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APPLICATIONS

Application to Unit I
Pre-Requisite Courses
Foundations of Rolfing Structural Integration (FORSI)
OR
Accelerated Foundations of Rolfing Structural Integration (AFORSI)

We hope that you will find the application process for our prerequisite courses simple and easy to follow. If you need help or have questions about the requirements, or any aspect of the admissions process, please feel free to contact the training co-coordinator at +27 (0) 82 975 2866 or

To be considered for admission into Unit I (FORSI) or Accelerated Unit I (AFORSI) you must submit the following:

  • Application form
  • Life experience essay
  • Academic record
  • Resume
  • Photographs
  • A signed copy of the enrollment agreement
  • Your deposit

All students applying for Unit I (FORSI) or Accelerated Unit I (AFORSI) are accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

Once we receive your completed application package, we review your application. All applications are reviewed in the order they are received. Processing your application usually takes about one week. You will be notified by e-mail of your status. Once you are accepted, we send you detailed information about the class including homework, a book list and our housing referral list.

You may call us at +27 (0) 82 975 2866 to confirm that we have received your application.

Send your completed application to:

The training co-coordinator
The South African Rolfing Association
No 9 Herte Street
Stellenbosch
7600
South Africa

Or email your application package to:

Application procedure

You need to complete the following 7 steps.

Step 1: Application form

Please download, print, and complete this application form:
RolfingSAtraining.pdf

Step 2: Life Experience Essay

Because students have a variety of educational backgrounds, personal interests and experience, we require prospective students to write a personal life experience essay.

Please submit a 2-3 page personal essay answering the following questions. The essay should be double-spaced and typed.

  • Please discuss your interest in Rolfing and the Rolfing training.
  • What factors have made you consider this field as a profession?
  • What makes you feel that this is the appropriate time in your life to
    do the training?
  • Share some examples of things you have accomplished that demonstrate your ability to work independently or complete a task or a course of study.

Step 3: Academic record

Please provide documented proof of your academic background, prior education or training.

Accelerated Unit I (AFORSI) applicants only
To be eligible for Accelerated Unit I (AFORSI), students must document completion of professional training or course work in massage and bodywork of at least 250 hours.

Students must submit an official transcript that shows:

  • 47 hours of Anatomy, 21 hours of Physiology, 45 hours of massage or other approved touch training, 15 hours of therapeutic relationship or ethics.
  • Documented clinical practice experience 50 documented hours of postgraduate massage practice, experience or comparable clinical practice hours.

Step 4: Resume

Briefly outline your educational and employment history. You may include massage training from other trainings, workshops, and vocations, as well as any Rolfing history.

Please note: Foundations of Rolfing Structural Integration (FORSI) Students are not required to have had any experience or history with bodywork, massage or Rolfing, but if you do, please include it in your resume. Accelerated Unit I (AFORSI) students are required to have prior training in manual therapy, massage or bodywork.

Step 5: Photographs

Please submit two photographs of yourself for identity purposes.

Step 6: Enrollment Agreement

Please download, read and review the Enrollment agreement form provided here:

RolfingSAenrolment.pdf

Sign it and return with your application and deposit.

Step 7: Deposit

A deposit of R6 250 (Unit 1-FORSI) or R2 250 (Accelerated Unit 1- AFORSI) is required to confirm your space in the class. The South African Rolfing Association (SARA) accepts cheques, internet transfers, bank deposits or cash (in person only).

Checklist

Please check that all requirements for application are completed

  1. Application form
  2. Life experience essay
  3. Academic record
  4. Resume
  5. Photographs
  6. A signed copy of enrollment agreement
  7. Deposit

Congratulations! We look forward to working with you. Enclose your completed application package and mail or email to:

Training co-coordinator
South African Rolfing Association
No 9 Herte street
Stellenbosch
7600
South Africa

Or


Application to Unit II

Download and complete the following application form, and follow the instructions therein.

   RolfingSAEnrolmentU2.2.pdf

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Application to Unit III

Download and complete the following application form, and follow the instructions therein.

   RolfingSAEnrolmentU3.pdf

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