I am a qualifed Reiki master based in Cardiff and provide training at Reiki levels 1, 2 and 3. I also provide treatments and workshops at different degrees and levels.
The practice of Reiki is a method of healing, developed by Mikao Usui in Japan early in the 20th century that is activated by intention and works on every level.
The Japanese word 'reiki' means ‘Universal Energy’. Known as ‘ki’ in Japan, ‘chi’ in China and ‘prana’ in India, Eastern medicine has always recognised and worked with this energy, which flows through all living things and is vital to our well-being. Acupuncture, tai chi and yoga are also based on the free-flow of this energy in a person.
Reiki is a non-invasive therapy whose purpose is to treat holistically and restore balance in your energies.
Illness can be a time of great stress. Reiki can help us cope by encouraging relaxation and bringing balance to both mind and emotions.
Benefits reported by Clients and Patients of our Practitioner members include deep relaxation, promoting a calm, peaceful sense of well being on all levels.
Reiki encourages and supports positive personal choices, such as improving diet, taking more exercise, devoting time for rest or leisure activities, and may reduce the need for alcohol and tobacco. Engendering greater inner harmony and balance, regular Reiki treatments promote a calmer response to life’s challenges.
Reiki’s gentle energy is easily adapted to most medical conditions and may be used safely by people of all ages, including the newborn, pregnant mothers, surgical patients, the frail and the elderly, in any situation.
Being complementary, Reiki works effectively alongside orthodox healthcare and natural remedies, expanding treatment options.
Reiki can enhance everyday living, and regular sessions may help to promote development of a healthier, more resourceful state of being.
Note: Reiki is being used in various settings including private practice, complementary therapy centres, GP surgeries, hospitals, hospices, cancer support groups, post-operative recovery, drug rehabilitation, prisons, HIV/AIDS centres, and in the care of the elderly.
A Reiki treatment is non-diagnostic, non-interventionist, non-manipulative and no pressure is applied.
A session is usually carried out with the recipient lying down or sitting in a comfortable and peaceful environment. There is no need to remove any clothing as Reiki energy passes easily through all materials, including plaster casts.
The practitioner places their hands gently on or over the body. The recipient automatically draws in only as much Reiki as is needed, using it in whatever way is most appropriate at the time.
Reiki may be experienced as a flow of energy, mild tingling, warmth, coolness, other sensations, or nothing at all. Reiki is deeply relaxing and has a profoundly calming effect. It is a good idea to rest for a while afterwards and drink plenty of water over the next few days. Be responsive to the needs of your body, eg resting if tired, and allow the energy to continue its work after the session ends.
The beneficial effects may be felt for several days.