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Rolfer Bill Stiefel in LA
Bill Stiefel
Certified Advanced Rolfer™

Benefits of Rolfing

“An effective human being is a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts.”
-Dr. Ida P. Rolf

The benefits of Rolfing® Structural Integration and Rolf Movement® are numerous. For over fifty years Rolfing Structural Integration has been helping people function with greater ease and efficiency. It has been estimated that over 1 million people have received work from various Rolfers™. The Fascia Research Congress annually presents the most current and up to date findings on fascia and benefits from therapies such as Rolfing Structural Integration. Athletes, business professionals, musicians, children, and people from all walks of life have benefited from Rolfing SI. People seek Rolfing SI as a way to ease pain and improve recovery from repetitive stress injuries and chronic tension. Many have found Rolfing Structural Integration to help improve performance and increase relaxation in their professional and daily lives. Researched clients describe increased comfort and ease after a Rolfing Structural Integration session. People often report more energy coupled with a sense of lightness as the body becomes further aligned from Rolfing Structural Integration. Current studies by researchers such as Gil Hedley, Ph.D., Robert Schleip and Karen Price are published in peer reviewed journals and help to further explain how affecting soft tissue structures like fascia can bring so many health benefits. The Rolf Institute’s research page and the European Rolfing Association have a list of many of the studies done or being conducted on Rolfing Structural Integration and of fascia. The resources page has additional information.

Benefits people often report include:

As the result of the benefits listed above, Rolfing S.I. has been noted to help many specific painful and often chronic conditions. Among other conditions this list includes:


With a more organized alignment of the body, all of the above have been helped. Please note, even though Rolfing S.I. can assist medical aid, it is not a medical procedure nor a treatment. What Rolfing Structural Integration does is greatly help restore and maintain your body's vitality, allowing the body to heal more completely.