Sharing stories

Sharing stories

I’m on Facebook now, as you all know, duh… So like the rest of the planet I’ve been enjoying the Humans of New York series. It makes me cry so often. Not because it’s sad, sometimes it is, but more often it’s not. When I read those people’s story, I keep thinking that...

Rolfing for relaxed shoulders

Here is a short exercise you can do when you have 5 minutes. Try to find a comfortable but firm surface. This will really help relax your shoulders and reposition the head of the humerus in its socket. From there you can start moving more freely and give your...

Rolfing children

 Children have bodies too. They grow up fast. Sometimes their tissue can’t follow the growth, or there are accidents, falls, surgeries. Do you have scar tissue from injuries? Now imagine what scar tissue can do to a body that is still growing… it...
Why Rolfing®

Why Rolfing®

I grew up, in Paris, France, in a household where Freud was a common name and his theories were bedside stories. Well, it was probably not that bad, but that’s what it feels like today. I still have the highest respect for the father of psychoanalysis. No he...
Storing trauma

Storing trauma

A month after finishing chemo I started running again. I had been so tired that walking once a week was the only thing I felt like doing when I was undergoing treatment. But now that I was done, I wanted to move my body more, to lose the baby weight that I hadn’t had...
Runner’s knee isn’t just for runners

Runner’s knee isn’t just for runners

Do you experience pain when you go up or down stairs, after sitting for a while, or after running? Do you feel like something needs to stretch in your knee, or there is a clicking sound when you stand up? Then you might have runner’s knee. It is really a misnomer,...