history or reasons for pursuing Reiki, the way you will benefit the most from this modality is by being open to it.
Reiki energy exists in everything. Reiki can be used to help balance anything you choose.
Animals are sensitive to energy and tend to enjoy receiving Reiki.
Plants and Vegetation
Additional Uses for Reiki
Reiki has many uses and is not limited to people and animals. Because Reiki enhances your focus and energy you can use that increased awareness on anything you wish to have such as increased positive energy, clarity,or resolution.
For example, Reiki can be used on your:
To receive clarity
To receive inspiration
Food and drink
Past unresolved issues
Can reiki replace traditional treatments?
No. Reiki treatment should not be used as a substitute for the consultation of a physician or a psychotherapist.
Reiki complements other types of medical and therapeutic treatments, and it can increase the efficacy of other types of healing.
If you’re already in good health, though, regular reiki treatments can enhance your ability to respond to stress and serve as a form of preventive medicine.
What conditions does reiki treat?
Because it works on the entire self – mind, body and emotions – and because it is universal life force energy, reiki may be successful in all types of physical, emotional, mental and spiritual healing.
Reiki isn’t specific to any particular type of disease or condition but may help people with:
Psychological distress, including depression and anxiety.
Reiki can also help you prepare for surgery, which may help boost your recovery afterward.
How does reiki work?
Reiki practitioners act as a conduit between you and the source of the universal life force energy. The energy flows through the practitioner’s hands to you.
The patient determines the energy flow from the practitioner’s hands by taking only what they need. This helps the patient know that we are supporting them only in what they need rather than what we think they need. This makes it the perfect balance to meet the patient’s needs.
What happens during a reiki session?
Reiki treatments typically last about 50 minutes. During a session, you’ll lie on a massage table fully clothed, as your reiki practitioner gently places their hands, palms down, on or just above your body in specific energy locations. They use a series of 12 to 15 different hand positions.
The length of time that the practitioner leaves their hands in each position is determined by the flow of energy through their hands at each location.
Reiki differs from other touch therapies in that there is no pressure, massage or manipulation involved.
Can Reiki energy be channeled at distance?
Reiki practitioner have the ability to channel Reiki across short or long distances. The master attunement also allows the practitioner to travel time from the present to the past or future. Reiki can be used to balance issues from years past and even work with karmic or past life issues. Future situations such as medical interventions, interviews or important events can be balanced by performing Reiki before they occur. In some cases, an individual’s body is not ready to balance in the present moment but may have a time in the future when it will feel safe to heal and
when the balanced state will hold.
What does reiki feel like?
You may experience the energy in the form of sensations like heat, tingling or pulsing where the Reiki practitioner has placed their hands. Sometimes, people feel sensations moving throughout the body, while other people do not perceive any change at all. In either case, the Reiki energy healing is working.
Most people feel very relaxed and peaceful during reiki treatment, and many fall asleep during the process.
Experience the many benefits of Reiki.
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