|Anne Heckheimer, LMT, CPT
Anne Heckheimer graduated from the Swedish Institute, College of Health Sciences and became a New York State licensed massage therapist in 1998. While attending the Swedish Institute, Anne worked as a certified personal trainer at Equinox Fitness Clubs. It was there that her passion for working with pregnant and postpartum women was sparked. After receiving her massage license, Anne studied with Elaine Stillerman and received her Mothermassage® certification. She also studied prenatal massage with Susan Rachel Condon, director of the Niara Healing Arts Center.
From 1998-2001 Anne continued to work privately as a personal trainer and also started to develop her style and massage technique while working at the Avon Salon and Spa.
In 2001, Anne founded the Prenatal Massage Center of Manhattan. It is there that she decided to dedicate herself to supporting women throughout their pregnancies, postpartum and beyond.
Anne has been featured in New York Magazine, Time Out New York, New York Metro and the America Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) trade magazines, “Hands-on” and “Massage Therapy Journal.”
In addition to presently maintaining her private practice, Anne also co-teaches the Yoga for Labor and Massage workshop at the Prenatal Yoga Center.
Anne's son, Mateo Gregorio was born on September 28th 2005. Her journey through pregnancy and motherhood continues to add a more knowledgeable dimension to her work.