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What is Rolfing®?

Rolfing® is a holistic physical therapy. It treats the body as a whole in the relationship with gravity and aims to re-aline the client's physical body as good as possible. A Rolfer™ applies gentle and deep touch that address the fascia (connective tissue). Rolfing® is a wonderful method that aims for sustainable change. It is recognized by health insurance companies in the complementary medicine field.

How can Rolfing® help?


Rolfing® can help a client in feeling more agile and dynamic, being able to generally move with more ease, sensing more energy and vitality and finding an upright and balanced posture again.


What is the classic Rolfing® treatment format?


You can generally experience Rolfing® in two ways:

  1. The classic series of 10 Rolfing® Structural Integration treatments

  2. Rolf Movement™ treatments


What are the benefits of Rolfing®?


People get Rolfing® treatments to enhance their physical and mental well-being, to avoid chronic tensions and reduce chronic pain, for support in their healing process after injuries or operations, after pregnancy, to gain more effectiveness in training and to increase their athletic performance, to improve self-awareness and expression when acting, dancing or playing an instrument. 

Where does the term Rolfing® come from?

Rolfing® was named after biochemist Dr. Ida Rolf. She developed Rolfing® Structural Integration in the 1950ties. Ida Rolf was inspired by Homeopathy Osteopathy, Chiropractic, Yoga, Alexandertechnique and Korzybski's work on states of consciousness.

More information about Rolfing®

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