Reiki is the Japanese form of stress relief and relaxation that also promotes healing. Rei means "God's Wisdom" or "The Higher Power" and Ki "means "Life Force Energy" It is based on the Asian concept of the transference of universal life energy. A subtle energy flows from the hands of the practitioner into the client. It is the energy that creates the relaxation and healing effects.
I will open with a silent prayer. I will then remain in silence while I start at your head and place my hands on or over areas of your body where your Chakra energy centers are located. You will hear me take in breaths and audibly release them as the energy flows between us. I will move slowly from your head to your feet and back up again. Once I have completed my work, I will tap you lightly on your shoulders to let you know the session is finished. The only other time I will speak during our session is to have you turn over if you have chosen to have Reiki on both sides of your body. A session will take 40- 60 minutes. During your session, you will remain fully clothed.
I will touch your face, head, throat (with your permission), knees, legs, and feet on the front side of your body. If we are performing Reiki on your back as well, I will touch the areas listed previously and also your upper, middle and lower back. Reiki can be performed without any physical contact between the practitioner and the client.
You will lay on a massage table, fully clothed, with your eyes closed. You will focus on relaxing your body and emptying your mind.
You will take occasional deep breath in and blow it out which will help move your energy through your body.
If your have a particular problem area, we can focus extra energy there during your session.