What is Structural Integration ? Structural Integration is a scientifically validated system of body restructuring and movement education. It is the product of 50 years of study and practice by founder, Ida P. Rolf, Ph.D., and since her death in 1979, the many people she trained to carry on her work. In the public this system of physical manipulation, is also known under the name Rolfing®. Structural Integration is the initial name given by Dr. Rolf to her life work. It is taught by numerous schools around the world amongst others the Guild for Structural Integration. The words Rolfing® and Rolfer® that are also used to designate her method and the practitioners that work with it, are the trade marks of one of the other schools that teach Structural Integration – The Rolf Institute of Structural Integration®. The basis of Structural Integration...more
Ida Rolf is probably the 'mother' or by now 'grandmother' of all western fascial or myofascial therapies and her treatment approach Structural Integration one of the most profound and effective manipulative interventions into human physical structure. Born on May 19, 1890 in Brooklyn, New York, she earned her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. For twelve years she worked at the Rockefeller Institute in the Chemotherapy and Organic Chemistry departments. She also studied Mathematics and Nuclear Physics in Zurich and Homeopathic Medicine in Geneva... more
RolfYoga has its roots in Dr. Ida Rolf's method and philosophy called 'Structural Integration', which is an original and scientifically validated system of body restructuring and movement education. RolfYoga, developed by Aleš Urbanczik, explores the application of Dr. Rolf's principles to the traditional asanas of Hatha Yoga. RolfYoga utilizes physical and mental exercises to further improve the balance, traditional Yoga Asanas seek...more
A RolfPilates workout DVD with Pilates instructors in English, including the very popular chapter, for those who have never and will never exercise and still want to survive the madness of everyday life. Precise instructions on "how to" and "how not to" practice. You can purchase the DVD for SFR. 30.- (approx. US$ 30.-) incl. shipping to anywhere in the world.
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