The word Reiki (pronounced Ray Key) means “Universal
Life Energy”. It is defined as being
that power which acts and lives in all created matter. The Usui system of Reiki is not only the most
simple and natural healing method we know of, but it is also the most effective
way of transferring this universal life energy.
In Reiki treatment, use is made solely of a neutral but concentrated
form of cosmic energy. Reiki is, above
all, holistic in effect. It reaches all
levels of existence and strives to bring Mind, Body and Spirit into a state of
Reiki is used in much the same way to achieve similar
effects that traditional massage therapy is used—to relieve stress and pain,
and to improve the symptoms of various health conditions. Reiki has been used in major clinics and
hospitals as part of alternative healing practice, and doctors, dentists,
nurses and other health professionals have been trained to use its gentle touch
techniques as part of their practice. To
date, scientific research that has been conducted with Reiki implies
that its techniques bring about the relaxation response, in which stress
levels decrease, and immune response increases.
The Reiki Therapist is only a channel for this energy, for
it is not her own, limited energy which passes through her when she lays hands
on a person, but rather a universal one, which leaves her strengthened and
harmonized after. Thus the healer
receives the healing, as well.
To receive or practice Reiki, no special kind of faith or
belief is required. It is used with the
same success by people of many faiths and religions, by free thinkers as well
as by the followers of widely differing philosophies and ideologies. The fact that Reiki has enabled many people
to arrive at a more comprehensive understanding of religious matters while
enabling them to experience spirituality in a more profound manner speaks for
Contact Reiki Zen today to schedule an appointment for a Reiki Session or Class, and begin your journey of Balance, Wellness and Empowerment!