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Blog | Sabine Becker
By Lea Kabirschke, Certified Rolfer® Osteopathy A colleague of mine who works both as an osteopath and as a Rolfer® illustrates the comparison between Rolfing® and osteopathy with the tracks of a railway. The long rails are like Rolfing and the cross-ties like osteopathy. Osteopathy and Rolfing…
Blog | Sabine Becker
When I was 6 months pregnant with my son Ian, I started Phase 3 of the Rolfing® training. Although I had doubts that the intensive training might be a little too much for me and the baby, it turned out to be the perfect container, in which I felt safe at any given moment. I was supported by my…
Blog | Ali
Scars are the result of accidental or intentional openings of skin and deeper tissues, that usually would not have been exposed to the outside world. The remaining lines we see after wound healing on the skin is not the whole story, often far from it. In the attempt to not only seal the unwanted…
Blog | Ali
Already as a child I was confronted with the topic of chronic pain. When I was about 11 years old, both of my Achilles tendons became inflamed. Over the following years, the pain spread to my entire feet and lower legs. I slipped from one relieving posture to the next and before long my knees,…
Blog | Ali
Our culture teaches us that good or optimal posture is achieved by lifting the chin, throwing the shoulders back, bracing the back and tucking in the gut. It is interesting to note that the body shape, our culture adopts as ideal, is practically a prescription for creating and/or strengthening the…
Blog | Ali
As a former university physical education teacher, why did you decide to become a Rolfer®? Hello everybody, I’m Markus Roßmann. So, after studying sport, I really wanted to learn something to treat and to touch people and I really didn’t want to become a physiotherapist. I am not sure why, but I…
Blog | Ali
As a Sport scientist, why did you choose to become a Rolfer®? When I started my studies in Sport Science, at the Technical University Munich, some of the work, the ideas and concepts of Rolfing were somewhat already familiar to me. I had finished my first Ten Series just before my first semester…
Blog | Ali
Musical instrumental training is based on three foundations: technical training / posture and practice structure musical expression / emotionality, sensations and their realisation historical background and analysis of works. As a main subject teacher for the viola, in my daily teaching work…
Blog | Ali
For many years, it has always been a special pleasure for me to work with musicians. As a member of a vocal ensemble, my professional interest in the specific challenges of the musical profession is combined with my personal joy in making music. Together with my wife, Bettina Löns (PT and dancer)…
Blog | Ali
Just before the pandemic hit, I finished a 8 year long tour with a small band of classical and jazz musicians. We had sung in concert halls, theaters and festivals and usually I would stumble off stage in my high heels with excruciating back pain. I blamed my heels every single time but it didn't…
Blog | Ali
As a Dancer, why did you choose to become a Rolfer®? It was more a series of happenings in my life. If I look at these happenings with the clarity of hindsight what I see is that it was part of my journey in striking the balance between stability and flow. And of course, as someone who had…
Blog | Ali
What are the benefits of Rolf Movement™? One of the many genius aspects of Dr Ida Rolf’s legacy is the ‘recipe’; ten sessions that not only ‘resets’ the connective tissue through better organisation and relationship, but also that re-educates the client into understanding their patterns and how to…
Blog | Ali
As a Rolfer®, why did you choose to do the Rolf Movement™ course? The Rolf Movement™ training for me has been a treasure of tools and ways of working that I could immediately apply in my Rolfing® practice. But I have also seen this wealth of knowledge grow and become deeper over time, even for…
Blog | Ali
As a Rolfer®, why did you choose to do the Rolf Movement™ course? When I first studied Rolfing® I was so fascinated by how my teachers talked about movement and how they themselves moved. But at that time, I never thought that I would become a Rolf Movement™ practitioner as I was not ready to show…
Blog | Ali
As someone who practices Yoga, why did you choose to become a Rolfer®? Yoga and Rolfing® go very much hand in hand. They are my two sources of inspiration and support in life.  I am very lucky to have had the opportunity to learn the skills needed to be a Rolfer, and to be able to help people in…
Blog | Ali
As someone who practices Yoga, why did you choose to become a Rolfer®?  Back problems led me to yoga, knee pain to Rolfing. The mobility of my spine was severely limited and my doctor recommended starting yoga. I did this and quickly noticed that my mobility and flexibility improved significantly…
Blog | Ali
I started practicing yoga - reluctantly - about 20 years ago. I was very much into fitness then and worked part time as an aerobics instructor. If it was not fast or heavy it was not for me, or so I thought. Yoga seemed to be too slow and not strenuous enough for it to make any difference. I…
Blog | Ali
The use of smartphones and tablets is contributing to a significant rise in postural complaints in children and teenagers, and our members report increasing demand from parents for Rolfing® Structural Integration. In support of this, the European Rolfing® Association has launched a dedicated ‘Heads…
Blog | Ali
Une remise d’aplomb de l’organisme par la manipulation du fascia 'A restoration of the organism through the manipulation of the fascia system, A journey into the heart of gravitational intimacy'. by France Hatt-Arnold, is the latest addition to the variety of specialized books about Rolfing®.…
Blog | Ali
The new e-book “Meet Rolfing®, meet yourself” by certified Rolfing® Instructor, Pierpaola Volpones, takes you on a journey to explore how Rolfing can help you to meet yourself. Read more. Learn more about Rolfing. Find a Rolfer near you. Train to become a Certified Rolfer®.
Blog | Arnaud
“We do workshops, and I’ve been thinking about the name for one of our new courses. I like ‘Echoes from your Core.’”  Says Schmitz. “You see, that’s what Rolfing® gives you. You may not immediately get into it but you do suddenly get the echo of something deeper. Maybe you are just happy with the…