What happens during a reiki session?

A typical reiki session lasts between 20 and 90 minutes. At your first appointment, you’ll meet with your reiki practitioner jenna and have a short introduction or chat about the process and your expectations or intentions. Let Jenna know about any symptoms you want addressed or if there are places in the body on which you’d like them to focus. Also if you have any injuries or places that are sensitive to touch.

You’ll be instructed to lie down on a treatment table and covered with a blanket. Soft, relaxing music will be playing in the background. For the most part there won’t be any talking during the session, but you can feel free to let Jenna know if there’s something you need to feel more comfortable or to share what you’re experiencing.

Jenna will move her hands around your body. She may touch you lightly or have her hands just above your body.

I may also use crystals during your reiki session. Crystals add an extra element of healing to the treatment by helping to release emotional, mental, or spiritual blocks. They will be placed on or around your body or you may be asked to hold a crystal.

You may experience sensations in the body such as heat or tingling. Some people report seeing visualizations such as colours or pictures, or having memories appear. Try to allow whatever arises to pass without attaching too much meaning to it. Your experiences may become deeper the more you continue with reiki.

How to prepare for your appointment

Wear clean, loose-fitting, comfortable clothing. You may wish to wear natural fabrics such as cotton, linen, or silk. Remove your shoes, jewellery, and glasses before your session, and keep your phone switched off or leave it behind.

What to expect after your appointment?

Drink plenty of water after your session. Some people feel calm, peaceful, or energized. You may also feel tired.