Massage Therapy / Personal Training

As a high level athlete herself, Anne can contest to the importance of regular high quality specific bodywork to maximize performance and promote longevity. This coupled with well-balanced conditioning to support and promote a well-rounded athletic state. Her desire to perform at the highest level and to reach personal true potentials in her sports fueled the desire to learn more about the human body and work with others to maximize potentials, in a therapeutic as well as coaching and teaching role. With the body in motion in mind, Anne’s massage and bodywork skills are applicable to highly trained athletes to everyday movers. She will work with you to regain balance, addressing areas of increased muscle tone and soft tissue tightness along with muscle imbalances, enabling you to reach your health and fitness goals. Off of the massage table Anne can work with you on increasing mobility, stretching with the athletic body in mind to enable fluid, elastic movement. Anne brings to the table her education and experience from Europe, having initially qualified in the United Kingdom with a qualification recognized worldwide. Anne continues to further her education and has specific interests in structural integrity and the fascial system with movement in mind. Her massage therapy education includes:

  • Diploma, Sports Massage Therapy (Oxford, Cambridge & RSA Exams, UK)
  • Certified Massage Therapist (Virginia Board of Nursing)
  • National Certification (National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork)
  • Muscle Energy Technique Certified (John Gibbons, BodyMaster method)
  • Healthy Foot Practitioner (Restorative Exercise Institute)
  • Anatomy Trains (Thomas Myers Anatomy Trains workshops)
  • Worked with The USA Junior and U23 team during the Richmond 2016 Cycling World Championships

  • Working with the UVA Track and Field team

Training and movement education:

  • Natural Movement Instructor (MovNat – Level 1)
  • Kettlebell Instructor (Steve Maxwell)
  • Sports Yoga Instructor (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association)
  • Triathlon Coach (British Triathlon Federation – Level 2)

Other education:

  • MSc Nutrition, Physical Activity & Public Health (University of Bristol, UK)
  • BSc Sport & Exercise Science (University of Wales Institute Cardiff, UK)

Her athletic resume includes:

  • Professional long distance triathlete – 16 Ironman races under her belt, with a number of top ten finishes including 5th at Ironman UK (2006)
  • Competed on the Great Britain Elite team in 2 European and 1 World Championship long distance triathlons
  • From road to trail, Anne has found her passion and strengths lie in the mountains. Currently racing at a high level in ultra endurance mountain biking and trail running Anne has had multiple top place finishes in National races.