Lloyd, all 6 feet 2" of him, solid muscle and a smile that makes your heart beat faster, is my masseur. Yep! I know how to pick 'em and Lloyd is the best. What that man does with his fingers and palms and elbows is nothing short of a miracle. Lloyd is a Rolfer. According to Wiki:
Rolfing is a therapy system created by The Rolf Institute of Structural Integration (also referred to as "RISI"), founded by Ida Pauline Rolf in 1971. The Institute states that Rolfing is a "holistic system of soft tissue manipulation and movement education that organize(s) the whole body in gravity". Manipulation of the muscle fasciae is believed to yield therapeutic benefits...
Lloyd can manipulate my muscle fasciae anytime he wants!
I was reminded about going back for a visit with Lloyd when reading Georgia O'Keeffe's biography last month. She was a rolfing enthusiast, knew Ida Rolf and practiced some rolfing exercises taught to her by Ida and son of a gun, if it was good for Georgia (who lived to the ripe old age of near 99), it's good for me!
I always walk out of a massage standing straighter and feeling taller. The movement in my neck, shoulders and upper back is so much easier, loosey goosey kind of...
I am booked for another appointment soon as this technique requires repetitive visits. Sitting in front of a computer most of the days is a killer for posture but Lloyd will set me straight, all 5' 1 1/2" of me!