Reiki Southend-on-Sea & Leigh-on-Sea, Essex

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We offer Reiki in Southend for wide range of conditions at The Body Matters. Osteopathy treatments are available from our clinic based in Leigh-on-Sea.


Reiki is a natural healing system that uses variable frequency energy to heal. The energy is electromagnetic in nature and can work on any level, physical, emotional and spiritual.

What we term today as Reiki was traditionally known as The Usui System of Natural Healing or Usui-do (The way of Usui) developed by Mikao Usui in the 1900's but today is used to encompass a whole range of energy healing systems. 

Reiki is a Japanese term actually consisting of two words with varying interpretations;

  • Rei - Spiritual and sacred. Generally described as the Universal or Spiritual energy: the highest spiritual consciousness. 
  • Ki - Energy. Life force energy, inside all living things, surrounds all living things, lower frequency than Rei energy.

Ki (energy), as believed in many Eastern traditions, needs to flow freely throughout the body. If we have an emotional trauma or physical illness it can cause what is known as a blockage. The blockage disturbs the path of energy through our bodies and consequently we may develop an illness. The healthier someone is the more Ki they will have flowing through the body. 

Reiki works to heal the energy blockages and restore the body back to health, balancing the Mind, Body and Soul. It can be used on any condition and is also a path to spiritual enlightenment if you choose to develop yourself in that way. 

Reiki is passed on by the Reiki Master to student by means of attunements or empowerments. This enables the student to access and use the energy. 

Reiki is non-intrusive hands on healing and is both highly effective and deeply relaxing. 

Reiki can be used to work on any condition physical or otherwise.  Alternatively, Reiki can be a way of life, the start of a beautiful and fulfilling spiritual journey leading to understanding, happiness and ultimately completeness and oneness.

Reiki is optimally given in a full treatment format but can also be administered in treatments to a specific area or areas of the body. In urgent situations, just moments of Reiki touch can be soothing.

Documented research evidence has shown that Reiki healing helps to lower heart rate, blood pressure, and stress hormones, and offer increased immune strength. 

Reiki healing provides a healing space whereby individuals can connect with who they really are and connect with their higher self. This, in turn, can bring about further clarity, understanding and self-love. Everyone that comes to Reiki will have their own reasons and their own journey to travel.

Make an enquiry

Call 01702 714968 for more information about Reiki in Southend-on-Sea.

Reiki at The Body Matters

Both Reiki therapists (Maria and Delmeza) at The Body Matters are Reiki Masters.

I booked a Reiki treatment because I was in a right muddle.  I had a lot of ‘stuff’ going round and round in my head.  I couldn’t see the wood for the trees.  Didn’t know which way was up.  Someone recommended that I book a Reiki treatment. 

What a beautiful experience it was.   I really didn’t know what to expect.  You get to lie down for an hour, while the therapist ‘does her stuff’.  It was truly an amazing experience.

I was on the couch, with my eyes shut, fully clothed with blankets over me.  I felt completely safe in their hands: part of the treatment they put their hands on my shoulders and my feet but for the most part it was hands free. Im not sure if I floated away or fell asleep.  The whole experience was truly magical.

I came away feeling like a new person, like they had lifted whatever was going on in my head off of me.  I felt lighter like I didn’t have a care in the world.  I would totally recommend this to anyone.

Testimonial - Mrs. R