Reiki is a Japanese, technique that promotes relaxation, stress reduction, and healing. It is simple, natural, and safe method of promoting spiritual healing and self improvement. A Reiki treatment is administered through the hands in one of two ways: by hovering over the body or by direct touch. A Reiki treatment is wonderful in that it feels like glowing radiance that flows through and around you. Reiki treats the entire person and has many beneficial effects including, but not limited to feeling more relaxed, having a sense of peace, and well being. Reiki has been known to be effective in helping illnesses and maladies. Reiki works in conjunction with, not in place of, other medical treatments or therapeutic practices to relieve side effects and promote recovery.