As of November 2021, the price of a reiki treatment at Reiki Surry Hills $85 for a 50-minute treatment. That’s $85 Australian, since I’m located in Australia (I know some visitors to this website come from overseas)! If you book directly with me and pay in cash, it’s $80.
I just found out from Google that my blog posts on prices are among the most searched for … so I better delete the old posts, and try to keep this one up to date.
When I started my reiki practice in 2012, I charged $60. Cheap, right? In September 2016, I went up to $75 and in October 2018, I went up by $5. I’m pretty sure my fee is manageable for my clients. In fact, many of you have said how inexpensive my charges are compared to other places in Sydney, and one or two have suggested that I raise the price! My costs have increased too from when I started, for the online booking service, for taking credit card payments, and for paying the Australian Taxation Office.
I did some searching on the internet to see other rates. One person offered 45 minutes for $90, another 50 minutes for $135, another 90 minutes for $150 and another $140 for 60 minutes. There was a mobile reiki (they come to you) for $100 for an hour, which seemed a good rate, considering the convenience, but I don’t know if they are still running. Another place is $90 for an hour, and another place is $95. In Bondi, $100 an hour. An ‘Angelic Reiki Healing and Chakra Balancing Session’ not far from me is $300 for the treatment. On a number of sites, it’s difficult to actually see how much the charge is!
The last time I checked a few years ago, there may have been one or two others at a similar price, but at the moment, it looks like I’ve not only got the best reviews in Sydney, but am also the cheapest! I know that I’m lucky to be able to charge less, because I don’t depend on reiki to make a living, as I have other work. And as I work from home, I don’t have to make up the costs of renting a reiki studio.
If you do want reiki but have troubles affording it, just let me know, and I offer a concession rate of $60 for students and those in a financial bind as long as you book directly and pay in cash. When I was a student, I appreciated discounts, so I want to extend this courtesy to others. On the other hand, if you can afford my regular rate, I’d appreciate you paying it, even if you are a student. I’ve had people wanting a ‘deal’ or who said they can’t afford the regular rate and then drive to the appointment (if you can afford a car in Sydney, I think you can afford to pay the regular rate) or who are wearing rather expensive clothes!
For some years, I’ve been able to take credit card payments with my handy little Square and Verifone devices, or even do payments through my iPhone for appointments booked on Fresha. I still prefer to receive cash, but I know that not many people use cash regularly these days!
And finally, if you cancel, reschedule or don’t show up without more than an hour’s notice, I request a small fee. This will come off automatically from your card if you’ve booked through Fresha. A no show costs me: I will have spent time setting up the room for the appointment and will have blocked off my calendar when someone else could have booked in instead. Thanks for understanding.