Dr.Ida Rolf, after researching various treatments such as osteopathy, homeopathy, and chiropractic, focused on the network of fascia tissue (fascia) that spreads throughout the body. And the Rolfing® process was found by the theory captured in balance of gravity and body.
She had influenced by Oriental thought because she was practiced yoga and meditation also. It became enrich expressions and emotionally, when it brings out the full potential of the body. Therefore, she had the importance of mind and body from vision of the mental world too.
"Gravity is the therapist" is her words. Rather than expecting a temporary change from the practitioner's one-way treatment, the client will provide a space (MA) to accept the change with peace of mind. Therefore, It will be promoting the minimum necessary of intervention leads to profound awareness and has sustainability.
It is the sustainability that enhances for spontaneous remission to originally possessed by humans, and it might be the key point of human evolution on gravity field of the earth. In Dr. Rolf's life, she preached the importance of the fascia, which has received little attention, and she would been believed in humanity's potential to whole her life by awareness to gravity.