• Marion Rosen


    Marion Rosen Image
  • Rosen Method

    rosen course imageIs distinguished by its gentle, direct touch. Using hands that listen rather than manipulate, the practitioner focuses on chronic muscle tension.


    As relaxation occurs and the breath deepens, unconscious feelings, attitudes, and memories may emerge. The Rosen practitioner has been trained to notice subtle changes in muscle tension and shifts in the breath.


    S/he recognizes these as indications that the client is relaxing and becoming more aware of his/her body and internal experience. The practitioner responds with touch and words which allow the client to begin to recognize what has been held down by unconscious muscle tension.

    As this process unfolds, habitual tension and old patterns may be released, freeing the client to experience more aliveness, new choices in life, and a greater sense of well-being.


    Rosen Method bodywork was developed out of Marion Rosen’s 50 years experience as a physical therapist and health educator. Her unique approach to bodywork and movement has earned her recognition as a leader and originator in the field of body-oriented therapies. In the 1930s, Marion studied breath and relaxation in Munich, Germany, with Lucy Heyer, who had been trained by Elsa Gindler, a renowned innovator of body therapies. Licensed in physical therapy, both in Stockholm and at the Mayo Clinic, Marion developed the Rosen Method over the course of many years in private practice. Marion’s purpose is to realize a vision of health and well-being by making the benefits of the Rosen Method widely available to the general public.


    You can learn the Rosen Method for your own personal development or to educate yourself to become Rosen Therapist. After completion of training you get international certificates from “The Rose Institute, USA.



    For courses in Sweden visit Axelsons.se

    For courses in Norway visit Axelsons.no

    For courses in other countries visit Rosenmethod.org

  • About

    Axelsons Institute is Scandinavia's oldest and largest school for complementary and alternative medicine.


    Since its founding in 1962 the school has led the development of modern Swedish massage and body therapy techniques in Scandinavia.


    Is currently represented by eight schools in Scandinavia and one in Japan. 


  • Axelsons Institute

  • Contact

    Main office Stockholm

    Axelsons Gymnastiska Institut

    Po.box 6475 113 82 STOCKHOLM


    Phone: +46 8 54 54 59 00

    E-mail: info@axelsons.se



    Axelsons Body Work School

    Møllergata 4 0179 Oslo NORWAY

    Phone: +47 23 10 36 20

    E-mail: info@axelsons.no