Pierpaola Volpones is a member of the Rolf Institute since 1986.
In her former University studies in Italy, she graduated as Physical Educator (1976) and in Sociology (1982). She taught physical education in public schools and applied kinesis therapy in private centers for more than ten years.
After havin attended a Rolfing Movement Workshop, she startet the Rolfing education. She certified first as Rolfing Movement Practitioner (1986) and then as Rolfer (1988). Since then she runs her practice in Italy. In 1996 she became Advanced Rolfer.
Her continuing education, was build attending Rolfing workshops with Jeff Maitland, Jan Sultan, Michael Salveson, Peter Schwind and also the visceral manipulation workshop with Jean Pierre Barral, Didier Pratt, Alain Croibier. Her Rolfing Movement background had been enriched by the teachings of Hubert Godard. She attended the first workshop with Godard in 1994.
After several years of practice, the started to assist various Instructors during Rolfing and Rolfing Movement trainings.
In 2006, the Rolf Insitute certified Pierpaola as International Rolfing and Rolfing Movement Instructor. She is a member of the International and the European Rolfing and Rolfing Movement Faculty. Since then she teaches the Basic Rolfing Trainings.
She had been very active in setting, supporting and teaching the Rolfing Modular trainings in Italy.