The history of Rolfing begins with Ida Pauline Rolf, who earned her Ph.D. in biochemistry from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in 1920. Despite the extremely heavy resistance she faced as a woman in the field of science, she furthered her knowledge of the body through research in organic chemistry at the Rockefeller Institute. Having studied many forms of traditional, Rolfingas well as modern medicine, she eventually concluded that the body functions best when the bones are in alignment with the pervasive forces of gravity. Dr. Rolf ‘s life’s work centered on the question of how to organize and integrate the human body’s structure in gravity so that it functions optimally. Because of her work, numerous forms of structural integration modalities have been developed, all of which owe their efficacy to the founding work of Dr. Rolf. Rolfing is the technique of reorganizing the connective tissues, known as fascia, in order that the body may reduce compensation and heal itself. Structural imbalances in the body place demands on the muscles, fascia, tendons, and ligaments, which in turn create compensations throughout the body. Rolfing is usually done in ten sessions, known as a “Ten Series" but individual sessions can have dramatic effects, especially if one has never experienced any type of structural integration therapy. Since Dr. Rolf's groundbreaking revolutionary work, over one million people have received Rolfing to relieve pain and chronic stress, as well as to improve performance in their professional and daily activities. Research has demonstrated that Rolfing can foster a more efficient use of the muscles, which allows conservation of energy, and more graceful and refined body movement, making Rolfing one of the most popular modalities for enhanced sports performance and recovery. Furthermore, because Rolfing significantly improves the body’s structure and diminishes chronic stress.

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Award Winning Newport Beach Therapeutic Massage Hi, My name is Cheryl Campbell-Lane and I operate a Rolfing Newport Beach therapeutic massage clinic. In the mid 70’s, I married a medical doctor from Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, Ca. The…

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Certified Advanced Rolfer in Newport Beach My whole life seemed to channel me toward my profession as a Rolfer when I started walking at the age of 9 months which created its own set of imbalances and problems in my legs and hips. I started playing…