Candace Mickens

Touch is Sacred

Candace J. Mickens is the lead massage therapist of Sacred Touch Body Work. Her mission is to re-connect the body with the mind and spirit through enhancement of body awareness and various body modalities in a safe, secure environment. She is licensed in both Maryland and DC for Massage Therapy.

She is adept at delivering Deep Tissue and Swedish Massage Therapies via table or chair, but her speciality and passion is in Thai Massage, which is done fully clothed and on a mat, on the floor.  S...

Candace J. Mickens is the lead massage therapist of Sacred Touch Body Work. Her mission is to re-connect the body with the mind and spirit through enhancement of body awareness and various body modalities in a safe, secure environment. She is licensed in both Maryland and DC for Massage Therapy.

She is adept at delivering Deep Tissue and Swedish Massage Therapies via table or chair, but her speciality and passion is in Thai Massage, which is done fully clothed and on a mat, on the floor.  She has received training and certification at the prestigious Wat Po- Chetawan school in Thailand, in addition to several other certifications in Thai Massage from the United States.  The mantra “Touch is Sacred” is the guiding force of these activities.


Candace is also a certified yoga teacher (RYT 200) and has studied West African Dance, QiGong, and the Martial arts. She regularly incorporates movement into all of her bodywork activities and she is regularly invited to be a guest speaker at group events centered around women's empowerment, safe, non sexual touch, body awareness and movement, at private settings, healing ceremonies, clinics and community outreach programs. 

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Where I Work
Available Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Licenses
Massage

MD # M05934

Massage

DC # MT2371

Thai Body Work Certification-Eleanor Bramwell

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General Thai Massage-Watpo Chetawan Thailand

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Thai Hip Therapy-Thai Healing Massage Academy

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Education
2018

Potomac Massage Training Institute

Massage Therapy

Experience
Bodywork

Background

• Well-versed in relationship building and client need analysis • Provided over 200 hours in table massage and seated massage in a variety of settings • Provided over 100 hours in Thai Body work • Successful completion of a 9-week case study on the benefits of massage therapy for anxiety disorders • Intuitive ability to assist the client in body awareness through various energy body/physical body and breathing techniques • Keen eye and ability to do postural assessment and massage session planning • Special gift in creating sacred tranquil meditative space via interior design and room set- up techniques to promote relaxation and healing OTHER SKILLS AND RELEVANT EXPERIENCE BS Business Administration- University of MD, University College 1997 Graduate Certification, Non Profit Management –University of MD, University College 2009 Self Employed Business Management Consultant-11 years Experienced in the body movement forms of Yoga, African Dance, Martial Arts & Qi Gong which enhance the massage therapy experience. Other-World Traveler, Speaker, Writer, Facilitator and Coordinator of Sacred Healing Sessions

REVIEWS for my Bodywork or Yoga services

by Free on Dec 21
i would absolutely tell my friends about Sacred Touch Bodywork definitely lives up to the name Sacred Touch
by Jamie on Dec 02
My body feels sooo much better and my yoga session today was wonderful because of it!
by Yuma on Nov 18
Candace gave a wonderful experience from start to finish! She provided a well-thought-out and peaceful environment, and was able to hone in on what my issues were, work on them effectively, and gave me some great affirmations. I would definitely recommend Sacred Touch Bodywork to anyone.
by Carol on Oct 22
Received Blessings Beyond Expectation 🤗💯😍 Queen2CHope
by Karen on Oct 13
I fully enjoyed being stretched, pulled and loving adjusted. My channels were opened and crystal broken up. The stiff shoulder issue has improved and I can get back into a yoga posture that was a bit if a struggle due to inactivity. A Thai Massage by Candace is a must! Karen S.
by Marilyn on Oct 04
All my bones, nerves and muscles were well massaged. Great experience. I highly recommend.
by Rob on Sep 28
Candace was awesome! I will be back because this was arguably the best massage experience I've ever had!
by Katrice on Sep 24
Candace was very patient and answered all of my questions prior to the massage. Thai massage is not a typical massage. It was a holistic rejuvenation. I slept very well that night. It was an awesome experience. I will be returning!
by Malik on Sep 13
Overall, the experience was great!! The reiki was a good start working with the head. I like the techniques done on my lower body. I felt the blood flow open up in legs and I felt better. The sista does good work not only with the body, but uplifting the mind and spirit, as well, with her sacred touch.
by April on Feb 25
Candace is very personable and knowledgeable. I like how warm and inviting she is. And how she delights in serving her clients and the community. I definitely aim to make a monthly massage with her part of my self-care routine!

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Swedish Massage
  • Thai Massage
  • Deep Tissue
  • Integrated Massage
  • Other
  • Bamboo Massage Therapy
  • Reiki
  • Chair Massage
  • Intro Craniosacral Techniques

Yoga

  • Hatha

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