Reiki

Reiki is a subtle energy technique that promotes relaxation, reduces stress, and promotes balance of the mind, body, and spirit.


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Nikki Picolet- Spiritual Vibes and Soul Guides, LLC

Nikki Picolet- Spiritual Vibes and Soul Guides, LLC:

Nikki is a fun and professional reiki practitioner.  She is very connected with her inner guidance and is highly trained to promote balance in your energy field.  The Quad Cities is lucky to have such a skilled Reiki practitioner.

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Reiki is:

A subtle and effective form of energy balancing using spiritually guided life force energy (Ray-key).  It has been practiced for over 2,500 years and currently is practiced in every country of the world.  Reiki is being used in many settings including hospitals such as Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness & Preventative Medicine Department.  This can be a wonderful complement to your personal wellness program.

Have you ever placed a hand on a child’s injured knee, and they feel better?  This is a balancing of the energy; however, a Practitioner’s hands are highly tuned.

What can benefit from Reiki?

Mind, body, soul + balance

Reiki is intended to help remove layers of stress.  It helps bring awareness to one’s body and needs. As well as, to help you adjust to changes and promote peace within yourself. It is about wellness and removing [dis] ease within us to promote balance and wellness. But it doesn’t stop there!  Reiki is a universal life force energy that runs through everything. Your awareness may change perspectives on how you see obstacles. Where you once felt blocked and limited, you start feeling ease and flow. Yes, Reiki promotes relaxation and is meditative, but it can also be very powerful in promoting overall mind body and soul changing for your highest good.

Reiki Wellness Benefits:

On the wellness side, there is a wide range of illnesses that can see a positive affect from Reiki.  According to the International Center for Reiki Healing, these include everyday ailments such as tension, pain, stomach aches, colds, and flu to more serious illnesses such as heart disease and cancer.

Reiki for Mental Health:

In addition, those with emotional and psychological stresses such as anxiety, depression, anger, attention deficit problems, and high levels of stress can also benefit.

Reiki is a great tool to use as a complement to traditional medicine!

What happens during a Reiki Session?

During a Reiki Treatment, the practitioner will slightly hover her hands on or over your body to scan for discomforts and/or blockages in your energy fields. Nikki then, gently transforms all blocked energy found that may be causing symptoms of illness, low moods, past emotional/physical trauma, anxiety, etc.

What can I expect during my first appointment?

Your session starts by you lying relaxed on a massage table.  If you have mobility or pain issues, please communicate these to your Practitioner.  Unlike a massage therapy session, you will be fully clothed. The Practitioner’s hands will be a few inches/centimeters above your body.  There are standard hand placements beginning at your head or feet, avoiding all sensitive body parts.

During a Reiki session, you may experience deep relaxation, heat or coolness, tingling, throbbing, or sleepiness.  Some people report seeing colors, having memories surface or feeling emotions.  You are always welcome to talk to your Reiki practitioner about anything that came up in your session.

Distance Reiki

Reiki can also be received remotely and still offer great benefits.  During Reiki training, practitioners learn about three symbols—one of which is the “distance symbol.” When invoked, this symbol is thought to allow the practitioner to send balancing Reiki energy across time and space.  During your session, relax into a comfortable position to receive the work.  Clients who choose distance Reiki will receive an email afterwards with insights from Nikki.

We can thank Albert Einstein for helping us understand the science of energy moving through space.  His work, along with many scientists in quantum physics have merged the ancient techniques of balancing the body’s electromagnetic field with scientific understanding.

For more information, check out these links:

https://www.reiki.org/

A Large-Scale Effectiveness Trial of Reiki for Physical and Psychological Health – PubMed (nih.gov)

Reiki Is Better Than Placebo and Has Broad Potential as a Complementary Health Therapy – PubMed (nih.gov)

The effect of reiki on pain: A meta-analysis – PubMed (nih.gov)

Effect of Reiki Therapy on Pain and Anxiety in Adults: An In-Depth Literature Review of Randomized Trials with Effect Size Calculations – PMC (nih.gov)

IARP: Professional Reiki, Learn About Reiki, Grow Your Reiki Practice