The Spa is a wellness center offering therapeutic and relaxation massage and other fitness activities. It is the home of the Art of Massage, Central New York’s premier massage therapy practice, founded in 1997.
We believe that dealing with stress in healthy ways is a key to health, longevity, and happiness. Our menu of massage treatments can be customized to meet your needs.
The elegance of the setting and the quality of our experienced massage therapists combine for an experience you won’t forget.
Ed Griffin-Nolan, LMT, founded The Art of Massage in 1997. A graduate of SUNY Albany and the Finger Lakes School of Massage, Ed has taken advanced training in trigger point therapy, orthopedic, and sports massage. He offers relaxation and sports massage as well as rehabilitation and pain management for accident victims. A long distance runner and triathlete, Ed has coached teams for marathons and half marathons. He is also fluent in Spanish, to assist our clients for whom Spanish is their preferred language. To schedule your session with Ed, call the office at 315- 475-9164.
Abigail Montgomery is a 2017 graduate of the Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage. She was the winner of the perseverance award at graduation, an honor she is most proud of. Abigail is a dancer at heart, an artist and a passionate seeker of knowledge. She describes her technique as using intuition and balanced loving energy to support transformational shifts in her clients.
"Self-Care is Self-Love"
Sarah is a US Navy veteran and a graduate of Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage. She is passionate about helping fellow veterans overcome their daily physical and mental aches and pains in a natural way. Sarah also enjoys working with those who value self-care and relaxation. She offers relaxation massage, spa treatments, deep tissue massage, all with consummate skill and good humor.
Laurie is a Holistic therapist, holding degrees and certifications in holistic nutrition, Reiki Master/Teacher, Yoga Instructor, and Aromatherapy. She is a 2019 graduate of Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage and a NYS Licensed Massage Therapist. She is passionate about meeting people where they are, helping those with chronic pain, autoimmune disorders, PTSD, and nurturing general wellness!
“Gifted hands. When my massage is done I feel like a new person, so relaxed and able to take on the world. Making you glad you requested the service. Can’t wait for my next first class five star massage!”
“I always love coming to the spa. The mansion is beautiful, the music soothing. Everyone is so lovely.”
“I can’t seem to find the right words to express how grateful I am to the Spa 500 and Art of Massage for keeping my mind and body healthy. I thank you all from the bottom of my heart.”
Elizabeth (Lizzy) Boyke
"This was my first visit to The Art of Massage. They are located in a lovely old house which is full of character. The staff was friendly, the room I was in was large and yet cozy. I had a wonderful experience.”
"Always a pleasure to visit Spa at 500! Everyone is always very professional and friendly, and it's a very relaxing atmosphere as soon as you come in the door.”
"I always love to visit the Art of Massage Spa at 500 because everyone is always so friendly, everything is always very clean, and the ambiance is wonderful. It is always an excellent, relaxing experience.”
"All the staff are warm and friendly. Architecture is beautiful and it's ambience is relaxed and inviting.This diamond in the rough is truly a gem.”