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Rolfing® Structural Integration is named after Dr Ida P Rolf. Dr Rolf began an enquiry into human well-being more than fifty years ago and devoted her energy to creating a holistic system of soft tissue manipulation and movement education that organized the whole body in gravity.
She eventually named this system Structural Integration. She discovered that she could achieve remarkable changes in posture and structure by manipulating the body's myofascial system.
'Rolfing®' is the nickname that many clients and practitioners gave this unique style of work, and it is now a registered service mark in 27 countries. Rolfing structural integration has an unequalled and unprecedented ability to dramatically alter a person's posture and structure.
Athletes, dancers, children, business professionals, and people from all walks of life have benefited from Rolfing. People seek Rolfing as a way to ease pain and chronic stress, and improve performance in their professional and daily activities. It's estimated that more than 1 million people have received Rolfing work.Research has demonstrated that Rolfing creates a more efficient use of the muscles, allows the body to conserve energy, and creates more economical and refined patterns of movement. Research also shows that Rolfing significantly reduces chronic stress and changes in the body structure. For example, a study showed that Rolfing significantly reduced the spinal curvature of subjects with lordosis (sway back); it also showed that Rolfing enhances neurological functioning.