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Although I had my first Rolfing® session 45 years ago when I was still working as a professional musician, my recall of the experience is still very present. At the time, I had been playing all kinds of drums and percussion instruments since I was quite young. But my Rolfing experience was whilst…
Why did you decide to study Rolfing®? I am a dancer and I wanted to do something that combined my love of movement and of body so that I could make a further career. I had met a Rolfer when I moved to Berlin about 7 years ago and he worked on my ribs to work on my hip. I remember being so confused…
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…
My name is Michael Kellenberger, I`m a certified Advanced Rolfer®, Rolf Movement™ Practitioner and as well a former dancer and choreographer. As a dancer, why did you decide to become a Rolfer? I became a certified Rolfer in 2006. Before I danced as freelance dancer and choreographer doing my own…
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…
Dancers are interested in the process of Rolfing® because it provides them with a different experience of their body than their daily training. They regain circulation, flexibility, fluidity, lightness and confidence that they can integrate into their technical and artistic work. Because the…
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…
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…
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…
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…