My Still Point

About Reiki

Reiki can be described as meaning 'Universal (Spiritual) Energy' or 'Universal Life Force Energy'.

Although a spiritual practice, Reiki is not a religion. It was founded by Dr Mikao Usui, who was born in Japan. His system of Reiki is rooted in Tendai Buddhism and Shintoism and based on practising the Precepts.

The secret of inviting happiness through many blessings, the spiritual medicine for all illness

Just for today
Do not anger
Do not worry
Be humble
Be honest in your dealings with people
Be compassionate towards yourself and others

The original system that Usui was teaching was a simple self-healing and spiritual development method to achieve harmony and balance within one selves. It was only occasionally used to treat other people, however, today it is viewed more as a complementary therapy.

Reiki treats the whole person, body, mind and spirit bringing balance and harmony to the client's own energy. I, being the practitioner, am being simply a channel for the energy to move through the client's body. I will not offer diagnoses; I simply intend for the treatment to work for the highest good of the recipient, and for the energy to flow where it is needed.

Energy follows intention and Reiki will go where it is needed.

The Reiki Treatment

I will give a Reiki treatment with the client lying on a therapy couch, fully clothed, with my hands on or just hovering above the client's body. The client's eyes are closed and gentle, relaxing music is played in the background. Generally I will follow a set of hand positions from the crown of the head to the feet, though I usually work intuitively, which means that I allow for the energy to flow through my hands guiding me where I need to be.

A Reiki treatment is not intrusive, not diagnostic, and during the treatment the body will only take the amount of energy that it needs. It can not harm as there is no manipulation of energy.

Distant Healing

I offer Distant Healing whenever a client isn't able to travel or they would like to request a healing for someone they know or a situation they want to send healing to. Reiki can be given in form of Distant Healing as energy isn't restricted by distance or time and all that is needed for Reiki to be received is our intention to send it - though an open mind is generally needed in order to feel this wonderful energy.

I have used Distant Healing often, sending it to my family and friends who live abroad and have had great feedback. I also can use Distant Healing to send Reiki to your babies and toddlers. Please ask if you'd like more information about Distant Healing.

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" I have been lucky enough to receive a couple of Reiki Treatments from Daniela during my pregnancy with my second child. Daniela is a very caring practitioner and makes you feel at complete ease. Reiki is the perfect relaxing treatment, which allows both your mind and body to switch off and recharge! I had the best night's sleep I'd had in months after setting that as my intention in my first session. I would recommend Reiki and Daniela to anyone who feels they need some time to relax/heal themselves on what ever level is right for them."

Laura Law, Holistic Therapist