Reiki is a natural system of energy healing. This energy is the life force that permeates the universe. The process of Reiki treatment is thought of as "laying on of hands" and is considered to be a metaphysical phenomenon. Reiki treatment enhances the body's natural ability to heal itself. It increases vitality and stamina. It works throughout the body, on the mind, emotions, spiritual essence and aura. Reiki treatment releases blocked energy, promotes relaxation and reduces stress.