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The rhythmic Massage after Ita Wegman is extended one "classical Massage ", after the realizations of the Anthroposophi medicine.

The handles of the classical Massage are intensified thereby as several elements are added. These are mainly:

  • The fabric is loosened by soft, flowing, sucking grasps from the depth to the periphery.
  • The individual form of the contact is adapted to the therapeutic criteria of the respective disease picture and the findings - from strong to tender, from punctual to laminar or from slow to fast.
  • The animating rhythmic element pulls both the Massagegriffe and the treatment succession through.
  • The self healing forces are supported lively, the self-regularization of the Lebensprozesse.
  • Special cancellations - like out of phase circles and different forms of the Lemniskate - loosen and connect individual body parts.

The rhythmic Massage strives to affect blood circulation conditions favorably to energize the movement of the fabric liquid false tensions in muscle and connective tissues to adjust, by affecting the nature member connection and the consciousness levels. That is to lead to the fact that the respiration deepens, which improves heart cycle function, which digesting normalized and to which recover awake sleep rhythm one repairs.

The basis of the rhythmic Massage forms the three and/or four-arrangement of the human organism in accordance with the people picture of the Anthroposophi medicine. By including these criteria the conventional indications for Massage extended over e.g. treatments of organ-functional disturbances (cycle, respiration, metabolic organs) as well as supporting treatments when tumor suffering, in addition, with patients with welfare-educational and psychiatric illnesses. The contraindications are similarly those the classical Massage.

Those professionally active Therapeutinnen and therapists aim at the healing of each female patient, each patient in individual way. These specialists are usually designed as Physiotherapeutin, Physiotherapeut or medical mass urine, medical Masseur. The duration of treatment corresponds to the individual requirements of the patients and the disease pictures. A Nachruhezeit is necessary as aftereffect. Only in the aftereffect the suggestions can be processed independently.

History of the rhythmic Massage

In 19. Century developed the Swede Pehr Henrik Ling a whole system of treatment forms. It tied at experiences of the ancient Greeks, with whom the body care had a high value by gymnastic and Massage. "The Swedish Massage ", which developed in such a way, is essentially the basis of our current "classical Massage ".

Ita Wegman was trained in the years 1900-1905 in Holland and Berlin in different Massagemethoden, before she studied 1906-1911 in Zurich and Munich medicine.

Menschenkundliche of realizations by the Anthroposophie and medical references Rudolf Steiners, the founder of the Anthroposophie, led 1921 to the establishment of the today's Ita Wegman hospital by Ita Wegman. In this hospital it worked on the Swedish Massage, inserted the new realizations of the Anthroposophie into the area of the Massage and developed on this basis the rhythmic Massage.

Ita Wegman instructed physicians, nurses and other coworkers of the hospital during the daily care and in verbal instruction. It demonstrated the Massage dearest even and attached great importance to the fact that their pupils used intuitively for individual patient the correct. 1929 came the lady doctor Margarethe Hauschka to the Ita Wegman hospital. Long it went through twelve years with Ita Wegman different therapeutic training courses, particularly in mark therapy and rhythmic Massage. Since that time it taught "‚rhythmic Massage after Ita Wegman'. In this time the rhythmic Massage was continued to prepare always and passed on particularly at nurses.

Later Margarethe Hauschka accomplished measure your in Stuttgart courses for Physiotherapeuten and medical. With the increasing admittingness of the rhythmic Massage grew the need after its own school, which could be realized 1962: The "school for artistic therapy and rhythmic Massage" developed in Boll (D), the today's Margarethe Hauschka school. From then on there was regularly further training course for Physiotherapeuten and measure your up to its end of life led Margarethe Hauschka the school, supported from Irmgard Marbach and further instructors and physicians.

Today there are schools in different countries, at which the rhythmic Massage can be learned.


  • Margarethe Hauschka: Rhythmic Massage after Dr. Ita Wegman. Menschenkundliche bases. Margarethe Hauschka school, association for the promotion of the artistic therapy and Massage registered association (March 1972)
  • Stefan hardener: Contact - rhythm - healing. The rhythmic Massage after Dr. med. Ita Wegman, anthrosana, ISBN 3-905364-11-5

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