Reiki is an energy healing practice, originally developed in Japan by Mikao Usui, back in the 1920's. It is believed to channel and transfer universal energy in the form of qi or chi through the palms, either with a light touch or from a distance. Reiki is used to heal issues, reduce pain, balance anxiety and stress.
Today, there are over 20 different forms of Reiki practiced, developed from the original teachings. Different methods and symbols are used by the different forms. Some of the different forms practiced today are Usui Reiki, Tibetian Reiki, Karuna Reiki, Rainbow Reiki, Angelic Reiki and Kundalini Reiki. All forms usually have 3 or 4 levels of certifications and Attunements that are the transfer of Reiki energy from the master to the student .
If you would like to learn Reiki, here are some tips to choose a Reiki teacher:
- Do research on the teachers in your locality and online, if that is your thing.
- Get all the details and speak to the teacher directly to get information about what to expect and what kind of support will be provided during and after the classes.
- This goes without saying, the location, the timings and the reviews of students.
- Last but not least, follow your intuition about what feels right for you.
Here is a Free webinar of Usui Reiki by Dr Beasley, who runs a Usui Reiki level 1 course on BodyMindInstitute.com. According to the PHD qualified Dr Beasley, 'Usui Reiki will give you the tools with which to bring absolute certainty, variety and results into your life." He says that it is a way of neutralizing the stresses and strains of daily life.
What we really like about Reiki is that is can be done through distance healing as well. And it is widely practiced, so it easy to find practitioners. teachers and resources for learning or receiving the healing.
If you have any experience or practice Reiki, we would love to hear from you in the comments section below.