Experiencing a Reiki Session


  • Reiki is done fully clothed, lying on a massage table in a very soothing environment.
  • The client may cover  up with a blanket for comfort.
  • Bernie will place her hands gently on or above different areas of the client’s body and leave them there for several minutes.
  • The recipient draws the energy they need for healing and balance through the practitioner.  Reiki does not take the energy away from the client or the practitioner, since it flows through the practitioner to the recipient.
  • The practitioner does not control where the energy flows or how much energy flows. It comes from the Highest Source, and it goes where it is needed.
  • A full Reiki session lasts approximately one hour.
  • Most people report feeling very relaxed after a Reiki session, and some people report feeling warmth and tingling.
  • Often a person is so relaxed that they fall asleep during a session.  Yet even asleep, one still receives the full benefit of the Reiki.
  • Reiki is not massage, therefore there is no physical manipulation involved.
  • The Reiki healing energy will continue to work through the person for 2-3 days after receiving Reiki.
  • Bernie will encourage all clients to drink more water during this time in order to assist in the elimination of toxins from the body.