Reiki is a Japanese word for “universal life energy”. As a practitioner of Usui Reiki, I function as a conduit for this abundant healing energy. Reiki unites the ‘heavenly’ energy with the energy of the Earth (chi or qi). When I’m facilitating a Reiki session, the client and I attend first to relaxing and grounding, opening up a rich foundation for the Reiki session. Reiki is appropriate for strengthening and supporting one’s emotional, physical, and mental healing processes.