The system of Reiki is a practice developed by Mikao Usui in Japan in 1922.
Reiki (ray-key) is a technique that aids the body in releasing stress and tension by creating deep relaxation. Because of this, Reiki promotes healing and health. Simple and profound in its ability to assist the body with with its own natural healing process. The word Reiki is made of two Japanese words - Rei which means "spirit/soul" and Ki which means 'life force energy.' So Reiki means "soul energy." The Reiki system of healing is a technique for transmitting this subtle energy to yourself and others through the hands into the human energy system. This Complimentary healing art technique balances, realigns energy, and activates your own healing. Reiki restores energy balance and vitality by relieving the physical, mental and emotional effects of unreleased stress and toxins. It is gently and effectively used to assist with mind, body and spirit rejuvenation. Clearing and detoxifying blocked energy leaving one feeling relaxed and at peace.