Christopher Richardson graduated from the Rolf Institute in Boulder, Colorado in 1999 after attaining his Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology/ physical education. He completed his Advanced Training in 2007. Chris is an assistant instructor for Advanced-Trainings.com, an international, world class continuing education organization for Physical Therapists, Massage Therapists, Chiropractors, Bodywork Professionals and Educators. In addition to his full-time family practice, Chris also treats Major League Baseball players on The Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians. He has also had the priviledge of working with a multi world-record holding swimmer, Ironman competitors, professional and NCAA soccer players, professional skiiers and cyclists, dancers, gymnasts and professional musicians. Chris has recently completed studies in visceral manipulation, cranio-sacral therapy, biodynamic osteopathy, spinal biomechanics and various advanced continuing education classes.
Prior to moving to Hawaii, Chris worked with Empowered Yoga and Plexus Fitness in Wilmington, Delaware for 6 years. During that time, he served in Sudan, Africa as a logistician for the Nobel Peace Prize winning organization, Doctors Without Borders.
Before moving east, Chris lived in Colorado, working as a carpenter building large-scale homes, a youth fitness director for the YMCA and an instructor of adaptive skiing to disabled, paralyzed, and autistic students at the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center.
Over the years, Chris sustained various injuries from lacrosse, surfing, mountain biking, rock climbing and skiing, eventually leading to chronic low back and shoulder pain. Having an intuitive interest in human science, nutrition and alternative medicine, Chris pursued holistic health philosophy and treatment, eventually leading him to the successful and lasting results of Rolfing Structural Integration.