In order to make the most of your Rolfing™ therapy, it’s important to desire change and correction. If you are undergoing Rolfing™ to improve your posture and restore movement and flexibility to your body, you should also make changes in your daily life that will help you maintain a better posture. By working to maintain proper posture and alignment when sitting, standing, and even lying down, you can help to increase the benefits of your Rolfing™ therapy. Here, we will look at how to improve your posture in order to get the most benefit from the techniques used by your Rolfing™ practitioner.
Rolfing™ sessions can do much to alleviate tension and binding in the fascia, or the connective tissue between the muscles, and combining treatments with better overall posture in your daily life can make a big difference. One thing that you can do that is highly effective is to pay attention to the way you sit whenever you are at a desk or even watching television. Instead of slumping over or rounding your shoulders, work to remain fully upright so that gravity isn’t pulling on your shoulders or your neck. By changing patterns of behavior you will find that you can regain flexibility and can enhance the benefits of your treatment by remaining mindful of your posture throughout the day.
Keeping the spine aligned when sitting can be harder than you might think. We have become so used to slouching while watching television or to bending forward and hunching our upper backs when typing at a computer or driving a car. This postu