- Self treatment
- Treating others
When I tell others that I practice Reiki many respond by saying “Oh yeah Reiki, that’s where you don’t touch, right?”
Actually, this is not entirely true.
During a Reiki treatment, I directly touch different areas of your body. For example, your head, shoulders, abdomen and feet.
I find that gently placing my hands on different areas of your body works best for both of us. It creates a greater feeling of safety for you during a treatment because you know where my hands are at all times. It also encourages my own body to relax.
So, is Reiki still as effective if a practitioner chooses a hands off approach? Absolutely. You still receive the same physical, emotional, spiritual and mental balancing effects when Reiki is administered hands off.
During Reiki Courses I encourage attendees to try both hands on and hands off approaches. This helps them to determine what best suits them. Isn’t it wonderful that Reiki is such a versatile healing technique to receive and practice?
I hope this helps.