Monthly Archives: July 2010

Blogging cleanup time

Dear Readers, many of you know that I am taking a blogging course with Bill O’Hanlon and NICABM. I am going back to the blogging process now that involves making good “tags” and “categories”, installing links, and making a personal … Continue reading

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Rolfing special populations: In The Gloaming

When my mother died, she died for a long time.  During the last 4 years of her life, after our father died,  my sister and I took turns going to her small town in New Mexico each month from our … Continue reading

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Nine letter word, starts with T, has 3 R's

I must be vewwy vewwy careful here, WordPress doesn’t like the Te**o*ist word, and I don’t want to be suspended again. However, the case of Mr. T and his head sticking out like a turtle in his te**o*ist video has … Continue reading

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What is Rolfing anyway?

When I get done with this post, I am hoping that you will know some. I am not holding out a lot of hope, though, as one person recently said about my blog, “I don’t know what you are talking … Continue reading

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Find a Rolfer™

The teachers of the online blogging class that i am enrolled in had some suggestions (Shock) and one of the suggestions was that it might be interesting to know where to find a Rolfer and how to get a good … Continue reading

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Embodiment

Embodiment has been a jargon word in movement/function circles for awhile. The word makes me a little nervous, like, what happened here?  Did we have a certain “Revenge of the Body Snatchers?”  I mean, are you in your body?  Are … Continue reading

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*Not* learned during class

I’m taking this fabulous movement class from the Rolf Institute, meeting at a lovely rural retreat called Claymont here in WV. (More about “embodiment” tomorrow). Anyway, a few members of the class were sitting around after dinner, and we heard … Continue reading

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Get Those Shoulders Back!

Get those shoulders back! Every heart vibrates to that iron thrum of mother love. It may have been the single worst injunction that your mother ever gave you, but it lives on in your patterns of structure.  Maybe living on … Continue reading

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Could you Rolf a terrorist?

Maybe the title should be, “Would you”! I can only imagine the problems a terrorist might bring to my office: “I need to be able to use my core better so that I can carry more explosives.” “I need to … Continue reading

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This blog title is all wrong…

This blog title is all wrong…it leaves out the word “integration”, as in Rolfing Structural and Movement Integration.  As Robert Schleip has shown in his article on his website, http://www.somatics.de, there is no such thing as a separate “structure’ and … Continue reading

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