SOMA – Nippin’ it in the Bud

Kristi ZimmerMassage

Shelly Donovan

SOMA – Transformational Body Work Highlights “Nippin’ it in the Bud” A message from Tummy Temple’s premiere SOMA practitioner Shelly Donovan, LMP Spring has sprung in all of its wonder and glory and Seattle does Spring beautifully! Of all the places I’ve ever been in … Read More

SOMA – The Value of Slow

Kristi ZimmerMassage

Shelly Donovan

SOMA – Transformational Body Work Highlights The Value of Slow A message from Tummy Temple’s premiere SOMA practitioner Shelly Donovan, LMP “The only thing I don’t like about you is you walk too SLOW!” exclaimed my travel companion in Italy in 2002. She was right. … Read More

FREE FALL: A SOMA Diary

Kristi ZimmerMassage

FREE FALL:   A SOMA Diary by Sean Patrick Donovan www.gatorboyproductions.com © 2004. Written permission must be secured from the author to use or reproduce this article in part or whole. Plunging headfirst over an 8-foot ledge, while blindfolded – as I did the day before … Read More

Soma Massage

Kristi ZimmerMassage

The goal of SOMA is to facilitate your access to your body’s deep wisdom. We utilize a series of ten or eleven sessions (see below), each progressively addressing specific areas of your body. This deep tissue technique is slow and steady and is supported by … Read More

Abdominal Self-Massage

Tim ZimmerMassage

These techniques are recommended to all of our clients at some point or another. They will empower you with tools that can be used throughout your lifetime no matter where you are. The belly does not change overnight. It takes months and years of gentle … Read More

True Full Body Massage

Tim ZimmerMassage

How would you feel if you went in for a tune up on your car and the mechanic forgot to address the engine? Likely you would not be happy and for good reason. You should be concerned that a major component to your car’s health … Read More

Swedish Massage

Tim ZimmerMassage

Swedish Massage is the most common type of massage. It uses a system of long relaxing strokes, kneading and friction techniques on the more superficial layers of the muscles, combined with active and passive movements of the joints. It is used primarily for ‘True’ full-body … Read More

Chi Nei Tsang

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Chi Nei Tsang (pronounced chee-nay-song) originated in Taoist China and is a holistic approach to massage therapy integrating work that addresses the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of oneself. The words Chi Nei Tsang literally mean “working with the energy of the internal organs” … Read More

Mayan Abdominal Massage

Tim ZimmerMassage

Maya Abdominal Massage is a technique from Belize, Central America that has evolved over the centuries. It specifically addresses the position and health of the pelvic and abdominal organs. Mayan Abdominal Massage also utilizes various Tummy Temple herbal remedies to cleanse the uterus and male … Read More

About Massage at Tummy Temple

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Your tummy has three specific needs that massage will address: pain, pleasure, and detoxification. Pain At the Tummy Temple, belly massage is the primary treatment for a wide variety of abdominal trauma such as surgery, chronic pain, miscarriage, abuse and inflammatory conditions in the abdomen. … Read More