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1344 University Avenue, Rochester, New York 14607, United States
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(585) 683-2986

Gloria Schaefer, Licensed Massage Therapist NY#018546

Licensed since 2005. Rochester, NY.

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Experience

Sole-proprietor. Rochester, NY.

Massage therapy practice.

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

Thai Massage. Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage. 2018.

16 hours of continuing education.


Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils. Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage. 2018. 

8 hours of continuing education.


Reiki, First Degree. The Purple Door. Rochester, NY. 2018. 

Eight hours of continuing education. 


Advanced Anatomy & Pathology. Institute for Integrative Healthcare Studies. 2017.

18 hours of continuing education. 


Myofascial Release. Institute for Integrative Healthcare Studies. 2017. 

16 hours of continuing education. 


Reflexology. Rochester Massage Alliance. Rochester, NY. 2013.

Twelve hours of continuing education. 


The Art of Japanese Zen Facial Massage with Aromatherapy. 

Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage. Syracuse, NY. 2012.

Eight hours of continuing education.

Training

Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage. Rochester, NY. 2004 to 2005.

1000-hour massage therapy program.

Other Education

Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY. 1997-2001. 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design. Graduated with High Honors

Professional Membership

Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals. 2008 through present.

About

Gloria Schaefer is Licensed Massage Therapist and Freelance Graphic Designer in Rochester, NY. She enjoys reading, podcasts, music, design, hiking, and cooking.


Since Gloria started a massage therapy practice in 2008, she has treated over a thousand guests. Her web domain is based on her nickname, "Glo." 


Gloria is from Geneva, NY, in the Finger Lakes region. She graduated in 2001 with High Honors from Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor of fine arts in graphic design and applied associates degree in illustration. In 2003, she served in Americorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America). Gloria then studied massage therapy at Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage in Rochester, NY in 2004. 


She enjoys working independently and in spa environments. Gloria completed continuing education in Japanese Zen Face Massage, Reflexology, Myofascial Release, advanced anatomy and pathology, and the therapeutic use of aromatherapy. She became a first degree Reiki practitioner and studied Thai massage in 2018. Gloria was listed as one of the top ten Massage Therapists in Rochester, NY by Americatop10.com. 


Gloria performs design and marketing for her massage therapy practice as well as freelances as a graphic designer. For more information about contracting Gloria for graphic design, please visit https://gloriajeanschaefer9.wixsite.com/mysite

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Reviews

"Outstanding service love it."


"It was an excellent experience and I’ll definitely be coming back "


"Gloria made me feel very comfortable and ensured that I received great care. I would highly recommend her to veterans that suffer from back problems. She was able to make my low back and neck feel good! "


"Gloria is the best ever so quite n clean I would recommend Gloria to anyone who wants to get rid of that daily stress or problems your having . She knows what she's doing besttt"  


 "I have been going to various licensed massage therapists on and off over the past 15 years. They have spanned from New York to Virginia with several in Eastern Pennsylvania, to include the Philadelphia area.  After my first appointment, I can honestly say that Massage Glow is absolutely the best!  She thoroughly  addressed my tension areas that were discussed during the pre-session consultation. Whether or not you prefer conversation during your session, you are in charge of how that goes. Others in the past would talk my ear off, not allowing me to completely relax.  That is not the case at Massage Glow.  It’s relaxation at its best!" 


“Gloria has been my answer for finding the best massage therapist there is for me. Gloria spends time listening and understanding my concerns about what is best for me on the type of massage I need.”  


“Gloria is personable, professional, and great to work with. She explains things well and answers any questions. Gloria is always generous with her time and her massages is excellent.”  


“She asked detailed questions about my preferences for the massage before beginning.”


“Massage Therapy in an adorable, small room that is comfortable, clean and relaxing. Gloria was welcoming, professional and thorough. She listened to my all of my concerns and I left feeling rejuvenated. The best part: I booked the massage on the same day! Amazing.”


"That was easily one of the best massages I've ever received."


"You are a fantastic massage therapist! I am feeling pain free so I will have a wonderful evening!"


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gloriajeanschaefer@gmail.com