Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. Treatments are received while lying down or comfortably reclined, fully clothed. Reiki works to release the emotional stressors, traumas and repressed feelings that cause disruption in energy flow. It helps to strengthen and rebalance the body’s energy, allowing the body's natural self-healing powers to work.
A popular massage that uses various techniques including long, gliding strokes, kneading muscles to help relax and improve blood flow, tapotement (tapping) to help bring tone back to weakened muscles, vibration to increase oxygen and overall body relaxation, and friction to break up scar tissue and help repair muscle adhesions.