Reiki. Many of us have seen the term hashtagged in Instagram captions from our favorite wellness bloggers but few of us mere mortals actually have any idea what it is. Is it yoga? A massage technique?

In a definition, Reiki is the practice of supplying a person with unseen healthy energy in order to heal him or her either physically or mentally through the use of light touch. Sounds awesome, right? Maybe a little unreal? Well, we've rounded up everything you need to know about this magical healing tactic and explain why this is the kind of positive energy you need in your life right now.

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