Tate began working in massage therapy in 2006 after recognizing the importance of using massage as a maintenance tool for optimal mind and body health. After having taught yoga for some time in Milwaukee, WI; he began his studies with Lakeside School of Massage Therapy in Milwaukee. With continued studies, he incorporates into his work: relaxation, deep tissue structural work as needed, myofascial, trigger point, lymphatic drainage, hot stone, aromatherapy, and Thai massage.
Tate came to San Diego to do additional yoga training in 2009 with YogaOne studio and came to work with Lotus Sanctuary in February of 2011. Away from his work he enjoys kayaking, hiking, biking, running, cooking, travel, and continued learning.