Ryan Hofer is a Rolfer living in Portland, OR. He taught English in Japan and South Korea before graduating from the Dr. Ida Rolf Institute in Boulder, CO. He is currently an instructor with the interpersonal neurobiology (IPNB) program.
Before this Structural Integration/Rolfing coursework, Ryan completed a BA in Biology and English, a Master's in Teaching, a Master's in Communication, an RYT 200 (Yoga Teacher), and Precision Nutrition's Level 1 Coach Certification.
Holistic manual therapy and embodiment practices have greatly impacted Ryan's life and worldview. He is passionate about the advancement of Structural Integration as a healthcare choice. In the IPNB curriculum, Ryan teaches Embodied Relational Mindfulness. During this course, he explains and explores the functionality of the sentient body and our self-organizing tissue patterns, both in daily life and in trauma recovery. His classes are student-centered, organized, and actionable. As an educator, Ryan is motivated by our innate social learning capacities, and he is committed to helping students relate skillfully to classroom content.