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Frequently Asked Questions
About Reiki

What is Reiki?

Reiki is an ancient healing therapy which is believed to have originated in India later surfacing in Japan under its present name.


How does it work?

A Reiki treatment involves the placing of the hands on the body in a passive way. During a treatment most people experience a gentle warmth or tingling coming from the practitioner’s hands.


Is Reiki like massage?

Reiki is not a form of massage as the hands remain still and Reiki can be given through clothing.


What will it do for me?

In short, enhance your life in all areas namely those of Matter, Body, Mind, Soul & Spirit. Regular use of Reiki leads to an increase in general vitality and well-being and a sense of inner peace.


Does it work for everyone?

Yes absolutely anyone can receive Reiki and use it immediately. There is no prerequisite knowledge or training necessary to taking a Reiki seminar. Because Reiki is not a belief system complete skeptics can utilise it’s unique properties immediately upon receiving Reiki.


OK, how do I get Reiki?

Reiki cannot be learned from a book or self taught.

So to become a practitioner of Reiki it is necessary to have Reiki activated by a Reiki Master. Training in first degree usually takes place over one day or two evenings. During the workshop each participant is individually given four "Attunements" to the Reiki Energy by the Reiki Master. During the Attunement the Reiki Master activates and "Fine Tunes" your energy blueprint thereby empowering it with the Reiki energy for life.


What happens then?

During the workshop you are given theoretical talks on Reiki, how it works, energy and matter. How to treat yourself and others, plants, animals, food, causes of disease and the many other uses of Reiki in your daily life. Extensive practical training is also given.


Are there any notes to take?

No. You will receive a short handout with a few simple reminders on it.


Do I have to continue with the other levels or Degrees of Reiki?

No people continue with their Reiki training only if they choose to, there is no pressure on you to go further.


What if I don't get it?

Don’t worry you will. The attunement process provided done by a qualified Master will work every time. Everyone who attends a Reiki workshop will receive Reiki.


Is Reiki safe?

Yes, 100% SAFE ALWAYS, Reiki does not cause any adverse or detrimental side effects.


If I don't use it does my Reiki run out?

No your Reiki never runs out or weakens. Once you have been attuned you have Reiki for life.


Has Reiki been proven scientifically?

Yes it has. Although an ancient energy system Reiki correlates with modern quantum physics principles and is being research constantly both here in NZ and overseas.


How popular is it with other people?

Extremely, since arriving in the West in the early 70s its use has spread dramatically world-wide and now hundreds and thousands of people, both in the healing professions and laypeople have Reiki and use it to help themselves and others.


Will I be qualified to treat others after attending the course?

Yes, everyone who attends a Reiki course with receives a certificate which acts as a world-wide qualification which allows people to further their training in Reiki if they choose to.


Do I have to go away and practice my Reiki?

No, your Reiki is full strength straight away, and it will never run out.


What are the disadvantages in having Reiki?

Only one, not having Reiki. For those people who are drawn to Reiki for what ever reason the impact that it will have on their own lives as well as others will be both unique and richly rewarding.

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