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Heather Winterton
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About Reiki

The practice of Reiki is an original method of healing, developed by Mikao Usui in Japan early in the 20th century. Reiki’s natural healing energy works on every level, not just the physical, and promotes the body’s regenerative self healing ability. The Japanese word Reiki means ‘Universal Energy’. Eastern medicine has always recognised and worked with this energy, which flows through all living things and is vital to well-being. Known as ‘ki’ in Japan, ‘chi’ in China and ‘prana’ in India. Acupuncture, T’ai chi and Yoga are also based on the free-flow of this energy in a person.

Reiki is a non-invasive therapy that can be used without fear of any side-effects or overdose. Reiki is currently being used in various settings including private practice, complementary therapy centres, GP surgeries, hospitals, hospices, cancer support groups, post-operative recovery, drug rehabilitation, prisons, HIV/AIDS centres, and in the care of the elderly. It may be used with confidence alongside conventional medication or natural remedies because it acts in a complementary way.

The Reiki Council , the lead advisory body for Reiki in the UK (www.reikicouncil.org.uk) has produced this video explaining Reiki further. Please click on the logo below to follow the link.

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Heather Winterton, Heather Holistics 2007-2017