What is Reiki? Energy Therapy. A natural method of healing that brings alignment, balance, health and well-being to the recipient’s body. It promotes the consistent and unlocked flow of energy throughout the body. This allows people to feel less stress, enhances learning and memory, promotes mental clarity and physical healing/ less physical pain
Reiki has its roots in ancient Chinese and Japanese medicine. Over 900 U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems use reiki as a complementary therapy.
Reiki Holistic Therapy
Swimmers deal with all kinds of physical and emotional stresses that Reiki therapy can help with, as well as, recovery, injury and injury prevention.
How Does Reiki Help Athletes?
Helps with healing of old injuries,
Helps prevent injury
Supports a positive mental outlook.
Reiki has been shown to help manage stress and any pre-race anxiety.
Can also be used to deal with issues of self-doubt- which may affect performance.
Reiki has a calming and reassuring effect on the mind. It has been shown to lower stress levels and improve focus and confidence.
Shown to promote healing and lessened pain.
In the fourth or fifth century b.c., a Greek physician, possibly Hippocrates, included the following observation in some notes on his profession:
It is believed by experienced doctors that the heat which oozes out of the hand, on being applied to the sick, is highly salutary … It has often appeared, while I have been soothing my patients, as if there was a singular property in my hands to pull and draw away from the affected parts aches and diverse impurities … Thus it is known to some of the learned that health may be implanted in the sick by certain gestures, and by contact, as some diseases may be communicated from one to another.
Remember, Reiki is the universal life force energy that already exists within everyone. Reiki energy strengthens the body’s natural healing abilities.
Reiki Self Treatment
Reiki self-treatment is a way to benefit from the therapy in your own home. Here are a few positions that can be done on your own.