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Describe how Ida’s words have inspired your work and life… ‘I was first introduced to Ida’s words as a graduate student in dance. I had not yet been Rolfed nor had I ever met a Rolfer, but I was inspired then and now, 37 years later I continue to be inspired, by the concept of gravity as central…
Describe how Ida’s words have inspired your work and life… ‘I was Rolfed in my 20s and I started to be a practitioner at the age of 23. So, I can see that Rolfing has accompanied me from the beginning of my adulthood until now and it has been a magnificent journey. I cannot more agree with what…
Describe how Ida’s words have inspired your work and life… ‘Since I had met a traffic accident at Junior high, I felt always unbalanced with a strained back every year. Before becoming a Rolfer, I worked at the Pharmaceutical institute as a research worker. My first Rolfing helped me a lot,…
Describe how Ida’s words have inspired your work and life… ‘I met Ida Rolf by reading her book ‘Rolfing’ for example. And by reading the book, I knew that that was exactly what I was looking for. For example, when I read the feet, the first challenge, it was different from any other manual. So, I…
Describe how Ida’s words have inspired your work and life… ‘For me, it was when I met the concept of structure that Ida had the strongest effect on my life. Because I was going from the phycological field, bodywork approach, holistic prospective, body/mind reasoning that when the concept of…
Describe how Ida’s words have inspired your work and life… ‘Receiving the Rolfing sessions has been a deep trust formative experience for me. At that time, I was already working in the field, I was using Mézières method. That is a technique that addresses the physical structure of the body and…
Describe how Ida’s words have inspired your work and life… ‘I came to Rolfing, like many people, because of back pain. I was a dancer at the time, and I needed to get out of that pattern of stuck pain and to increase my possibilities of movement. The Rolfer did not focus on the pain, he put me…
Describe how Ida’s words have inspired your work and life… ‘Rolfing has been part of my life since I was a child and as an adult, a Rolfer and a teacher of Rolfing and Rolf Movement Integration, I have a great joy of living with Dr Ida Rolf’s work every day of my life. I feel its benefits in my…
Describe how Ida’s words have inspired your work and life… ‘Before I became a Rolfer, I was an Engineer and worked a lot with technical things. What inspired me as I found out about Rolfing and I had my Rolfing sessions was that Ida Rolf was the first one who took the gravity into account for a…
Describe how Ida’s words have inspired your work and life… ‘Hi, my name is Phoenix DeLeón and I am a Faculty member at the Dr Ida Rolf Institute in Boulder, Colorado in the US and I wanted to say a little bit about how Dr Ida Rolf has inspired me with her words. One of the things that she said is…