Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, raised in Ohio and California, I got my start playing drums, singing and playing keyboards in various bands after graduating high school.
It wasn’t until I learned how to play drums from Joe Santoro, back up drummer for Deep Purple, when music played a vital role in my life. After graduation, I performed in a band called “Paradise” in Ohio and other bands here in the Little Rock, Arkansas area. I’ve always been a musician, sang with some great entertainers and met some great people along the way.
Even though I had always been center stage in the music field and graphic design, I had always wanted to be a massage therapist. I have done massage since I was 6 years old and with everything I have done, I will always have a passion for healing and helping people. I have this saying, “I want to heal the world one person at a time”…and I mean it!!
It wasn’t until 2002-2009 when my passion for massage came in to play full force when I worked at The Home Depot Corporate Headquarters in Atlanta, GA. I believe the most stressful department there is Advertising. Many people would come to me for chair massages when they couldn’t take anymore. Before I left to come back to Little Rock, AR in November of 2009, I had 10+ people I helped; whether it be pre-event sports massage, to clients with RA, it didn’t matter…I helped them all!!
I love what I do and it shows in my passion for helping every single person I touch.
“"Service has been very good on this tour. Hanne in Munich was great."” Jason Mraz tour manager Matt S.
“"The service was great. Thank you"” Shawn Richesin TOUR MANAGER - Kaleo
“"Thanks Dr. Dot! You're the best!"” Rancid tour manager Cris
“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
“"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.
“"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
“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
“"the Dotbots were excellent!! thanks again and can’t wait to do it again.."” Chromeo Tour manager Ray
“"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
“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
“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)
Ms. Krall is thrilled over the service she's been getting and it looks like we'll be booking many more dates"” Diana Krall TM Maria
“"I have always used her people and they are great.
Simon"” Simon S., Roger Waters Tour Manager
“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)
“Denise, Denver, Colorado DotBot was the Best Ever!” Gypsy, Tour manager of Behemoth
“Sheila E. is in love with your service.
” Joey F. Production manager Dave Koz Christmas tour
“"Once again, Dr Dots comes thru! Thanks!"” Victor Wooten PM/TM Jack T.
“"Thanks for the prompt service. Amy (Miami) was great!"” Paul C. (Tour manager of the Hives)
“Both Smo and I love your Dot Bots. Between filming our tv show and touring constantly, your bots are our saving grace!
Dan” Big Smo tour manager Dan
“Thanks a lot for your help along the way!” Sherri - Production Coordinator (Mannheim Steamroller)
“"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
“"Thank you so very much for your help Dot. We really couldn't do the shows without you!"” Dream Theater tour manager Brad
“"The Dotbot, Chandra (San Diego) you had come out today, was amazing!"” NIghtwish TM Roger
“I only and will only use DOT BOTS!” Sid Wilson (Slipknot)
“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
“Dear Dr Dot,
Thank you for setting up Therapists along the way of our tour. THAT was a huge help to Band/Crew to keep them feeling better and fit!
” Johnny Lang Tour manager Brad
All your "bots" we're great. No complaints, and a few were LOVED.
JONNY particularly liked the girl in Thackerville OK (Kourtnii), she was strong enough to really reach Jon's tough back issues"” Experience Hendrix Tour Manger, Greg
“"She rules. Our favorite yet. Let's have her every time"” Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros TM Sam
“"Everything was great! Thank you so so much. Especially for your quick response...Will"” Pointer Sisters manager, William