NEWSSI | About the School

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.
— Leonardo Da Vinci

The New School of Structural Integration - NEWSSI


The New School of Structural Integration (NEWSSI) is an organization of higher learning, which is dedicated to teaching the art and science of restoring and reorganizing the body’s connective tissue and myofascial systems. Founded on the principles of Dr. Ida P. Rolf, the educational program offers you an unparalleled opportunity for experiential learning, personal growth, transformation, and acquiring the necessary skills for a respected professional career in Structural Integration.

Rewards of Being a Structural Integration Practitioner

Structural Integration practitioners are a unique group of health educators. Your training as an SI practitioner is the foundation upon which to build the professional career of your dreams. SI practitioners are among the finest trained and highest paid health educators in the world. This career allows a practitioner to integrate their training with a variety of enriching continuing education opportunities. As a Structural Integration practitioner you will be a leader in a new, more integrated, holistic and balanced health care system.

Education Philosophy

NEWSSI believes in and delivers dynamic, hands-on, experiential learning. We are a student-centered organization and are responsive to the learning needs of every participant. Learning is an intensely personal process and an integral part of our growth. The continued exploration of the body, in greater and greater depth, illuminates and brings into focus the awareness of one’s self, leading to an understanding of who we are with our clients and who we are in the world.

Mission Statement

We guarantee you a rewarding career that includes both profound, valuable results for your clients and professional, financial success for you. Our school fulfills this promise by providing:

  • Student centered commitment

  • Intensely education driven focus

  • Boutique training environment

  • Cutting-edge teaching technologies

  • Stimulating state of the art lectures

  • Interactive audio-visual presentations

  • Comprehensive, custom support materials

  • Digestible eighteen-month modular format

Affiliated with the International Association of Structural Integrators

The International Association of Structural Integrators (IASI) is the professional membership organization for Structural Integration. Founded in 2002, IASI sprang up as a grassroots organization from within the profession to set standards, move towards certification, insure continuation of a professional identity, and promote Structural Integration’s continued growth as a respected profession in the healthcare field. NEWSSI is an IASI recognized school. To visit their site click here.

IASI Certification and Membership

All students will write an international certification exam upon completion of the program. The exam is administered by IASI (International Association of Structural Integrators). Enrollment and completion of the NEWSSI program includes the fee for the exam and each graduate’s first year of IASI professional membership.