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I'm thrilled to begin working with you!

Whether you are new to Rolfing® or simply new to working with me, I've created this page for you to gain clarity on how to prepare for your session or series. Please don't hesitate to reach out to me with any further questions or concerns. 
Below is a PDF of my intake form and waiver of liability. I have hard copies available at my office for new clients to fill out, but if you do so beforehand it gives us more time to get to work.

Where is your office located?


What do I wear to a session?

  • In a Rolfing® session, there is often movement and visual assessments so a certain level of clothing is ideal. Most female clients wear athletic shorts and an unrestrictive bra while men may wear athletic shorts or boxer briefs. The most important thing is that you feel comfortable. While receiving work on the table, we can use sheets/blankets as draping for warmth, coverage, and comfort.  

How much does it cost?

  • A single Rolfing session with me is $180. I offer a 3-Series savings of 10% when paid in full upfront. When doing a 10-Series, clients will generally pay for 3 3-Series, then 1 session at full price.
  • I accept cash and check at this price and charge an additional 3% processing fee for card. 

Who benefits from Rolfing®?

  • People of all shapes and sizes
  • Infants to elders
  • Those who would like to feel better
  • Most mammals

What are some common reasons to see a Rolfer®?

  • Vehicle Collisions
  • Poor Posture
  • Fatigue
  • Sports Injuries
  • Headaches
  • Whiplash
  • Stress
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Back Pain

What are some examples of reported benefits from Rolfing®?

  • Improved Coordination
  • Less aches and pains
  • Greater enjoyment of body
  • More energy for life
  • Less prone to injury
  • Increased flexibility
  • Improved quality of life
  • More efficient movement
  • Improved athletic performance
  • Increased mobility
  • Easier breathing
  • Higher stamina

How long does it take to see and feel the effects of Rolfing®? 

  • Rolfing® was taught as a series of 10 sessions addressing the entire body where each session builds on the previous session(s) received. Some of the effects of Rolfing® can be felt immediately (for example, greater ease being felt during a session when flexing a foot and comparing to other side) while others take more time to develop. A common saying is that more Rolfing® takes place after the session: this is because the bodymind map is being reconfigured! Each session is approximately 75-90 minutes and the results of Rolfing® are intended to be long-lasting. Following a 10-Series, the effects can continue to reveal themselves over the course of several months. Periodic "tune-up" sessions following a series may be appropriate, especially after an injury or trauma.  

How did Rolfing® originate?

  • Dr. Ida P. Rolf developed Rolfing Structural Integration over the course of 50 years of reaseach and study. She worked in New York as a researcher for the Rockefeller Institute in the fields of biochemistry and physiology when women were just securing the right to vote. She developed this technique when health problems in her own family were not being addressed by existing medical practices.
  • Through her study she found that the body functions best when the bony segments are in proper alignment. She observed that lasting improvement in alignment and an overall sense of well-being required a closer look at the effects of gravity on our bodies. She believed that the imbalances in structure placed demands on the body's pervasive network of soft tissues: muscles, fascia, tendons and ligaments, thereby creating compensations throughout the body structure. The fundamental question she developed was "What conditions must be fulfilled in order for the human body-structure to be organized and integrated in gravity so that the whole person can function in the most optimal and economical way?"
  • The Rolf Institute of Structural Integration was established in 1971 in Boulder, Colorado. Dr. Rolf passed away in 1979 having trained many practitioners to continue utilizing and teaching this type of healing work. 


What kind of training do Rolfers® receive?

  • A Certified Practitioner of Rolfing®, otherwise known as a Rolfer®, has completed an intensive training that usually takes two years through the Dr. Ida Rolf Institute®. Rigorous continuing education requirements, workshops, and advanced certification reflect the high standard to which the Institute holds its members. Graduates or members of the Dr. Ida Rolf Institute may use the service-marked terms "Rolfer," "Rolfing," and "Rolfing Structural integration" and the logo seen here. 
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