Reiki is a spiritual practice commonly called palm healing and was known as a complementary and alternative medicine.
Reiki meaning Universal Life Force, is holistic in the broadest sense, as it reaches all levels and strives to bring each level into a state of balance. Through the laying on of hands, we the practitioner, opens up to become a channel for the Reiki energy (ki) and allow it to flow through us. The healing vibration helps replace and diminished levels that cause dis-ease and disturbances in the body. Reiki energy is re directed by the body to places of need naturally, that is the beauty of this therapy. It is believed that the energy is "intelligent", meaning that the Reiki knows where to heal.
Reiki has been proven to be a complementary partner to traditional medicines.
This process is a whole-body treatment, the practitioner directs the recipient to lie down, customarily on a massage table, and relax. There is no need for removal of clothing in this process. Lose clothing is preferred for comfort. In preparations for this appointment the practitioner might take a few moments, to play music, discuss any concerns, inform you of any experiences you may have while in session , assess your comfort and then enter into calm or meditative state of mind and mentally prepare for the treatment, that is usually carried out without any unnecessary talking.
A practitioner enables themselves to be the conduit for the energy by breathing in slowly through the nose and out through the mouth. Alignment with the Reiki energy is evident when the crown chakra is ignited through breathe and allows the body to be purified by its presence. Then the energy is send down through the body of the practitioner, it is then that the flow is receptive to the body about to receive it
This is individual in nature as everyone is at a different rate of vibration and healing. Many people have experienced, warmth, a sense of calm, tingling, and mild shifts in energy producing a tickle feeling. Others have become quite emotional as energy received clears blockages and allows those situations to surface. Many people have reported seeing color in varying shades and shapes, while others have seen images. Many have felt release of muscle tension and pain. Others have experienced a shift and regained sensations related to circulation that were blocked For hand positioning and explanation click here
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They are not effective without attunement
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