Petra O'Neill

Petra O’Neill, sole practitioner of Petra‘s Wellness Studio, providing integrated wellness in Vermont since 1996. Petra's intention is to provide a private soothing environment where guests are comforted through healing bodywork in-person or long distance. Petra offers programs, certificates, tutorials and packages. Regular wellness sessions may prevent and reduce muscular and mental stress. Together we will be achieving your wellness goals; inspiring self-care to cultivate healing and balancing body, mind and spirit.

Petra is currently studying:

  • Functional Nutrition with Andrea Nakayama at Functional Nutrition Lab

  • Distance Healing with Suzanne Surlock and Lori Chinitz at Healing from the Core

  • Moonology and Astrology with Yasmin Boland

  • Chakras, Business, Astrology, Tarot and Yoga with Alanna Kaivalya, Ph.D.


Petra enjoys living in Vermont with her husband and has two adult children. She is active with gardening, hiking, kayaking and skiing. Growing up on Cape Cod, she loved horseback riding and the beach. Earned an BA in Communications from Emerson College, Boston. Petra worked ten years as an actress in Boston and NYC; then directed children’s theater when her children were young.

Contact information:

Cell phone: please respect contacting during business hours (802)345-5244

Email anytime: PetrasWellnessStudio@gmail.com

Facebook page: Petra’s Wellness Studio

Mailing address:  1 Scale Avenue, P.O. Box 20, Rutland, VT 05701


Flexible scheduling by appointment only 

Closed on holidays 

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Please take a look at this interview: January 2020


Work experiences:

Over the years Petra's work environments and experiences included: resort spa, health club, yoga studio, salon, pain management, travel service and wellness clinic.

Equinox Spa, Hawk Inn and Mountain Resort Spa Manager, Healing Therapies of New England, Heart of the Village Yoga, Killington Grand Spa, Mountain Meadows Lodge, Occupational Disability Management Company, Peace of Mind, Studio Bliss, Vermont Sport and Fitness


Barnstable High School 1983, Emerson College 1987 BA in Communications, Kripalu Bodyworker 1996 and Kripalu Yoga Teacher 1996, Licensed Massage Therapist 1996, Reiki 1 & 2 1996, Certified LaStone Massage Therapist 2002, Vermont College of Cosmetology 2013, Licensed Vermont Esthetician 2014, Dermalogica Expert Skin Therapist 2014, Zero Balancing 1 2017, Zero Balancing 2 2019, Reiki Master 2018, Yomassage Therapist 2019, Reiki Master Teacher 2019, Long Distance Healing 2020