Reiki

Usui Shiki Ryoho

Reiki is a Japanese word used to describe a system of natural healing. This tradition was founded by Dr.Mikao Usui in the early 20th Century and evolved as a result of his research experience and dedication.

We live in a world of energy that nourishes and maintains all living things. When the energy flows uninterrupted there is a balance and harmony within and around us, and we experience a sense of wellbeing.

There are many variations of Reiki, but in essence Reiki treatments can help the body emotionally or spiritually. It is tradition that it is open to any belief system.

Reiki treatment is a process that anyone can enjoy in the normal course of their life. Reiki can be used alongside other conventional or complementary treatment and helps to provide emotional support during recovery.

The practice is taught by Reiki masters / teachers who have trained in the tradition passed on in person from master to student.

A Reiki treatment
The method of receiving Reiki is simple. The recipient remains clothed and lies on a couch or sits in a chair and relaxes. The practitioner gently places their hands in a series of non-intrusive positions on or near the body. There is no massage or manipulation. The whole person is treated rather than specific areas. Sessions can take 45 minutes to an hour-and-a-half depending on what the client needs.

Reiki practitioners  are not trained in diagnosis and will not predict any specific outcome of the treatment. If people are concerned about their symptoms they should see a doctor.

What do Reiki treatments feels like?
Each person experiences Reiki differently depending on their individual needs at the time.  

Clients may or may not feel sensations during a Reiki treatment.  Benefits reported by recipients include deep relaxation promoting a calm, peaceful sense of well being being on all levels.  Some people feel sensations of heat, tingling, or experience seeing colours, whilst others can have an emotional response indicating that shifts are taking place and allowing harmony to be restored.

What do Reiki Treatments do?

Reiki is a safe and soothing treatment that can be:

Comforting when life is tough.     The relaxing nature of Reiki can be helpful people especially at difficult times in our lives.  We can all feel overwhelmed or disconnected. Reiki treatments can bring feelings of peace, of being centred and an ability to cope better with the challenges of life.                                                                                                                          

Reiki can be beneficial in circumstances that are short term, but can also support people dealing with long-standing conditions, helping to bring acceptance and a more positive outlook.

Supportive during pregnancy . Reiki can be wonderful for wonderful for pregnant women.  Treatment are very relaxing and enjoyable for the mother.

Calming for children.  Children usually love Reiki.  The length of a session is usually shorter.

Reassuring for animals.  Animals respond well as they too find it relaxing and soothing.

Helpful at the end of life. In such cases Reiki can be a great comfort, helping to promote a sense of peace and acceptance for the dying and their families.

How much Reiki would I need?  A single sessions may be sufficient, but it is best to discuss this with the practitioner.  For instance, if you have long standing emotional or spiritual issues, a series of sessions may be beneficial.  In general if you find that helpful changes are taking place it is a good idea to continue treatment.                                                                                                                   

For more information or to book a treatment please contact  Jessica Palin.

Usui Shiki Rhyoho spiritual teaching for daily living:  

Just for today, do to worry                                                                                                                            

Just for today, do not anger                                                                                                                          

Honour parents, teachers and elders                                                                                                                

Earn your living honestly                                                                                                                              

Show gratitude to every living thing