Reiki (ray-KEE) is a type of Japanese energy-based bodywork that is gentle, natural, and non-invasive. It works on the chakras, which are energy centers in the body. Reiki addresses both chronic and acute conditions by gently promoting the normal regenerative processes of the body and mind as well as promoting harmony among the body’s systems.
Reiki means “universal life force energy” – the ki/chi/qi, which flows through all living things. It has no religious affiliation and requires no special belief system to be effective. Reiki is holistic and treats the mind, body, and spirit. It can complement and enhance traditional medical treatment methods.
In Craniosacral Therapy (CST), the practitioner applies gentle manual therapeutic procedures to remedy distortions in the structure and function of the craniosacral mechanism – the brain and spinal cord, the bones of the skull, the sacrum and interconnected membranes. Craniosacral work is based upon two major premises: the bones in the skull can be manipulated because they never completely fused; and the pulse of the cerebrospinal fluid can be balanced by a practitioner trained to detect pulse variations. CST, also referred to as cranial osteopathy, is used to treat learning difficulties, hyperactivity, headaches, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, chronic pain and ear, eye and balance problems.