What is Reiki?

Dr Mikao Usui developed Reiki in the 1920s as a type of energy healing method based on the principle that our bodies are energy reservoirs that sustain life. During a Reiki session, the practitioner uses different hand movements to channel the life force energy into the client's energy fields. Practitioners of Reiki do not emit energy; they are the conduits through which energy courses to reach the client's body.

What Conditions Can Reiki Help With?

Reiki can enhance one's health by stimulating the flow of energy through their body. It promotes relaxation and prevents, treats or manages a variety of health issues that affect the mind, body and spirit, including:

  • Stress 
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Chronic pain 
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Nausea and vomiting as a result of chemotherapy
  • Digestive problems
  • Cancer 
  • Infertility
  • Insomnia

How Much Does a Reiki Session in Melbourne Cost?

The cost of a typical Reiki session in Melbourne ranges from $90 to $130. In addition to the length of treatment, the practitioner's skill level and the locality of the Reiki centre will affect the cost. They may also offer discounts to regular clients or charge less for Reiki distance healing.

How Many Reiki Practitioners Does Melbourne Have?

Reiki's popularity in Melbourne, and throughout Australia as a whole, is relatively unexplored, but data gathered from research shows the number of Reiki practitioners in the city is multiplying fast. Other than those who have their own private practice, there are many practitioners who work in multidisciplinary clinics, hospitals, rehabilitation centres and hospices.

How Many People in Melbourne Use Reiki to Maintain Good Health?

Reiki is one of the more popular complementary therapies used by Australians to treat health conditions. Based on a 2007 population-based survey, Melbourne and other areas of Victoria used Reiki the most. Reiki users in the region tend to be women from 35 to 64 years of age. Participants who rated their health as fair or poor were more likely to use the modality than those who considered themselves healthy.