What is Reiki?

Reiki is universal life force energy (rei = of the universe and ki = life force energy). It is a healing modality that helps to reduce stress and can be used to help people heal physically, emotionally, spiritually and mentally. Dr. Mikao Usui is the founder of Usui Reiki, the form of Reiki that most practitioners use today. Dr. Usui’s discovery of Reiki occurred during a 21-day fasting, prayer and meditation excursion in which ancient Sanskrit symbols appeared to him. While he is credited with discovering Reiki, it has actually been around for thousands of years.

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How does Reiki Healing Work?

Reiki is provided by a practitioner that has been attuned to Reiki by a Reiki Master. This attunement connects the Reiki Practitioner to the source of Reiki which allows healing energy to flow from the universe (Source or God) through them, and to you, the client.

The energy flow occurs as the Reiki Practitioner places their hands in various positions over, or on, the body. Reiki seeks to help heal areas where your life force energy has been disrupted or blocked. This energy disruption or blockage can manifest as various physical and emotional ailments. The practitioner is simply directing the Reiki into your body to help your own body heal itself.

As an added bonus to the practitioner, they also end up receiving Reiki since the energy is flowing through them. In fact, once someone becomes attuned to Reiki, the healing energy starts working immediately. That is why practitioners are strongly encouraged to do a 21 day practice of giving Reiki to themselves after Reiki 1 Certification. This daily practice helps Reiki integrate into their system and also helps them to clear and balance their own energetic field, making them a clearer and stronger channel for the Reiki to flow to others.

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How can Reiki help you?

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Reiki can help in a variety of ways. Because Reiki is a non-intrusive and gentle therapy, it can be used on people of all ages, as well as animals. Reiki can help to reduce stress levels which can have a positive effect on everything from the immune system to hormonal imbalances to weight loss. It can help relieve physical pain and speed up healing after a surgery or injury. It can be used to improve a person’s mental well-being, as well as their spiritual well-being. Reiki can even help with different situations in a person’s life, like finding a better job, attracting a loving relationship, or even opening up a person’s intuitive abilities.

Those who become attuned to Reiki may find their own spiritual well-being and overall health improved. They may even experience a desire for self-discovery and growth. Each person’s reaction to Reiki – whether receiving Reiki or becoming attuned to Reiki – is unique and will always be experienced in a way that is for their highest good.

While Reiki can be a powerful addition to a medical treatment plan, it is important to note that Reiki sessions are not intended to replace a consultation with a licensed medical doctor who can evaluate and treat any medical issues you may be experiencing. It should be used as a complementary therapy to a treatment plan agreed upon by you and your doctor.

What happens during a Reiki session?

During a Reiki session, the Practitioner will help you identify an intention, or focus, for healing. You’ll lie down or sit comfortably while the Practitioner places their hands in various positions over, or on, your body. These hand placement positions make sure that your entire energetic field is treated and aligned.

Touching the body is not necessary for Reiki to flow to you. In fact, you do not even have to be physically with the Reiki Practitioner in order to receive Reiki. You can receive the healing energy remotely – something that is taught to the Reiki Practitioner in Level 2.

As the practitioner shares Reiki, you may undergo a wide range of experiences during the session:

💫Feelings of warmth, coolness, pressure or other sensations;

💫In areas where pain exists, that pain may intensify before diminishing;

💫Seeing colors, symbols, or past memories/lives;

💫Entering into a dreamlike state or falling asleep completely;

💫Feelings of peace and total relaxation;

💫Feelings of anger, sadness, joy, laughter;

💫Or nothing at all – that doesn’t mean the Reiki is not working.

Each person has their own individual experience based on the healing that they need.
Your Reiki Practitioner should recap the session with you. They may share any energetic disturbances or imbalances they felt while working with you, or spirit messages, visions, or information they received while sharing Reiki with you.
And please note, NO Reiki Practitioner should ever touch you inappropriately, ask you to undress, or do anything that makes you feel uncomfortable.

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What should I do before, during and after a Reiki session?

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On the day of your Reiki session, you should avoid heavy foods and alcohol, and hydrate as much as possible. This applies to both before and after your session.

Before the start of the session, your Reiki Practitioner should ask for a general overview of your health and well-being. You should let the practitioner know of any physical, mental or emotional concerns at that time. If you have sensitivities to being touched, let your Reiki practitioner know as there are hand placements that might trigger people who have PTSD or have suffered physical trauma. Your Reiki Practitioner should respect your boundaries and sensitivities.

Let your practitioner know if you need a blanket or anything else to make yourself more comfortable during the session. You don’t need to worry about lying perfectly still, either. You can move around a bit to get more comfortable or scratch an itch as needed.

If a memory, or strong feeling comes up in the session, this is normal. You may want to share what you are feeling with the practitioner so they can send additional Reiki to what is coming up for you at that time.

At the conclusion of the session, the Reiki practitioner will likely sweep over your aura, sealing your energetic field so that it is strengthened and protected. They will also ground your energy and then give you a few minutes to sit quietly and relax before getting up, as some people can experience dizziness.

After your session, make sure to drink plenty of water and take it easy for the rest of the day in order to best integrate the healing you have received. Avoid high-traffic places and stressful situations if possible. A salt bath would be a nice addition to your routine on the day of your session, as well.

The above can apply to remote Reiki sessions as well. Your practitioner should provide you with verbal or written instructions on what to do prior to, during and after your remote session. Remember, everything is made up of energy, and you can receive healing energy from Universe/God/Source anywhere, at any time.

How Can I Become Certified in Reiki?

If you’ve decided to become attuned to Reiki and receive your certification(s), congratulations! Know that you are about to embark on an amazing journey of self-discovery and healing. While you will learn the various hand positions/techniques, Reiki symbols, the importance of the chakras – along with a lot more – the attunement to Reiki at each level is the foundation. Each attunement at each level helps to deepen and strengthen your connection to Reiki. Once you receive the attunement(s), you will always be connected to Reiki and be able to use it to help heal. However, the more you use it, the stronger your connection becomes and the more energy you can channel for yourself or others.

So, what is an attunement? Essentially, an attunement can be thought of as a sacred ceremony or initiation, where your Reiki Master passes on the connection to Reiki to you, the student, through breathwork, symbols and intention. I like to think of an attunement as being “tuned in” to the frequency of the universe.

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Includes Attunement, History, Reiki Meditation, Protection & Shielding Techniques, Emotional & Mental Healing, Pets, Plants, Objects, Chair & Table Practice, Abundance Program, Materials, Certificate.
Be certified & personally attuned to Usui Reiki 1 by Reiki Master & Channel Medium Rachel Chamness. Five Hour Class.

💫Guided Meditation & Attunement
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💫Reiki Refresh Video Program

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Includes Reiki 2 Video Program including Reiki 2 Course Refresh Videos, How to use a Pendulum Class, Learn to Use your Psychic Senses with Oracle Cards Masterclass, How to Clear your Chakras with Sound Healing Class.

Be Certified in Usui Reiki 2 by Reiki Master & Channel Medium Rachel Chamness. 5 Hour Class.

☀️Prerequisite: Reiki 1
💫 Reiki 2 Course Refresh Videos
💫 Cord Cutting, Psychic Surgery, Psychic Implant Removal, & Story Removal
💫 How to Repair a Tear in the Time Transcendence 8th Chakra.
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💫 Heightened Level of Intuition, & Distance Reiki Practice
💫 Pendulum, Sound Healing & Oracle Courses Included
💫 Pro Tips
💫 Reiki 2 Manual
💫 Meditation to meet a Lemurian Celestial Teacher for Reiki Advice and Light Codes for your practice

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☀️Prerequisite: Reiki 1 & 2 Attunement.

💫Guided Meditation & Attunement
💫Learning to give Attunements
💫Level 3 Symbols, practice and more.
💫How to Remove a Psychic Attachment
💫How to perform Surgery Sessions and Birth Portal Sessions
💫How to send Earthbound Spirits to the Light
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