BENEFITS

Benefits reported by Rolfing® Clients
Special Ailments often helped by Rolfing®
Who gets Rolfed?
Athlete and Celebrity Endorsements

Benefits reported by Rolfing® Clients:

Typically, clients regularly report feeling lighter, taller, more comfortable, and more at ease in their bodies as a result of Rolfing®. Other benefits often reported:
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- Improved physical alignment and balance
- Improved posture
- Deeper and easier breathing
- Greater flexibility and range of motion
- Decreased pain and tension
- Improved coordination and athletic performance
- Increased energy and sense of well-being
- Improved body usage patterns
- Greater awareness of body, mind, and heart
- Resolution of past trauma
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Special Ailments often helped by Rolfing®:

- Chronic neck, shoulder, and back pain
- TMJ Syndrome
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Whiplash
- Tennis Elbow
- Low back and hip pain
- Sciatica
- Foot and knee problems
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Scoliosis
- Kyphosis or Lordosis
- Headaches
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Who gets Rolfed?

People of all ages and all walks of life come to Rolfing® for help with not just physical pain, problems, or impaired mobility, but also to improve appearance, enhance performance, and further realize their full potential. Expanding on these two themes, typically clients fall into two general categories:

1. People suffering from:

- Aches and pains in neck, shoulders, back, hips, arms, legs, etc.
- Physically demanding jobs
- Stressed and tense bodies
- Poor posture, want to look better
- Lack of energy/vitality, living and working below their potential

2. Physically active people - athletes of every sport, martial artists, dancers, entertainers, actors, musicians, singers, artists, students of yoga, meditation, tai chi and other mind-body disciplines, bodyworkers, chiropractors, healers, and others who seek to improve performance and reduce their risk of injury.




Athlete and Celebrity Endorsements

Numerous Professional and Olympic athletes have found Rolfing® to enhance performance and reduce recovery time for sport related injuries. Here's just a short list:

Phil Jackson - NBA coach
Charles Barkley - NBA star
The Phoenix Suns - NBA basketball team
Mario Lemieux - NHL hockey star
Ivan Lendl - Pro tennis star
Tom Seaver - Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher
Craig Swan - former N.Y. Mets pitcher, Certified Rolfer
Bob Tewksbury - pitcher for the Minnesota Twins
Tim Salmon - C.A. Angels baseball star
Rob Moore - Phoenix Cardinal football star
Michelle Kwan - '98 Olympic Silver Medal figure skater
Elvis Stojko - '98 Olympic Silver Medal figure skater
Brian Orser - '98 Olympic silver medallist and World Champion figure skater
Sarah Will - '98 U.S. Paralympic Gold Medal Skier
Joe Greene - '96 U.S. Olympic Bronze Medal long jumper
Lacy (Lenore) Barnes-Mileham - '96 U.S. Olympic discus thrower
Penny Pitou - former '60's Olympic skier
Jennifer Oldham - member of the Olympic Dressage team
Kristen Ulmer - former World Champion Extreme skier
John Egan - world renowned Extreme skier

Many celebrities, artists, performers, and others have publicly gone on record regarding their Rolfing® experience:

Leon Fleisher - Virtuoso concert pianist
Willie Nelson - Singer/songwriter
Levar Burton - Actor
Denis Leary - Actor
Diane Ladd - Actress
Sean Young - Actress
Mary Elizabeth Mastontonio - Actress
Courtney Love - Actress/singer
Sam Keen - Best-selling writer
Maria Benitez - Flamenco Dancer
Steve Turre - Jazz trombonist
Georgia O'Keefe - Artist
Fritz Perl- Psychotherapist
The King of Spain

For more information or to check out what some of these people actually have to say about Rolfing®, click on these links:

Rolf Institute - Athletes
Rolf Institute - Other Endorsements

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