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What is rolfing?

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Rolfing is a technique pioneered by Dr. Ida Rolf that involves manipulating connective tissue in order to release stress within the human body. Rolfing is a physical practice administered by a qualified practitioner with the objective of maximizing individual well being of body and mind.

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The primary goal of Rolfing is the improvement of movement, structure, and posture. Any overall lack of well-being that relates to these issues can be responsive to Rolfing. During a session, a client is observed by a qualified practitioner and is asked to stand, walk or sit. The client then lies on a padded table similar to a massage table. The practitioner applies sensitive and precise pressure to specific areas of the body to manipulate the connective tissue.

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