candaceligerCandace Liger is the CEO of #GoodFunk HeadQuarters, an organization emphasizing creative wellness, body activism, and proactive self-care for the fierce ones. Her current positions include: NASM Certified Fitness Trainer & Virtual Coach, nationally recognized spoken word poet and performance artist, social activist championing intersectional women’s issues, and mother of two glorious children.
Candace is the creator of JahRation Nation Dance Fitness – a dancehall and reggae based fitness class focusing on cardio training, weight loss, and muscle toning. As an online fitness coach, she currently hosts an array of virtual class offerings and detox packages to promote affordable, easy-to-access, workouts and wellness tools. Additionally, she is the creator of AfroDGak – a confidence-centered program focused sexual health education and reproductive justice through offering events to encourage creative exploration and discussion.

In November 2016, she introduced a new self-care workshop entitled “Tabernacle” that focuses on holistic health and self-care through artistic therapies such as dance, visual arts, and meditation. Furthering her dedication to activism and advocacy from her work as the CoFounder of OKC Artists for Justice, she also founded Abstract Ebon’s #ProjectBlackbird, an initiative to allow sexual assault and domestic violence survivors to anonymously submit their stories with the intention of healing and releasing in response to her current campaign to Free Tondalao Hall.

This year, Candace was a featured speaker at the 2017 Women’s March on Oklahoma, empowering the necessity for an intersectional lens as we progress forward with our movement agendas.

National Organization of Women- Forward Feminism Conference–Woman of Action Award – 2016, Washington, DC
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority- Women of Intellect and Wisdom Award – 2016, Oklahoma City
Oklahoma Black Museum and Performance Arts Center – Cultured Contributor to Spoken Word – 2015, Oklahoma City