Can Reiki ASMR Videos Really Heal? Here’s What I Found Out

A while back, an old friend, who’s also a Reiki teacher, asked me if I had ever tried watching those online Reiki distance healing videos.

He was particularly interested in knowing if I felt something during the session.

As a matter of fact, I did try out some of those videos because my curiosity always guides me toward new experiments.


In all honesty…

I did experience a wave of energy coming from the lady’s hands, even though the content was pretty old.

I then realized that this type of content might work to some extent.

After all, there’s a reason why it’s so popular nowadays.

My Experience With Reiki ASMR

Fast forward to a month ago, as I was feeling tired, I remembered the chat I had with my friend.

Once again, out of curiosity, I started looking up Reiki distance healing videos online.

What surprised me was how many of them were labeled “ASMR,” which stands for “Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response.”

Basically, this means the tingling or goosebumps sensation in response to specific triggering audio or visual stimuli.

At first, I almost laughed because some videos seemed a bit over the top. But, putting my judgments aside, I wanted to see if there was any real benefit to them.

At one point, I stumbled upon a video that was not just ASMR but also included a meditation for raising your awareness. While there was nothing “life-changing” so to speak, I realized that this combination is far better than what I’ve seen so far.

I tried another video like this one and had a similar experience.

While I was digging into what ASMR really does, I realized a few things:

  • ASMR can be super relaxing, which is great for ​clearing your mind and soul​;
  • But… the main issue that popped up early on was that these ASMR videos don’t really explain what’s happening during the session, like the process, effects, and the purpose behind it all;
  • And, it’s not like you can’t relax with other sources such as high vibrational music, massages, or meditation;
  • Bottomline, I feel it doesn’t provide a complete sense of achievement on its own because you’re not really learning much;
  • Still, if you blend it with some sort of meditation, things take a different turn;

That’s when something interesting emerged from this whole experimentation journey…

What you if you make it a “rule” to play high-vibrational music during self-treatments?

How would this approach change your sensory experience?

I think it will because we all know Reiki is more than a simple way to relax!

It’s about clearing mental and emotional baggage and understanding what holds us back.

Sure, Reiki can give you an ASMR-like experience.

But it’s more about clearing out mental or energetic blocks and guiding you in your spiritual journey.

Don’t get me wrong!

ASMR in Reiki can work. But I would suggest approaching it as a leisure activity rather than something of substance.

I think we can all agree that self-treatment, working with others, and experimenting with Reiki symbols are what will return the most benefits.

And, of course, you can always add ASMR sessions to complement your experience and relax.

My Take On Reiki ASMR

In my humble opinion, ASMR can help with relaxation, which is good for healing, but it’s not the healing itself.

I would encourage you all to practice self-treatment accompanied by high-vibrational music and then compare that with a guided ASMR session.

The latter might seem easier because you don’t do much…

But I feel that what you create with your hands is order of magnitude more efficient.

Still, I would love to hear your thoughts.

So, do try them both and let me know what your opinion is by replying to any of our emails.