Massage and Body Work

Angela Jacobs - Certified Massage Therapist

Angela Jacobs has more than 11 years experience as a massage therapist. Her areas of specialization include medical massage, pregnancy massage, hot stone therapy and Reiki. Offering a personalized approach, Angela works with clients to create an optimal massage that addresses specific needs. Her massages focus on mind, body and spiritual healing encouraging self awareness and connection to the body through touch.

Angela was trained at the Potomac Massage Therapy Institute, Washington DC. She has certifications in Reiki, studying under the Usui Method. She is also certified in Hot Stone and Prenatal massage. In addition, she received certification in medical massage from the Potomac Masssage Training Institute. Angela has worked in a variety of settings including fitness clubs, 5 Star Hotels and as part of physician practices.

Benjamin Pate - Licensed Massage Therapist, Craniosacral Therapist, Manual Therapeutic Bodywork

Benjamin Pate, a licensed massage therapist in DC, has dedicated his life work to the study of human sciences and manual therapy relating to the mind and body. Benjamin's reciprocal approach ensures that his clients needs are at the center of every treatment. Due to his extensive studies and experience, a session with Benjamin may include Craniosacral Therapy, Deep Tissue Therapy, Muscle Energy Technique, Myofascial Approach, Zero Balancing, among other manual therapies. Benjamin has worked with a wide variety of clients including but not limited to children with autism, people with orthopedic and neurological conditions as well as post trauma. Benjamin makes time to work closely with Chiropractors, Medical Doctors, Osteopathic Physicians, Physical Therapists as well as other Massage Therapists to ensure the best care of his clients.

Lawana B.- Sowell, MT, ACMT, NCBTMB, ABMP Therapeutic & Bodywork Practitioner

Lawana has been practicing Therapeutic Touch and Massage Therapy for over 30 years. A nationally acknowledged Therapist, she is a former attendee of Heritage Institute for Therapeutic Arts of Falls Church, Va. Lawana is also a graduate of the Baltimore School of Massage (member of the nationally renown Steiner Education Group, USA) with additional studies at Prince Georges' Community College, and Anne Arundle Community College in the state of Md. Certified expertise include Core Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue, Swedish, Therapeutic Touch, Trigger Point, Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Reflexology, Injury & Rehab. Over the years she has amassed a tremendous sum of knowledge in the naturopathic arts, and alternative health care including homeopathy and herbal remedies. She also studied theology at Faith Bible College of Cleveland Tennessee. Lawana is an author of hundreds of poems and scores of songs, (published and unpublished), as well as author of several thought provoking and stirring books. She is pursued by writing and production companies to produce lyrics for many well known singing artists, as well as patriotic writings.

Lawana has enjoyed the pleasure of being a three time award winner and honoree of the "World of Poetry's International Golden Globe Awards" for literary works.She has participated in several business Sr. Management Level positions and educational Programs in companies such as Renco Corporation (a company of diversified businesses) in the state of Maryland; Marlow Industries of Jessup Md; and Dun & Brad Street Corporation of New York City, New York.

The scope of her practice includes help and relief for soft tissue maladies and issues such as whiplash, upper/low back/hip issues, including neck, shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome and alignment issues as well as those with prosthetics and musculoskeletal issues. Lawana's multiplious modalities style and techniques allows her to integrate a multiphase yet unique protocol for each clients special needs. She has worked with special needs circumstances such as strokes and loss of mobility and specializes in Geriatrics. Her motto is "You are the sum total of what you receive into yourself, Spirit, Mind, and Body."

Tony Jackson, CMT

Tony has been practicing massage therapy for over 16 years. He was certified at the Potomac Massage Training Institute and later returned to teach anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, as well as practical massage techniques. He is an expert in reflexology, Swedish, deep tissue sports massage, myofacial massage and is especially well known for Thai massage. He has gained a well rounded experience working at spas, wellness centers, fitness centers, and chiropractic offices over the years. Tony uses massage therapy to create peace to the mind, health to the body and freedom and joy to the soul.