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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 changes lives

January 19, 2013

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by Deanna Melnychuk — When you experience chronic pain (from an accident, overuse, poor posture, etc.), you may elect  to take, or be advised to take, painkillers. The painkillers probably have some side effects, such as drowsiness or stomach upset. Because you no longer feel the pain as sharply, you may go back to work […]

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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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Rolfing® — The ins and outs

March 5, 2012

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  When we hear of Rolfing and Structural Integration, the first thought that generally comes to mind is: but it hurts, doesn’t it? Dr. Ida Rolf, over a period of 50 years, developed the method of Rolfing, which she called Structural Integration. Many dedicated rolfers have continued to advance this bodywork since […]

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Rolfing® – looking good, feeling good

February 23, 2012

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  Is that really you in the mirror? The dress looked so great on the mannequin. But now that you have it on — with your shoulders slouched forward and your swayback — it looks like you are wearing a too-tight body stocking that shows all your flaws. It is hard to […]

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