Rolfing® Structural Integration is an effective form of manual therapy which focuses on optimizing function and ease of the whole body by balancing the connective tissue support system (Fascia) that wraps and connects the muscles, bones, and organs. Rolfing often addresses the causes of pain or restricted movement versus limiting work to areas which are expressing symptoms. Rolfing aims to reorganize the body, recruiting gravity as a supportive tool versus a force which breaks the body down over time, depleting our vital energy. Rolfing offers a wide range of benefits from physical, emotional, and psychological. Rolfing has the ability to offer options in the way we move, look, think, and act.
Most everyone can benefit from Rolfing.
- Babies who have already developed structural patterns from the way they were positioned in the womb
- Children whose fast growing bodies could benefit from a little direction
- Weekend warriors who “overdo it” in the yard or on the court
- Individuals who are recovering from surgery or injury and might be dealing with compensatory patterns
- Individuals managing chronic pain or fatigue
- Individuals under chronic stress and tension
- Office workers, manual laborers, service industry workers, athletes, musicians, dancers, and yogis who have regular positions, postures, or movements they perform day after day, which over time, start reshaping their bodies and affecting the way they move
- Elder adults who would like to move with more ease and less pain
Rolfing can also be helpful in psychological recovery processes, giving more options in feeling and thought patterns. Rolfing is a holistic approach to the body with the belief the physical body, mind, and spirit make up the entire person, change with one aspect will offer the option of change in other aspects of life.
Through working together, we can help you find a happy, more easeful, vital body, to better enjoy the things you love.
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“When a body is in pain or discomfort, whether physical or emotional, the unconscious response is to tighten and shorten in an effort to “get away” from the pain. Rolfing focuses on lengthening and balancing the body in order for the tightened tissues to have some place to go after the release.” – Dr. Ida P. Rolf
“If you can imagine how it feels to live in a fluid, light, balanced body, free of pain, stiffness and chronic stress, at ease with itself and the gravitational field, then you will understand the purpose of Rolfing.” – Jeffrey Maitland, PhD