What to Expect

Frequently Asked Questions

A session is generally 50 minutes.

Reiki is performed on a client who is fully reclined comfortably on a massage table. A modified session may also be performed on a client who is sitting. If you have mobility issues, please let me know prior to your session

Yes. Unlike a massage therapy session, you will be fully clothed. Please plan to wear loose fitting, comfortable clothing.

Reiki may be done with a light gentle pressure static touch. My hands may be a few inches/centimeters above your body at the hand positions with no actual touch. There are standard hand placements beginning at your head or feet, avoiding all sensitive body parts. It is your choice to have light touch or no touch during the session.

Most clients feel a sense of relaxation and peace. The mind may feel calm and your physical body should feel relaxed. Reiki is so relaxing that sometimes clients may fall asleep during the session.

Throughout the session, you may feel a very slight tingling, heat, or energy, or nothing at all. The sensations, or lack of, are not a barometer of the Reiki. Each body senses energy differently. You may feel a peace and calm in your mind or physically in general. It is different for all clients but deep relaxation is almost always felt.

Please drink plenty of water to hydrate your body as your body’s energy system may be moving at a more optimum rate. Please care for yourself with water and healthy food during the day. It is beneficial to spend some quiet time that day or evening after your session to journal or to contemplate as you may have some insights and further mental clarity as your body continues to process the Reiki session.

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DISCLAIMER: Reiki practitioners do not diagnose or prescribe substances, nor interfere with treatment by a licensed medical professional. Reiki practitioners are not licensed physicians and do not provide medical advice or care. Reiki is complementary to, and separate from, medical services licensed by the state. Energy work is an additional service and is not a substitute for consultation, evaluation, or treatment by a physician.
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