Biennial Conference 'Encounters' - New Realities & Perspectives in Rolfing®

Rolf Movement® Faculty, Certified Rolfing® Instructor

Juan David is an Advanced Rolfer® and Rolf Movement™ Practitioner. He has been teaching for the Dr. Ida Rolf Institute® in Boulder, Colorado,…

Certified Advanced Rolfer®, Rolf Movement™ Practitioner

Thomas is a Certified Advanced Rolfer®, Rolf Movement™ Practitioner, teacher in Training at the European Rolfing® Association, psychologist (Dipl…

Certified Rolfing® Instructor, Certified Advanced Rolfing® Instructor
Certified Advanced Rolfer®, Certified Rolfer®

Robert Schleip is an International Rolfing

Certified Rolfer®, Rolf Movement® Faculty, Certified Advanced Rolfer®, Mentor, Rolf Movement™ Practitioner

Certified since 2004, Nicola is also a Rolf Movement™ Practitioner (2009) and a Certified Advanced Rolfer…

Katja’s workshops and lectures reflect her passion for anatomy, alignment, and anything fascia. She has been teaching yoga for about a decade and…

Certified Rolfer®, Rolf Movement™ Practitioner

Rafal Wysocki, MSc, MA, PT, is a Rolfer® and Rolf Movement® Practitioner, teacher of the Feldenkrais Method® and Functional Integration®,…

Certified Rolfer®

Florian trained in Rolfing® at the European Rolfing® Association in Munich and became a Certified Rolfer® in 2018.…

Certified Advanced Rolfer®, Certified Rolfer®, Mentor, Rolf Movement™ Practitioner

Rita Geirola is a Certified Rolfer

Certified Rolfer®, Certified Advanced Rolfer®, Mentor, Rolf Movement™ Practitioner

Christoph Sommer is a Certified Advanced Rolfer

Cost: €275.00
Day 1 - 100€, Day 2 - 175€, Both Days - 275 €

Encounter each other and encounter new perspectives in a changing reality around us. That is the spirit of our upcoming conference: Encounters - New Realities and Perspectives in Rolfing®.

Saturday 2 July

09:00 – 09:10  

Opening and welcome

09:10 – 10:00   

On Integration and the Nature of Complex Systems - Juan David Vélez, USA

10:00 – 10:50   

Dealing with emotions when working with clients: Discovering the meaning of the psychological dimension of Rolfing® - Thomas Heinrich, Germany

10:50 – 11:30   

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:20   

The Ten Sessions Recipe: Something to retain or rewrite? Historical documentations and contemporary thoughts - Peter Schwind Dr. phil., Germany

12:30 – 14:00   


Sunday 3 July

09:00 – 09:10  


09:10 – 10:00   

Rolfing, fascia and the autonomic nervous system -Robert Schleip, Germany

10:00 – 10:20   

Perceptual explorations in movement - Nicola Carofiglio, Italy

10:20 – 11:00

Rolfing® and SI – Research in progress effects of Rolfing SI on the thoracolumber fascia - Katja Bartsch, Germany

The Potential Role of MTHFR Gene Mutation in Chronic Low Back Pain - Rafal Wysocki, Poland

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:20

Freeing vocal expression through Rolfing - how fascia impacts our voice - Florian Thomas, Germany

12:20 – 14:00   


14:00 – 14:30  

Perceptual explorations in movement - Nicola Carofiglio, Italy

14:30 – 15:10  

Teaching online. Reflections on the potentiality and limits in offering online sessions - Rita Geirola, Italy

15:10 – 15:40

Coffee break

15:40 – 16:30

Q&A on structural and embriological perspectives on pathologies - Christoph Sommer and Konrad Obermeier, Germany

16:30 – 16:45

Closing and goodbye


Encounters Timetable [PDF]

*Please note, for everyone's safety, the Bavarian State's latest Covid-19 regulations (at the time of the event) will apply and we will keep you regularly informed of any changes.