Adie Grey MacKenzie
Adie Grey MacKenzie discovered her love of giving and receiving massages in high school and trained at then Santa Monica School of Massage, The Tao Institute, and Esalen Institute, beginning her professional career in 1980. Adie apprenticed in Southern California and developed a busy practice providing massage to clients including sports, film and music stars, and upon relocating to Nashville in 1989, Country music stars Naomi and Wynonna Judd, both of whom acknowledge Adie in their autobiographies.
In 2009, Adie began working at Vanderbilt’s Dayani Center for Health and Wellness as a Physical Therapist Assistant, specializing in treating patients with chronic pain, voice dysfunction and fibromyalgia using her manual therapy skills in a physical therapy setting. After her own treatment for breast cancer in 2010, Adie became one of the founding members of the Vanderbilt Lymphedema Therapy clinic and a Certified Lymphedema Therapist. Treating lymphatic conditions has become a passion for Adie. She now serves on the board of the Lymphedema Advocacy Group and on that of Women Rock for the Cure, serving young breast cancer survivors.