Health & Harmony

Bringing Reiki, life and wellbeing to Galashiels and the rest of the Scottish Borders

August, 2012

Reiki class Level 2

Reiki Level 2 – Okuden 奥伝 The purpose of the second level of Gendai Reiki is to increase the flow of Reiki running through you, enabling you to transmit Reiki of a high quality.  You will work in depth with self healing and the healing of others.  In addition, you will learn a series of techniques […]

Reiki and pain

Reiki is a touch therapy. Researchers from University College London tell us that touch therapies help the brain form a better impression of the body, integrate the signals received, with the result that you feel less pain. For example, pain in a phantom limb that has been amputated; only when the brain ‘gets’ that the […]

Reiki in OR

Reiki Mawashi in the Operating Room Cordoba (or Cordova, as we call it) is a city in Andalusia, southern Spain.    Cordova lies on the banks of the Guadalquivir, which is the second longest river in Spain, and at the foot of the Sierra Morena mountains. Cordova has two hospitals to serve its 330,000 inhabitants. […]

Reiki is now accepted into CNHC

The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) opens its doors to Reiki. The CNHC was established with government funding and support in April 2008 with the purpose of protecting the public by means of a voluntary register for complementary and natural healthcare practitioners. The CNHC’s function is: To establish and maintain a voluntary register of […]

Resistance and Reiki

What is going on when the person you are treating feels very uncomfortable whilst you are giving them a Reiki treatment, perhaps gets very annoyed, perhaps even to the point where they want you to remove your hands?  Meanwhile, your hands are glued to the spot, and you know you just have to stay there for […]

Reiki effects shown using EEG

The analysis effect of the new EEG technology for Gendai Reiki therapy. Presentation at the Gendai Reiki Network International Gathering, Kyoto on 18th March 2012 by Dr Chiaki Kudo (Dr Kudo has been researching Gendai Reiki and its effect on the brain.  Dr Kudo’s research uses both hands on and distance treatments, and shows the effects […]

Reiki Research on Heart Rate and Blood Pressure

Reiki and Rats’ heart rates and blood pressure. J Altern Complement Med. 2008 May;14(4):417-22 1: Baldwin AL, Wagers C, Schwartz GE. Laboratory for the Advances in Consciousness and Health, Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721-0068, USA. Objectives: To determine whether application of Reiki to noise-stressed rats can reduce their heart rates […]

Reiki Level Two Seminar

Hiroshi Doi’s Reiki teacher was Komiko Koyama, who was the 6th President of the Usui Reiki Ryoho Gakkai.   Koyama Sensei’s husband was called up to fight in World War II; sadly, she was informed that he had died in the conflict.  According to Japanese tradition, she put his photograph onto the family altar, but as […]