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Tui Na Massage with Kirsten Wiley, CMT

This technique offers the most benefits, and requires the least amount of time and transition.  – Kirsten

About the Massage: Chair or table massage (15, 30, 45 or 60 minutes)

Tui Na MassageTime: typically 9 AM to 3 PM

Cost: $12 for 15 minutes; $25 for 30 min; $40 for 45 min; $50 for 60 min – cash or check

Spring 2015 Schedule in Waterman 230:

  • Friday July 31
  • Thursday August 13
  • Friday August 14
  • Thursday August 20
  • Friday August 21
  • Thursday August 27
  • Friday August 28
  • Thursday September 3
  • Thursday September 10
  • Friday September 11
  • Thursday September 17
  • Friday September 18
  • Friday September 25
  • *Additional dates may be added - check the website listed below for updated schedules.

This form of massage requires no disrobing and can be beneficial in sessions as short as 15 minutes. e-Mail for more information.

Free demonstration sessions are available for people who have not experienced integrated Swedish/Tuina massage.

Schedule an Appointment

To register, use the online scheduling feature at Click on UVM schedule and follow the instructions. The calendar defaults to 15-minute appointments unless you click on a different session length, (the buttons are directly under the calendar). Sessions can be created in quarter-hour increments.

A liability waiver must be completed by each participant. Please download the form here, complete, and turn into Kirsten at your first appointment.

Cancellation/Late/Missed Appointment Policy: If you are late, full fee is still expected for your remaining appointment time. If appointments are missed with less than 24 hours' notice, non-rebookable time must still be paid in full. (Contact Kirsten at, or call 802-839-6228.)


On-site massage is highly popular for many reasons:

  • You feel better right away
  • Recipients are seated and fully clothed
  • No oil is used
  • Massage focuses on upper body–head, neck, shoulders, back and arms–lower extremities if needed
  • It helps relieve the common aches, pains, and stresses that are part of daily living
  • Improves alertness and ability to focus
  • Improves immune system functioning
  • Reduces the physical and mental effects of stress, thus helping to prevent burnout and stress-related diseases
  • Relieves physical problems associated with repetitive tasks (e.g., computer work, sorting and filing)
  • Helps relieve common problem conditions such as tension headaches and stiff or sore muscles

The Therapist

Kirsten Wiley is a nationally Certified Massage Therapist. She writes:

With over 20 years of massage experience, I remain continuously impressed by the transformative effects of massage. I began with chair massage, as a receiver. I experienced not only a relief from headaches, but also a boost in energy and morale. After training at the Vermont Massage Institute in Burlington, I set up my first practice in a physical therapy office where I was positively influenced by the work of the skilled therapists . . . . In 2007 I trained at the Sports Medicine Hospital in Beijing where I studied Tui Na (pronounced twai-nah). Tui Na has enormous potential to relieve pain and energize. I look forward to bringing this service into the workplace. This technique offers the most benefits, and requires the least amount of time and transition. My strong background in anatomy, and my knowledge of multiple relaxation and stimulation techniques helps me find areas of stress and address them efficiently.

Last modified July 23 2015 11:09 AM