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8 Benefits of Reiki Massage Therapy

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Reiki Massage Therapy  Reiki (roughly translated from the Japanese as “spiritually-guided life energy”) is powerful form of energy healing. The goal of Reiki massage therapy is quite simple, yet simultaneously profound: to restore a healthy and flowing energy balance deep within the body. Premised on the idea that blocks and/or imbalances in our vital life force, or “qi” (pronounced “chee”) make us susceptible to physical and mental disturbances, Reiki promotes physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness by unblocking and rebalancing that natural flow of energy.   Should I try Reiki? We get that question a lot, and the answer is nearly always a resounding YES!   We have found that most of our clients experience profound benefits from Reiki, whether they are looking to relieve stress, manage specific symptoms, or simply improve their…
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What is Reiki Massage Therapy?

Massage
Reiki Massage Therapy  Reiki, sometimes also called Reiki Massage, is designed to empower the body’s ability to heal by correcting energy imbalances deep within the body. As a hands-on therapeutic technique, Reiki promotes emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being by helping patients find deep and soothing relaxation and promoting the body’s natural healing processes. For many patients, Reiki can offer significant relief from pain, fatigue, stress, anxiety, and depression.  Although the practice of Reiki is actually only about a hundred years old, it is premised upon ancient Eastern medical precepts that life is bound together by vital energy, known in Chinese as Qi. When our natural energy is in balance, our body has a powerful ability to heal and protect itself from disease and mental disturbances. When, however, our natural energy is blocked or becomes stagnant due to physical…
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What is Cupping Therapy?

Cupping Therapy
Cupping Therapy Cupping is form of manual therapy—physical manipulation of the body—designed to relieve musculoskeletal pain and tightness and promote faster recovery from training and/or injury. Although cupping is similar to, and often utilized in conjunction with massage, the mechanics through which it works are slightly different than massage: cupping utilizes a negative pressure on muscles, tendons, and fascia, while massage utilizes positive pressure. Cupping is most often performed on the back (upper and/or lower), quads, calves, and hamstrings. Cupping therapy involves placing glass or plastic cups onto the skin directly over the target area. The cupping therapist then creates a vacuum inside the cup; traditionally, this vacuum was created by burning a cotton wool ball, although today it is more common to utilize a hand-based suction pump. The negative…
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