Why Reiki?

I have been practicing Reiki for over 12 years now, and I can see how this healing modality is slowly easing into the mainstream.

When I first started practicing Reiki, it seemed that no one knew about it, this calming, healing energy. My family thought it odd as well as many of my friends. Only the yoga community had an inkling, but it was just that, a notion.

Over the years, I have witnessed how Reiki has entered the mainstream as something helpful, but still most people are still not very knowledgeable about it. I compare Reiki today as to how yoga was in the 1960s. At that time, yoga…