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 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!
by Anonymous on Jan 28
And experience high in attention to detail, expertise and care. Will definitely return.
by Stacee on Jan 27
The entire scheduling and confirmation process was very easy. Comfortable and professional environment. I was offered fruit, nuts and water before and after the massage, which was a nice touch. I would recommend and have visit for services again.
by Anonymous on Jan 20
I loved the atmosphere, very peaceful Candace was strong and confident in her work I feel a difference in my body this morning
by Valerie on Jan 15
I liked the professionalism, the atmosphere and the attention to my stress points.
by Anonymous on Dec 27
Worth every minute of my travel from NC. Best alignment of my body for the entire year. So this is what alignment and blood flow is supposed to feel like ????.
by Oyawunmi on Nov 14
Soon as my spirit enters I'm relaxed. Candace is so welcoming, and is very attentive to my needs. She listens to my body as well. Book your appointment now! You won't be dissapointed ??
by Pamela on Oct 30
What I loved was Candice's distinctive ability to gauge muscle/physical issues and their relation to how energy moves through the body, understanding proprioceptive awareness and the interoceptive ability of the client. It was magnificent!
by Victor on Oct 09
She is very caring and knowledgeable, she took really good care of me.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

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

Yoga

  • Hatha

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