Rolfing® was originally designed and taught as a 10 session recipe. Dr. Ida Rolf's brilliant series redefined how to intervene in the bodies structural matrix. Over time, many in the Structural Integration community began to deconstruct the "recipe" in an attempt to understand the underlying principles of Dr. Rolf's approach. This is represented in the Rolf Institute's advanced training, which articulates an approach using principles including support, adaptability and continuity to assess and address the entire structure.
After more than 40 years of practice, I have come to view Rolfing® not as a technique, but as a point of view. It is an attempt to understand how bodies live and function in gravity, in physical space. My belief is that changes in physical position should increase mobility that ultimately leads to increased vitality. Overtime, the level of complexity of my clients has necessitated a broad range of study. As a result, I have investigated many different modalities; from various Osteopathic and energetic traditions and theories to biomechanics. Over the last decade plus, I have explored the effects of nerves on structure and function as well as biomechanical approaches that arose from Osteopathic traditions. I work with and refer to a broad range of traditional and integrative medical practitioners including medical doctors, Osteopaths, Chiropractors, psychotherapists, nutritionists, dentists, physical and massage therapists and acupuncturists.
My commitment is to work with each person as a unique individual to facilitate their health and well being through the development of a personalized strategic wellness plan, where the physical body is the metaphor for change. My commitment is to not being the person that solves your problem, but to your problem being solved.