Reiki in North Devon
The origin of Reiki, meaning energy life force, goes back thousands of years to Tibet although other cultures were aware of an energy/life force that allows healing.
Reiki comes from the Japanese words meaning universal life energy and in Japan in the 19th century it was discovered by Mikao Usui who through his teachings encouraged Reiki to spread into the Western world.
Reiki is a spiritual, vibrational healing practice that promotes balance throughout the whole body. There is no physical manipulation instead energy is allowed to flow through the practitioner to the client. The client can experience a deep sense of relaxation and calmness and any parts that are affected by stress and illness is charged with positive energy.
Is Reiki religious?
No, Reiki is not a religion or a faith.
What happens in a Reiki session?
You remain fully clothed and are asked to lie or sit down. The practitioner places their hands near or on the body in a series of non-intrusive positions. You are encouraged to sit or lie quietly and allow yourself to receive what is needed for you.
What does Reiki do?
Reiki can help to:
- Decrease stress
- Accelerate natural body healing
- Promote sleep
- Decrease blood pressure
- Assist clearing of toxins from the body
- Support the immune systems.
Who can’t use Reiki?
Reiki is not given if:
- You have a pace maker
- Have had a recent fracture or sprain
- Have epilepsy
- Are pregnant
- Have had a recent operation
How will I feel during and after a Reiki session?
Everyone’s session is very different, but clients report a sense of deep relaxation, lightness and tingling.
Are there any after effects?
After a session it is important to drink lots of water and to take things easy as well as avoiding alcohol and heavy meals. Sometimes there may be adverse reactions of a runny nose, weepiness and headaches. These should not persist after 48 hours and it is an indication that the body is re-establishing its natural balance.
How much does it cost?
- An hour’s session costs £37
- 30 minutes cost £20
- Book 3 sessions and receive 20% discount
- Book your own session online
If you are interested in learning how to use Reiki for yourself and others there is more information here.