about gloria

Gloria Schaefer is from Geneva, New York and graduated in 2001 from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). In 2003-2004, she served as an Americorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America) in Juneau, Alaska, and Rochester, NY. Inspired by health and wellness, she attended Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage (OSTM) and became a Licensed Massage Therapist in 2005. Gloria also freelances as a graphic designer and marketing consultant.

past locations 

Massage on University Ave

1344 University Ave. Ste. 200

Rochester, NY 14607

November 2018-August 2020

Brighton Campus Park

2024 W. Henrietta Rd. 

Rochester, NY 14623

October 2017-September 2018

273 Alexander Street

Rochester, NY 14607

August 2008- September 2017

employment experience


The Spa at La Bella

Rochester, NY. 2017-2018.


Massage Envy

Pittsford, NY. 2010-2012.

Maxim Salon & Spa

Rochester, NY. 2007.

continuing education

Since 2012, New York state requires 36 hours of Continuing Education Units (CEU) every triennial registration period. 


Introduction to Cupping

Greece, NY. 2019. 4 CEUs.

Thai Massage

OSTM. 2018. 16 CEUs.


Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils

OSTM. 2018. 8 CEUs.


Reiki, First Degree

The Purple Door. Rochester, NY. 2018. 8 CEUs.


Advanced Anatomy & Pathology

Institute for Integrative Healthcare Studies. 2017. 8 CEUs.

Myofascial Release

Institute for Integrative Healthcare Studies. 2017. 16 CEUs.



Rochester Massage Alliance. Rochester, NY. 2013. 12 CEUs.


The Art of Japanese Zen Facial Massage with Aromatherapy 

OSTM. Syracuse, NY. 2012. 8 CEUS.


Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage

Rochester, NY. 2004-2005. 1000 hours.

professional membership

Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals

2008 through present.



Rochester, NY. 1997-2001.

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design.

Applied Associates in Illustration.

Graduated with High Honors

Gloria Schaefer
since 2005
35 North Goodman St. Suite 2
Rochester, NY 14607
text (585) 683-2986

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