Rolfing: Reestablishing the Natural Alignment and Structural Integration of the Human Body for Vitality and Well-Being

Simon and Schuster, 01.10.1989 - 304 Seiten
This seminal work made its debut in 1977, and it has since remained the most important reference for Rolfers around the world. In this new edition, the late Dr. Rolf illustrates her theory and practice of Structural Integration, which brings the body into alignment and balance by manipulation of the connective tissue. Rolfing has helped thousands of people to stand taller, look better, move with greater ease, and have a greater sense of vitality and well-being. This is the original and classic text, with more than 600 illustrations and photographs. An indispensible reference for the hundreds of Rolfers in this country, it will also appeal to other professional bodyworkers and the interested lay person.

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Preface Literal Thorns in Literal Flesh
TwentiethCentury Monism
Roadmap to Structure
Fascia Organ of Support
The First Challenge
In a Balanced Body When Flexors Flex Extensors Extend
The Seat of the Soul Is Physiological
Your Psoas
The Pelvis Has Many Facets
The Joint that Determines Symmetry
Function Is Movement
The Function of a Normal Erect Spine Is to Distribute Weight
Function as a Relationship

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Ida P. Rolf received her Ph.D. in biochemistry and physiology from Columbia University in 1920, and subsequently worked at the Rockefeller Institute in chemotherapy and organic chemistry. She is the founder of the Rolf Institute in Boulder, Colorado. She is also the author of Rolfing and Physical Reality.

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