The interdisciplinary field of fascia research is a very dynamic field. Insights from past research have already contributed to a new understanding of musculoskeletal dynamics in which fascia plays a much more active and versatile role than previously assumed. The latest research has some fascinating implications for massage therapists. Join the co-founder of the International Fascial Congress for a lively exploration of the most recent developments and the practical applications for your massage practice.
Robert Schleip is director of the Fascia Research Group of Ulm University, Germany and Research Director of the European Rolfing Association. He has been a certified Rolfing Instructor since 1992 and certified Feldenkrais Teacher since 1987. He has an M.A. degree in Psychology and a PhD in Human Biology. He is author of numerous books and publications in the field of fascia research and fascia related applications in manual and movement therapies. His research on active contractility of fascia was honored with the Vladimir Janda Award for Musculoskeletal Medicine in 2006.