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What is Reiki?

A  Brief Overview
Reiki is a Japanese technique for  stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is  administered by "laying on hands" and is based on the idea that an  unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be  alive. If one's "life force energy" is low, then we are more likely to  get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being  happy and healthy.

The word Reiki is made  of two Japanese words - Rei which means "God's Wisdom or the Higher  Power" and Ki which is "life force energy". So Reiki is actually  "spiritually guided life force energy."
A treatment feels like a wonderful  glowing radiance that flows through and around you. Reiki treats the  whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit creating many  beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace,  security and wellbeing. Many have reported miraculous results.        
Reiki is a simple, natural and safe  method of spiritual healing and self-improvement that everyone can use.  It has been effective in helping virtually every known illness and  malady and always creates a beneficial effect. It also works in  conjunction with all other medical or therapeutic techniques to relieve  side effects and promote recovery.

While Reiki is  spiritual in nature, it is not a religion. It has no dogma, and there is  nothing you must believe in order to learn and use Reiki.
In fact,  Reiki is not dependent on belief at all and will work whether you  believe in it or not.
Because Reiki comes from God, many people find  that using Reiki puts them more in touch with the experience of their  religion rather than having only an intellectual concept of it.
Reiki          In Hospitals
by William          Lee Rand
At hospitals and clinics across America, Reiki is beginning to gain acceptance as a meaningful and cost-effective way to improve patient care.

Personal interviews conducted with medical professionals corroborate this view. "Reiki sessions cause patients to heal faster with less pain," says Marilyn Vega, RN, a private-duty nurse at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York. [Reiki] accelerates recovery from surgery, improves mental attitude and reduces the negative effects of medication and other medical procedures.

Reiki is also gaining wider acceptance in the medical establishment.
Hospitals are incorporating it into their roster of patient services, often with their own Reiki-trained physicians, nurses and support staff.
Reiki was in use in hospital operating rooms as early as the mid-90's.(4) Since then its acceptance in medicine has grown.
It is now listed in a nursing "scope and standards of practice" publication as an accepted form of care, and a 2008 USA Today article reported that in 2007 15% of U.S. hospitals (over 800) offered Reiki as a regular part of patient services.

A survey conducted in 2007 indicates that in the previous year 1.2 million adults and 161,000 children in the U.S. received one or more energy healing sessions such as Reiki.

Tree Of Life Holistic Wellness Center is proud and honored to serve our patients with the inclusion of Reike sessions. Our fee is $80 for a 45 minute session.
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