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Reiki Principles  in Japanese

     The Secret Method of Inviting Happiness

   The wonderful medicine for all disease (of the body and the  


The Five Reiki Principles

Just for today:

1. Do not get angry

2. Do not worry

3. Show appreciation

4. Work hard (on yourself)

5. Be kind to others

Morning and evening sit in the Gassho position (prayer position with thumbs pointing to centre of your chest) and repeat these words out loud and in your heart

​​​​Old Reiki-Kanji prior to 1940

KI  means Life Energy. 

Modern Reiki-Kanji

Dr. ​Mikao Usui Founder of Reiki

Valerie giving a Reiki treatment


Reiki is Love

Reiki is Wholeness

Wholeness is Balance

Balance is Well-Being

Well-Being is Freedom from Disease

Remember these words, they 

represent what is Reiki.

-Dr. Mikao Usui

REI means universal, however the esoteric meaning of Kanji character for Rei is interpreted as spiritual consciousness, sacred or higher knowledge.


What is Reiki?

 Reiki is a gentle  yet powerful ancient healing art administered by laying on hands which accelerates the body’s  natural ability to heal itself.  It was rediscovered by Dr.Mikao Usui in the early 1900’s in Japan.
 Reiki (pronounced ray-key) is a Japanese word. It is written with two Japanese Kanji meaning ‘Spiritual Energy' or,  'Universal Life Force Energy.'   



 ​ Life Force energy also known as vital energy  animates all living things. It  is also known as Chi  in Chinese  and Prana in Sanskrit. 

 As long as something is alive it has life energy  flowing through it and surrounding it,  until it dies and  the energy  departs. When life energy is low or its flow is blocked  you become more vulnerable to ill health.  But when life  energy flows freely and unimpeded  your resistance to ill health is greatly strengthened.


What are the benefits of Reiki?

  •  Reiki balances the body’s energies by allowing vital life force energy to flow freely and unimpeded through the body dissolving any energy blockages which can negatively affect our health. 

  •  Studies show that Reiki reduces stress, is deeply relaxing, improves sleep, lowers blood pressure, energises and is effective in managing pain relief.

  • Reiki also promotes mental clarity and a feeling great inner peace and harmony thereby restoring balance to the mind, body and spirit and re-alignment with one’s true path, source and spirit.

Reiki can help with:

Digestive problems-  IBS, flatulence, constipation

All stress related conditions -  tension headaches, depression, anxiety, high blood pressure,  low energy 

Muscular aches - arthritis, sciatica, rheumatism and pain in general

 (NB. Although Reiki is a wonderful healing system it does not claim to cure disease)

What is a Reiki treatment like?

 The recipient lies fully clothed on a massage table while the  practitioner channels reiki  into their body by either  laying on hands touching the person's body or, with the hands hovering above the body which is a comfortable  option for those people who prefer not to be touched.

 Many people may notice a tingling sensation, or warmth as the energy flows from the practitioner's hands into  their body.  Many aches and pains can miraculously melt away as reiki flows into the recipient relaxing his body  and mind and releasing any energy blockages. Sometimes the practitioner will work on a particular area which is a  site of pain caused by an energy blockage. 

 A Master practitioner can work on all levels – physical, mental/emotional and soul level. The recipient’s body and  mind gently uncoil and drift and float in a heavenly state of relaxation as they are bathed by Reiki.

 Reiki makes you smile inside - it feels like returning to safety of the womb, returning to source and feeling  connected with the miracle of life - the miracle of us!  I love Reiki!




Becoming a Reiki Practitioner

 Everybody is able to do Reiki - it is easy and simple to learn and it can change your life in the most positive and  wonderful way.

  Fully accredited one day Reiki courses run regularly with a maximum of 4 students

  (SEE COURSES PAGE for more information on dates and prices)

 There are three levels in Reiki.
 Level One – working on yourself, family and friends
 Level Two – professional practitioner level – working on clients
 Level Three – Master level 


Treatment sessions cost £50 an hour

Please note that 24 hours notice of cancellation is required or you may be required to pay for the session.