Shanda Barker is the owner of Heavenly Hands Wellness Spa, LLC and has been a successful professional massage therapist for 16 years. She gravitated toward nurturing others for as long as she can remember, her earliest memories were of wanting to help people feel better.
Shanda graduated from Alabama A&M University in 1996, with a BA in Psychology and Early Child Development and earned her MA in Special Education from Cambridge College in 2009. Her education and work with children with special needs led to her interest in massage therapy. Shanda graduated in 2003 from ASHA School of Massage in Norcross, GA. In 2006 she relocated to New Jersey for a change of scenery and began working part-time as a massage therapist while working full-time as the Disabilities Service Manager for Head Start. She continued her massage therapy education with Claire Marie Miller’s Nurturing the Mother® Pregnancy and Postpartum Massage and Tracy Walton’s Advanced Oncology.
Specializes in the following modalities:Nurturing of the Mother(Prenatal and Postpartum), Oncology, Deep Tissue, Swedish, Neuromuscular Massage, Myofascial Release
Licensed Massage Therapist: NJ #18KT00525900