What is Rolfing

What is Rolfing Rolfing® is a system of hands-on body manipulation to help align the body within gravity. It focuses on the fascia (connective tissue) but involves the whole body. Certified Rolfers® use touch and movement to support their clients in improving their posture and movement patterns…
Do you want to be more flexible? Breathe with more ease? Have less back pain? Then Rolfing® SI might be right for you. This holistic bodywork is based on the discoveries of American biochemist, Dr. Ida Rolf. Below are 7 reasons why Rolfing can benefit you: 1. Rolfing promotes mobility Rolfing…
Dr. Ida Rolf, Ph.D. spent her life exploring the healing potential held within the human body. Dr. Rolf (1896 – 1979)  earned her Ph.D. in biochemistry from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in 1920. During the following 12 years, she worked at The Rockefeller Institute…
The European Rolfing® Association (ERA) is supporting scientific research about the effects, effectiveness and therapeutic mechanisms of the Rolfing® method: in the physiological and medical domains, in the field of health promotion, in the psychological and social domains, in the…
Books and Articles about Rolfing® If you would like to read more about Rolfing, facia and your body in your local language here is a great list of resources for you. These books and articles are written by our own Dr Ida Rolf Institute® Europe faculty members, DIRI (US) faculty members, Dr Ida…