May Five Exercises

Have y’all been doing your five? Each month I give my clients five new exercises and encourage them to do one minute of the moves every day. Here are photos of this month’s Five to jog your memory.

Click here for a full description. Click here for Fluid’s spring class schedule.

Baby Bear:

Anne baby bear 5 5.16

Seal:

Terry Seal 1 5.16

Flight:

Terry Flight 5.16

Plank:

Anne. plank 5.13

Side Angle:

Anne-Side-Angle-May-2012

Anne McCranie is a Portland (Sellwood) Oregon based personal trainer and licensed massage therapist. She offers private training as well as weekly classes. Looking to get moving? Contact her today for your complimentary consultation. (503) 705-4762

Client Testimonial – CranioSacral Therapy

A client recently sent me this testimonial…

I have been going to Anne for massage, particularly craniosacral therapy massage, and I must say that she is the best of all who have worked on me. I leave our sessions completely relaxed and refreshed. Anne is not only a highly skilled practitioner, but what makes her special is that she truly cares about her clients, focusing her efforts completely on each session…… DF, Portland

 

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Reading this warmed my heart. I truly love working with my clients to facilitate pain relief, reduced stress and improved quality of life.

This client first came to see me after shoulder surgery (well, actually after his wife told him for months “you should go see Anne” 🙂 ). He was suffering from pain and limited mobility in his shoulder. He did his physical therapy exercises religiously and when he was released from P.T. started seeing me for personal training, massage, and craniosacral therapy. Over the past year he has greatly improved his range of motion. His goal was to be able to lift a suitcase into the overhead bin, or take a bike or kayak off the roof rack without pain and he is now able to do so.

Now that his shoulder pain has subsided we have been focusing on relaxing soft tissue work and CST, or what I call the “massage cranio sandwich”. I work his back, legs, neck and arms using a combination of Swedish and neuromuscular massage, then we do a solid hour of CST. This modality is so relaxing he often falls asleep.

Better sleep, less musculoskeletal pain, improved joint function, better quality of life… Sound good? Call or email Anne to find out how her Movement + massage program can help you!

 

Anne McCranie is a Portland (Sellwood), Oregon based personal trainer and licensed massage therapist. She offers customized programs to build strength, reduce pain and lower stress. Contact her today for a complimentary consultation. (503) 705-4762

Gift Certificates For Massage Therapy And Personal Training Packages Available Now!

Gift Certificates Available

Looking for a gift? Treat your loved ones to a session with Anne.

foot care offer Dec 2013

They schedule their time, then choose from any combination of the following:

  • Massage therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Thai Massage
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Personal Training
  • Pilates, Yoga or Energy Flow classes
  • Balance Training
  • Strength Training
  • Healthy Feet classes

Anne n Linda Massage 2013 (2)

 

Or let Anne put together a package for you that includes any combo of the following:

  • yoga mat
  • cork block
  • yoga strap
  • foam roller
  • Correct Toes (pictured above)
  • theraband
  • Pilates small ball
  • Swiss ball (pictured below)
  • free weights
  • Fluid t-shirt
  • stainless steel water bottle

 

Split Squat 8.15

This is a gift they will surely love.

Questions? Call Anne (503) 705-4762

Goody bag. tshirt. yoga mat. bottle 4.15

 

Anne McCranie is a Portland, Oregon based personal trainer and licensed massage therapist. She is available for one on one sessions by appointment, and offers five weekly classes. Click these links for more info about massage therapy, personal training, group classes, or general questions about Anne’s location, and policies.

November Five Exercises for Core Strength, Back Strength and Hip Flexibility

The November Five are here! We started working on these exercises this week in our classes and personal training sessions.

Can you try one minute of each of these moves every day this week?

For a more detailed description of the moves click here. For an in person demo call Anne to set up a one on one session or join an ongoing class.

Half Roll Back/ Twist:

Anne half roll back 11.14

Leg Pull:

Anne leg pull 11.14

Digging Trenches:

Anne dig trench 2 11.14

Squat/ Side Kick:

Anne Side Kick

 

Eagle:

Alice Eagle front 10.14

 

Anne McCranie is a Portland (Sellwood), Oregon based personal trainer and licensed massage therapist. She offers weekly classes, one one one training and movement + massage sessions.

Call her today to schedule your complimentary consultation. (503) 705-4762

The January Five

The January Five

Here are your January Five Exercises! Why not kick off the new year with daily activity? Shoot for one minute of each of these every day. For a more detailed description of these moves click here.

Please consult your health care professional prior to beginning a new exercise program. These photos are meant to jog your memory of the exercises we have done together. If you have questions, or need one on one instruction join one of Anne’s ongoing classes (check the calendar here to the right –>) or contact her to schedule a private session (503) 705-4762.

 

1) Hundreds:

Pulse arms up and down like you are banging on a drum, inhale for 5, exhale for 5.

Anne Hundreds January 2013

2) Leg Circles:

Inhale and exhale as you trace a small circle on the ceiling with your knee (or foot). Ten times each direction then switch legs.

 

Maddie Leg Circles 1. Jan 2013

Maddie Leg Circles 2. Jan 2013

Maddie Leg Circles 3. Jan 2013

3) Down Dog:

From hands and knees, press your hands flat and lift your hips towards the ceiling to come into and upside down “V”.

Anne Down Dog January 2013

4) Triangle:

Stand with your right foot three feet in front of your left, arms and legs straight. Rest your right hand on your right leg. Extend left arm to the ceiling.

Anne Triangle 2014

5) Seated Yoga Twist:

Hug your left leg and twist towards your left knee,  looking over your left shoulder.

Kate Seated Twist Jan 2013