Gloria Schaefer, LMT (since 2005)
Temporary changes d/t COVID-19
Located in an orange zone
During this time, requesting a note from a medical practitioner for a medically required massage is advised.

about gloria

Gloria Schaefer is from Geneva, New York, in the Finger Lakes region of upstate NY. She 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 holistic health and wellness, she attended Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage and became a Licensed Massage Therapist on Sept. 28, 2005. Gloria also freelances as a graphic designer and marketing consultant.

massage experience

Massage on University Ave

Rochester, NY. 2018-2020.


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.

Greece, 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. 



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.


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

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