Greetings and salutations! My name is Mike, and massage has been a part of my lifestyle my entire life.
I graduated from the Connecticut School of Massage Therapy, and specialize in Deep Tissue, Swedish, and Sports Massage. I am licensed, nationally certified, and an active member of the AMTA of which I am a member of the Sports Massage and Community Service Teams.
I am currently attending classes for craniosacral therapy, and have completed levels 1,2, & 3 of the Qigong Science Foundation for breathing and healing techniques. I work at several wellness centers in the Hartford area providing massage to a broad range of clients, of which several are classically trained musicians, and professional athletes as well.
I have been practicing martial arts for 40 years, and hold a seventh degree black belt in the art of KaJuKenBo, as well as extensive study in Aikido and Arnis. Healing is fundamental to martial arts, and massage is the perfect way for me to integrate that aspect into my life.
I attended my first concert at the age of 17, it was 1968, and I was totally blown away by the Jimi Hendrix Experience at the gymnasium of Stony Brook University. It was full speed ahead after that (back then you could see a show for $5)! Hooking up with Dr. Dot was of course a natural fit. So give me a call and let me melt that tension right out of your body!
“Thanks a lot for your help along the way!” Sherri - Production Coordinator (Mannheim Steamroller)
“I want to thank you for coming through these last couple of times Dot. Your team has been completely professional and nothing short of stellar.” Luis - Manager of Maxwell
“Excellent. Loving your service - girls have been fantastic.” John Nave (Tour Manager - Gipsy Kings)
“"Thank you so much. The band was very happy and it was great to have someone show up with such short notice." ” Odd Future manager
“Thank you for your service and follow up” Diana Krall TM Maria
“"Dr. Dot really is just the best and saves me so much time hunting for (good) massage therapists for whole mornings!"” Sarah, the Wombats
“ "The bots this tour have all been awesome and made everyone
have a better time." Sam” Edward Sharp and the magnetic Zero's
“"Thank you very much for the recent US run. You sent us some great Bots. My favorite was Calgary, she was awesome!"” Rod Stewart Tour Manager Matt O.
“To Whom It May Concern:
I have been touring for about 22 years with many different bands (Dave Matthews, Tracy Chapman, Primus, etc etc...)
The masseuse I had today for The Weepies show at The State Room in SLC, Danielle, was perhaps one of the best I have ever had.
Everything from her disposition to her skills. My entire band and crew adored her.
I felt it was important to tell how amazing this woman was, and how she brightened our day.
Manager – The Weepies” Brett, Manager – The Weepies
“"Dr. Dot and her team are GREAT; the Dot Bots did an amazing job, thanks for helping us on tour"” Zucchero Tour manager, Raymond A.
“"Very pleased with the service, cheers Dot"” Overtones Tour manager
“"you KNOW I would only use your team Dot. We go back way. You're the best!"” Mitch; Production Manager Steely Dan
“We love Dr. Dot and her entire team. It's so nice to know that we can get a massage in any city! Traveling can be uncomfortable and her team really helps us out on the road. I would hate to tour without them!” Erin - Tour Manager (Pat Benatar)
“"Thank you so much. Abby (Dallas DotBot) was amazing. All are very pleased."” Big Gigantic TM Katie
FYI Danielle in Salt Lake City was amazing, she worked on my whole crew and band and everyone loved her.
” Tony, TM: Victoria Justice / Cobra
“I just wanted to say thanks for another great tour. Your folks were, per usual, wonderful. You provide a great service, and I appreciate it.” Manager of Everlast
“"I love working with Dr. Dot's crew. They are really a pleasure to work with"” Casting Crowns Production mananager Jenn
“"Sheila in Detroit yesterday was AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!"” Harry Connick Jr. Tour Manager
“Rachelle = no more muscle spasms…… You both are my heroes. The rest of the crew is complete agreement.
Tom H” Three Dog Night TM Tom H.
everyone was happy with their massage - so thumbs up!
Thanks for arranging for us!
Yvette"” Bon Jovi TMA Yvette
“"I am very familiar with the Dr. Her team is awesome"” Steve Vai Tour Manager Warren
“Sheila E. is in love with your service.
” Joey F. Production manager Dave Koz Christmas tour
“Your company has really helped me out on tour.” Brendan Ekstrom - Guitar (Circa Survive)
“"Everything was great! Thank you so so much. Especially for your quick response...Will"” Pointer Sisters manager, William
“"My guys were very pleased. Thanks for pulling through last minute"” Manchester Orchestra TM Nate
“Thanks. We've had a lot of the Dr. Dot's on various stops on the recent Staind tour. Thanks for the therapy!” Brian Wolk
“Thank you for always being able to get people here quickly. It has been a big help.” Matthew - Production Coordinator (Lady Gaga)
“The Dot Bots are awesome. I send one email and one magically appears no matter where we are in the country.” Demun - Singer of Rehab
“Dr. DOT is the best. She has this ability to relate to everyone somehow and is so passionate about massage, what other boss do you know comes out and does massage, obviously she only hires the best.” Jeremy (Bassist of Paramore)
“"Heather (Seattle) was awesome...Pain is down from a 9 to about a 2 or 3. By far, one of the best massages I have ever gotten. As usual, you and your Bots rock!"” Van Halen Tour Management Mike. M