Nowadays, the interest in alternative medicine is growing quickly. Among the huge number of healing modalities available, we find that Reiki has become more and more popular across the world, particularly since science has confirmed the presence of the universal life energy that Reiki is based on.


It is a powerful holistic healing system; it impacts on all levels, physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual. So what’s Reiki? The term Reiki is the Japanese word for Universal Life Force Energy. It’s a really straightforward and easily acquired healing method that uses universal life energy, the energy which permeates our whole universe and all living things. This universal life energy is called qi or chi in China, prana in India, and ki in Japan and this is where the Reiki title derives.

It circulates throughout the body and within an energy field surrounding the body. This energy field, long been known to healers and mystics, is currently verified by scientists. Recent scientific experiments have confirmed the presence of the life force energy. Scientists have shown that everything in the world, in a sub-atomic level, is composed of energy.


It is the harmonious flow of life energy, while imbalances within this flow, because of unhealthy habits or negative emotions contribute to illness. So this subtle energy accounts for the processes in our body on all levels: physical, emotional and psychological. Reiki channels universal life energy through the hands of the practitioner to the body of the receiver and balances the energy flow within the body. Reiki is a holistic healing system, which means that it addresses the whole person: the physical, psychological, psychological and the spiritual levels.

The body isn’t composed of isolated components to be repaired, like a machine; there are no separate parts, but an wonderful web of energy, and in order to genuinely return to health, all of the levels of our being must be addressed. The physical amount: Reiki reinforces the immune system. It aids in relieving pain. It balances and harmonizes the purpose of organs and glands. It corrects by opening the energy channels, the meridians, and balances the chakras.

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When performed regularly, toxins are removed from the body and decent health and well-being is preserved.

  • The psychological level: One of the best healing benefits of Reiki is stress reduction and relaxation, which strengthens the immune system and keeps health. People that are depressed or don’t feel emotionally balanced start to feel more secure and relaxed since Reiki clears energy blockages and suppressed feelings.
  • The mental level: Through giving yourself Reiki, you get more clarity and find it easier to overcome obstacles and achieve goals. You become more confident and reach a different perspective on life. You are feeling more empowered.
  • The religious level: Reiki enables one to go deeper inside and feel more connected to your higher self. It assists meditation, increases intuition and supplies limitless advantages of spiritual growth.


Reiki is so simple yet so strong, and this is what makes it a special healing system that everyone can learn, as it doesn’t need any prior experience or special skill. The Benefits of Reiki are infinite. It permits you to take an active role in your own health, and accelerates your development on all levels.