Reiki Level 1 – What Does Reiki – The Word – Mean, What Is Reiki & How Does It Work?

What Does The Word Reiki Mean? To start, Reiki, pronounced Rei – “Ray”, Ki – “Kee”, is a generic word in Japan, used to describe any type of healing work based on life force energy. The Japanese kanji, alphabet for Reiki, “Rei” and “Ki” basically means life force energy. However, a deeper interpretation has evolved…

Reiki Level I – History of Reiki – Usui Shiki Ryoho & Usui Reiki Ryoho

All students of Usui Shiki Ryoho, Reiki Level I are introduced to the history of Reiki. It is important to be familiar with Reiki’s history to have an understanding of the integrity of the practice. Mikao Usui (1865-1926) is the man responsible for discovering a way to channel Reiki.  His life and history of Reiki…