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Store Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9am – 2pm; Friday, 9am – 1pm.

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5055 Chaparral Court, Suite 103
Boulder, CO 80301
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5055 Chaparral Court, Suite 103
Boulder, CO 80301

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Writings of Ida Rolf
Research & Scientific Studies
General Information about Rolfing SI and stuctural integration
Other Articles
DVD & Video
Miscellaneous Items (including t-shirts and pins)

 Item  Number  Item Title
Item  Price 
 Item Despcription


B001 Ida Rolf Talks About Rolfing and Physical Reality
Edited and with introduction by Rosemary Feitis. Excerpts from Dr. Rolf’s early class lectures. Published by The Rolf Institute, 1978. Soft cover book

B002 Remembering Ida Rolf
Edited by Rosemary Feitis, D.O. and R. Louis Schultz, Ph.D. A collection of stories about Ida P. Rolf. Published by The Rolf Institute and North Atlantic Books, 1996. Soft cover book

B005 Healing Through Touch
By Advanced Rolfing Practitioner, John T. Cottingham, P.T. A survey of body therapies from ancient to present time. Published by The Rolf Institute, 1985. Soft cover book


M002 Rolfing: The 10 series

Revised in 2008! Originally written by Certified Advanced Rolfer Jason Mixter. Provides a detailed explanation of the Basic 10 series.
Packets of 25 for $25

M003 Rolfing: Structural Integration/Movement Integration
Rolf Movement® Integration: The Whole Body Approach to Well-Being. An introductory pamphlet on Rolf Movment Integration based on the one originally written by Certified Advanced Rolfer Jeffrey Maitland, Ph.D. and Certified Advanced Rolfer James Boyce.
Packets of 50 for $50 

M004 Rolfing Structural Integration: Expanding Your Potential
Rolfing Structural Integration “Expanding Your Potential for Effortless Living” An informative, full-color introduction to Rolfing Structural Integration. A Rolf Institute brochure.
Packets of 50 for $50 

Collected Writings of Dr. Ida P. Rolf

A002 The Body is a Plastic Medium
An illustrated booklet of children, teens and adults who have benefited from Rolfing. (1962) 

A009 Gravity: …
Gravity: … An Unexplored Factor in a More Human Use of Human Beings. Known as “The Blue Book,” this is Dr. Rolf’s first scholarly paper published about Structural Integration. (1962). 

A020 The Rolfing Technique of Connective Tissue Manipulation
Introductory pamphlet co-authored by Dr. Rolf and Roger Pierce, Ph.D. (1976, 2003). 

A025 Structure – A New Human Factor in Understanding the Human Condition
Structure: A New Factor in Understanding the Human Condition. A paper presented by Dr. Rolf at the “Explorers of Human Kind” conference in Los Angeles, CA. (1978). Pamphlet. 

A032 The Vertical-Experiential Side to Human Potential
The Vertical-Experiential Side to Human Potential. 

A035 Structural Integration: A Contribution…
Structural Integration: A Contribution to the Understanding of Stress. A reprint from the Swiss scientific journal, Confinia Psychiatrica (1973). Research based pamphlet. 

Research & Scientific Studies

A004 Effects of Structural Integration on State-Trait Anxiety
By Valerie Hunt, Ph.D. Reprinted from the Journal of Clinical Psychology (March 1988). 

A022 Shifts in Pelvic Inclination …
Manipulation. By John Cottingham, Ph.D. and Stephen Porges, Ph.D. Reprinted from The Journal of American Physical Therapy Association (September 1988). 

A023 Stress, Stimulus, Intensity Control …
Stress, Stimulus, Intensity Control and the Structural Integration Technique. By Julian Silverman, Ph.D. Reprinted from Confinia Psychiatrica. (1973). 

A028 Tensional Forces in the Human Body
By David Robbie, M.D. Reprinted from Orthopedic Review (November 1977). 

A029 A Three-Paradigm Treatment Model …
A Three-Paradigm Treatment Model Using Soft Tissue Mobilization and Guided Movement- Awareness Techniques for a Patient with Chronic Low Back Pain: A Case Study. By John Cottingham, P.T. and Jeffrey Maitland, Ph.D. Reprinted from Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy (September 1997). 

A030 Integrating Manual and Movement Therapy …
Integrating Manual and Movement Therapy With Philosophical Counseling for Treatment of a Patient With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Case Study That Explores the Principles of Holistic Intervention. By John T. Cottingham, MS, PT, and Jeffrey Maitland, Ph.D. Reprinted from Alternative Therapies (March 2000). 

A034 The Probable Reality …
The Probable Reality Behind Structural Integration: How Gravity Supports the Body. By Ron Kirkby, Ph.D. 

A036 The Effects of Soft Tissue Mobilization …
The Effects of Soft Tissue Mobilization (Rolfing Pelvic Lift) on Parasympathetic Tone in Two Age Groups. By Advanced Rolfing Practitioner, John T. Cottingham, P.T. and Stephen Porges, Ph.D. Reprinted from The Journal of American Physical Therapy Association (March 1988). 

General Information

A024 Structural Balance Opens Potential
By Advanced Rolfing Practitioner, Betsy Sise. 

A031 Understanding Rolfing
By Advanced Rolfing Practitioner, James Boyce. Reprinted from Physical Therapy Forum (1988). 

A033 What Structural Integration is and Why it Works
By Kalen Hammann, Ph.D. Reprinted from Osteopathic Physician (March 1972). 

Other Articles

B006 Planes of Fascia of the Human Body
By B.B. Galluadet. New York: Columbia University Press (1931). 

B007 Talking to Fascia: Changing the Brain
By Robert Schleip. A collection of articles on Rolfing and the Neuro-Myofascial Net (1994). 

A003 Can Rolfing Help Your Running?
By Advanced Rolfer, Brian Fahey, Ph.D. Reprinted from The Runner (Summer 1985). 

A008 Getting the Treatment…
Getting the Treatment…Rolfing Can Change Your Shoe Size…and More. Reprinted from New Realities (1984). 

A010 Rolfing Out the Fugitive Body
By Lisa Connolly. Focus on Dr. Rolf’s life and accomplishments. Reprinted from Human Behavior (March 1981). 

A012 Rolfing the Female Body
By Angwyn St. Just. Reprinted from Alternative Versus Orthodox Approaches to Women’s Health. 

A015 Rolfing After Rolf
A testimonial from writer Rasa Gustaitis about Rolfing, with a look into Dr. Rolf’s person. Reprinted from New Realities (1991). 

A016 Rolfing Autistic Children
By Advanced Rolfer, Patricia Wandler. Observations through the 10 series with 3 children. 

A021 Rolfing for Work-Related Repetitive Injuries
By Advanced Rolfer, Siana Goodwin (1996). 

A037 The Anatomy Trains (parts one & two)
By Tom Myers, Reprinted from Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies (1997). 

DVDs & Video

V001 Growing Right With Rolfing VHS
By Certified Advanced Rolfer, Briah Anson. Documents work with six children and their families. (1996). 

V003 Children are Special Cases VHS
Dr. Anne Koller-Wilmking, Pediatrician, Dr. of Chiropractor and Certified Advanced Rolfer, presents a detailed outline of the developmental phases in the structure of infants and children. Recorded at the European Rolfing Conference (1996). 120 minutes. 

V004 Working With Scoliosis VHS
Robert Schleip, Ph.D.., Rolfing Instructor, Certified Advanced Rolfer, shows some muscular, skeletal, and neurological components that are helpful to understand when working with scoliosis. Recorded at the European Rolfing Conference (1996). 

V008 Introductory Lecture on Structural Integration VHS
A high quality, professional transfer of a 1970 16mm film of Dr. Ida P. fundamental principles and theory of Structural Integration with a class An excellent addition to bodywork school video libraries. 44 minutes. 

DV01 Structural Integration by Ida P. Rolf – Vintage footage DVD
Digital remastering of documentary footage, originally filmed in 1970 by Robert Pritchard at the Esalen Institute. Includes Dr. Rolf as teacher and practitioner, Before and after assessment, lectures and session work. Main Selection: 36 minutes Extras: 51 minutes 

DV06 2009 Membership Conference Presentations DVD
All 2009 Presentations. Includes presentations by Hubert Goddard, Sandra Blakeslee, Tessy Brungardt, Lael Keen, Robert Schleip,
Steve Evanko, William Smythe, Don Hazen, Liz Gaggini, and Nicholas French

DV07 2008 Membership Conference Presentations DVD
2008 Presentations. Includes presentations: Jim Asher – Rolfing Children; Gael Ohlgren – The Internal Landscape of Perception; Michael Salveson – 7 Important Ideas in the Development of Rolfing or How We Grow & Preserve the Power of Ida’s Original Vision; Jan Sultan – What Is Rolfing Anyway?

Miscellaneous Items

T001 Ethical Behavior
2 cassette tape set, by Les Kertay. Worth six NCBTMB elective credits.  

X005 Post Cards
Ida Rolf’s picture. From Centennial Celebration. 2 styles. Equal number of each sent with order. 

X015 Little Boy Logo Pin
Inspired by Dr. Rolf’s  original pin. Pewter with black.