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KGMI Interview

Russell Stolzoff shares about Rolfing and his work with the Seattle Seahawks

The Sport’s Doctor

Russell Stolzoff talks about Rolfing and his work with Professional Athletes

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MASSAGE MAGAZINE

The Rolfing® Method: The Evolution of Structural Integration

Massage Magazine

Although the Rolfing method is one of the 20th century’s most influential forms of soft tissue manipulation and movement education, it remains a mysterious and misunderstood practice in the minds of many. Some people istakenly believe that Rolfing bodywork is a collection of painful deep tissue techniques; others have heard that the goal of the technique is to separate muscles from bones. Few people know that the Rolfing method is an art, philosophy and science, a form of manual soft tissue therapy and movement education devoted to balancing and integrating the human body in the field of gravity, with the goal of enhancing overall well being… see full article

 

FASCIAE DESCRIBED

The Fasciae: Anatomy, Dysfunction & Treatment

…AThe Fasciae: Anatomy, Dysfunction & Treatmentll soft tissues, and in particular the fascia, derive originally from the same embryonic layer, the meoderm, which is actually at the origin of all bodily tissues apart from the skin and the mucosae. The mesoderm gives rise not only to those elements conventionally defined as fascia, but also to cartilage and bone, which in reality are no more than … see full article

 

CLIMBING MAGAZINE

Applied Force: Does Rolfing Work? How Much Does It Hurt?

Climbing MagazineClimbers know all about gravity. We fight it to stay attached to crimpers, and when we drag ourselves up ice flows and snowy peaks. But gravity doesn’t stop when the day’s climbing is done. Over time, it takes advantage of the body’s plasticity, changing the way we stand, sit, and move. Like water dripping on a block of granite, gravity wears us down.Rolfing aims to undo the harm       … see full article

 

THE LATEST ON STRETCHING

Stretching: The Truth

NY TimesWhen Duane Knudson, a professor of kinesiology at California State University, Chico, looks around campus at athletes warming up before practice, he sees one dangerous mistake after another. “They’re stretching, touching their toes. . . . ” He sighs. “It’s discouraging.”If you’re like most of us, you were taught the importance of warm-up exercises back in grade school,         … see full article