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 continues to utilize these and other techniques to manage her back pain.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, The Upledger Institute, and the Florida School of Massage. She has received advanced training in cranio sacral therapy, as well as first and second degree Reiki attunements.
Over the past twenty 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, Advanced Myofascial Techniques, Thai Massage, and Total Barre. 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 longer, stronger, more flexible muscles. Anne has combined these modalities to develop a system of movement and massage that keeps her clients pain free.
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 www.FluidPortland.com