Reiki (pronounced ray key) is an ancient hands-on
healing technique that addresses both chronic and acute
conditions, gently, naturally and powerfully to promote
balance. It is thought to have originated in Tibet
thousands of years ago. Dr. Mikao Usui, a Japanese monk,
rediscovered Reiki in the late 1800’s.
How Does It Work?
The body has the ability to heal itself. Reiki is an
alternative healing process that works with the energy
field of the person. Reiki heals by flowing through the
affected parts of the energy field charging them with
positive energy. When applying Reiki, the person begins
to relax and the stresses are reduced to a level where
the physical body can begin to heal and become
A Reiki session can help ease tension and
stress, which facilitates the body's ability to heal
itself. A session is pleasant and relaxing. Reiki can be
utilized for one’s own personal wellness, not just
What to Expect from your First Reiki Session
The initial session is usually one hour. We will discuss
Reiki a little more in depth to answer any questions you
might have. I will work closely with you to explore the
reasons that brought you in for treatment. Once you are
comfortable, we will proceed with the session.
Balance Within features both treatments and classes
in traditional Usui Reiki. Reiki classes are a great
gift to give yourself. They can help you reach
progressively greater levels of well being. In class,
you can learn how to use Reiki on yourself or to share
it with others. Gift certificates are available.
Reiki Training Classes:
Reiki is not a substitute for
medical or psychological diagnosis.