Basic Structural Integration Training - Vienna

Event Information
Price :11,000 EURO
Location :Vienna, Austria
Start Time : 09:00:00 AM
Start Date : Sep-01-2022
End Time : 05:00:00 PM
End Date : Sep-30-2022
Event Description

The basic training 2022/2024 in Vienna will begin in September 2022. The training is conducted in English and German. Aleš Urbanczik (President of the European Guild) and Uli Förg (first chairman of the German Rolfing Association) lead this 2-year modular training course. The two course leaders together have more than 50 years of experience in Structural Integration / Rolfing® Structural Integration and are currently the most experienced basic training team in Europe.
The Basic Training 2022/2024 will start in September 2022. Please find the exact dates at the bottom of this page. Both instructors Aleš Urbanczik and Uli Förg are fluent in English and could teach this Basic Traning bilingually, should there be non-German speaking participants. The 2 instructors combine more than 50 years of experience with Structural Integration / Rolfing® Structural Integration and form the most experienced Basic Training Team currently teaching in Europe. All materials are available in English and German.
For a course description in english please use this link.


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Basic Principles

At the heart of the Basic Training Program of the European Guild for Structural Integration (EGSI) are the principles and structural considerations expressed in Ida Rolf's basic series of ten Structural Integration sessions, with no additions or modifications from other modalities. Upon successful completion of the training, the graduate will receive a diploma from both EGSI and International IASI . The training is part-time / modular on 20 extended weekends and is divided into three phases.

Phase 1 - on 6 extended weekends with a total of 152 lessons

  • Muscular, skeletal and fascial anatomy
  • Biomechanics and Structural Integration
  • Physiology and biochemistry of fascia
  • Analysis and interpretation of human structure and movement, and development of coherent strategies for manipulative interventions to improve them
  • Reasonable behavior in a therapeutic relationship
  • Self-care with exercises to become a competent SI therapist
  • The anatomy and theory of the 'Basic Ten Series'

Phase 2 - on 6 extended weekends with a total of 152 lessons

  • Practice the "Basic Ten Series" of students together
  • Deepening of all topics started in Phase 1

Phase 3 - on 8 extended weekends with a total of 202 lessons

  • Supervised Basic Ten series by each student with three external clients
  • Further deepening of all topics started in Phase 1

home study

  • In addition, students must expect at least 500 hours of home study.


  • Instructor: Aleš Urbanczik
  • Assistant: Uli Förg
  • Other lecturers: Neal Powers / Nilce Silveira / Sharon Wheeler, Bert Schmitz

Dates for the basic course in Vienna

  • 27-29/03/2020
  • 24.-26.4.2020
  • 15.-17.5.2020
  • 12.-14.6.2020
  • 28-30/08/2020
  • 25.-27.9.2020
  • 23.-10.25.2020
  • 06.-11.8.2020
  • 11.-13.12.2020
  • 22.-24.1.2021
  • 19.-21.2.2021
  • 19.-21.3.2021
  • 16.-18.04.2021
  • 28-30/05/2021
  • 18.-20.6.2021
  • August 2021
  • September 2021
  • October 2021
  • November 2021
People who are interested in becoming SI practitioners find the conditions for studying here.
Reading List: Recommended reading
For SI therapists / Rolfer: Learn how to set up a basic education in your country.

Posted By Ales Urbanczik / Oct-04-2018

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