Explore Rolfing as a way to bring greater aliveness to your body. Rolfing is a body mind therapy that rebalances and frees your body through hands-on and movement rehabilitation. It releases stresses, strains and tensions that may have held in your body over time. The freedom that ensues leads you to a sense of increased physical and emotional vitality, improved health, wellness and physical appearance.
The connective tissue of our bodies organizes around strains and stresses, compacting muscles to bones and comdensing joints between the bones. This is a cooping mechanism that leads us feeling pain and discomfort. Our bodies do their best to adapt to stresses in life, but compensatory strains are absorbed and transmutes throughout our whole system, creating a functionally limiting pattern. We may get around well enough, but our experiences are impeded and we feel like we are settling for less then great.
When working with you, I add energy and direction into your body toward greater order. I see how it can organize itself in space as a weight baring system without pain and with resilience. I hold the question as I work, “What would I see if this structure could perfectly express the being that resides within?” I put tissue where it needs to go, and the person begins to feel clearer. There is a better conversation between body and mind.
From working with me, clients have resolved long standing structural pain, increased range of motion, increased energy, gained greater body awareness and ease, and achieved higher personal goals such as finding courage to face difficult challenges, losing weight, running marathons, getting out of overwhelm, initiating more self-care, and managing their lives more effectively. I feel confident that you will find benefit from your time with me.
Besides nearly 90 minutes of hands-on time, we do a weekly evaluation of how things are coming along and I finish sessions by providing simple post-session exercise. You can’t find exercises like these anywhere elsewhere because they connect you with your perception, a very valuable learning tool. These exercises will help you to maintain what you have learned in the session so you can get the most value from our time together. You will definitely leave the sessions with a greater vision for your body, understanding the challenges you face, and seeing the strategies needed for optimal vitality, and what are your next action steps.
“Rolfing is a means of opening to engage with and explore the energy of life itself….” – Tom Wing
Typically, Rolfing is done in ten or three 90 minute sessions for the full structural integration program. This time allows your body time to go through great changes that are balancing and long lasting. There is a progression where first the body is “unwrapped” a bit from its superficial binds; then we go deeper into the core and in the end, we return to integration. I ask you awareness questions and movement exercises along the way which gives you the experience of greater attentiveness to sensation. So you learn a lot at the body level, which is very impactful. The touch is deep but not painful or invasive.
There also is a three session series which consists of the first three of the ten sessions. This is the first full “go around” of the whole body, before going into the deeper layers which starts in Session 4.
Usually, people wear underwear or shorts, but comfortable clothing is also an option. I keep the room warm so you will be comfortable.
I work with people who find their bodies have functional and structural problems that are impinging normal ease of motion and coordination.
These are people who:
Many of my clients would like to change this trajectory.
I don’t believe I make the body change, rather I make change possible and the body ignites it’s capacity to bring the system to a healthier, more freeing state. Once this is started, it keeps happening. Many of my clients report to me that they keep feeling better, long after the sessions are over.
Another advantage clients gain is a sense of greater choice and freedom as they stay with the process of Rolfing. Even core belief patterns may resolve: One thing I have been delighted to see is that Rolfing enables change in peoples’ lives where they once struggled.
People have reported to me that they have:
These results can happen when the body is moving toward greater order, balance harmony and flow. Change can occur more easily. These changes are there to stay because they come from a heartfelt, sensate connection.
Source Point Therapy uses a hands-on scanning technique to locate energetic blockages in the body that obstruct the information of Order, Balance, Harmony and Flow. These blockages often are the source of symptom patterns. Connecting to the universal blueprint of health and bringing this information to these blockages reorders the individual energy field, supports and sustains the physical body, and enhances the effectiveness of other treatments.
Rolf Movement facilitates your ability to listen to your body as it moves, in stillness, or as you breath. You learn that it communicates with your mind through sensation. Using simple movement explorations, you can recognize and allow these sensations to occur creating greater range of motion that is also stable and balancing. Limiting patterns are restored and you can gain more capacity to engage your life with vitality.