a gentle, hands on energy healing technique that brings
about balance and well-being to the body, mind and spirit and promotes the healing process.
The belief and practice of
Reiki re-emerged in 19th century Japan. It is the energy of the universe that flows through the hands of the
Reiki is a hands-on form of healing, no manipulation of the body is involved. Therefore there is no risk of
injury, or of any discomfort occurring. Reiki is a form of complimentary therapy, is suitable for everyone,
including the ill and disabled, the elderly, small children and babies.
Reiki is about
restoring a sense of harmony and wholeness. Reiki has its own wisdom and can be empowering and flows to the
areas which require balancing. It is a simple yet powerful method of healing. During and after a Reiki treatment
many individuals feel a sense of calm, release, and peace.
word Reiki is made up of two words - rei, meaning "universal" in Japanese and ki, which
means "life force."
Reiki has become increasingly well-known and widely accepted in hospitals,
hospice and medical facilities throughout the country.
Benefits of Reiki
Reiki facilitates a deep sense of relaxation.
can be used to reduce stress, manage pain, and promote healing.
Reiki stimulates the bodies
homeostatic response, encouraging a return to wellness.
Reiki can be used to compliment conventional medicine.
Physicians, nurses, anesthetists, physical and occupational therapists, home health and hospice staff, psychologists,
social workers, chaplains, often report that patients feel less pain and anxiety, require less medications and have quicker
recovery times when reiki is used to augment their therapy.
Certified Reiki Master - Yale-New
Haven Hospital (Connecticut)
Reiki Master - Smilow Cancer Center - (New Haven, Connecticut)
Certified Reiki Master - Ann's Place - A Family Based Cancer
Support Group (Danbury, Connecticut)
Active Reiki Participant in Healing Touch / Reiki Circles (Connecticut / Massachusetts / Florida).
Reiki Master Practitioner at Center for Spiritual
Living - St. Augustine, FL