Structural Integration / Rolfing®

SARSI

(Swiss Association Rolfing® & Structural Integration)

Realigning the body

Structural Integration is chiefly concerned with harmonising clients’ body structure and movement patterns in order to enable an effortless upright position in gravity. Structural Integration therefore makes sense

  • if you suffer from chronic tensions and their possible consequences such as headaches or back pain.
  • if you become aware of relieving postures and a reduced range of movement following injuries or surgery.
  • after pregnancy and childbirth.
  • if you are seeking to extend your range of performance and expression in sport or in art (dance, theatre, music).
  • if you wish to foster lasting physical and emotional wellbeing.

Active collaboration between the therapist and the client is key to Structural Integration. The willingness to explore one’s own body and movement patterns, actively treading new ground, contributes greatly to therapeutic success. With their therapist’s support, clients learn to retrain and reclaim daily actions such as sitting, rising, walking, standing and lifting. Each session builds systematically upon the last. This gradual realignment of the body structure aims to practically implement more effective patterns of movement and anchor them firmly in everyday life.