Anne McCranie, owner of Fluid Movement + Massage, began her love of movement with childhood ballet classes. She first realized the benefits of integrating movement and massage after suffering a back injury in college. Utilizing manual therapy along with Pilates exercises; she strengthened her core and back muscles and has been pain free ever since. Today she enjoys sharing these preventive maintenance techniques with her clients.
Anne is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Personal Trainer, and holds certifications from the Physical Mind Institute, American Council on Exercise, and the Florida School of Massage. She has received advanced training in cranio sacral therapy through the Upledger Institute, as well as first and second degree Reiki attunements.
Over the past twelve years, Anne has worked closely with chiropractors, physical therapists, and other licensed massage therapists to develop her unique approach, and continues to hone her skills and knowledge of the field through continuing education classes. She has recently received training in Pre and Post Natal massage, Deep Tissue work for the neck and shoulder, Fitness Nutrition, and Advanced Pilates Mat Work. She has been practicing yoga since 1995 and loves the strength and flexibility it brings to her hips and shoulders. She began studying Pilates in 1997 and quickly noticed decreased lower back pain and lengthened more flexible muscles. Anne has combined these modalities to develop a system of movement and massage that keeps her clients pain free.
Anne is excited about sharing the work of Joseph Pilates with the Sellwood Yoga community. While her classes are a serious workout Anne’s fun playful personality keeps things light.
Anne has a training and massage studio here in Sellwood. For more information about Anne and her business please visit ww.FluidPortland.com