Education Overview

Whether you’re looking for an introduction to Rolfing® for beginners (Meet Rolfing), want to deepen your existing skills (Level 1) or planning a career as a Certified Rolfer® (Level 1, 2 and 3). We offer a wide variety of Rolfing training courses at our Munich institute and other education centres in Europe.

Introduction Course
Meet Rolfing®

Introduction Course

Meet Rolfing®

Teaser courses – if you’re new to Rolfing - Currently only available in German

'Meet Rolfing' orientation workshop and introduction to Rolfing.

Experience the basics of Rolfing in this 15-hour workshop. Learn about touch, movement and structural body analysis. Includes a mini Rolfing session. These workshops are open to everyone and no experience is necessary.

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Level 1 - open to everyone
Myofascial Foundation

Level 1 - open to everyone

Myofascial Foundation

Lay the foundation for further study 

The Myofascial Foundation (Level 1) is our new, flexible introduction to the world of bodywork from a Rolfing perspective.

You'll gain a solid understanding of myofascial bodywork and movement principles through a series of workshops on the core topics of touch, movement and anatomy.  

These workshops are open to everyone. Some workshops are compulsory for further study, depending on your previous experience with bodywork. The Myofascial Foundation replaces previous ‘Spectrum’ and ‘Phase 1 Structural Integration’ courses.

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Level 2
Structural Fascial Bodywork

Level 2

Structural Fascial Bodywork

Train towards a certificate in Structural Fascial Bodywork over 9 to 11 months

This series of 8 modules leads to a certification in Structural Fascial Bodywork. You’ll learn the basic principles behind the Rolfing ten series. The individual modules are between 3 and 8 days and you can complete the whole course over 9 to 11 months. To be admitted, you need to fulfil the entry requirements. On successful completion, you'll receive a certificate of attendance for your course in Structural Fascial Bodywork.

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Combined level 2 Structural Fascial Bodywork and level 3 Rolfing® Structural Integration

Intensive training to become a Certified Rolfer over 6 months

Alternatively, you can take the intensive course to qualify over 6 months. On successful completion, you will be a Certified Rolfer.

Level 3
Rolfing® Structural Integration

Level 3

Rolfing® Structural Integration

Train to become a Certified Rolfer over 12 to 14 months

This course leads towards a career in Rolfing Structural Integration. The curriculum is taught over 10 modules of 4 or 5 days over a period of 12 to 14 months. On successful completion, you’ll be a Certified Rolfer®. To be admitted, you need to fulfil the entry requirements.

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Combined level 2 Structural Fascial Bodywork and level 3 Rolfing® Structural Integration

Intensive training to become a Certified Rolfer over 6 months

Alternatively, you can take the intensive course to qualify over 6 months. On successful completion, you will be a Certified Rolfer®.

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Rolf Movement™
Continuing Education

Rolf Movement™

Continuing Education

Train to become a Rolf Movement™ practitioner

This modular course over 6 to 12 months leads to certification as a Rolf Movement practitioner. 

  • A 20-day version of this training is available only for people who have already completed the Certified Rolfing course, 

  • A 36-day version is available to people who have completed a Structural Integration qualification from an accrediting school.

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Continuing Education
Preparation Courses for Level 4

Continuing Education

Preparation Courses for Level 4

Collect credits to qualify for Advanced training 

Attend the Continuing Education classes to collect credits towards qualifying for Advanced Rolfing training.

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Level 4
Advanced Rolfing® Training

Level 4

Advanced Rolfing® Training

Train to become an Advanced Rolfer

Advanced training lets Certified Rolfers develop and deepen their understanding and effectiveness as practitioners.

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Which courses to choose

This overview helps you choose the right course if you: 

  • are curious about Rolfing Structural Integration and want to find out how it can help you improve your posture, mobility and alignment of your body (Meet Rolfing and Level 1)
  • want to train towards a career as a Certified Rolfer (Level 1, 2 and 3)
  • are a Certified Rolfer and want to train towards an Advanced Rolfing certification (Level 4)
  • are an Advanced Rolfer and want to maintain and develop your existing skills with post-advanced education (Continuing Education)

Locations and languages

We teach most of our courses at the Dr Ida Rolf Institute® Europe in Munich, Germany. Some courses are available in different locations across Europe. English is the official language of Rolfing, but some of our classes are available in German and other local languages.