Reiki is a non-invasive healing technique used for relaxation and stress reduction, which promotes
physical well-being. It is based on the idea that "life force energy" can be increased, by "laying on of
hands" which transfers and balances this energy in another person.
The word Reiki means spiritual power. It was discovered and developed in 1922 by Japanese,
Mikao Usui, who used the technique to practice energy healing, with higher spiritual connection
It is a holistic system of attaining balance of Body, Mind and Spirit.
Although it is a simple technique to learn, the ability to use Reiki is not taught in the same way that
some practices are, but instead is transferred to the student by a Reiki Master through an
Reiki is a natural and safe system of attaining and promoting Body/Spirit healing. It has been
useful in treating many illnesses and physical maladies. It can not hurt, and works well in
conjunction with all other medical or therapeutic techniques to promote recovery and create a
sense of well-being.
Below are the 5 Reiki precepts as developed by Mikao Usui:
“ The secret art of inviting happiness,
The miraculous medicine for all diseases.
At least for today:
Do not be angry,
Do not worry,
Work with diligence,
Be kind to people.
Every morning and evening, join your hands in meditation and pray with your heart.
State with your mind and chant with your mouth.
For the improvement of mind and body.
Usui Reiki Ryoho.
Patti, a Reiki practitioner, was given her attunement through Debra Weisenburger Lipetz, Reiki
Master/Teacher, Karuna Reiki Master/Teacher, Certified Attunement Practitioner. Debra, in fact,
credits her cancer cure to Reiki.
Patti practices Reiki by appt. for private clients. A typical session will last an hour and fifteen
minutes. Cost is $50 per session.
A treatment may feel like a wonderful radiating warmth that flows through and around you.
Or it may feel more powerful, like energy pulsing through the body. Reiki treats each person, in a
holistic way which includes the body, emotions, mind and spirit, and creates benefits that include
relaxation and feelings of peace, and wellbeing. Many, such as Debra, have reported miraculous