How To Prepare for A Reiki Session

How to prepare for a reiki session

Today, we want to talk about how to prepare for a reiki session. We understand that for some of you, this might be your first time trying reiki or even receiving any form of energy healing. That’s why we’re here to guide you through the process so you can get the most out of your sessions.

First and foremost, let’s start with what exactly is reiki. Reiki is an ancient Japanese healing technique that works on the body’s energy system to promote balance and restore overall well-being. It is a non-invasive method that involves placing hands on or near specific areas of the body to channel universal life force energy.

The first step in how to prepare for a reiki session is to find a certified reiki practitioner who resonates with you. Do a little research before you book your sessions. Reiki training is not standardized. It varies widely from teacher to teacher. Some trainings are very short just a few hours long. Others, are much more comprehensive. For example, our Reiki Master Program is one year long. So, ask your practitioner where they studied, how long their training was, how long they have been practicing reiki and if they can provide some references from past clients. it’s a good idea to find out if they have insurance coverage in case of an accident. Also ask about their fees and cancellation policy.

Next up is choosing the right time frame for your session. Reiki works best when you’re relaxed and calm, so try not to schedule your appointment on a hectic day or when you know you’ll be rushing around. It’s also recommended not to eat heavily before your session as digestion can interfere with energy flow during the treatment.

Now, here are some important steps on how to prepare for a Reiki session:

  • Set Your Intention:
    Before your scheduled session, take a few moments to think about your intention for receiving reiki. Whether it is for physical pain relief or emotional stress release, having a clear intention will help guide the energy flow during your session.
  •  Set Expectations
    Reiki sessions can vary from person to person, so it’s important to have realistic expectations before your session begins. Remember that everyone’s energy is unique; therefore, each person may have a different experience during their session. Some may feel immediate sensations while others may take longer to feel the effects. Remember that reiki is not meant to replace medical care when it is needed. Reiki practitioners are not licensed medical providers and do not diagnose conditions or perform medical treatment
  • Rest and Hydration
    Reiki sessions can be very energizing but also deeply relaxing. It is recommended that you take some time out after your session to rest and hydrate yourself well.
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Overall, preparing for a reiki session involves creating a serene and comfortable environment for yourself, setting intentions and expectations for the session, and staying open to whatever healing energies may come. It is important to remember that each person’s experience with reiki will be unique as it works on an individual level. By following these tips, you can enhance your potential benefits from a reiki session and deepen your mind-body connection. So take some time to prepare before your next reiki session and allow yourself to fully relax and receive the healing energy of reiki.

Note: For those of you who are interested in a session with me, Lourdes, please use this link to learn more about my Reiki sessions and me .

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