Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers

Holistic Healing

What is Holistic Healing or Holistic Medicine?

Holistic Healing recognizes the need to look at the whole person, including analysis of physical, 

nutritional, environmental, emotional, spiritual and lifestyle values. Holistic medicine focuses on 

education and responsibility for personal efforts to achieve balance and well being. 

Can Holistic Healing have a different name?

Yes, Holistic Healing can also be called Alternative Medicine, Complementary Medicine or Natural 

Healing and consequently the practitioner would be called Alternative Medicine Practitioner, 

Complementary Medicine Practitioner or a Healer. But no matter what name you give, this is a

form of healing that attains to your physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual aspects of health.

Who is a Holistic Practitioner?

A Holistic Practitioner is an individual who is knowledgeable/educated in her/his area of expertise and

is able to support you in obtaining and maintaining the best health for your body, mind and spirit.

A Holistic Practitioner may have one or many areas of expertise such as nutrition, spirituality,

energy healing, naturopathy, homeopathy and others.

Holistic Nutrition

What is Holistic Nutrition?

Holistic Nutrition integrates common knowledge about food being a powerhouse of energy with an

understanding of it as an abundant source of healing properties to help our bodies reach maximum

energy levels and overall physical and emotional health in accordance with our bio-individuality.

What is Nutritional Bio-individuality?

Nutritional bio-individuality is an understanding that each individual is unique and requires a unique

type of diet to make that particular individual healthy. The food that is perfect for your unique body,

age, and lifestyle may make someone else gain weight and/or feel lethargic.

Who is a Holistic Health Coach?

Holistic Health Coach also known as Holistic Nutrition Coach is an advisor who is knowledgeable in

Holistic Nutrition and nutritional bio-individuality and can help you discover and live the life you have

always known you could live: healthy, energized and joyful. Using nutrition as a starting point,

a Holistic Health Coach will empower you with new ways of eating that support making these amazing

changes and provide sensible and sustainable modes of self care.

What is a Holistic Nutrition Program?

A Holistic Nutrition Program is a program that will help you to explore concerns specific to you and

your body and discover the tools you need for a lifetime of balance. With the help of a Holistic Nutrition Program

you will be able to work towards the achievement and maintenance of your ideal weight, understand

and reduce your cravings, increase your energy levels, learn about new foods and how you can easily

incorporate them and above all discover the confidence to create the life you want!

Reiki

What is Reiki?

Reiki is a non-religious based energy healing technique that promotes stress reduction, relaxation and healing.

What does Reiki Healing session/treatment involves?

Reiki session/treatment involves gentle placement of the practitioner’s hands on the client’s fully

dressed body and conduction of pure Reiki energy to the client. Even though it is customary to

place the hands on the client’s body during the Reiki treatment it is not necessary and can be

avoided if needed. Usually a client would lie on a padded treatment table, but sometimes a Reiki session

can be done sitting or even standing if needed or preferred.

What to expect from a Reiki session?

A Reiki session is an individualized experience that is relaxing, gentle, and safe for all. The Reiki healing will

empower you while respecting your feelings and choices.

Who can learn Reiki and why do it?

Reiki is easily learned and practiced as self-care by anyone who is interested, regardless of the age

and state of health. From children to the elderly, anyone can learn to practice Reiki. No special

background or credentials are needed to receive training. One of the trademarks of Reiki practice

is its simplicity. Generally offered in group class formats, it doesn't require knowledge of either

subtle bioenergy or healthcare.

What are Reiki Levels or Degrees?

There are three main Reiki levels in Reiki and each one of them brings new healing abilities in to your life.

Reiki Level I

By taking Reiki Level I a person will receive abilities to heal themselves and others. This level can

be taken at any age. It usually takes about one day for adults and less for children.

Reiki Level II

Reiki level II is much more powerful than Reiki I. By becoming a Reiki level II practitioner, the practitioner

can enhance the energy by using special keys/symbols that are similar to musical keys to enhance music.

Also, the practitioner can heal others not only physically, but from a distance as well. Apart from sending

Reiki to people, he can also send Reiki to events and occasions. It takes one day to learn this degree and

it is available to adults and possibly teenagers (at Reiki Master/Teacher discretion).

Reiki Master/Teacher Level

This level is very powerful. The additional healing energy, symbols, techniques and knowledge will be learned

in this level and add value to your healing abilities. You will also learn how to pass Reiki (teach Reiki) to others.

The amount of time that this learning can require may vary from one Reiki Master/Teacher to another.

Usually only adults are permitted to take this level.

Meditation

What is Meditation?

Meditation means awareness. "Watching your breath" is meditation; listening to the birds is meditation,

closing your eyes and feeling the wind is meditation. As long as these activities are free from any other

distraction to the mind, it is effective meditation. Meditation means a cessation of the thought process.

Word meditation describes a state of consciousness, in which the mind is free of scattered thoughts.

What Are the Basics of Meditation?

Meditation can be practiced in many different ways. While there are many different meditation techniques,

they all have common elements: quiet mind - with meditation, your thinking mind becomes quiet. Which

means that you stop focusing on your life’s problems (stress), as well as solving these problems; being

in the now - rather than focusing on the past or the future; altered state of consciousness - with time,

maintaining a quiet mind and focusing on the present can lead to an altered level of consciousness that

isn’t a sleeping state but isn’t quite your average wakeful state either. Meditation increases brain activity

in an area of the brain associated with happiness and positive thoughts and emotions, and some evidence

shows that regular practice brings prolonged positive changes in these areas.

What Are the Benefits of Meditation?

There are many subtle benefits of practicing Meditation - greater intuition, compassion, awareness, and

focus to name a few. On the physical level meditation is known to provide many health-enhancing benefits,

like reducing symptoms of stress and anxiety, relieving physical complaints like headaches, and even

enhancing immunity to illness. Through numerous scientific researches significant benefits have been

found for many health conditions, including high blood pressure, heart disease, insomnia, and chronic pain.

Research also has shown significant improvements in mental health, memory, concentration, and productivity.

Is Meditation safe for Expecting Moms?

For expecting moms meditation does not only provide relaxation and all other above mentioned benefits,

but it can also put mom in tune with her baby.

What Are the Benefits of Meditating in a Group Setting?

Because Meditation does not have a specific goal, it is easy to wonder whether or not you are succeeding.

Having the security of a group for meditation can help you stay committed to your practice. A set meeting

time helps to clear space in your schedule for Meditation. To be guided through the meditation process by

an experienced Meditation Facilitator (Teacher) can widen your horizons of meditative experience as well as

provide deeper understanding of your own self. Meditating in a community can offer comfort, additional

knowledge and support. 

Energy Healing and Spiritual Guidance

What is Energy Healing?

Energy Healing also known as Vibrational Medicine is a part of Holistic Healing or Alternative Healing that

is based on accessing, channeling, balancing and/or manipulating life force/energy (chi) or qi (China),

prana (India), ki (Japan).This type of process can be used to describe many alternative healing practices

such as Reiki, intuitive healing/medicine and others. Energy Healing can be very powerful and is able to

cure or alleviate many different diseases and symptoms.

Who is an Energy Healer?

An Energy Healer is a person who works with the energetic vibrations such as universal energy and the

client’s life force to create positive physical, emotional, mental and spiritual change; therefore allowing

their clients to experience spiritual growth and well being.

Who is a Spiritual Guide and what can Spiritual Guidance do for me?

A spiritual healer/guide has the ability to “see” and treat a person as a whole: physical, emotional, mental

and spiritual aspects. The healer’s job is to help remove blocks on any of the above mentioned levels and

with that allow an individual growth and healing. How a spiritual guide does her/his job varies from healer

to healer. Most accomplished healers have the ability to see the blocks that are causing the problems in the

lives of their clients. Through a combination of talking to provide awareness and energy healing the client

is brought from a state of dis-ease to one of more balance. A healer’s job is to maintain the growth process

for as long as a client wants to implement change.

 

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