The unfortunate reality is that pointed shoes cause bunions.
Fortunately, there are things that can be done. I've summed it up into a easy three-step process.Read More
What are your body goals? Often times when people think about goals for their body it has to do with losing weight, getting in shape, or eating better. These are all wonderful goals and very noble pursuits, but today I want to talk about another type of body goal: actually feeling good.
More often that not, I hear clients report that areas are "tight". It's an incredibly common description, and often goes along with areas that are "sore", "stiff", or otherwise just painful. So what does "tight" actually mean? And what can we do about it?Read More
Today, Rolfing is often seen as what we in the industry call “fix-it” work. Meaning you have a problem and you come to Rolfing to fix it. Makes sense, and Rolfing can be quite good for that.
However, there’s another side to it as well: the transformative side. That is to say, using the Rolfing method as a way to transform yourself.Read More
Quit fighting yourself.
This may seem like an odd thing to say, but in a very real way your body is constantly struggling against itself. Throughout your body there are layers of fascial restrictions which cause you to move, stand or sit in certain patterns and positions.Read More
I recently wrote an article for Elephant Journal with some helpful tips on how to improve your meditation posture. I try to meditate a bit every day, and aside from tryin to tame the monkey-mind, posture is generally one of the ahrder aspects of meditation to conquer. Check out the article on their website here:Read More
Rolfing is all about alignment. So what’s the big deal? Why should I worry about whether my hips stack over my feet or not?
There are several reasons, and being a Rolfer, this is a topic I could talk about for hours on end. But let’s focus on one of the more basic issues right now: the physical effects of being out of alignment.Read More
TMJ at its core is a dysfunction of the joint itself. As such, in a Rolfing session or series, we work to structurally align the various fascial elements of the jaw in order to allow proper functioning in the joint, which can help release the painful area, or at least allow it to heal properly.Read More
A huge problem for a surprising number of people is just simply not being able to breathe enough.
Let’s take a look at how we can get back to the maximum potential for your breathing, and therefore your energy level.Read More
SI issues can come in a variety of forms: partial or full dislocation of the Sacrum, irritation from a previous injury, a pinched nerve due to dislocation/misalignment, inflammation in the area, etc. Let's take a look at how we can get the sacrum settled back into its proper place.Read More
Plantar Fasciitis is a painful disorder where the plantar fascia, the band of connective tissue along the bottom of the foot, becomes painful. Generally, this is caused by postural imbalances or overuse of the feet from long stretches of standing, walking, or running.Read More
Low back pain is an issue that’s near and dear to my heart, because it’s what brought me to Rolfing in the first place - I struggled with it for several years before finding Rolfing. So how can Rolfing help low back pain?Read More
In addition to relief of physical symptoms, Rolfing® may help improve how you communicate with others. Studies on communication have shown that 93% of our communication is non-verbal. Take a second to visualize your ideal picture of a successful person. Chances are, they are standing upright, smiling. How you hold yourself constitutes a major element of how we communicate through body language and the way others perceive us.Read More