Sep 8, 2021
There are many similarities between Rolfing and Yoga as complementary practices. In this episode of The Yoga Pro Podcast, Andrew Rosenstock and I chat about that and more, including the ethics of touch as yoga professionals.
Andrew is a Certified Rolfer®, Board Certified Structural Integrator, Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT ), iRest Yoga Nidra Level II Trained Teacher, and more. He works with private clients and wellness clinics as well as Luxury Destinations.
-Andrew’s journey into yoga and rolfing
-What exactly is rolfing?
-How yoga and rolfing address imbalances
-Why rolfing isn’t just massage
-How rolfing and yoga empower clients
-Technique based vs principle based as a similarity
-Legal and ethical issues regarding touch for massage, rolfing, and yoga professionals
-How Andrew marries the practices when working with his cients
-Approaching clients who have experienced trauma
-Using Eugene Gendlin’s Focusing as a tool
-The importance of consent with touching in yoga classes
-What osteopaths do and how they can be helpful
Connect with Andrew:
Affiliate Link to Focusing by Eugene Gendlen
Connect with Pamela:
Clubhouse and Greenroom: @pamelacrane
Music: The State of Things (The Bouncy Song) by Rena Wren is used with permission.