Tag Archives: Dr. Ida P. Rolf

The power of balance — Rolfing®

September 24, 2013

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  There is no escaping that we live in a gravitational field. Ida P. Rolf, Ph.D., understood that poor postural alignment was the major cause of gravitational stress in the body. She believed gravity could promote balance and ease stress if a person’s body was in proper relationship with it. Over 50 […]

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Rolfing® — The touch that invokes health

July 19, 2013

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  Dr. Ida P. Rolf, the founder of rolfing/structural integration said, “So many therapies are striking at the pattern of disease, instead of supporting the pattern of health. One of the things that you [as rolfers] must always emphasize is that you are not practitioners curing disease; you are practitioners invoking health.” […]

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Rolfing® creates powerful, far-reaching changes

May 5, 2013

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by Deanna Melnychuk — Rosemary Feitis writes in the forword of Dr. Ida P. Rolf’s book, Rolfing: Reestablishing the Natural Alignment and Structural Integration of the Human Body for Vitality and Well-Being (1989), “The technique [of rolfing] is powerful, and the resultant changes are far-reaching. Rolfing enters into the body’s process and changes its course. […]

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Rolfing® creates change

August 27, 2012

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by D.J. Cross —  In the 1960s, Dr. Ida P. Rolf said, “If you can imagine how it feels to live in a fluid, light, balanced body, free of pain, stiffness and chronic stress, at ease with yourself and Earth’s gravitational field, then you will understand the goals of Rolfing Structural Integration.” Contrary to popular […]

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Rolfing® Structural Integration: A radical approach to change!

August 24, 2012

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by D.J. Cross —  Fifty years ago, Dr. Ida P. Rolf’s conviction that the body structure can be changed was radical. It still is. We are not stuck with our genetic blueprint or the blueprint of our life’s experiences. Gravity is the most fundamental force human beings must contend with. When not aligned with gravity, […]

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