YOUR BODY, YOUR TEMPLE
A Sacred & Accepting Space to Feel at Home in Your Body.
Soma Temple invites you to be radically present with yourself in your life experience.
We welcome all parts of you, wherever you are on your somatic journey.
Here we encourage you to honor your body as a temple, attune to, be guided by, and trust your body’s wisdom, treating your body as an infinite source of pleasure & knowledge.
Soma is a Greek word meaning body and is the root word for Somatics; a field within bodywork and movement studies concerning internal physical perception and experience.
Soma Temple integrates modern practices in the fields of somatics, anatomy, neuroscience, and psychology with ancient, ritual practices, ceremonies and shamanism. Full body presence tools, integration techniques, and transformative processes are also utilized. These unique combinations reveal clarity towards one’s self, relationships and interactions with the world.
IS SOMA TEMPLE FOR YOU?
are you ready to...
FEEL MORE ALIVE IN YOUR BODY, PUSLING WITH THE RHYTHM OF THE UNIVERSE?
EXPLORE YOUR DEEPEST DESIRES, NEEDS, AND WANTS?
GROW A DEEPER LOVE FOR YOURSELF?
CULTIVATE, NOURISH, AND HEAL YOUR FEMININE?
EMBRACE AND ACCEPT ALL SIDES OF YOURSELF, EVEN YOUR SHADOWS?
LIVE IN ALIGNMENT WITH YOUR HIGHEST SELF?
Somatic Intimacy, Feminine Embodiment and Womb Alchemy for Women.
We at SOMA provide a variety of body based somatic experiences from self-love & pleasure based practices and bodywork to womb wellness therapies, ritual bathing, dream journeying and more. Choose your path and discover more of you.
Choose your path...
WITH YOUR BODY
Educational methods which empower you as the teacher and student of your own body, using body-based exercises, Wheel of Consent & trauma informed skills to develop & awaken pleasure and awareness of the lived body
Sacred, ancient practices for nourishing your body temple and spiritually reconnecting you with the wellbeing of your heart & feminine energies.
EXPRESS LOVE ON
An empowering, transformative, art therapy process of shifting your critical voice, negative thoughts, and body shame into self-love, acceptance and body-positivity by utilizing the body as a canvas for expression and embodiment. Learn more about The Unleashed Project
Inviting you to
into your body.
All your session appointments will take place in our soothing space with fully private rooms and individualized care. Our separate large sacred space hosts group gatherings & ceremonies.
SOMA Temple is conveniently located in Athens, Greece. Can’t make it in person? No worries--we can connect online.
CUSTOM RETREATS FOR WOMEN OR COUPLES & GODDESS TEMPLE PILGRIMAGES AVAILABLE, PLEASE INQUIRE.
" This [Intimate Somatics] experience was unlike anything I have ever done. I really had no idea what to expect when I started, but as I went along, I found out that's the best part of it! Every session was new and exciting and showed me so many possibilities and things that I was not aware of about myself, my body and my relationships. I learned so much from this process and I will keep all of it with me for the rest of my life. I recommend this for anyone and I feel so lucky and blessed to have been a part of it. There is real magic here. "
Join the Sacred Circle of
the divine feminine
Group circling strengthens social bonds, validates, creates accountability, provides a space to share truth, own it and make healthy positive changes. Healing in this way changes the ways in which we interact with other people outside of the circle, with more compassion and understanding. And with each new interaction we are changing the paradigm and healing the wounding that’s been afflicting the Divine Feminine for far too long.
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YOUR SOMATIC INTIMACY &
Melissa Lumina Vlahos is a Sexological Bodyworker and Sex Coach, Women's Embodiment Mentor, Integrative Pelvic Health practitioner and artist. For nearly 10 years she has been holding sacred space and guiding women to safely express, integrate and embrace all aspects of themselves with love, compassion and acceptance.
Utilizing trauma informed skills, anatomical knowledge and Source wisdom she works with the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of the body to access holistic wholeness. Melissa creates a sacred container for women to learn about their erotic body, awaken their sexual self, honor their body as a temple and trust their body’s wisdom, while her gentle self-empowered bodywork sessions support the nourishment of the Divine Feminine. Her approach of empowering you to be the teacher and curious student of your own body opens up an access point for sustainable results and self-attunablity to your body’s infinite source of knowledge.
The founder of The Unleashed Project and SOMA Temple, Melissa believes that “when we come from a place of love and self-acceptance then we can truly be ourselves-Unleashed.”
Certified Embodied Sex Coaching (CESC), The Sea School of Embodiment
Certified Sexological Bodyworker (CSB), The Sea School of Embodiment
Integrative Pelvic Health Training, Embodied Healing Arts, Sanya Hur Em
ISTA Level 1, Raffaello Manacorda
Cacao Ceremony Facilitation, Tara Skubella of Earth Tantra
Peristeam Facilitator & Womb Cleanse Caretaker, Keli Garza of Steamy Chick
Sisterhood of the Rose Priestess Initiate, Rose Priestess Academy, Magdelene Rose Temple
Moon Mother Level 1 Female Energy Awakening & Balancing, Barbara Jordan
Usui Reiki System for Natural Healing Attunement Level 1 & 2, Luz Duque
Embody The Sacred Feminine Teacher Training, Ecstatic Dance, Shamanic Ceremony & Goddess Ritual Practices, Chakra Breathwork Techniques, Pleiadian Light Meditations & Healing Techniques, Star Triana of JaiStar Studios
“Through the experience of ecstatic embodiment, we learn to be and become love”
I honor and acknowledge your decision to dive deeper into unknown parts of yourself. It may feel scary, vulnerable or even shameful. I promise to do my best to support you through your process with acceptance and love. It is a blessing to be the witness to a woman blossoming, cultivating her intimacy, and reconnecting with her somatic experience. It is one of the strongest forces on Mother Earth and greatest gifts, we, as souls get to have in this human experience.
Discovering the work that I'm now sharing at SOMA Temple was my journey of healing and integrating the Divine Feminine within myself. Parts of me which had never been seen, felt, heard or touched before out of fear, shame, and conditioning, I now feel at home with. This path has made me so passionate to empower other women to reclaim their authentic expression, to feel their wholeness, and to be at home within their bodily life experience. Please reach out to me below to schedule a complimentary 15min. Zoom video call, where we can discuss your intentions & goals. I look forward to meeting you on your path and the ripples of ecstatic embodiment we will co-create.
With love & gratitude,