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Actually, Rolfing® Structural Integration is already my third career step, if I consider well; it is nothing less than a logical step following my former activities – even if they might look pretty heterogeneous.
I started 'late' for my initial dance-passion, which was classical ballet... I was so enraptured with the feel of dancing and the kind of connection I felt when moving, but the professional training was deeply traumatic for my system - on many levels...
It actually took me quite some time to discover Rolfing. I followed anatomy of movement workshops, and it was through them that I discovered about fascia...
My name is Romana Netzberger, I am a Rolfer, a biologist, a yoga teacher, and I work and live on a small farm in the beautiful Mostviertel in Austria...
In science, fascia is now seen as possibly our richest sensory organ, with approximately 250 million nerve endings. Additionally, resident cells in fascia, the fibroblasts, play an important role in linking our autonomic nervous system, our immune system, and our musculoskeletal system.
In a current scientific investigation, Rolfing® Structural Integration has been identified as an effective neuromuscular therapy to help with misalignments in the body due to fascial thickening and shortening...
The world’s first whole-body fascia plastinate, FR:EIA, allows an innovative view of fascia, a subset of connective tissue...
When I graduated from dental medicine and began to practice, the feeling that something still was missing appeared soon. I wanted to pay a more comprehensive attention to people...
A colleague of mine who works both as an osteopath and as a Rolfer® illustrates the comparison between Rolfing® and osteopathy with the tracks of a railway. The long rails are like Rolfing and the cross-ties like osteopathy. Osteopathy and Rolfing...
When I was 6 months pregnant with my son Ian, I started Phase 3 of the Rolfing® training. Although I had doubts that the intensive training might be a little too much for me and the baby, it turned out to be the perfect container, in which I felt safe at any given moment.