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SPACING BETWEEN ROLFING SESSIONS AND COMPOUND ESSENCE OF TIME

‘I once had an osteopath in my class.  We did some fine work on a little two-year old, but I was very impatient.  And he looked at me at once, in a kind, old-fashioned way, and he said, “Well, doctor, there’s just one thing that you forgot.  In your prescription you...

How Rolfing helps lower back pain

“Don’t force things. If you’ve done your preparation right you don’t have to force things. There’s a steadiness, a gradual straightening that organises the body.” — Ida Rolf Lower back pain is the most common condition that clients complain about when they start the...

Rolfing, Sport and Athletic Performance

Competing at sport at the highest level requires physical balance and coordination as well as flexibility and quick recovery rates, all which requires a healthy myofascial system.  Rolfing integrates the physical structure by systematically treating the body’s muscles...

JOEY (AGED 12; WRITTEN BY HIS MOTHER)

As an ex-professional ballet dancer I am very posture conscious. I was becoming increasingly dismayed and frustrated at the poor posture of my 12 year old son, Joey. His shoulders were sloping and rounded, his chest pinched concave, his head and neck protruding too...

ROLFING DIARY, MEL – 11 SERIES WITH ALAN RICHARDSON

I've been intrigued by Rolfing for many years, and always wanted to try it. This year, my second child left home so I felt I had a bit more time and money to go for it. (I knew it would be a fairly hefty commitment of time as well as cash). I picked Alan because he...

REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY (RSI)

Repetetive Strain Injury (RSI) is an umbrella term which covers a variety of conditions associated with accumulated trauma caused by repeated actions and frequently sustained awkward positions. RSI often occurs in the hand, wrist, shoulder and neck, and is a common...

WHO WAS IDA ROLF?

16/03/2014  The founder of Rolfing was Dr.Ida Rolf. Unfortunately I never got to meet her as she passed away when I was still a teenager.  By all accounts she was a remarkable person, a powerful mix of high intellect, great intuition and a pioneering spirit. ...

ROLFING SERIES INTRODUCTION

Rolfing Systematically Aligns your Body If you have heard of Rolfing you may think of it as a type of massage but, while both treatments involve touch, the differences outweigh the similarities.  Rolfing is a systematic treatment of key areas of your body – feet,...

ROLFING & YOGA

DEEP IMPACT This article, by Linda Knittel, appeared in the August 2002 edition of Yoga Journal Seven years ago, as yoga instructor Sianna Sherman was practicing a blend of yoga styles, the nagging case of sciatica she had endured since 1990 became too much to bear....

ROLFING & AGE

14/02/2014 ROLFING AND AGE Rolfing is good for all age groups. For children it effectively sets them on the right track for growth and development and corrects and pre-empts potentially harmful postural habits. For the elderly Rolfing can rejuvenate connective tissues...

ROLFING & DANCE

10/02/2014 MINAMI, LABAN DANCE GRADUATE About ten years ago, in the final of my dance training at college, I injured my lower back (left sacroiliac joint). I was out of the training for three months and couldn't even nod without a terrible shooting pain in my lower...

ROLFING & SPORT

NOTE FROM A COACH ON ROLFING This article appears in the book Rolfing - Stories of Personal Empowerment, by Briah Anson East Indian sage, Krishnamurti, defined human intelligence as "sensitivity." Krishnamurti thought that one must be able to feel or read one's...

ROLFING & CHRONIC PAIN

RSI - THE CASE OF DEANNA MILLER This is a section of an article, by Lisa Grainger, that appeared in the Body and Soul section of The Times on May 22 2004. When the sensation of raindrops hitting her skin made Deanna Miller cry one summer's day in 1999, she knew she...

ROLFING & BACK PAIN

06/06/2012 DR RONALD TARREL, NEUROLOGIST, REFERS SURGICAL PATIENTS TO ROLFING. Dr Ronald Tarrel. D.O., a neurologist at the Noran Neurological Clinic in Minneapolis, says, “I refer my patients who may be surgical candidates, or others that have had surgery for neck...

ROLFING & GENERAL MUSCULAR PAIN 

ROLFING FOR THE RESIDENT This article, by Eloise Napier, appeared in the July 2003 edition of The Resident magazine.A man I don’t know terribly well has just stuck his finger in my mouth (See Note below). Although not an enormously pleasurable experience, I’m quite...

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