Reiki uses techniques that to me are constantly evolving and advancing, hence I use the non-traditional Usui system of healing.
To start the session, I’ll ask you lay on the massage couch for the actual Reiki healing. The healing involves placing my hands in a non-intrusive manner on or around the body in a sequence of positions – usually starting at the top of the head and working down to the feet. Sometimes I may ask that you turn over so that I can also work on your back.
You are not required to remove any clothing, (apart from shoes), but I do prefer all jewellery to be removed, which will be placed on the side table in the room.
After the treatment, you may feel a little light headed so time is allowed for you to rest and recover. You are encouraged to drink water which assists in the initial healing process and instigates the action to ensure that you are fully grounded before you leave.
At this time you are welcome to pose any questions you may have about your healing. After the treatment, you are encouraged to drink plenty of water, eat a light main meal, reduce caffeine, nicotine and alcohol intake and to rest well to aid the healing process.
To me, Reiki like any form of healing ultimately leads to change – however small or great that change may be – every person’s experience is unique and even though the effects may be outwardly subtle, profound changes may occur inwardly as the body is encouraged to heal itself at every level. All you are required to bring is an open mind!
Usui Reiki First Degree in February 2004 at the Worthing School of Reiki
Usui Reiki Second Degree in June 2004 at the Worthing School of Reiki
Usui Reiki Third Degree Master and Teacher in December 2004 at the Worthing Light Academy
indian head massage
The massage incorporates various stimulating and gentle movements covering the body areas of the back, shoulders, upper arms, neck, scalp, ears and face – with energy rebalancing performed within the treatment. The massage may also be tailored to each individual if you have preference regarding particular areas to be massaged-the versatility and simplicity of this massage is what makes it so effective.
After sitting upright in a chair ,you can choose to have oils applied to the skin and hair or have the massage without them. Also, clothing may be worn for the treatment, or outer clothes may be removed from the upper body – a towel would be supplied to wrap around the torso throughout the treatment.
It is very important to have a consultation at the initial treatment to rule out any contra-indications – After the treatment, you are encouraged to drink plenty of water, eat a light main meal, reduce caffeine, nicotine and alcohol intake and to rest well to aid the healing process.
This treatment always amazes me as it seems such a gentle massage to do, but it’s effects are always incredibly powerful on the individual, even if it is done for a short time. Ideally, regular massages prove the ultimate stress-buster and give a general sense of calm to the individual. However, just one treatment can give dramatic and surprisingly relaxing results, providing an overall sense of well-being.
IIHHT VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Indian Head Massage in July 2004 from Northbrook college, Worthing
VCCT Practitioner’s Diploma in Crystal Therapy in November 2007 from Vantol College of Crystal Therapy, Surrey
I have full insurance for all treatments and am registered with the Independent Professional Therapists International (IPTI).