Tag Archives: body structure

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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Why ask a personal trainer, not a doctor, about exercise?

September 17, 2012

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by Scott White —  You would never ask your hairstylist to diagnose a mechanical problem on your car, would you? Of course not, unless they were also a certified mechanic on the side. Why, then, ask your doctor about exercise, when his or her line of work is the diagnosis and treatment of illness and […]

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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® and peak performance

February 26, 2012

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  You may have heard that Rolfing can improve your performance as a runner, and you may be wondering how this works. Before we touch on that, please note that the first step to improving your performance is to make sure you have the best running shoes; are using high-quality supplements; follow […]

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Rolfing™ and forward, rounded shoulders

February 25, 2012

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  Does this describe your posture — forward, rounded shoulders? Our culture seems to be producing children and young adults with this condition, which they will often take into their adult lives, creating misalignments in their body structures. Backpacks carried to school by 6-year-olds may not be heavy. However, take a look […]

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