Principles of Good Work Sitting Posture

These are easy to follow principles of good work sitting posture.  Now observe your body sensations, does the posterior compartment of your pelvic floor, your coccyx area feel spacious? Does your spine give you support?  Your sitting position should be comfortable, however keep in mind that the human body is designed for movements, not for […]

Chavutti Massage – An Extraordinary Holistic Experience

Chavutti Thirumal massage is massage by foot pressure. It is characterised by exceptional long fluid strokes from neck to toes.  The arches and curves of the foot matching perfectly the contours of the body, as if the foot had been designed for giving massage, allow a full body deep tissue experience that other massages rarely […]

Tennis Ready Position: Support versus Compression

In the men’s Wimbledon tennis final today one could notice two champions with two very different ‘ready positions’.  Novak Djokovic was flexing at the knee and hip joints keeping his spine neutral while Nick Kyrgios was flexing his spine. Who do you think gets more structural support from his spine and more support from the ground? Who […]

Rolfing for Scoliosis

Rolfing for scoliosis: Scoliosis is a condition in which a person’s spine has sideways curves; The symptoms can include feeling unbalanced and stiffness or tightness in the back; This client who is in her fifties had scoliosis since childhood; In one Rolfing session I used gentle Rolfing manipulation techniques to ease tensions in the connective […]

Buttock Pain and Scoliosis

Buttock pain keeps coming back ? In Rolfing Structural Integration we look farther afield. The piriformis muscle is conventionally described as a hip rotator as it turns the leg and foot outward, but it does more.  When the thigh is free to move (when we lift a leg off the floor), indeed contracting the piriformis […]