Become a member!
Membership in FRS offers a host of benefits (listed below) and is open to any student or professional working in the study of fascia and/or a professional activity involving fascia. You may join the FRS as one of the following types of members:
If you received another membership offer, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tax Deductibility: The Fascia Research Society is under the umbrella organization of the Ida Rolf Research Foundation, a 501c(3) charitable organization. Dues may be taken as a charitable deduction or business expense. Please check with your tax accountant for clarification.
Benefits of membership
FRS membership offers financial benefits, as well as interpersonal and professional development opportunities to researchers, clinicians and educators working in many areas of study involving fascia. Additionally, students working towards these disciplines, and all others interested in the study, research and/or treatment of fascia in any or all of its forms and functions find membership beneficial.
- Priority registration and discounts to meetings and workshops at the International Fascia Research Congress
- Discounts to courses, including Research Fundamentals
- Complimentary online access to Elsevier's Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, with a dedicated fascia section in each issue
- Discounts on educational fascia DVDs and publications
Professional Development Opportunities and Interpersonal Benefits:
- Participation in a membership community that promotes the awareness, education, science, and therapy involving human fascia
- Exclusive access to members-only content (including discussion groups, forums, blogs, Membership Directory and Member-to-Member marketplace)
- Guidance towards the latest and best information about the body’s connective tissue matrix.
- Opportunity to serve on FRS Committees
- Ability to make an impact with active involvement in the Society
- Access to worldwide professional, interdisciplinary networking and mentoring relationships
- Athletic Trainers
- Chiropractors (DC's)
- Energetic, hands-on healers (Therapeutic Touch)
- Exercise Teachers
- Massage Therapists
- Movement educators and therapists
- Neuromuscular Therapists
- Physiatrists & other physicians practicing neuromusculoskeletal medicine or manual medicine
- Physical Therapists (PT's)
- Prolotherapists (Sclerotherapy)
- Rehabilitation Specialists
- Structural Integration Practitioners
Researchers — scientists engaged and/or interested in:
- Biomechanics of ligaments & other dense fibrous connective tissues
- Biomedical Researchers
- Connective tissue research
- Gait & postural dynamics
- Matrix biology
- Musculoskeletal dynamics
- Sports medicine
Academicians — educators involved in teaching in the above fields