“We are looking for a way to evoke human potential… to establish greater physical and mental vitality.”
Dr. Ida P. Rolf, PH.D., Founder, Rolfing® Structural Integration
Facts about Rolfing® Structural Integration
Over 1 million people have benefited from Rolfing®.
Client demographics are equal between genders and range through all ages.
- Certifications: Rolfer™, Advanced Rolfer™ and Rolf Movement Practitioner™.
- All Certified Rolfers™ must follow a Code of Ethics and a Standards of Practice.
- The Rolfing® Certification Program requires educational prerequisites, formal training, and mandatory continuing education.
- There are 10 Certified Rolfers™ in The Netherlands, 479 in Europe and 1,659 in 35 countries around the world (1Q2011).
What are the qualifications of a Certified Rolfer™?
Every Rolfer™ has participated in over 1000 hours of basic training and supervised clinical work. Moreover, to maintain their certification, Rolfers™ must continuously update their knowledge through Continuing Education credits earned by further studies in Rolfing®, Osteopathy, Homeopathy, Craniosacral or Visceral Manipulation.
Your Rolfer™ is a graduate of the European Rolfing® Association e.V. Since it’s founding, ERA has provided training, certification and continuing education in affiliation with The Dr. Ida Rolf Institute™ founded by Dr. Ida P. Rolf in 1971. The depth and scope of training of the Rolfing® Certification Program, ensures that Certified Rolfers™ have the knowledge, sensitivity and skills necessary to respond to the needs of each individual client.