Soken is a Certified Advanced Rolfer and Buddhist Priest.

He obtained his degree as a Certified Rolfer™ in 2006 at the Rolf Institute of Structural Integration in Boulder, Colorado. Thereafter, he studied under Dr. Jeffrey Maitland, an internationally recognized Advanced Rolfing Instructor, innovator and author of Mind Body Zen. In 2010, in Vienna and Berlin, Soken attained his degree as a Certified Advanced Rolfer with an emphasis on energy medicine.  He is also the resident monk and founder of Maha Bodhi Zen Center.

Additionally, Soken is trained in Visceral Manipulation,  Craniosacral Therapy, SourcePoint Therapy®, and holds an advanced certification to practice Cold-Laser Therapy, an FDA approved intervention for cellular health. As an advocate for complimentary medicine, Soken continues to study, work and learn with doctors, healers and scholars in the Eastern and Western medical traditions.

If you would like to learn more about energy medicine and SourcePoint Therapy®, you can read Soken’s article here:  “SourcePoint Therapy® and It’s Implications for Rolfing Structural Integration”, Structural Integration: The Journal of the Rolf Institute, December 2009. 

The following interview was conducted informally in Soken’s living room on a sunny October morning, with a good friend asking him good questions. We hope it will help you get to know Soken and how he works: