The experience of Reiki is subjective, changeable, and sometimes very subtle.
People often experience heat from my hands, or you might feel refreshingly cool.
Other common experiences are subtle pulsations where the practitioner's hands are placed or cascading waves of pulsations throughout the body.
People often comment how comforting they find the experience of Reiki to be.
Some people feel that they are hovering in a threshold state of consciousness, simultaneously aware of their surroundings and deeply indrawn.
Some people fall into a deep, sleeplike meditative state.
The experience of Reiki can be dramatic for some, but for others, the first session in particular, may be uneventful,
although they feel somehow better afterward.
The most common experience is an almost immediate release of stress and a feeling of deep relaxation.
Reiki is cumulative and even people who don't notice much the first time usually have progressively deeper experiences if they continue.
Besides the immediate experience of the Reiki, you may notice other changes that continue to unfold as the day goes on: perhaps stronger digestion, a sense of being more centered and poised and less reactive, and sleeping deeply that night.