What is Reiki?

Reiki (pronounced ray-key in English) is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. Created by Dr. Mikao Usui in the early 1900’s, it is administered by “laying on hands.” Similar techniques have been practiced for thousands of years. According to many Reiki texts, as well as Susan Caples, our very own Level I and II Reiki practitioner, this simple, but powerful methodology can be learned by anyone.

Some call it an art form, others call it a therapy and yet others see it as a spiritual discipline; we call it a methodology that can reduce pain and anxiety. Continue reading “What is Reiki?”