Reiki Massage: An Integrative Approach to Bodywork

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In last month’s newsletter, I asked you to consider the question: “What is YOUR body telling you?” The basic idea is that when you tune in to your body, you gather information and clues about what may be contributing to your aches, pains, or injuries. And oftentimes you’ll discover connections between “totally separate” issues that […]
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How fit are your chakras Chakras are spinning wheels of energy found throughout the body; in fact the word “chakra” is Sanskrit for “wheel” or “vortex.” While humans have over one hundred chakras throughout the body, there are seven primary chakras and each one correlates with key physical and non-physical aspects of ourselves. Each primary chakra […]
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People seek out massage services for various reasons, but as you might guess, pain is generally a key factor. So needless to say, a big focus of my work is to address, mitigate, and – ideally – relieve pain. We have all felt pain, and unfortunately many of you are likely experiencing some form of […]
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In last month’s Reiki Report I began to address the question of how Reiki works by summarizing an excellent article about the science behind Reiki. As promised, I continue that discussion here. But first, here’s a quick reminder of the main points of last month’s column:   1) The effects of hands-on energy therapy are the […]
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Every once in awhile I hear someone say, “Massage doesn’t work for me. I go, I feel soooo much better, and then a few days/weeks/months later my pain comes back.” So here’s my question…. If it’s working for you, what’s keeping you from continuing? Think about it like this. If you start exercising and feel […]
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When people ask what Reiki is, the follow-up question is usually “How does Reiki work?” One of the best answers I’ve seen to this question is an article that explains many of the scientific phenomena behind hands-on energy therapy. So in my next couple of Reiki Reports, I’ll give you the Cliff’s Notes version of the article, and if […]
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A few months ago, I was working with a regular client who was experiencing an acute flare-up of chronic low back pain, among a number of other long-term physical and psychological symptoms, including anxiety and fibromyalgia. Indeed, her sympathetic nervous system was spending more than its fair share of time in the driver’s seat; for […]
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