Video Course: Peeling Back the Layers: What We've Learned from Fascia Research

Robert Schleip

The interdisciplinary field of fascia research is dynamic. Insights from past research have contributed to a new understanding of musculoskeletal dynamics in which fascia plays a 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.

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Robert Schleip
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 master's degree in psychology and a PhD in human biology. He is the 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. Learn more at
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