about gloria

Gloria Schaefer is from Geneva, New York and graduated in 2001 with High Honors from Rochester Institute of Technology. In 2003-2004, she served as an Americorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America). Inspired by holistic health and wellness, she returned to school in 2004 to become a massage therapist. Gloria also freelances as a graphic designer and consultant.

experience

Design and Therapy Enterprises. 

Rochester, NY. 2008 through present.

 

The Spa at La Bella. 

Rochester, NY. Massage Therapist. 2017-2018.

 

Massage Envy. 

Pittsford, NY. Massage Therapist. 2010-2012.

Maxim Salon & Spa.

Rochester, NY. Massage Therapist. 2007.

continuing education

Introduction to Cupping.

Rochester, NY. 2019.

Four continuing education units. 

Thai Massage.

Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage. 2018.

Sixteen continuing education units.

 

Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils. 

Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage. 2018.

Eight continuing education units.

 

Reiki, First Degree. 

The Purple Door. Rochester, NY. 2018.

Eight continuing education units. 

 

Advanced Anatomy & Pathology. 

Institute for Integrative Healthcare Studies. 2017.

Eighteen continuing education units. 

 

Myofascial Release. 

Institute for Integrative Healthcare Studies. 2017.  

Sixteen continuing education units. 

 

Reflexology. 

Rochester Massage Alliance. Rochester, NY. 2013.

Twelve continuing education units. 

 

The Art of Japanese Zen Facial Massage with Aromatherapy. 

Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage.

Syracuse, NY. 2012. Eight continuing education units.

training

Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage. 

Rochester, NY. 2004 to 2005. 1000-hour massage therapy program.

professional membership

Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals.

2008 through present.

education

Rochester Institute of Technology, (RIT). 

Rochester, NY. 1997-2001.

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design.

Applied Associates in Illustration.

Graduated with High Honors