Reiki For Beginners: Frequently Asked Questions

According to the Washington Post, approximately 60 percent of adults surveyed say they feel stressed on a daily basis. If you are stressed out and have tried several techniques to make yourself feel better, including medications, you might be looking for a more natural way to improve your mental health. Reiki is a great option to help you find inner peace through meditation. Here are the answers to a few frequently asked questions you might have about Reiki.

What Exactly Is Reiki?

Reiki is a Japanese form of self-healing and meditation that promotes calmness, inner peace, and healing. The idea is that through gentle touch between the practitioner and the patient, Reiki can help a patient feel more relaxed. There is also Reiki self-treatment, which is ideal for patients who want to continue enjoying the benefits of Reiki at home and do not have a practitioner there.

Reiki has several components that work together to help a patient live their best life. In addition to gentle touch and self-touch, there is also meditation, focus, and the use of Reiki symbols that are spoken by the patient to connect with the patient's sense of inner peace.

What Are the Benefits of Reiki?

Because Reiki is very safe and noninvasive, there are several benefits to this amazing system, including:

  • Promotes self-healing
  • Lessens stress and anxiety
  • Promotes self-awareness
  • Increases energy levels
  • Fights exhaustion and fatigue

One of the biggest benefits of Reiki is that it is a practice that you can improve over time in the comfort of your home or with the help of a practitioner. This allows you to enjoy the amazing benefits of this process, even if you are away from home.

Would Reiki Be a Good Option for Me?

Because Reiki is non-invasive and very safe, it is a very good option for several people. There are three separate levels of Reiki training, and each level can easily be taught with the help of a Reiki master. All you need to be successful at Reiki is an open mind and a willingness to learn about how to care for yourself.

What Can I Expect During My First Session?

During the first Reiki session, the practitioner will go over the different levels and principles of Reiki and will ask you some basic questions about yourself, including preexisting conditions, and what you want to gain from the experience. From there, you will begin to learn your level one Reiki training.

Reiki is a great option for anyone who wants to reduce stress and learn how to live a more fulfilling life. 

For more information about Usui Reiki classes, contact a local practitioner.