In response to a NPR article ”Rolfing Back in Vogue, But With Shaky Evidence,” one of my colleagues, Ben Hanawalt, writes an informative essay challenging this idea, siting how Structural Integration sessions are actually designed to mirror the scientific method:
Make an observation. Ask a question. Research the question. Construct a hypothesis. Test the hypothesis. Analyze the result.
He sites our mentor, Ida Rolf, as always bringing the work back to science. She said, ”People can’t learn this thing once through. They need to see where they are going to get and then take another look to see how they got there.”
Please take a minute to read his informatiive and well-written article that was published in IASI: