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 (rôl′fĭng, rŏl′-)
A service mark used for a technique of deep muscular manipulation and massage for the relief of bodily and emotional tension.


(Complementary Medicine) a massage technique based on achieving the symmetrical alignment of the body


(ˈrɔl fɪŋ, ˈrɒl-)
a type of massage therapy involving sometimes intensive manipulation of the fascia of the muscles and internal organs.
Rolf, v.t. Rolfed, Rolf•ing.
Rolf′er, n.


Also called structural integration, this is a form of deep massage designed to correct posture, developed by Ida Rolf.
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Eric has a long track record as of helping grow game-changing businesses in health care," said Kyle Rolfing, co-founder and chief executive officer of RedBrick Health.
Traditional health assessment questionnaires feel like you're taking a test," said Kyle Rolfing, chief executive officer for RedBrick Health.
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RedBrick Health: Kyle Rolfing, Chief Executive Officer "Our second-generation Health Earnings System delivers a brand new kind of platform that, from day one, positively engages employees while giving both employer and employee improved control over health care costs.
Shifts in pelvic inclination angle and parasympathetic tone produced by Rolfing soft tissue manipulation.
One of Nicklin's students, Chris Rolfing, said he grew up taking machinery apart, seeing how it worked, and putting it back together.
Not until some 40 years later was he able to return to playing with both hands after undergoing experimental treatments using a regimen of rolfing and botulinum toxin injections.
According to Kyle Rolfing, president and co-founder of Bright Health, providers with the Centura system, from primary care to specialists, will work together with Bright Health in a coordinated system that uses the latest technology to provide care.
Brief overviews of body training methods, including Feldenkrais Method, Alexander Technique, body mapping, myofascial release, Rolfing, yoga, and Pilates are included.
O fato de o yoga aliviar a tensao pode resultar em explosoes de emocoes reprimidas, as quais o autor compara com os efeitos dos metodos de rolfing, massagem neorreichiana, respiracao holotropica e psicologia somatica, que visam romper com bloqueios mentais.
With the birth of the New Age, we are witnessing a renaissance of therapeutic massage and bodywork techniques, where old methods are further refined, while new techniques are continually developing; for example, osteopathy, chiropractic, Rolfing, Bowen technique, Alexander technique, Feldenkrais technique, polarity massage, and craniosacral bodywork.