Lying quietly face-down on a table is a crucial step in Rolfing or ruining a dinner party. Back up with this Groupon.
- $69 for one 90-minute Rolfing session ($140 value)
Rolfing is a massage-like manual therapy that enhances function and alignment by focusing on the body’s connective tissues, or fascia, and their organization in gravity. Its results can range from pain relief to improved posture and enhanced flexibility. For more information, see the Rolfing description and the FAQs.
Mike Williams, Certified Rolfer
Mike Williams realized the power of movement while sitting completely still. He was 10 years old, watching the The Karate Kid, when he found inspiration in Ralph Macchio’s stunning high kicks. Thus began his journey into the world of martial arts, which led him through Chinese kenpo, Brazilian jiujitsu, kickboxing, and more. After a detour into the sedentary world of finance, Williams returned to his passion for movement, but in a different capacity—he began to help others increase their range of motion through Rolfing, a manual physical therapy. Geared toward the connective tissue, or fascia, Rolfing begins at the body’s surface and transitions to deeper tissues over the course of a treatment series, which can be as few as two treatments or, more commonly, a progression of roughly 10 sessions. Ultimately, Williams uses the therapy to integrate the musculoskeletal and nervous systems into a cohesive whole, which can alleviate ailments from poor posture to having to cart around your skeleton in a sidecar.