The word Reiki originates from Japan, Rei means “universal life”, and Ki means energy. Reiki energy is described as a spiritually guided life force energy, an energy that flows through all living things. An individual who has a strong and free-flowing energy (ki) within their body and mind are in a more balanced state of health.
A reiki session lasts between 60 to 90 minutes. The client and reiki practitioner firstly embark in an open, compassionate and non-judgmental conversation; where they set an intention for the reiki session.
During the energy healing session, the recipient lays clothed, on their back and on a massage table. The reiki practitioner will place their hands over the chakras stimulating the energy flow. During the session, a sense of peace and deep relaxation is felt. Some people even fall asleep!
At a physical level: Stress & anxiety reduction, relaxation,
At an energetic level: Helps release blockages and energetic disruptions
At an emotional level: Releasing feelings of anger, guilt, hatred
At a mental level: Releasing negative thoughts
At a spiritual level: Deeper mind-body connection and exploration
Reiki energy may also be helpful in times of illness or when going through intense periods of change (relationship, career, lifestyle, home) as it helps us adjust to the transition with more ease by:
Many studies have highlighted how Reiki has favourably supported various ailments, conditions, and disorders:
Reiki and stress & anxiety
Toro Holistic Health center proudly offers Reiki healing services on a volunteer basis to the Aids Community Care Montreal organization.
“To me the ideal doctor would be a man endowed with profound knowledge of life and of the soul, intuitively divining any suffering or disorder of whatever kind, and restoring peace by his mere presence”
~ HENRI AMIEL ~