Reiki and Healing Touch
Reiki is a non-invasive Japanese touch therapy. It helps the body heal by removing blocks in the body’s energy field, aligning and balancing the body’s energy centers, and straightening the body’s energy pathways.
Reiki is administered by a softer touch than the deep pressure of massage. Patients usually lie down fully clothed and the practitioner places his or her hands on the head, neck, chest, abdomen, legs and feet, giving each area about five minutes of light touch.
The goal of Healing Touch is to restore harmony and balance in a person’s energy system in order to enhance that person’s own ability to heal and his or her sense of well-being. During a session the client remains fully clothed and relaxed. The practitioner’s hands are placed gently on or slightly above the body to realign or activate the energy flow. Sessions may last between 5 minutes up to an hour, depending on need.