What Is Energy Work? We Investigate This Wellness Phenomenon

Energy work is one of the buzzwords that's made its way into the common knowledge via the lexicon of wellness. According to Pinterest, energy work is the number one wellness trend of 2017, yet so many of us still don't have a solid grasp on exactly what it is. To investigate the wellness phenomenon, we reached out to certified level two Reiki healer Cynthia Lorena Gamarra, co-founder of conscious lifestyle shop Nourish & Refine, to share her knowledge on energy work.

"Energy work is used to help balance the systems of energy throughout the body to alleviate stress, ailments, and disease," explains Gamarra. "There are different approaches through different traditions. Essentially, when one feels unbalanced either physically, emotionally, or mentally, energy work aids to restore and realign the body's subtle vibrations." While Reiki is one of the main ways to practice energy work, there are many ways to integrate energy work and healing into one’s life.

Keep reading to see how Reiki healer Cynthia Lorena Gamarra defines the various components of energy work.