Careers in Energy Healing

By: CarolAnn Bailey-Lloyd

There are a range of careers in energy healing, including Reiki, acupuncture, chromotherapy, electromagnetic therapy, energy medicine, quantum touch, and therapeutic touch, among others.

Careers in energy healing like therapeutic touch, for example, involve the practitioner sweeping the palms of his hands over a patient or client's body to sense the energy field. Facilitating the electromagnetic energy field, the practitioner is able to manipulate the energy field to open the flow of life energy and release any energy blocks to promote healing and wellbeing.

Acupuncture practice is also one of the many careers in energy healing and alternative medicine that facilitates meridians (energy channels) of the body. By carefully placing fine, hair-like needles along these energy channels, it is believed that energy blockages are removed; allowing the "Qi," or life energy to flow freely throughout the body, improving health and promoting healing to specific body systems.

like Reiki are often combined with massage therapy or holistic health practices. Reiki is both a spiritual and energy medicine that is used for the treatment of emotional and physical illnesses. In a Reiki healing session, the practitioner places her hands on the client's body in a variety of positions; however, Reiki can be applied without physical touch. Typically, the hands are left in these positions for about three to five minutes to restore energy and healing to the body.

Depending on which you would like to pursue, it is important to note that as part of the greater holistic medicine practices, training in energy healing medicine can accentuate an already-established natural health or massage practice; or for the entrepreneur, providing energy healing medicine by itself can be both personally and professionally rewarding.

If you (or someone you know) are interested in learning more about this or other healing arts programs, let professional training within fast-growing industries like massage therapy, cosmetology, acupuncture, oriental medicine, Reiki, and others get you started! Explore near you.



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