Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy


We are pleased to announce that we are again able to offer our massage therapy program!  

Our massage therapy

Massage therapy is designed to enhance wellbeing through physical and mental relaxation and pain relief, which improves quality of life.

Services provided

Services are provided by a licensed massage therapist. Sessions last 1 hour.

  • Swedish Massage: manipulation, stroking
  • Therapeutic Massage: deep tissue, trigger point
  • Chair Massage Events: onsite chair massages for teams, clubs, offices, and departments. For more information, please contact Michelle Ford.

*Due to increased risk, we do not provide massage services to anyone who is pregnant. 

Massage therapy availability

Any currently enrolled Wake Forest University student, faculty, staff member, or retiree can receive services through the Office of Wellbeing.


The charge for a 1 hour massage is $55. Payment must be made at the time that the appointment is scheduled.

Benefits of massage therapy

There are many benefits of massage such as stress and anxiety relief, help with chronic or postoperative pain, improved quality of sleep, increased range of motion, reduced muscle tension, lowered blood pressure, decreased migraine frequency, and improved cardiovascular health.


If you are unable to keep your appointment for any reason, please reschedule at least 24 hours prior to your originally scheduled time by calling 336-758-4370 or emailing Michelle Ford.

If you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 or other illness, please reschedule your session and do not come to the office.  Sessions rescheduled because of illness will not forfeit payment and will not incur a penalty.


Book a massage

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Client Reviews 

“Curtis was professional, courteous, and listened well to feedback during the massage. I was absolutely satisfied with the technique and service.”

“A one-hour massage for $55 is an awesome benefit for the WFU community”

“Kristen was so nice and really catered the massage experience to fit my needs.”

“Curtis listened to my needs and responded with an excellent massage.”

“The entire experience delivered by Kristen was great! I loved the convenience of having it on campus and the manageable cost, compared to other places.”

Meet our Massage Therapists

  • Kristen Batista, LMBT #9276

    Kristen is a North Carolina board licensed massage and bodywork therapist. Her professional massage therapy sessions are personally designed for the needs of every individual client. Many clients are seen for pain management, as part of a rehabilitation plan, or to help ease symptoms of certain medical diagnoses. She blends her Swedish and Deep Tissue techniques to give a relaxed and therapeutic experience. Kristen’s friendly nature and genuine desire to help others resonates through her bodywork.

    Make a 1 hour massage therapy appointment with Kristen.

    Book Kristen

  • Curtis Edmunds, LMBT #16006

    Curtis Edmunds is a graduate of Living Arts Institute in Winston-Salem, NC. He’s trained in a variety of massage modalities including relaxation, deep tissue, and sports massage. Curtis is a health and fitness enthusiast, who understands the importance of maintaining a healthy body. He leverages his physical strength and understanding of the human body to help clients reduce stress and alleviate pain. As a therapist, he ensures that clients are comfortable and that every treatment is customized to meet their specific needs.

    Make a 1 hour massage therapy appointment with Curtis.

    Book Curtis