Reiki is a healing modality that 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 or the Higher Power's wisdom", and Ki which is "life force energy". So Reiki is actually "spiritually guided life force energy."
Because it is guided by the Higher Intelligence, it knows exactly where to go, and how to respond to restrictions in the flow of Ki. It can work directly in the unconscious parts of the mind/body, which contain unfavorable Ki-inhibiting thoughts and feelings, and eliminate them. As Reiki flows through tired or stagnant areas, it breaks up and washes away any negative thoughts or feelings lodged in the unconscious mind/body, thus allowing a normal healthy flow of Ki to resume. As this happens, the physical organs and tissues become properly nourished with Ki, and begin functioning in a balanced healthy way, thus replacing illness with health, and by clearing the mind, can bring about a deep sense of your own truth.
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.