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Fascia massage the holistic approach in Rolfing
Posture and Well-being

Fascia massage the holistic approach in Rolfing

Rolfing is a fascia massage, because it mainly uses the facial system for manual therapy. Fascia penetrate the entire body as an enveloping and connecting tension network. The art of fascial massage now consists in staying exactly in this intermediate layer and achieving targeted changes. It’s like you want to make a rock jump over…

Treat scars – even old scars
pain therapy and pain prevention

Treat scars – even old scars

Treat old scars– Consequence of accidents, injuries and operations– Restriction in our freedom of movement We’re blanking out our old scars: Appendix, gall, cesarean no matter what the occasion was. And we are very successful. We do not even notice how much we move around these blind spots in our body. Only when we get…

Aging of your Fascial System
efficiency

Aging of your Fascial System

Getting older healthy Aging is the most lasting influence on our fascial system. On the one hand, the composition of our fascia tissue (connective tissue) changes so that our natural elasticity decreases. On the other hand, negative influences such as accidents, operations, pain, grief accumulate in this fascial system or are reflected in it. That…

Orientation as Key for Efficiency in Daily Life and Sports
efficiency

Orientation as Key for Efficiency in Daily Life and Sports

Why does the young woman jump so much higher than the man? Or to ask it as a sporting question: What does a man have to change to jump higher? Let’s assume that both have the same muscle strength in relation to their body weight and have made the same effort! The distinction between right-handers…

A solution to back pain – client experience
pain therapy and pain prevention

A solution to back pain – client experience

In this article, Jamie Stone share with us her experience about Rolfing® and how this method gave relief to her daily lower back pain: …One thing Rolfing has really taught me is how important simply moving your body is, especially as you get into your late twenties and thirties… (..) I no longer have terrible…

Different Levels of Healing
pain therapy and pain prevention

Different Levels of Healing

Most injuries heal – like an open child’s knee. A patch on the pants, a plaster on the wound, and we’ll soon forget everything. But when our injuries reach deeper, the healing doesn’t have to be superficial to be lasting. I.e., there are different levels of healing that must happen. In my practice I am…

Martial Arts – Handling of Injuries
efficiency

Martial Arts – Handling of Injuries

No matter which form you practiced: Judo, Karate, Boxing, Wrestling, Hapkido, MMA or, or … You live in your body and use it for competition or martial arts. These are ideal conditions to benefit from Rolfing. Especially if you’re looking for a new way to deal with injuries. A trained body image as a foundation…

Well-being and posture- an interplay

Well-being and posture- an interplay

Well-being is the ultimate goal in Rolfing. It’s the art of being at home in one’s own body. Yes, we want to be painless. Yes, we also want to be able to move stress-free. But at the end of the day, we want to feel good in our skin. You know the short answer to…

Fascial Therapy Rolfing

Fascial Therapy Rolfing

A first look at Rolfing a fascial therapy First, Rolfing as fascial therapy addresses clients with chronic pain who are looking for a solution. Like osteopathy, Rolfing treats the entire body as a holistic manual therapy. The focus of these treatments is on reducing discomfort and pain. Second, there is the formalistic work, the Rolfing…

Common Questions about Rolfing Therapy

Common Questions about Rolfing Therapy

Here you will find a short summary of the questions I regularly hear from clients/patients and my answers to them. My Rolfing ABC, of course, contains my view on the costs in Rolfing and their recoverability. And then people often ask me if I’m currently still indulging in Rolfing sessions myself – YES, definitely! I…

Fascia in Rolfing
Posture and Well-being

Fascia in Rolfing

fascia as the organ of posture workhorse for rolfer

Tension – Back pain – What to do
pain therapy and pain prevention

Tension – Back pain – What to do

Why is too much tension leading to pain, wear and tear and inefficiency?

Is Rolfing painful?

Is Rolfing painful?

There is still the misunderstanding that Rolfing is so painful that you actually want to jump off the table. THAT’S WRONG! It is true that there is a wide range of intensities in Rolfing. But this does not mean that the touch must always be intense, according to the motto. “No pain – no gain”…

Missing compass for upright posture

Missing compass for upright posture

Do you know it? You sprained your foot. Without consciously noticing it, you change your attitude because you want to avoid pain. At first, you do not step with the whole foot anymore or you pull up a shoulder, perhaps you also do not breathe out completely anymore. In short: you want to protect and…

Rolfing 10 Series Overview

Rolfing 10 Series Overview

In this Rolfing 10 series overview you can read why Rolfing can be compared to a spring cleaning. You start your spring cleaning after a heavier time. Because in spring you finally want to free yourself from the ballast of the dark season and start into brighter days. You will proceed systematically and thoroughly so…

Rolfing 10 Series – Goals and Implementation

Rolfing 10 Series – Goals and Implementation

The aim of the Rolfing 10 Series is to change posture. However, attitude is unfortunately only rarely a good motivator for change. Usually it is pain and tension that cause people to start looking for change. In Rolfing, however, posture and its change is a measure of success. The posture often shows very clearly where…

Efficiency Increase by Rolfing

Efficiency Increase by Rolfing

There are two aspects to efficiency increase in Rolfing. On the one hand there is the elimination of opposing tensions, on the other hand the storage of kinetic energy in the fascial system. This is not just a question for top athletes, but it affects each one of us, the older the more. The goal…

Pain Therapy – a new approach

Pain Therapy – a new approach

Pain – how Rolfing can help Pain, especially if it is chronic, will change our posture. But it will also result in tissue adaptation. The dissolution of the resulting tension and posture changes is a core area of ​​Rolfing. That is why Rolfing © can be used as a pain therapy. Here are 4 areas…

Note on health topics

Note on health topics

Important note for health related articles on this site Read here why my note on health topics is not the small print. Because there are several traps! Convenience or anxiety Give up in advance uncertainty Do you like going to the doctor? That’s something I hear so often, “Oh, you know…” And then I said,…

Rolfing Contact Form

Rolfing Contact Form

If you want to contact me, you can use the contact Rolfing form below, I will come to you at short notice. The easiest way to reach me is per WhatsApp. You can use the icon to the right for quick access. If you have questions, you might find answers here There are question, that…

About this website

About this website

German legislation For details please refer to the German version of this page. See here for full German legislation Collection and processing of personal data The website operator collects, uses and passes on your personal data only if this is permitted by law or if you consent to the collection of data. Personal data is…

Rolfing® – Goals in Structural Integration

Rolfing® – Goals in Structural Integration

What is Rolfing? Rolfing is a manual therapy and movement training that reorganizes the connective tissue of the body (fascia) in such a way that it can function better. Over time, events in our lives, such as injuries or trauma, can cause our natural alignment to be lost in gravity. This leads to avoidance and…

Online Reservation for your Rolfing Appointment

Online Reservation for your Rolfing Appointment

How does it work You can make your reservation for a Rolfing session online. You need to register for your Rolfing appointment. Your personal data will be used by me only to maintain your health record. If you do not find a convenient date, please do not hesitate to give me a call. (Not all…

Directions – How to reach my Rolfing practice

Directions – How to reach my Rolfing practice

Düsseldorf surroundings The Rolfingpraxis is located in the north of Düsseldorf in the Düsseldorf suburb of Ratingen, conveniently connected to the A3 and A44 with private parking in the yard. Orientation Motorway junction Ratingen Ost A3 / A44 Near golf course “Düsseldorfer Golf Club e.V.” Next to Hotel “Haus Kronenthal” Next to restaurant “Cedric’s” Opposite…

Your Rolfing Session- Rolfing Costs

Your Rolfing Session- Rolfing Costs

Here you can find out how you can imagine your Rolfing session, how you prepare for it and how high the Rolfing costs are. To make an appointment, you can book the Rolfing session online, call me or use the contact form. The course of your Rolfing session You tell me how you feel, what…

About me as a Certified Advanced Rolfer

About me as a Certified Advanced Rolfer

Asmus Wanke – as a Rolfer – as a non-medical practitioner (Heilpraktiker) In the following I would like to introduce myself briefly. First, my conviction as Rolfer and therapist and my career. My passion is also this website and therefore at the end of an explanation why I do not use medical images. My Skills…