Reiki FAQ's

What is Reiki?


Reiki is a holistic technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also helps to promote healing. Rei means “God’s Wisdom or the Higher Power”. Ki means “life force energy”. Reiki is spiritually guided life force energy.




How Does Reiki Work?


The Reiki practitioner lays hands either slightly above or lightly on the body. Reiki uses the body’s energy through the use of the practitioner’s hands to focus energy on the places that need attention. A warm and soothing energy flows from the practitioner’s hands to the client. It works on the 7 energy centers (Chakras) of the body to rebalance, restore, and even out the flow of energy in the body. Furthermore, promoting relaxation and the releasing of tension.




What are the Benefits of Reiki?


There are many benefits of Reiki and can vary from person to person. Each person has their own individual experience with Reiki. Some of the benefits may be, but are not limited to:

  • Promote overall well being
  • Reduce stress and anxiety
  • Accelerate self healing abilities
  • Relief from chronic pain
  • Help with broken sleep pattern
  • Bring about a deep state of relaxation
  • Help with emotional clearing
  • Bring balance to the body, mind, spirit, and emotions




Who should get Reiki?


Everyone can benefit from a Reiki treatment. It is safe for all populations and helps to promote relaxation and the bodies natural healing process.




What are some indications that a Reiki treatment is needed?


  • Having difficulty finding peace in your current situation in life
  • Holding grudges against people for things that happened in the past
  • Inability to focus your thoughts on the present moment
  • Reoccurring feelings of being blocked, stuck, or stagnant mentally or spiritually
  • Nagging feelings that something just isn’t right
  • Desiring peace and clarity about your life’s purpose
  • Feeling there is more to life but feel a barrier between you and breaking through to your next level in life
  • Unable to sleep at night because you have so much on your mind that it makes it difficult for you to rest
  • Being hard and critical toward yourself when you make a mistake
  • Everything you want and desire in life seems far away or unobtainable
  • Having a difficult time relaxing and enjoying the current moment
  • Feeling like you always have to be busy




Are there Side Effects to Receiving a Reiki Treatment?


  • Reiki is a holistic and natural healing modality that can help to compliment any existing health care regimen
  • Reiki works to balance and restore energy
  • After a Reiki session, most clients will feel relaxed and uplifted.
However, a person can experience headache, stomach ache, or tiredness after a session. This can occur as a result of the body’s vibration going up after treatment. As the body’s vibration goes up, toxins that have been stored in the body are released into the blood stream, filtered by the liver and kidneys, and removed from the system. If this happens, it is recommended to drink more water, eat lighter meals and get some rest. The body is cleansing as part of the healing process which is a good sign.




How often should I get Reiki?


You can get Reiki as often as you like; daily, weekly, monthly, or quarterly. However, it depends on what your intentions are for receiving Reiki. For the best long term affects, it is recommended to continue Reiki sessions in order to heighten and continue the body’s mental, spiritual, physical, and emotional healing.





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