Celebrating 20 years of Service

Last week I had the good fortune to spend four days with Advanced Rolfing instructor Jan Sultan, and his co-teacher Valerie Berg in the last week of The Rolf Institute Advanced Training in Venice … [Read more...]


Everything You Want to Know About Rolfing SI

In the last three months The Rolf Institute® of Structural Integration has, for the very first time, produced two fantastic videos. The shorter video is geared toward people who are interested … [Read more...]


Harvard Medical School Supports Groundbreaking Research on Structural Integration for Chronic Low Back Pain

My colleague, Eric Jacobson, Ph.D., conducts research on alternative medicine at Harvard Medical School. In 2009 he received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to conduct a pilot clinical … [Read more...]


Celebrating 18 Years as a Certified Rolfer

April 18, 1996 I completed my basic Rolfing SI training at The Rolf Institute® of Structural Integration in Boulder, Colorado. Last month marked the 18 year anniversary of my graduation. Wow! What … [Read more...]


Massage Magazine Features Rolfing SI in Technique Spotlight Article

Many of you know I enjoy writing and last December I was asked to write an article for Massage Magazine. It was published just this month in the February 2014 issue. It's a basic introductory piece … [Read more...]


FAQ About Rolfing® Structural Integration

  Before diving into answering the most frequently asked questions I receive about Rolfing® SI I would like to share this video with you of a presentation my colleague Robyn Martin of Rolfing … [Read more...]


More Connections Between Emanuel Swedenborg, Ida Rolf & William Sutherland, DO

It turns out there is more to this story about Ida Rolf, William Garner Sutherland and Emanuel Swedenborg. Since the publication of the first piece I have run across two transcripts of Rolf speaking … [Read more...]


Ida Rolf Was Studying Yoga Decades Before The Beatles Discovered the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Long before Michael Murphy and George Leonard coined the term "human potential movement' in 1965¹ and The Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in August 1967 Ida Rolf, Ph.D. was interested in the … [Read more...]


San Francisco Bay Area Media Cover Rolfing® Structural Integration

It's been a fantastic three days for news coverage of Rolfing SI in the San Francisco Bay Area. First, on December 4, the San Jose Mercury News re-published the October 7, 2010, New York Times Style … [Read more...]


How Swedenborg’s Mysticism Influenced Osteopathy, Rolfing SI and The Psychological Lineage of The Fledgling Esalen Institute

I recently spent some time at Esalen® Institute and while there picked up a copy of Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion by Jeffrey J. Kripal. This book recounts the fascinating formation … [Read more...]