Rolf, Ida

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Ida, PhD, U.S. biochemist and physical therapist, 1896-1979.
rolfing - deep massage technique.
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chronically flexes the body at the level of the inguinal region, so that it prevents a truly erect posture,' wrote Ida Rolf (17).
More than 50 years ago, Ida Rolf earned a doctorate in biochemistry and developed a system of soft tissue manipulation.
Gestalt innovator Fritz Perls, movement specialist Moshe Feldenkrais, Ida Rolf, Virginia Satir and more all met at this magical place where the crashing surf is joined by sounding grey whales, otters at play, migrating monarch butterflies, breathtaking foliage, and interesting people enjoying long soaks in the natural sulfur baths.