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Kirstin Torres
B.A., L.M.P.,
Certified Advanced Soma Practitioner
Board Certified Structural Integrator
#MA 60232251

My path to Soma® has been a lifelong one; touch therapy in many forms has been an interest since childhood. I had, rather organically, but informally, incorporated touch therapy into my life from an early age.

I pursued an education with broad strokes, finally graduating from the University of Washington with a BA in Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences in 1996.

1996 was busy; in addition to graduating, I got married, had my first child and moved cross-country twice. In 1999, my second child was born, and in 2000, I moved back home to Washington. I have been here since 2001, strongly rooted in the Kent community.

The idea of pursuing a more formal education in touch therapy was on hold for a few years while I raised children, but came to the forefront again when a brief encounter with Soma® practitioner and instructor, Denise Foster, led me to go through the series. By session 3, I was hooked! I was amazed at how reconnecting to my body allowed me to connect to my life in a whole new way. The desire to get licensed and learn this work propelled me back to school; a difficult, but incredibly transformative experience.

A 2011 graduate of the Soma Institute for Neuromuscular Integration®, I am honored and excited to work with others in this capacity, and to continue to grow and evolve in my practice. Having seen first hand what this work can do, I am passionate about helping others experience their own lives in a more expansive, joyful, and balanced way.