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What is Reiki?

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by gentle touch and is based on the idea that an unseen “life force energy” flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If one’s “life force energy” is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy.

The word Reiki is made of two Japanese words – Rei which means “Spiritual Wisdom” or “Higher Power” and Ki which is “life force energy”. 

So Reiki means “spiritually guided life force energy.”

A treatment feels like a wonderfully relaxing radiance that flows through and around you. Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and wellbeing. It works especially well for stress and anxiety. It conniver cause discomfort or pain and can be administered to children and animals as well as adults recovering from surgery or illness.

A session is done with the recipient fully clothed, lying comfortably on a massage table using light touch or no touch if that is preferred. Reiki can even be sent for distance healing.

Reiki can help with:

  • Stress Reduction
  • Relaxation
  • Pain management
  • Reduced anxiety
  • Reduced depression
  • Improved sleep
  • Improved digestion
  • Enhanced well-being
  • Stronger self-esteem
  • Support for substance abuse recovery
  • Accelerated surgical recovery
  • Reduced side effects from radiation, chemotherapy and Rx meds
  • Greater self awareness
  • Greater ease and satisfaction in relationship
  • Heightened intuition
  • IBS
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Autism/SPD
  • End of Life Care

 While Reiki is spiritual in nature, it is not a religion. 

It has no dogma, and there is nothing you must believe in order to learn and use Reiki. 

In fact, Reiki is not dependent on belief at all and will work whether you believe in it or not.

Because Reiki comes from the source of creation many people find that using Reiki puts them more in touch with the experience of their religion rather than having only an intellectual concept of it.



 The 5 Principles of Reiki

Just for today I will not worry.

Just for today I will not be angry.

Just for today I will do my work honestly.

Just for today I will give thanks for my Blessings.

Just for today I will be kind to my neighbor and every living thing.



Children’s and Teens session $45. Approx. 35-45 minutes long.

Adults $65. Approx. 60 minutes long.

To make an appointment or ask questions, please call 860-942-4434 or email


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