Laura in Richmond (Central Virginia), VA + Charlottesville, Roanoke, Lynchburg, USA
Hello All! My name is Laura.
I am a state and nationally certified Massage Therapist. I studied at the Cayce/Reilly School of Massotherapy, where I learned the arts of tactile and energetic healing and bodywork. My specialties include Swedish, Neuromuscular Therapy, Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue, Acupressure, Aromatherapy, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, and Energy Healing.
My massage is slow and strong, and I take great care in putting my clients at ease. It is my purpose to help you achieve your highest good while in my hands.
I love giving massage. I began rubbing feet and walking on backs at age 4, the same year Billy Idol and David Bowie began my ongoing affection for all things musical. I’ve been in love with music and the human experience ever since. I enjoy working with and connecting with people from all walks of life.
I find my happiness in good music, good company, and the great outdoors. When I’m not massaging, I’m going to shows, cooking, walking the beach, dancing, laughing, and enjoying time with my family.
I’m truly thankful for this opportunity to work for Dr. Dot as a way to give back to the music community. I’d be happy to have you at my table.
Peace, Love, and Good Health
“You are the best! This is great. I won't need a massage for the rest of the tour.”
Vitalij Kuprij (Keyboardist - Trans Siberian Orchestra)
“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)
“"Thanks for the prompt service. Amy (Miami) was great!"” Paul C. (Tour manager of the Hives)
“"As always thank you! Great service as ever.
TB"” Tyler the Creator Tour manager Tim Boardman
“"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
“Thanks so much for your help!!! We will be in touch for future tours!” Susan, Casting Crowns Tour Manager
“"All was great, thanks so much"” The Cult tour manager, Tony
“"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
“"We really like Denise (Boston Dotbot) she does a great job in Mass.... Of course all the therapists have been great on this run" Jan. 2014” Gipsy Kings TM John
“"The service was great. Thank you"” Shawn Richesin TOUR MANAGER - Kaleo
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Dan” Big Smo tour manager Dan
“"We were absolutely delighted with your service- very many thanks.
Simon"” Perfume (Japanese Band)
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“"Everything was great! Thank you so so much. Especially for your quick response...Will"” Pointer Sisters manager, William
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“"Thank you so very much for your help Dot. We really couldn't do the shows without you!"” Dream Theater tour manager Brad
“"My tour manager wanted me to tell you Leslie was great. Very professional. He has never had an hour massage or someone come to his room. It was a nice treat for him and he doesn't have FB or Twitter but wanted me to tell you how professional your company was. The Wailers will be using you exclusively"” The Wailers PA Michele V.
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“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
“Your company has really helped me out on tour.” Brendan Ekstrom - Guitar (Circa Survive)
“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.
“Jeff Wayne has really taken to all the massage’s he had so far from your team. Roland in Cardiff was great / Jeff and Jason Donovan both had massage’s from him and both said how good he was.
Tour Manager” War of the Worlds Tour manager Neil B.
“Cherrie in NH was awesome!!! Thank you for the great service. ” Black Label Society TM Mike
Thank you again for taking such good care of us. Your Dotbots are doing a great job for us out here and making happiness for our bands and crew.
Melanie” Casting Crowns Tour manager Melanie H.
“Dot Stein I've used your services twice the last 2 months. Both times we were provided with responsive communication (yay Michele) and professional therapists who understood what my artists and dancers needed. The therapists were caring and competent. Thank you for the service you provide and your commitment to us out here on the road. Bravo!” Christine M. Tour Manager of Nutcracker Moscow Dance Squad and RAIN
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“Dr. Dot aka the Queen; helping us out on this run!!
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“I would never get a massage anywhere else except through Dr. Dot with her team; they are all excellent.” Rob Halford (Singer of Judas Priest)
“"thank you and your company for coming to our need and being very accessible to our artists and touring entourage and thank you for always being there for my band/crews over the years!"” ROB ZOMBIE | PRODUCTION: Samantha Luettke