Haptic Touch: Fluidity in Rolfing® Sessions

fingerprintEntry Requirements
• Certified Rolfer®
• SI Practitioner (IASI approved)
Mon. + Thue. 9am-6pm, Wed. 9am-4.30pm
Certified Rolf Movement™ Instructor, Certified Rolfing® Instructor

Lúcia Merlino has taught movement for over 35 years through the performing arts, dance and somatic education. She has conducted certification…

Cost: €620.00
Early bird payment before 15.12.2023. Regular price 680€

In this three-day workshop, Rolfing is viewed as a tool for enhancing bodily functioning and emotional and mental resilience. The workshop builds on concepts such as haptic touch, biotensegrity, interoception, and the significance of language and metaphors. Participants will engage in practical exercises using props, specific touch and movement sequences, and will practise evocative language and directional movement prompts with their peers.

Who is this course for

• Certified Rolfer®
• SI Practitioner (IASI approved)

  • CE-Credits: 3 Movement Credits towards the Advanced Rolfing® Training

(Prices, dates, course locations and teachers are subject to change.)


You’ll learn about


·    Exploring the role of haptic touch as a trigger for perception
·    Understanding the anatomical model of biotensegrity
·    Understanding the importance of interoception
·    Harnessing the power of body metaphors to evoke education and integration

Practical exercises:

·    Using simple props for movement -sequences
·    Collaborating with peers to practice evocative language and directional movement prompts in a Rolfing session
·    Enhancing the perception of flow between hands and feet
·    Fostering awareness of kinesphere and peri-personal space
·    Focusing on interoception and exteroception for resilience enhancement

Throughout the workshop, participants will engage in experiential exercises and have the opportunity to exchange sessions with their peers. The workshop aims to empower professionals to integrate key Rolfing® concepts, and effectively utilize language to evoke clients' integration-related sensory experiences.