Structural Integration - Deep Tissue Bodywork, Posture and Movement Education

"When the body gets working appropriately, the force of gravity can flow through. Then, spontaneosly, the body heals itself."
Ida Rolf, Ph.D.

Five Time Olympic Athlete Amy Acuff Uses Rolfing® Bodywork to Prepare for the 2012 Olympics

August 16th 2012 : Blog, Featured, News

“When I describe a specific position in the high jump, my Rolfer will work on and discuss key areas that can improve my body mechanics. The insights I gain from the Rolfing work help me picture where I might be able to extract a little more power and length in the act of high jumping. I notice that I feel more stable and long throughout my body after the sessions.”

Staying Fit: Yoga, Rolfing and the Elusive Cinderella Tissues

January 24th 2012 : Articles, Blog, Featured, News

What is the most plentiful tissue in the body — and the most ignored?
The answer is fascia — the gooey, gliding stuff that holds you together.

Lying Meditation

November 17th 2010 : Articles, Blog, Featured

This is a lying meditation you can do where you scan your body slowly looking for tension and consciously relax each area.

The Importance of Body Awareness

September 23rd 2010 : Blog, Featured

Often times these signs of distress are just the body’s way of asking for us to slow down. It’s such a fast paced world we live in that it is easy to get caught up in what comes next. What about now?

Emotional Healing

August 10th 2010 : Articles, Blog, Featured

As we worked she spontaneously recounted abuse she had suffered as a child from her mother. They have long since reconciled and she has no bad feelings toward her but this trauma was still in her body. What a thing to let go of!

Awaken the Spine

June 30th 2010 : Articles, Blog, Featured

I have come to understand that Structural Integration is first and foremost an exercise in developing self awareness. As a practitioner I can only guide my client through this process of self discovery, but it is their journey of awareness. With awareness comes change in the body, the more we listen to our own internal signals of distress the more power we have to change unhealthy and habitual patterns.

What is Rolf S.I.?

November 9th 2009 : Articles, Featured

“Structural Integration seeks to awaken changes in the body using deep touch, core movement and awareness.”

Rolfing® is about Core Experience

November 9th 2009 : Articles, Featured

“The first principle of Rolfing® is that the body must relate continually to the physical force of gravity. The various segments of the body must be more or less aligned one on top of the other, or else the external muscles begin to labor to maintain the upright posture.”

What is Holistic Medicine?

November 2nd 2009 : Articles, Featured

“Many have used holistic methods in the past spanning from to Hippocrates in Greece to the Yellow Emperor in ancient China. Although the meaning and theories that fall into this realm of healthcare have evolved, the basic tenets have remained the same.”

Physical, Emotional & Mental Healing…

November 2nd 2009 : Articles, Featured

“The benefits I’ve received from SI are really physical, emotional and mental. Primarily, it helped me process emotions that had been trapped in my body. It eased my pain tremendously and I was able to resume the active life that I enjoy.”