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Is Rolfing deep tissue massage?


No. “Deep tissue” has no medical definition. It’s simply a term people use to describe more forceful forms of massage. This is not Rolfing. Rolfing works with the body’s connective tissues to improve functioning in the musculoskeletal system. This difference will become clear to you within minutes after the start of your first session.


Why is proper alignment so important?


One of the unique characteristics of the human body is that we are the only creatures that carry all of our weight-bearing segments (legs, hips, torso and head) in a single, vertical line. This “stacking” greatly reduces gravity’s pull on our bodies and allows for more efficient movement. To better understand this principle, picture a figure skater spinning on ice: as the arms and legs are pulled in towards the midline, the


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