What is Reiki?

As both an Usui Reiki Master Teacher, and Karuna Ki Reiki Master, I am often asked to explain what Reiki is. The short answer is that Reiki is "healing energy". But what does that mean, really? Let's break down the concept of Reiki Energy for the purposes of learning and understanding the basics: Reiki (pronounced Ray-kee) is a … Continue reading What is Reiki?

The Currency of Energy Exchange

Have you ever given any thought to how we came to use money? No, no, no... this is not a blog post about economics. Rather, this is a topic that goes back to ancient times. Our modern world chooses to trade money for goods and services, but it wasn't always a monetary exchange. It's quite … Continue reading The Currency of Energy Exchange

Massage and Bodywork: What’s the Difference?

What's the Difference between Massage and Bodywork? Aren't massage and bodywork the same thing? You may have already seen me post on my Facebook page the words "massage and bodywork studio" in describing my business.  But what does that mean, exactly? You massage a body with hands, right? Doesn't all this stuff mean touch? Well, yes, these words CAN mean touch, … Continue reading Massage and Bodywork: What’s the Difference?