Reiki FAQ

Reiki FAQ. This page contains information addressing several frequently asked questions regarding Reiki. You’ll find articles of information, research, and theory. We’ll update this page as often as possible, to keep up with new information. If you’re curious about receiving reiki, or just interested in learning what it’s all about, this is a great page to start!

The Five Reiki Principles

  1. Just for today I will let go of anger
  2. Just for today I will let go of worry
  3. Just for today I will give thanks for my many blessings
  4. Just for today I will do my work honestly
  5. Just for today I will be kind to every living thing
What style of Reiki do you practice?

I am attuned and was taught in the Usui System of Natural Healing. The lineage of my training can be traced back to Dr. Mikau Usui himself.

What does “Reiki” mean?

The word Reiki is a Japanese word that comes from (Rei) meaning “Universal Life” and (Ki) meaning “Energy”

Is Reiki affiliated with any religion?

No. Reiki is not affiliated with any religion or religious practice.

Where did reiki originate?

Reiki originated in Japan as a spiritual healing art. Dr. Mikau Usui is credited for producing a system for teaching this healing modality, as it is essentially a thousand years old practice.

Is it like a massage?

No, reiki is not massage. It is a subtle and effective form of energywork using spiritually guided life force energy.

What is Reiki?

How does Reiki work?

How does Reiki work? (version 2)

What can I expect?

What does research say about Reiki?

Types of Reiki sensations

Additional Reiki Resources

More research

Code of Ethics

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