Reiki is a Japanese art of healing which over the last few years has gained a lot of popularity due to its effectiveness in helping to relieve stress. It helps to promote healing and relaxation and can be used as a powerful tool to heal wounds which may be either physical or spiritual in nature. Before any Reiki session an intention needs to be set so as to help the Reiki master who is performing the session to direct energy towards the affected areas.
Unlike other forms of healing Reiki does not include any physical contact and therefore people who feel uncomfortable being touched prefer opting for this therapy. Since it is a “spiritual massage” there is absolutely no physical contact required to receive Reiki. Unlike other methods of healing Reiki is much easier to follow and can be learnt quickly and easily.
In order to use Reiki effectively it is important to first of all understand what it stands for. As discussed earlier it has originated from Japan and helps one to cope up and relieve stress. A person who performs the Reiki session is known as a Reiki master and places his hands in close proximity to your body to help guide energy into your spirit. Reiki thus helps you to charge yourself with positive energy which induces or brings about healing at the physical as well as the emotional and spiritual level. If you want to learn Reiki then your first step would be to look for a good Reiki master. Since you would be working very closely with this person it is important that you find someone that you are comfortable with. Look for people who have a good reputation. It is important that you gel with this person right from your first meeting.
It is important that you should feel the power and healing of Reiki first hand before you can perform it on someone else. You should therefore ask yourself if you would be open enough to discuss areas that require healing in your life with your Reiki master. You could inquire for Reiki masters who would teach at local spas.