October 7th & 8th, 2023, Portland, Oregon, 14 CEUs

Introduction to Structural Integration: A Hands-on workshop for Massage and Bodywork Practitioners

The same content, schedule, and location as the July class (see below). Registration page is in process. Please contact Russell if you have any questions.

Course LocationRaleigh View Plaza | 7412 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy | Suite 110 (IPA Physio, next door to Suite 106, Body Balance Rolfing and Massage)| Portland, OR 97225

Contact: Russell Stolzoff russell@rolfingworks.com | call/text (360) 920-9668  


Past workshop (July 2023)

Introduction to Structural Integration: A Hands-on workshop for Massage and Bodywork Practitioners

Saturday and Sunday July 29-30, 9:00am – 5:30pm (14 CEU Hours) | Portland, Oregon

If you have ever been curious to know more about Structural Integration, this 2-day workshop is the perfect opportunity to dip your toes in the water. You will learn:

What Structural Integration is, how it is similar and yet very different from massageWhat fascia is and the integral role it plays in the architecture of the body structureHow to contact and manipulate fascia to create balance and integrationHow to see the body as a whole, create treatment goals, and decide where to workWhat is involved in training to become a Structural Integrator

Course outline

Day 1

What is Structural Integration, where did it come from, and what does it do?

What is fascia, where is it, and why is it so important?

The role of seeing in the process of body readingThe role of palpation in assessment and treatment

How to contact and manipulate fascia

Perceiving fascia’s role in relation to skin, muscle, nerve and bone

Day 2

What is Structural Integration and how we can recognize it with our eyes and hands

The role of movement analysis in determining where to work

How to contact and manipulate fascia in the context of a complete session

Using visual and palpatory body reading to create treatment goals and session strategy

Evaluating effectiveness

Russell Stolzoff
Certified Advanced Rolfer®, BCSI, LMT
Senior Instructor at Dr. Ida Rolf Institute®

Russell Stolzoff has been a Rolfing® Structural Integration practitioner for 34 years. He is a senior instructor at the Dr. Ida Rolf Institute where he is one of only 11 instructors worldwide to teach the Advanced Rolfing Certification training.

As a teacher he is passionate about helping practitioners to develop their skills in order to become more precise and effective. As a practitioner he is continually striving to improve his own understanding of the body and his ability to help clients live more comfortably in their bodies.

Russell helps clients of all ages and occupations with issues related to pain, movement and performance.

Jenny Rock
Certified Advanced Rolfer®, LMT

Jenny Rock has been a Licensed Massage Therapist for 34 years, a Certified Rolfer for the last 22 years, and a Certified Advanced Rolfer since 2017. Jenny received her BA in Psychology from the University of Central Florida, has trained as a Life Coach with two different schools, and has taught personal development workshops.

Through bodywork Jenny helps clients recover from chronic pain and injury. She is passionate about helping people to reach their goals, remove blocks, and catapult forward, whether through bodywork or teaching and coaching.  Jenny currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Dr. Ida Rolf Institute, and previously served on the Oregon Board of Massage Practical Exam Task Force.