What is Reiki?

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Healing Arts and Relaxation Classes

What is Reiki?
Reiki therapy is a holistic, gentle energy work process that assists in physical, mental, emotional and spiritual healing. It is a simple, effective and powerful method of natural healing. Reiki means “Universal Life Force.” The system allows the practitioner to easily channel this loving energy through the light touch of the hands on the body. The hands on technique applies natural vital energy in a systematic treatment that covers the complete body mind complex.

Can it help me?
Reiki therapy helps to alleviate pain, fatigue, stress and emotional disorders. It has eased the effects from all types of illnesses, both acute and chronic.

How does it work?
A treatment can replenish body energies and help to restore mental and emotional clarity and focus. Reiki not only works to rid the body and mind of symptoms of diseases, it also treats the root cause. Reiki harmonizes and balances the body. This results in feeling of relaxation and well-being.

What science knows about Reiki
By scientific perspective Reiki is a biofield therapy facilitated by light touch. Energy fields produced during Reiki treatments will be precisely tuned to a frequency that stimulates the immune systems. Reiki energy can be photographed by Kirlian photography and measured by highly sensitive instruments used at Stanford University.

Reiki in Hospitals
Hospitals throughout American and internationally are now utilizing the healing art Reiki. We know that stress can aggravate any medical condition. Reiki can help patients gather the composure, clarity and confidence that can improve medical outcomes. Data collected indicated patients are taking less pain medication and leaving he hospital sooner.

What is involved?
The client lies on a massage table, fully clothed. I place my hands on various positions, beginning with the head, then front, then back. The treatment is conducted with respect for body privacy; there is no “inappropriate touching”. The length of a session may vary but generally takes about 30 minutes to an hour.

About Reiki Energy
Reiki is an ancient healing art rediscovered in Japan in the 1800′s by Dr. Mikao Usul. Through an investigative process that led him to Sanskrit texts. Usul Stumbled on healing practices used by both Buddha and Jesus. The origin can be traced back to ancient Tibet. Usul’s techniques reawaken and reopen the healing channel within the Practitioner to allow for the transfer of the vital life force.

Can anyone learn Reiki?
Absolutely!

Suggested Guidelines in choosing a Reiki Teacher
- Do I feel in my heart that I should study with this teacher?
- Is this a good learning partner for me?
- What do you cover in your classes?
- How many hours of class time is there?
- What should I expect from an attunement?
- What are your fees?
Anne Steffen RM, C.B.P.