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April 2, 2005

Hooked On Rolfing

Rolfing, a type of deep tissue therapy, also known as structural integration, is a means of realigning the body by breaking up adhesions in the muscles.

Most simply, Rolfing is a way of reorganizing the structure of the human body so that body segments are balanced along a vertical line and you feel your entire body as an integrated whole.

"The point is to re-establish order in the structure of the body so that all the major segments are in vertical alignment where they can function properly," says Rey Allen, a certified Rolfer in private practice at Soul Fitness in Fort Worth. "The downward pull of gravity can be an uplifting force if body parts are properly organized for biomechanical efficiency."

Posted by linda at April 2, 2005 10:31 PM

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