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Related to Rolfing: Structural Integration
A service mark used for a technique of deep muscular manipulation and massage for the relief of bodily and emotional tension.
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(Complementary Medicine) a massage technique based on achieving the symmetrical alignment of the body
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Rolf•ing(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.
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Also called structural integration, this is a form of deep massage designed to correct posture, developed by Ida Rolf.
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