Inner Architecture
Constructive Medicine Throughout Your Life Cycle
“After years of neck and lower back pain, I found Amanda's Rolfing practice. I had tried other modalities, but my body pain along with habits my body had learned over years, continually returned. I couldn't believe how wonderful I felt after every session with Amanda. What's more, I noticed significant improvement that lasted over time. Not only did she help unwind my physical issues, but we also were able to get to the heart of matters -- answers to such questions as: "What do I want to dedicate my life to?" Three years later, I have become a Certified Rolfer™. I am so grateful to Amanda for transmitting her passion and humility for Rolfing in such a genuine and heartfelt way. I can't imagine anyone I would recommend more highly than Amanda.”                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                           Rachel Felson
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“I initially went to Amanda in hopes of resolving a number of physical aches and pains. I have been almost pain-free for the 1 1/2 years since I completed her Rolfing series and, on her recommendation, began Pilates to anchor the work she had done. In addition to the great results, I found Amanda able to adapt the Rolfing to my particular needs. She also created a very beautiful and relaxing and caring environment. I felt completely comfortable and, as a side benefit, enjoyed our conversations about many topics that were meaningful to me. I would highly recommend Amanda and I'm confident that she will bring her depth of knowledge, integrity and care into the other areas of her expanding practice.”                                                                                               
                                                                                                                         Carolyn Blum
“I have had Amanda as my Rolfer for over 7 years. I have benefited greatly from her work--including alleviating chronic hip, back and pelvic discomfort due to scoliosis. Further, Amanda has helped by daughter (now age 12) for over five years with her toe walking and gait irregularities. My daughter actually looks forward to the sessions finding them both helpful and informative as to how her body and mind can work together to address a situation. And regular upkeep or "check ups" seem to keep her aligned properly. I have referred many friends and business associates to Amanda --we all find her to be effective, practical, timely, affordable and the treatments are appropriate without being painful.”                           
                                                      Susan Tjarksen
“Amanda is an extraordinary healer. Her presence and skill create alignment and help both individuals and systems move to greater integrity. Under her expert care as a Rolfer, my body learned to breathe and realign itself from our very first session.. I continue to be amazed at and grateful for the significant shifts that happen in every session with her. I wholeheartedly recommend her.”                                 
                                           Bliss Browne
“Amanda was able to help me recover from major surgery. I had years of bodywork experience and knowledge of myofascial and other therapies. Amanda's ability to diagnose and treat -- and her empathy and patience -- made a huge difference. Her work produced results that have proven durable and life affirming.”                                                                                                                                       
                                                Robert Rosenberg
“Amanda is the most intelligent manual therapist that I have worked with world-wide. Not only does Amanda possess an excellent command of the human body and how to achieve it's optimal functioning, but she also relates to her clients on a very human, interpersonal level satisfying needs not included in the cost of a session. Amanda's qualifications exceed beyond what can be quantified on a written page. I am deeply grateful for Amanda and her wonderful work.                              
                                        Alie McManus
“Quite a few years ago, I was searching for something that would help with my chronic neck and back pain. Other treatment modalities I tried would help a little but were not lasting. I finally researched Rolfing and found Amanda. Her voice on the phone automatically put me at ease. Our first session went so well, I was finally able to turn my neck without discomfort! Each session after that went just as well. I would always walk out of her office feeling inspired and positive. Amanda inspired me so much that I decided to go back to school to become a Rolfer myself. I also did a mentorship with her and the knowledge she provided me was priceless. She is a great teacher as well as practitioner and I have recommended her to friends and family and will continue to do so until she retires.”
                                                                                                                         Adriane Anile
“Amanda is amazing. My Rolfing experience has truly changed my posture. It helped to resolve longstanding muscular skeletal issues. I appreciate her ability to evaluate and provide the therapy needed along the course of treatments. Amanda knew exactly what to do. I recommend her to anyone without hesitation.”                           
                                               Kenneth Glowacki
“Amanda is an amazing Rolfer. I have small bones that often get off track, particularly in my right arm, which has some mobility limitations due to a break that never healed correctly when I was six. Without her as my Rolfer, I would not have the range of mobility, and ease-of-use, that I have in my hand. Her ability to transform patterns in my body is simply incredible. She assesses as she works, with tremendous confidence, moving intuitively and surely. In addition to her masterful technical skills as a Rolfer, she is also an extremely positive, supportive, empathetic, down-to-earth, smart, inspiring person. Chicago is lucky to have her. I recommend her very, very highly.”                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                       Melissa Sandfort
“I tried everything imaginable to reduce the often severe pain down my leg due to a herniated disc in my lower back hitting my sciatic nerve. Physical therapists, massage therapists, acupuncturists, chiropractors, and cortisone injections all failed to make a difference - and at times even made my pain worse. My dream was to go to Africa with Peace Corps Ghana, but they would not allow me to go until my pain was manageable and MRIs showed vast improvements. I saw Amanda periodically during 2005, and then again for three sessions in 2007 as I applied to the Peace Corps. I have only felt better each day since. During our appointments I was struck by Amanda's kindness, her ability to listen, and her vast understanding of different needs and lifestyles. I always knew she had my best interests at heart, making sure my pain during and after appointments were almost nonexistent. She was always incredibly kind, very open-minded, and just a wonderful person to be around. Because each time she made me feel exponentially better, I looked forward to each appointment. Incredibly, my MRIs after a few appointments showed tremendous improvement and Peace Corps finally considered me a healthy volunteer. Without Amanda's concerted efforts to relieve my pain, I would never have been able to live in West Africa for a couple years. I will always be grateful for her overwhelmingly wonderful work.”                                                                          
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Cheri Baker
“Amanda is a knowledgeable and skilled practitioner with a gentle and engaging manner. I confidently recommend her services.”                     
                                                                   Francine Kelley