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"This is the best thing I've ever done for my body. My back pain is gone and I feel 15 years younger. Why did I wait so long?"

            - Jeff, Boulder

"After two cortisone shots to my lower back (which didn’t relieve my pain completely), Vivian was my last resort before the very real possibility of back surgery. I didn’t expect complete relief, but Vivian very patiently and thoroughly worked out all the long-held kinks in my body over several sessions and “fixed” me! She is a lovely, gentle Rolfer, and I can’t recommend her enough. I’m very grateful to Vivian for healing my back."

            - Benita, Lafayette

"The changes in my body are so good; namely, chronic pain that I simply accepted as something I just have to live with for the rest of my life... is gone. That bike crash and subsequent shoulder pain... gone. Pain when I work on the computer... gone. Knee pain... gone. I have regained that youthful swing in the hip and bounce in my step. The reassuring thing is I did this over a 5 month time frame, and the improvements I made in the beginning have been long lasting, not reverting to the old patterns.

There were break-through days, like when Vivian manipulated my ankle to bring relief from residual surgery pain, and the day she opened up my rib cage so I could breathe more deeply. When the work is deep, it is collaborative, never beyond tolerance, only moving you forward in your alignment. While Vivian knows her stuff academically, anatomically and theoretically she most importantly has the intuitive gift. Her confident touch is guided by an inner instinct.... Rolfing with Vivian has been the most therapeutic thing I have done for myself in my life."

            - Tamara, Boulder

“After years of massage therapists and chiropractors, I’ve become used to getting “quick fixes” with very temporary effects. Rolfing surprised me in that it was the first bodywork I’d experienced that had a lasting effect on my posture and the way that I carry my body and deal with my stress…. I honestly didn’t realize that any kind of bodywork could actually restructure my problem areas….I always thought that I would have to have surgery to correct my scoliosis so I was really amazed when I started seeing the difference in my posture in your pictures.”

            - Lizzie, Boulder

"I engaged in these sessions in order to improve my posture. The results surpassed my expectations. Not only did I visually notice the change but a number of friends asked me if I had gotten taller. [I’ve] felt more fluid throughout my body.... The unplanned for benefits from the sessions were also important. A condition I had had for over a year and that a rheumatologist had diagnosed as arthritis, and for which he had recommended lifelong prescription medication, was greatly improved during these sessions. I think a combination of the Rolfing work and diet were the key factors in allowing me to remain symptom-free from this condition since the sessions concluded."

            - Tom, Boulder

"I am tremendously grateful for the experience of Rolfing with Vivian. She is methodical, professional, gentle, patient and very thorough. I experienced a great sense of release and recalibration in my bones and body. I feel this has enhanced my overall well-being in numerous ways - my body has been very strong since the series and I feel more emotionally resilient than ever."

            - Maureen, Boulder

"Working with Vivian was a pleasure. I had been intimidated by the misinformation about Rolfing, and she made sure I understood what we were doing and was comfortable with every step in the process. She also made me aware of issues affecting my body that I didn't realize were there. But, what a difference when they were addressed. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking a partner in overall body health."

            - Betzi, Boulder

"After each session you can really notice the changes in your body. Once it was over I have never felt so in tune with myself."

            - Alex, Boulder

"After surgeries I needed to re-educate my muscles that had lost their jobs and were confused. Because of this issue I tended to have tightness and fatigue easily. But since Vivian started working on me I noticed that my body got so light and felt almost no effort to stand and walk, as if I have become a friend of Gravity. I feel now the energy of Gravity goes through the center of my body smoothly, and I find myself grounded and centered which I have never felt before. It was so new to me, and I am very happy with the 10 series Vivian gave me. Furthermore, Vivian also worked on my scar tissue and that effected amazingly huge changes both emotionally and physically. Thank you so very much for powerful work, Vivian."

            - Misa, Japan

“While Vivian worked with my body I had the impression of being well cared for by an expert. She understands my body in ways better than I do! Her manner is clean and professional. Her touch is strong, sensitive and intelligent. Her knowledge is vast and her observational skills astute. The whole experience was relaxing, rejuvenating and healing. In a word, transformational….”

            - Greg, Boulder

“I had never experienced Rolfing prior to my sessions with Vivian so I didn’t know what to expect. The 10 sessions were more beneficial and enjoyable than I had ever imagined just based on reading about Rolfing. Vivian is …. truly interested in providing her clients with the best experience possible.”

            - Roz, Boulder

"Vivian's firm but gentle touch left me feeling grounded and balanced. It was a pleasure working with her and I look forward to future sessions."

            - Fran, Boulder

Certified Rolfer Vivian Gettliffe's practice is located in Boulder, Colorado, in a sunlit studio at 2970 Washington Street.
Boulder is a world center for Rolfing S.I. and the home of the Rolf Institute of Structural Integration®.

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