Introductory course to the bodywork of Rolfing®.
These pre-training workshops are designed to offer interesting insights into the world of Rolfing® Structural Integration, working with fascia and orientation in gravity.
Rolfing® Structural Integration is a manual method for improving the structure, posture and movement of the human body.
The mobilisation of the connective tissue has a liberating and beneficial effect.
The body is brought back into its natural relationship with gravity.
The aim is to increase holistic well-being.
What can you expect?
Experienced teachers of the Dr. Ida…
The Level 1 - Myofascial Foundation is our flexible introduction to the world of bodywork from a Rolfing perspective.
The courses build on each other, therefore we recommend that you can attend the first three courses, Movement 1, Anatomy 1 and Touch 1 for a 'taster'.
Important: The Movement 1-2-3 and Touch 1-2-3 courses must be attended in the order in which they are given.
You can switch between languages and course offered to keep in the order.
We also recommend that you have experienced at least one to three Rolfing sessions before starting Level 1. Self-experience of Rolfing is an…
Level 2 Structural Fascial Bodywork is the second level of education at the Dr Ida Rolf Institute® Europe. The course teaches you the principles of Structural Fascial Bodywork to a professional level, based on Dr Ida Rolf’s ‘recipe’.
Classes are grouped into 8 individual modules of 3 to 8 days each, spread over about 9 months.
Step-by-step, you’ll explore the ‘Ten Series’ of Rolfing® sessions and practice these with each other and with a client. Lessons on ethics, building your practice and writing a business plan complement the practical part of the course. On successful completion, you'…
Level 3 Rolfing® leads to a professional qualification as a Certified Rolfer® and membership of the ERA.
This classroom-based course lets you develop and deepen your Rolfing Structural Integration skills. Working with your own client, you’ll learn step-by-step how to put your skills into practice.
Level 3 Rolfing is taught over 10 to 12 months, in 9 modules of 4 to 6 days every 4 to 5 weeks.
There’s a personalised progress review at the end of module 4, where your teachers will discuss your development with you to highlight areas where you might want to do extra work. For example, take an…
The ERA is committed to the academic growth and ongoing development of therapeutic skills in all of its graduates. As a result, we maintain a rich and varied program of 2 to 6-day workshops. All Certified Rolfers® must complete a minimum of eighteen days of approved continuing education over a period of three to seven years in preparation for their Advanced Rolfing® Training; this is a requirement to maintain the Rolfing certification.
Our members also hold other workshops, view upcoming External Events.
Rolf Movement™ is a separate, yet complementary training programme to Rolfing® Structural Integration. Its goal is to work with clients from a functional, movement-based, perspective which is often complementary to the manual structural work.
The increase in movement education reflects the growing understanding of the significance that gravity orientation, perception, coordination, expressivity, and nervous system regulation have in determining lasting changes in posture and function.
Rolf Movement ™ distinguishes Rolfing® from other practices of Structural Integration. It links ongoing…
The Advanced Rolfing® Training consists of 168 hours designed to help you develop and deepen your understanding and effectiveness as a Rolfer®. It is also an opportunity to explore the latest developments in our work.
This six-day workshop offers you the opportunity to address questions that have surfaced during your first year in practice; this class is mandatory and completes the Basic Rolfing® Training program.
You will have the possibility to work with an outside client under your instructor's supervision to review and deepen the understanding and application of what you have learned during the basic training.
Every newly Certified Rolfer® will encounter challenging situations and experiences during their first year in practice. Having the opportunity to share those experiences with others who are…