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The Rolf Method of Structural Integration Maui

Does Rolfing Hurt?

During a session the area being worked will vary in sensation and feeling depending upon the severity of chronic stress, injuries, and other factors specific to your body. To most clients Rolfing feels good – the slow, melting pressure of the Rolfer releases deep tension that may have been stuck in the tissue for years. The […]

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The Rolf Method of Structural Integration Maui

How Does Rolfing Work to Relieve Pain?

Learn more about this complex bodywork modality and how it works  realign the body and relieve pain. November 30, 2015 For years, I thought my back pain was a result of my “bad” hip—a painful remnant of my balletic past. Imbalances continuously arose up and down the right side of my body. Healers and medical […]

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The Top 5 Ways Fascia Matters to Athletes

Brooke Thomas Contributor – Yoga, Mobility, and Corrective Exercise http://breakingmuscle.com/mobility-recovery/the-top-5-ways-fascia-matters-to-athletes   You may be noticing the word “fascia” (aka connective tissue) is a hot topic right now in all body related fields. But before we get to why fascia matters to athletes, here is a brief primer about why it’s getting so much attention these […]

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Structural Integration: Origins and Development

The following is a wonderful account of Dr. Rolf’s life work: The Rolf Method of Structural Integration.   Structural Integration: Origins and Development Eric Jacobson, PhD Ida Pauline Rolf, PhD (1896–1979) in 1924. Photograph courtesy of Rockefeller Archive Center. Go to: Introduction Structural Integration (SI) is a system of manual therapy and sensorimotor education that […]

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