Student of the Month: Amber Youngs

Amber Youngs is the February Student of the Month for our Syracuse campus. The staff at our Syracuse campus feel that Amber is an outstanding student because of her can-do attitude and her professionalism. While she is now doing great in massage school, she came to massage from a very different industry, as our students often do.
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The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Those Over 60

While massage has a number of benefits for people a variety of ages, there are clear benefits for those who are older, also called geriatric massage. This type of treatment has a number of benefits for many seniors, regardless of how active they are. Learn more about the benefits of geriatric massage and why it’s so important.
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Student of the Month: Andrew Schneider

Andrew Schneider is a student in the Rochester campus’s 15-month evening program. He started on his path to becoming a Massage Therapist in September, in 2018. He has always enjoyed working with his hands and he currently has a full-time job as a woodcrafter. However, he also loves interacting with others so he wanted a career where he could help people while working with his hands.
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Student of the Month: Francesca Geremia

Meet Francesca Geremia

Francesca is the January student of the month in Syracuse. She was chosen by the
OSTM team for her kindness and unflappable positivity. Last October she started our 15-month day program. She has excelled in Shiatsu and recently accepted the role of peer tutor for Shiatsu. She’s known for having near perfect attendance.
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December Student of the Month: Cristal Pagliaro-Sabatini

With another year coming to a close, it’s time for us to nominate another excellent student who is now an alumni of Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage (OSTM). This month we wanted to highlight Cristal Pagliaro-Sabatini as our outstanding student of the month! Cristal recently completed our 6 month full-time program and graduated on December 7th, 2018. She is one of our incredibly bright students and we’re excited to see what she is able to do with her career!

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Student of the Month: Gene Brugnoni

We’re always excited to feature our talented students of the month and the amazing things they’re doing. This month the award goes to Gene Brugnoni, who is one of our students at the Rochester campus! Gene is currently enrolled in our 15-month day program, and he’s taking his education very seriously.
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2018 Back to School Donation Drive Recap

Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage isn’t just a massage therapy school, it is a community of passionate people with a desire to help others. Helping others not only comes through our craft of massage therapy, it also comes through the acts of service we perform for others. Giving back to the community is a responsibility for us as a school. This year we had the privilege of holding our Back to School Donation Drive again, and we had tremendous support!
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Student of the Month: James Frier

James Frier is the student of the month for the Syracuse campus, and was nominated for his positive, upbeat attitude. He is extremely hard-working and it shows in everything he does! He even has perfect attendance, and all of these things together are why we felt he earned student of the month for October. Students like James are why we love training massage therapists.
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