69 8th Avenue Street

Suite 10

 New York, NY 10014


Marcelo Coutinho, Advanced Certified Rolfer™ & Rolfing Movement Practioner™


Marcelo Coutinho is an Advanced Certified Rolfer™ and Rolf Movement® Practitioner, with a Physical Education degree from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  He has an extensive background as a neuromuscular educator, as well as in professional dance and competitive swimming. 

After training under Dr. Schulz in the early 1990s, he went on to complete his Rolfing certification at the Rolf Institute in Brazil with Jan Sultan, Monica Caspari, Cornelia Rossi, Pedro Prado and Claudia Cunha, at the Rolf Institute in Germany with Robert Schleip, Peter Schwind, Hans Georg Brecklinghaus and Tine Knabe, at the Rolf Institute in Switzerland with Hubert Godard and France Hatt-Arnold, and at the Rolf Institute in the United States with Jim Asher. 

Marcelo has also studied Cranial-Sacral Therapy with the Upledger Institute in the United States and has completed a number of significant continued education training and workshops* at the Guild of Structural Integration, The Rolf Institute, the IASI, The Barrel Institute, and the International Alliance of Healthcare Educators among others.

Marcelo currently provides mentoring training for students of the Rolf Institute, and has taught Movement Analysis and Myofascial Technique workshops in the United States, Germany, and Brazil.

(*including studies in Spinal Mechanics; Visceral Manipulation; Healing Trauma; Releasing Scar Tissue; Four-handed Rolfing; Rolfing Movement; Perception, Touch & Movement Analysis.)

Marcelo Coutinho

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