FAQ – Reiki


Reiki is a healing energy that is used in a lot of healing practices because is considered to be safe, graceful, and no harmful side effects. Within the notion that we are all energetic entities, Reiki focuses on all aspects of being; Mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. This alternative holistic healing energy has been known to assist in healing physical illnesses, to emotional distress, to mental conditions. 

What is Reiki?

Reiki is an alchemy of energy that has been used as a holistic alternative healing therapy. It was fully developed and introduced to the world by Mikao Usui, a Japanese Buddhist, back in 1922. 

The word Rei – Ki is broken down into two meanings. “REI” means God’s wisdom, divine, higher power, Christ consciousness. “KI” is the life force energy also known as CHI to many. REIKI is a spiritually guided life force energy. 

How does reiki work ? 

Reiki comes out of the practitioner’s palms and eyes. And some just radiate it out of their body.

Every Reiki practitioner is different. Reiki practitioner will lay their hand on the Body, it can be direct contact or few inches just above the body, within the aura. Both ways are effective, and it will depend on the practitioner what they are intuitively guided to do. Reiki enters the body feeling warm, or at times, hot through the skin and many have testified that reiki felt calming, graceful and soft. This energy purges and cleanses out stagnant energies within you. It contains a spiritual consciousness, REI, that intelligently dictates the healing according to your individual path vs the practitioner taking control of the situation. The practitioners can and will intuitively sense and feel the client’s feeling, but interpretation is dependent on how enlightened the reiki practitioner is.

How Does Life Force Energy Affect You?

We are an existing life force energy. Our life force energy affects us mentally, physically, and emotionally, which can then affect our spirituality. Lifeforce brings life, it is life. So as we close our hearts3 and forget to breathe this life force through us, our energy can immediately feel drained. The life force energy working hand in hand with the spiritual, christ consciousness energy allows the healing to take place yet at the same time, breathe life back into us.

Is Reiki Part of a Religion?

No reiki does not come from any religion nor is it of religious practice. However, it does aim to help you spiritually as well as physically, mentally, and emotionally. You do not need to belong to any specific church to benefit from the positive healing benefits of Reiki. Reiki can help you spiritually by connecting you with your inner-self, which can help guide through life and give you clarity when faced with challenges or decisions.

What happens during a Reiki Session?

Many reiki practitioners have evolved and added other healing modalities within their reiki practice. Depending on your Reiki healer, the experience can be different every time. It is a very similar atmosphere as If you are getting a regular body massage at a spa.

So for Reiki Sessions, the client lie on a massage table fully clothed for up to an hour. . Depending on the Reiki healer with palms facing the client’s body, hands can be directly touching the client or just above your aura, few inches from the client’s body. That would be dependent on the client’s wish, and/or the Reiki practitioner’s preference.

During session, most client’s fall asleep immediately. Falling asleep Is recommended, because the Body will be in the least resistant mode. Immediately after the session you will feel a minty glow coming from within you. 

How can reiki help physically?

Reiki is a great supplement to your current treatment, it will boost your immune system and help you heal yourself. In some cases, reiki has been able to heal physical pain immediately. In other cases, which is most case, it helps the person heal, or recover faster. 

If you suffer from chronic pain, Reiki can help. Reiki practitioners have become popular in hospitals. If you are experiencing pain either before or after a surgery, Reiki is a natural way to alleviate pain before medication kicks in. Your pain scale should go down by the end of the session. Depending on your condition, the inflammation may subside for a few days. After some time, it might be healed indefinitely.

One session of reiki has known to help knee problems immediately and can last up to 6 months before feeling any pain again. There are some clients that truly believe the deep reiki session had helped them lose weight without changing their eating habits. 

How can Reiki help you emotionally?

Dealing with negative dense life force energy emotions such as hate, bitterness, pride, jealousy,  or fogginess really affects our mental state, our decisions, our perspective. Reiki offers psychic surgery that helps alleviate those stubborn energies out of you, painlessly. Reiki will help lighten the load on your heart by helping purge out these parasitic energies, so that these emotions caused by it, don’t overtake you. It freshens up your vibe.

How can Reiki help you mentally?

Reiki is a christ consciousness, graceful and full of love. Reiki can help quiet your mind by making you feel safe.  So much love that makes you feel this blissful state of no worries, and be present in your now. It helps clear the energetic thought clutter in your mind. It has an immediate affect on certain anxiety and depending on how long they’ve energetically carried the energetic burdens. 

Who can benefit from reiki?

Everyone can benefit from Reiki no matter the health condition. Children love reiki, it is gentle, loving and it works. It is gentle and proven to work on animals. Even people who are seemingly healthy and happy can have a sense of peace thanks to Reiki. There are three levels of healing practice, and anyone can become a practitioner. The first level targets the placement of the hands, the mantras, blessings, and so on to learn how to not only treat friends and family but also perform self-treatment, too. The final level is a Reiki Master Teacher where mastery heightens up. 

Does Distant Healing Work?

Yes it works. It defies time and space. Distant Reiki Healing using the distant healing symbol can send reiki from one person to another quickly and effectively. The clients have known to feel a warm love during the distant healing. Some have reported to have gotten emotional, some have reported they have a glowing feeling and some have reported that after the distant healing, they have felt lighter. Some clients have also claimed that they have healed just a couple days after the healing was sent. So yes it works, and it heals from within.

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