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Reiki & Calatonia


Reiki is an ancient healing technique of laying on hands using Universal Life Energy channeled through the practitioner to the recipient, helping to release stress, relax and promote harmony and balance to the body, mind and spirit.The traditional Reiki story begins in the  late 1800s with Mikao Usui, in Japan.The word Reiki is made of two Japanese words - Rei which means "God's Wisdom or the Higher Power" and Ki which is "life force energy". So Reiki is actually "spiritually guided life force energy."

While Reiki is spiritual in nature, it is not a religion. It has no dogma, and there is nothing you must believe in order to learn, use or receive Reiki.

It is a simple, natural and safe method of spiritual healing and self-improvement that everyone can use.

Being the Life and Love itself and guided by the Highest Consciousness it always works on the Highest Good of every living being receiving it.

Reiki is both powerful and gentle. The energy flows wherever it is required and can normally be felt as a warm or tingling sensation in the body.

Today, Reiki education is offered free of charge in more than 800 American Hospitals as a means to accelerate the healing process and to alleviate pain.New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Campus was one of the first hospitals to offer Reiki as part of their Integrative Medicine Program (CIMP). The now famous cardiovascular surgeon, Dr. Mehmet Oz brought tremendous attention to Reiki when he invited Reiki practitioners to treat patients during open heart surgeries and heart transplant operations. Dr. Oz is often quoted as saying, "Reiki has become a sought-after healing art among patients and mainstream medical professionals." For more information about Reiki researches and a List of Hospitals that offer it you can go to


                       “I am ready to accept & embrace my Light!"


Calatonia ( Subtle Touch )


“In the original Greek, the verb Khalaó indicates relaxation and feeding; retreating from a state of anger, fury or violence; opening a door; letting go; pardoning one’s parents; removing all veils; etc.“

Subtle Touch is a somatic psychotherapy method developed by Pethö Sándor, which is based on a series of mostly gentle bodywork sequences and other techniques.

Calatonia was the first Subtle Touch technique created by Sándor in 1947 in Europe, during WWII. It consists of a sequence of nine light and stationary touches on the feet: toes, soles, heels, and calves, or alternatively, on the hands: fingers, palms, wrists and forearms. The touch has to be very light, as if we are holding a soap bubble,usually performed in about 25 – 30 minutes.

Sándor explained that Calatonia ‘cleanses’ the body and mind, and over time, it restores the organism’s innate ability to re-set itself to its best way of functioning, an ability known as ‘self-regulation’. The reactions during and post-session are quite personal.

This unconventional way of dealing with the body enables the establishment of new connections in the central nervous system. From a neurological point of view, these new connections are important because they make new neural pathways available for recuperating movements lost by sickness, trauma or accidents. From the psychological point of view, these new neural pathways often represent finding a way out of conflicts, solving problems, a burst of creativity, opening the mind to new horizons, etc.Because of its non-invasiveness, subtle somatic work presents no adverse effects.The reactions during and post-session are quite personal.The tactile stimuli are delivered in a simple and gentle way. The intention is to let the patient gain self-awareness; that is why there are no distractions with external stimuli such as music.

For some, such experiences during Calatonia are physically noticeable, they are tiny spasms, muscular reactions, altered respiratory rhythm, stomach rumble, itches, yawning, etc. For others, the effects are experienced affectively or emotionally, in the form of recollections, remembrances, associations, etc. Still others may experience states of consciousness similar to meditative states, with flow of images or impressions, or a combination of many different reactions – each person reacts in accord to their own psychophysical make-up and personal history.The Subtle Touch method has been used in Brazil since 1950.

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