Enterprise woman eases pain, stress through ancient healing art of Reiki

Mary Rautenstrauch of Enterprise conducts a Reiki session with regular client Vicqui Hook, Wallowa, who says Reiki relieves her chronic lower back pain, significantly reducing the need for medication. Photo by Elane Dickenson

Warm hands and a warm heart are the tools of her trade for Mary Rautenstrauch of Enterprise, practitioner of Reiki, an ancient art that promotes natural healing, stress reduction and relaxation.

Reiki, pronounced "ray key," means universal life energy, and is the energy that is channeled through the healer and received by the body of the recipient during a Reiki session.

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