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What is Reiki?

Reiki is a Japanese term that describes life force energy, and is the name of a technique for stress reduction and relaxation that promotes healing.


It is administered by lightly placing the hands on or over specific places on the body, and is based on the idea that the giver can focus the life force energy that flows through each of us, in specific areas of the receiver’s body to aid healing and relief of symptoms.  


Usui Reiki is the Reiki system of natural healing developed by founder Mikao Usui Sensei, and is the traditional Reiki method taught widely around the world. 


Karuna Reiki is a complementary form of Reiki that emphasizes compassion; Karuna is a Sanskrit word that can be translated as "compassionate action." Karuna Reiki is a subtle yet powerful form of Reiki that works on the emotional and spiritual levels, as well as the physical level.

What does a Reiki session feel like?

A traditional Reiki session typically involves lying on a massage table fully-clothed, with the practitioner following a common protocol of hand placements on the body that move from the head to the feet. 


Sessions can be conducted in verbal silence (with soothing background music) or with intermittent conversation focused on what is arising during the Reiki session for the recipient and Grace. 


Clean sheets and an eye mask (if desired to block light) are provided,  and covid-related precautions are followed to ensure everyone's comfort. 

A Reiki session can feel like a wonderful glowing radiance that flows through and around the body.


Results vary by individual, but most people feel an enhanced sense of relaxation and well-being, and many feel pain or stiffness diminish significantly.  


All sessions are fully clothed, and can be performed sitting up in a chair or lying down on a massage table, according to need.

Reiki treats the whole person

If you are struggling with pain or health concerns, a Reiki energy session may be a beneficial complement to your current medical treatments.


Reiki is also helpful for those preparing for, and recovering from surgery, or for those who have other conditions for which therapies such as massage are contraindicated.


Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit, creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and well-being.

“I recently had carpal tunnel surgery, and can say with awe and joy that this surgery was a wonderful experience. This is in large part due to the Reiki treatments Grace Lindsay gave me starting on the first evening after surgery.  I had no pain following that first Reiki session, and the next day I was using my hand in normal activities.


I am so grateful to have been a recipient of this powerful energy by this dedicated Reiki practitioner. Thank you, Grace, for your skill, service and high consciousness.  Your healing presence has blessed me more than you know.”

D. Martin, Lee’s Summit, MO

“Hi Grace, I want to thank you again for my Reiki session this afternoon.  I feel amazing! 


I have to tell you that ever since this tragedy happened in my family a few weeks ago, I have had almost zero energy.  My days have been spent in my bedroom, and I was lucky if I could make it to 3 pm before I was just too exhausted and needed to return to bed. Many days I have needed to make my way back to bed before noon, only to fall asleep quickly and sleep for hours.


I have tried to keep appointments but have cancelled many, just not able to push through.  

But today after my Reiki session with you, it is now 6 pm and I have cleaned my kitchen, completed a load of laundry and still have no desire to go to bed. 


This is nothing short of a miracle for me and I thank you from the depths of my being!”

T.P. , Lee's Summit, MO

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