About Penny

Penny Michaels is a Bowen Therapist and Educator (IOS/TPD certified), Reiki Master Teacher, and Licensed Massage Therapist (in FL and NC).

She is a  nationally  approved provider for continuing education by the National Certification Board for Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB). 

After nearly 20 years in Engineering she chose to delve into the engineering of the body, discovering and mastering many systems of bodywork.  She primarily  practices Bowen Therapy IOS/TPD (THE leading edge in soft tissue therapy) in Vero Beach, FL and spends summers traveling around Florida and to Asheville, NC teaching continuing education classes at various massage schools.

Penny holds a Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering from NCSU,  She is approved by the Florida Department of Health and the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as an Approved Provider for Continuing Education for Licensed Massage Therapists. She is a certified teacher in all levels of The Bowen Technique for humans & animals having been taught by several teachers here and abroad.  She is also certified in all levels of The Usui Reiki System of Healing and is a licensed practitioner in Florida and North Carolina.  Her own personal practice is located at The Boulevard Tennis Club in Vero Beach, FL.

 Bowen Therapy Training:

Level I, II, III human modules with instructor Debra Keathley

Levels I, II, III animal modules with instructor Debra Keathley

Bowen Bridge with instructor Gene Dobkin

The Importance of Symmetry(IOS) with instructor Graham Pennington

Targeting Primary Dysfunction(TPD) with instructor Graham Pennington


B.S. Materials Science & Engineering , North Carolina State University, 1983


FL licenses MA#37679     MM#32906

 NC license 17766   FL Approved Provider#50-12839

NCBTMB Approved Provider#451451-10