Reiki Healing Services Now Available at Birch Hill Natural Medicine
Kali and I wanted to take the opportunity to introduce the Birch Hill Natural Medicine community to our NEW Reiki and Crystal Healing Sessions. If you’ve never had Reiki and don’t know what it is, you can read more about it here. (Link to our Reiki Page).
Kali and I were both drawn to energy work in the summer of 2020. After finding the Long Island Healing Arts Center, and at the incredible tutelage of Reiki Masters Rev Theresa Sarin and Laura Maglio, we set out to complete the courses required to become Master Reiki Healers in the style of the Usui Ryoho Tradition.
Reiki is an incredible, mind-expanding experience, both to learn and to experience. The training taps into a core belief that we are more than just our physical body, and that unbelievable healing can be found in the intentional focusing of our consciousness. By channeling healing energy or ‘chi’ through the practitioner and into the patient, energy blockages that get stored in the body are released, allowing the body to do its own work to heal itself. After all, as Einstein famously stated, “Everything is energy and that’s all there is to it. This is not philosophy. This is physics.”
Our bodies are brilliantly equipped with self-repair mechanisms that can naturally bring our entire system into alignment, however environmental factors, poor diet, lack of movement, physical and emotional trauma, depression, and anxiety, can quite literally throw our bodies out of whack. Reiki is able to go to work on the ‘energy body’, clear the way and create the space that is required for the bodies’ chi to flow smoothly to the areas that need it most.
In Reiki, it is understood that we have four components that make up body; the Physical Body, the Emotional Body, the Mental Body and the Spiritual Body. The Physical Body is most often the only component that is considered to be ‘physical’, however here it is acknowledged that the Emotional, Mental, and Spiritual Bodies extend out from the physical form in layers, and are not only more than just an intangible and elusive concept, but equally contributing factors to our overall system. Each component in what makes up our whole, needs to be attended to and balanced in order for us to be fully healthy and happy. Just as you would seek a Chiropractor for an adjustment of your spine, the energetic components of our system also need to be routinely ‘adjusted’ or fully worked out, and Reiki can address these areas.
In our Reiki sessions here in Locust Valley, NY, we also incorporate other healing techniques that include aromatherapy, sound healing, and crystal frequency healing. During our Reiki training, we completed a brief course to further understand the frequencies emitted from numerous crystals and minerals and their ability to aid in the alignment of the bodies chakra system. More on Chakras located in this fantastic post: The Science Behind Your Chakras (https://www.discovermagazine.com/health/the-science-behind-your-chakras) When we find a blockage in the chakra system, we select corresponding crystals to bring the frequency of your chakras into harmony so that the area can properly conduct its natural flow of energy. Placing crystals on and around the body for the duration of the session can help to align the areas of concern and trigger the bodies’ natural healing capabilities to get to work.
All in all, our sessions are unbelievably calming for the mind and body, causing many patients to slip into a light sleep, which aids in the bodies receptivity to the healing energy flowing through them. Though it is not necessary to fall asleep to receive a complete treatment, it is encouraged to let go as much as possible, supporting the bodies inclination to fully rest in receiving mode.
We have now been treating patients since the beginning of 2022 right here in the Birch Hill Natural Medicine Office. If you’re in the area and interested in trying out a Reiki and Crystal Healing Session, simply head here to learn reach out!