Posts Tagged ‘Rolfing’

Peter Melchior explains Structural Integration

One of the original instructors trained by Dr. Rolf, Peter Melchior sums up the Rolf Method of Structural Integration.  Experience it for yourself.  Call us at 423-288-2662.

 

Rolfing and Trauma Workshop

Paul & Amber are in chilly Vermont for a couple of weeks. . . .  Paul is participating in a workshop on “Rolfing and Trauma: Psychobiological Skills for Rolfers” taught by Lael Keen.  It promises to be an exciting class, focusing on how to recognize trauma as it is held in the body and learn how to support its release through touch and movement/manual techniques.

A founding member of the Brazilian Rolfing Association, Lael comes from a family of Rolfers and is an Advanced Level teacher of Somatic Experiencing.

We’re enjoying our stay at the Inn at Baldwin Creek in Bristol, VT.  If you’re ever in the area, make it a point to stay there.  It’s like visiting Paris and not seeing the Eiffel Tower!

 

SI Recommended for Low Back Pain

For those who suffer from back pain, Dr. Andrew Weil extols the benefits of Dr. Ida Rolf’s Method of Structural Integration.

Local physicians agree.  Several regularly send their back pain patients to Paul to help them get long lasting relief!

http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/ART03099/Low-Back-Pain.html

 

Dr. Weil Recommends SI for Dowager’s Humps

Are you concerned about your rounded spine?  Don’t want to develop a Dowager’s Hump?  Dr. Weil recommends the Rolf Method of Structural Integration as an effective corrective therapy.  Paul, our Board Certified Structural Integrator, is happy to help you take care of what’s causing the hump to form.  Just give him a call!

Read his entire article at http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/QAA400566/What-Can-I-Do-About-a-Rounding-Spine.html

Find out more about the Rolf Method of Structural Integration at http://ammatn.com/services/structural-integration/.

 

Ida Rolf on “Rolfing” Structural Integration

Here’s something we ran across on the www.irolfing.com website.  Who better to explain the subject that Dr. Rolf herself?

THE VERTICAL-EXPERIENTIAL SIDE TO HUMAN POTENTIAL
An essay by Ida P. Rolf, founder of Rolfing® Structural Integration, dated March 1977


Like so many teachers, some of them very close to home, I complain that people do not seem to understand my basic goals, the fundamental purpose for which Rolfing has been developed. In an effort to lessen this type of frustration, I offer the following summary of Rolfing developments, purposes, and ideas.

First, let me reiterate what I have often said before: I as an individual, am not primarily interested in the relief of symptoms, either physical or mental. To hear Rolfees tell of their “wonderful”, “unbelievable” symptom alleviation, it is hard not to accept this assessment as a goal. However, I am interested in human potential, and human potential per se neither includes nor excludes the palliation of symptoms.

As of today, Rolfing is accepted as being one of the most basic, one of the most reliable means of developing whatever potential is latent in any given human, psychological as well as physical. By what route did Rolfing reach this particular eminence? We assume that human beings are, as a species, evolving toward verticality. What are the intellectual considerations which can speed us on our way toward understanding the value of this verticality?

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Yoga Instructor Comes Unbound

We recently received this email from a yoga instructor who is experiencing the benefits of Structural Integration.  Thanks for sharing your journey!

Thanks for sharing the note! See our Testimonial section for more letters like this.

All of our testimonials are reprinted with permission. If you would like to make your story available to others, please let us know. Contact us at amma@ammatn.com or send us a letter the old-fashioned way.

 

 

Rolfing® Structural Integration and the Vikings

Today, a fellow Structural Integrator sent us a link to this YouTube video. Rolfing and Structural Integration has helped many professional athletes to be on top of their game. It’s no suprise that the Vikings consider it a vital part of their training!


“This is a segment from Vikings Game Day that talks about how the NFL Minnesota Vikings use Rolfing® Structural Integration to keep their players ready for game day. The coverage is quite thorough, particularly in its presentation of what Rolfing really is. I believe this video is from May 8, 1997.”

 

Trini Sampson Changes Herself with Structural Integration

We recently received this email from a client who went through the Structural Integration series. Thanks for sharing your journey, Trini!

See our Testimonial section for more letters like this.

All of our testimonials are reprinted with permission. If you would like to make your story available to others, please let us know. Contact us at amma@ammatn.com or send us a letter the old-fashioned way.

 

High School Swimmer Drops Stress Levels and Drops Time

A couple of days ago, we received this email from the mother of a high school swimmer who is going through Structural Integration.  We are really excited that she did so well at her recent swim meet!  We also appreciate that she is willing to share her experience with others.  Thanks!

See our Testimonial section for more stories like this.

All of our testimonials are reprinted with permission. If you would like to make your story available to others, please let us know. Contact us at amma@ammatn.com or send us a letter the old-fashioned way.

 

Find a SI Practitioner

Don’t live in our area? Moving somewhere else? Want to find a Practitioner of Structural Integration or Rolfer for a friend or family member who lives elsewhere?

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