Reiki is believed to have originated in Japan and founded by Dr Mikao Usui.
The word Reiki can be broken down to better understand its meaning:
Rei – universal
Ki – life force energy
It is considered a holistic therapy – it works on treating the whole person, on both physical and spiritual planes. This includes the emotional, mental, astral, and divine fields of each of us, initially by focusing energy on the life force energy within us – our chakras – ultimately achieving balance, alignments and to better connect to the spiritual plane.
“What is Reiki” is one of the most common questions I am asked when people discover my training and belief in it. There is no textbook answer, despite the knowledge that can be imparted about it – feeling is believing! This is how I discovered its magic, from my logical, scientific mind, and I truly believe that the best way to understand it is to experience it yourself!