...Reiki: A Comprehensive Guide is nothing short of enlightening. -- Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, May 2006
If you want to convince someone of the power and benefits of Reiki, give them this book. -- LA Yoga Magazine, August 2006
Reiki helped change Pamela Miles's life some twenty years ago and now she's giving back with this text. -- Massage & Bodywork, March 2006
Those unfamiliar with the practice will appreciate Miles's introduction, while seasoned practitioners will find the author's guidance indispensable. -- Yoga Journal, August 2006
From the Inside Flap
Perhaps the gentlest alternative healing therapy in the world, Reiki has gone mainstream. A form of vibrational healing developed in early twentieth century Japan, Reiki features the light laying on of hands. It is the least intrusive and most relaxing of the complementary healing therapies; it restores balance to body, mind, and spirit. Reiki is accessible to anyone, regardless of age or state of health, and it is breaking into conventional medicine as a result of its ease of use, its immediate benefits, and perhaps most important, the element of self-care inherent in the practice. And yet, the paucity of reliable resources on it has kept the practice enveloped in mystery. Until now.
For those who seek direction in bringing Reiki into their lives, Pamela Miles Reiki is an indispensable companion on the path to well-being. Considered by many to be the countrys foremost Reiki expert, Miles traces the origin and development of the practice, detailing how and why it restores and renews the human body in ways weve only begun to understand. For those who seek Reiki treatment, Miles provides information on how best to choose a practitioner, and for those who wish to be trained in Reiki, she offers step-by-step guidance, including comprehensive information on First-Degree, Second-Degree, and Master Training. For the advanced practitioner, Miles offers in-depth insight into continued practice. For physicians and health-care professionals, and anyone interested in the health benefits of Reiki, Miles offers information on current and forthcoming research that will lead to greater integration of this healing therapy into conventional medicine. A pioneer in bringing Reiki into mainstream medical practice, Miles uses her unique background to explain how Reiki complements conventional medical treatments, hastens recovery from invasive surgical procedures and eases the symptoms of conditions such as AIDS, cancer, insomnia, depression, anxiety and more, as well as the side effects of medications and chemotherapy. Miles also explains why Reiki is safe for children and the elderly. With compassion, wisdom, and the accumulated experience that comes from nearly twenty years as a Reiki practitioner, Pamela Miles empowers readers by showing them how simple it is to take an active role in their own health care. Her book is an illuminating companion guide to one of the fastest-growing spiritual healing practices in the world, an essential tool for anyone ready to bring healing into his or her life.