How are Yoga and Rolfing Similar with Andrew Rosenstock


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By Pamela Crane, Pamela Crane-Certified Yoga Therapist, and MS Yoga Therapy. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

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.

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