How to do reiki in 10 steps. Helpful tips!

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It’s done by using the hands to send “healing energy” into someone. Reiki can be used to help with many health issues, including stress, sleep problems, anxiety, depression, chronic pain, and much more! This article will talk about how you can do reiki in five easy steps!

Regardless, reiki is not meant to be a substitute for standard therapy; rather, it is intended to supplement it.

How to do reiki in 10 easy steps

  1. Put your hands on the person’s shoulders. Ask them to close their eyes and relax, breathing slowly in through the nose and out through the mouth.
  2. Place one hand over each of their kidneys (two finger widths below each shoulder blade).
  3. This is where you will need to focus all your energy during treatment; it has long been known to be an area where energy can become blocked. On your next exhale, imagine that you are breathing all of their stress away with the air leaving your lungs. Do this for a couple more breaths before moving on.
  4. Slowly move your hands up between his or her shoulder blades until they meet in the center at the nape of the neck. Imagine a glowing green ball of energy between your hands This is where you will be transferring the reiki to them.
  5. Move your hands slowly down their back, one on either side until they meet at his or her tailbone (the lowest point on the spine). As before, imagine that you are breathing all of their stress away with the air leaving your lungs. Continue this pattern, moving up between his or her shoulder blades
  6. Down to the center of their back until you have worked your way from top to bottom on both sides. Move around in front so that you can hold one hand over each side of the heart.
  7. Imagine, once more, that you are breathing all of their stress away with the air leaving your lungs.
  8. Now move to the hands and feet; hold one hand over each foot (one on top of his or her heel and one near the big toe) while imagining again that you are breathing all of their stress away with the air leaving your lungs.
  9. Hold one hand over each palm (one at the base of his or her thumb, the other across from it on top of his or her index finger).
  10. Finally, place both hands again over their heart and imagine transferring all of your energy back to him or her before slowly removing them.

Reiki for Sleep

– Place one hand over your heart and the other above your head while you lie down on a bed or on some pillows.

– Breath in slowly through your nose, imagining that you are breathing golden light into every cell of your body; hold for a few seconds before exhaling out with relief via an open mouth (as if sighing).

Repeat this several times, focusing on breathing out any stress and tension with the breath.

– After a few minutes of this relaxing breathing, hold your arms straight up above you (as if making an “X” shape) while continuing to breathe in golden light; imagine that all the cells of your body are filled with this light.

– Finally, hold your arms out to the sides as if you were a cross and imagine that all of the cells in your body are filled with golden light once more.

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Reiki for Pain Relief

– To relieve pain from an injury or muscle strain, start by holding one hand over each area where it hurts (e.g., one hand over the injured knee and another on your lower back).

– Take a few deep breaths to focus, then imagine that you are breathing all of the pain away with each exhale; remember to breathe in golden light as well (as if filling up balloons inside yourself) before slowly letting it go.

Repeat this a few times until you can feel the pain starting to lift.

– Finally, place one hand over each of your knees and imagine that golden light is once more filling up these areas with energy; then slowly remove your hands from their body.

Reiki for Headaches

– Hold both hands against either side of the person’s head (one hand on each side) and focus your breathing (slowly inhaling golden light through the nose, then exhaling any stress away via an open mouth).

– Repeat this several times until you feel that the headache has improved; if it doesn’t subside completely after three rounds of treatment then seek medical advice.

Reiki for Heartache

– Hold your hands over his or her heart (one on top of the other) and imagine breathing golden light into their body with each exhale; remember to breathe in as well, filling up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

– Finally, hold your hands over his or her heart again and imagine transferring the golden light out of yourself into them; then slowly remove your hands from their body.

Reiki for Energy Boost

– Stand behind the person you are treating while they sit up straight in a chair (with feet flat on the ground).

– Hold one hand over each shoulder and imagine breathing golden light into their body with each exhale; remember to breathe in as well, filling up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

– Repeat this several times until you feel that they are feeling visibly lighter.

– Finally, hold one hand on the back of his or her neck while holding the other over their head; imagine transferring the golden light from yourself into them as you breathe in, then slowly remove your hands.

Reiki for Insomnia

– Place one hand on either side of his or her face (one above each eye) and focus your breathing (slowly inhaling golden light through the nose, then exhaling any stress away via an open mouth).

– Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Reiki for Depression

– To us reiki for depression place one hand over each knee and imagine breathing golden light into their body with each exhale; remember to breathe in as well, filling up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

– Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Reiki for Colds and Flu

Place one hand on either side of his or her face (one above each eye) and focus your breathing (slowly inhaling golden light through the nose, then exhaling any stress away via an open mouth).

– Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Reiki for Pain Relief

– To relieve pain from an injury or muscle strain, start by holding one hand over each area where it hurts (e.g., one hand over the injured knee and another on your lower back).

– Take a few deep breaths to focus, then imagine that you are breathing all of the pain away with each exhale; remember to breathe in golden light as well (as if filling up balloons inside yourself) before slowly letting it go.

– Repeat this a few times until you can feel the pain starting to lift.

Reiki for Stress Relief

– To relieve stress in your day-to-day life, start by holding your hands over the middle of your chest (over where you would place a hand if someone were giving you CPR).

– Imagine breathing golden light into yourself with each inhale; remember to fill up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

– Repeat this a few times until you can feel your stress start to lift.

Reiki for Colds and Flu

– To relieve symptoms of colds or flu, place one hand on each arm (one below the elbow and another near the wrist) while holding one over his or her head; imagine breathing golden light into their body with each exhale; remember to breathe in as well, filling up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

– Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Reiki for Allergies and Asthma

– To relieve symptoms of allergies or asthma, place one hand on each arm (one below the elbow and another near the wrist) while holding one over his or her heart; imagine breathing golden light into their body with each exhale; remember to breathe in as well, filling up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

– Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Reiki for Headaches

– To relieve symptoms of headaches, place one hand on either side of his or her head (one above each eye) and imagine breathing golden light into their body with each exhale; remember to breathe in as well, filling up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

– Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Reiki for Insomnia

– To relieve symptoms of insomnia, place one hand over each knee and imagine breathing golden light into their body with each exhale; remember to breathe in as well, filling up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

– Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Reiki for Anxiety

– To relieve symptoms of anxiety, place one hand on either side of his or her head (one above each eye) and imagine breathing golden light into their body with each exhale; remember to breathe in as well, filling up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

Shutting off energy leaks

– To do this, place one hand on either side of his or her head (one above each eye) and focus your breathing until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Reiki for Dental Work

– Use the Reiki symbols to visualize protection around him while he goes under; imagine golden light filling him and see it coming out through his mouth as he wakes up.

Reiki for Surgery

– Use the Reiki symbols to visualize protection around him while he goes under; imagine golden light filling him and see it coming out through his mouth when he wakes up.

– Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Reiki for Fragile X Syndrome

– To relieve symptoms of fragile X syndrome, place one hand on his or her head and the other over their heart; imagine breathing golden light into them with each exhale; remember to breathe in as well, filling up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

– Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Reiki for Endometriosis

– To relieve symptoms of endometriosis, place one hand on either side of his or her abdomen (one below the belly button and another near where your leg would come together); imagine breathing golden light into them with each exhale; remember to breathe in as well, filling up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

– Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Reiki for Autism

– To relieve symptoms of autism, place one hand on his or her head and the other over their heart; imagine breathing golden light into them with each exhale; remember to breathe in as well, filling up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

– Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Reiki for Arthritis

– To relieve symptoms of arthritis, place one hand on the affected joint and the other on his or her chest; imagine breathing golden light into them with each exhale; remember to breathe in as well, filling up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

– Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Reiki for allergies

– To relieve symptoms of allergies, place one hand on his or her chest and the other over their nose; imagine breathing golden light into them with each exhale; remember to breathe in as well, filling up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

– Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Reiki for Alzheimer’s Disease

– To relieve symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, place one hand on his or her head and the other over their heart; imagine breathing golden light into them with each exhale; remember to breathe in as well, filling up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

– Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Reiki for Asthma

– To relieve symptoms of asthma, place one hand on his or her chest and the other over their nose; imagine breathing golden light into them with each exhale; remember to breathe in as well, filling up balloons inside yourself before slowly releasing them again.

– Repeat this several times until you feel that he or she is feeling visibly lighter.

Final words

Thank you for reading this article, I Hope t

Thank you for reading this article, I hope that it has been helpful! You might have noticed that I haven’t mentioned crystals once. That’s because I do believe that they have any powers, but you can be healed by energy alone. This article is just about the pure form of reiki, not the more modern version that has become popular in recent years.

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