Rolfing

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Related to Rolfing structural integration: Trager psychophysical integration, Rolfed

Rolf·ing

 (rôl′fĭng, rŏl′-)
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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rolfing

(ˈrɒlfɪŋ)
n
(Complementary Medicine) a massage technique based on achieving the symmetrical alignment of the body
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Rolf•ing

(ˈrɔl fɪŋ, ˈrɒl-)
Trademark.
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.
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rolfing

Also called structural integration, this is a form of deep massage designed to correct posture, developed by Ida Rolf.
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