The history presented here is primarily the story of Reiki according to Mrs. Takata, with some notations about information from one of Dr. Usui's teaching manual included.
Reiki is a Japanese word meaning "Universal Life-Force-Energy". The "Ki" part is the same word as Chi or Qi, the Chinese word for the energy which underlies everything. Reiki is a system for channeling that energy to someone for the purpose of healing. It was discovered by Dr. Usui in the late 1800's. He was born about 1865, and there are two accounts of his discovery of Reiki; one being that he was a Buddhist Monk and after a 28-year quest, he journeyed to Mount Kurama. The other account is that he was a teacher or perhaps dean of a Christian school in Kyoto, Japan.
Reiki is a safe, gentle, non-invasive form of hands-on healing. Recipients report their experience of Reiki includes increased energy, reduction of pain, deep relaxation and a general feeling of well being. Reiki initiation attunes a practitioner to become a channel for the Reiki energy and is a powerful, life-changing experience for physical, mental and spiritual growth.
Do you have a health problem you’re trying to solve? It could be anything from wanting to stay as strong and healthy as you are now to wondering how you will make it through your next round of chemo.
I can help you create a well-being program that works for you, with steps that you’ll actually take. Together we can take you from coping to true healing.
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Each session is customized to your current need, but let me give you a sense of what to expect when you come here for a healing session. Distant sessions are similar to in-person sessions, but the logistics of course are different.
Since a complete Reiki treatment is the centerpiece of our session, we’ll start with you lying on your back, fully clothed, on my treatment table, with support as needed for your comfort, and proceed with a full Reiki treatment.
After your Reiki treatment, we’ll discuss your experience, and address your questions. I’ll help you strategize how you can regain and maintain optimal well-being. Our emphasis will be on what you want to do, what you can do, and what you choose to do, rather than a list of “shoulds” to haunt you. You will leave here not just feeling better–happier and healthier–but also feeling empowered to address whatever challenges you’re facing. My goal is to help you feel better, empower you to stay that way, and be available for the support you want.