Hello, my name is Essi and I come from Helsinki Finland. When I was young I always envied people who knew what they wanted to be when they grew old… I had no idea.
As I did not know what I wanted I moved to the Swiss mountains, to a ski town called Verbier, and lived as a ski bum for few years. Being inspired by the multi cultural environment I wanted to find a more serious way to stay so I took a massage course hoping to find stable work there. But little did I know that this work would become so much more than only a way to make money. It became my thing.
I graduated as a massage therapist 1999. Few years working and doing an apprentice with a local Healer woman opened my eyes for a whole new world. I started to be passionate about work and the human being. In 2002 I started my studies of osteopathy from which I graduated spring 2007.
Today I am a qualified osteopath and massage therapist and just loving what I do. With all the treatments that I do my aim is to heal and to give a good feeling. After living ten years in different countries I returned home to Helsinki where I continue meeting interesting people and learning about life.
This is one of the many reasons Dr Dot’s offer to work for her was an opportunity that I just couldn’t pass.
“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)
“"I love working with Dr. Dot's crew. They are really a pleasure to work with"” Casting Crowns Production mananager Jenn
“"I am very familiar with the Dr. Her team is awesome"” Steve Vai Tour Manager Warren
“Thank you very much for making this happen, especially considering the late notice. I can't say enough how great a service you provide.
David” Hans Zimmer Production Manager David M.
“Dr. Dot always has the best massage therapists.” Johnny - Bass Player (Trans-Siberian Orchestra)
“"Everything was great! Thank you so so much. Especially for your quick response...Will"” Pointer Sisters manager, William
“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
“"you KNOW I would only use your team Dot. We go back way. You're the best!"” Mitch; Production Manager Steely Dan
“"Everything was great as always thank you again"” Gabriel Iglesias TM Ryan
“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
“"I feel much better since getting massage from Dot-Bots and I am thrilled with my progress. You guys have saved me!"” Gypsy, Tour manager of Behemoth
“"As always thank you! Great service as ever.
TB"” Tyler the Creator Tour manager Tim Boardman
“"The service was great. Thank you"” Shawn Richesin TOUR MANAGER - Kaleo
“Thank you for always being able to get people here quickly. It has been a big help.” Matthew - Production Coordinator (Lady Gaga)
“Dr. Dot is a life saver on tour.” Rikki Rockett - Drummer of Poison
“ "The bots this tour have all been awesome and made everyone
have a better time." Sam” Edward Sharp and the magnetic Zero's
“The Dots we had rocked!” Christopher - Tour Manager (Bad Company)
“I only and will only use DOT BOTS!” Sid Wilson (Slipknot)
“"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
“Whitney did a great job, and some of the other guys had work done also so I think it worked out well for her too
Paul Collis” Anthrax Tour manager Paul
“"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.
“"Thanks for sorting today. Dan ( Dan Haggis (drums, percussion, keyboard and backing vocals) said it was one of the best massage's he's ever had. S." ” Wombats Manager
“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
“"Thank you so much. Abby (Dallas DotBot) was amazing. All are very pleased."” Big Gigantic TM Katie
“Please let Dr. Dot know that I am very happy with all of the Dot Bot's this summer.” Steve Miller
“I really liked working with you & the team and I liked how smoothly it went.” Kenny S. - Production Manager (Trans Siberian Orchestra)
“"We were absolutely delighted with your service- very many thanks.
Simon"” Perfume (Japanese Band)
Yared enjoyed the massage very much!
Talked about it all evening.
Thank you again and I will contact you for any artist I will work with
” Yared Dibaba Tour manager Tom C.
“"Thanks for sorting Cherri in Portsmouth(UK) …. My guitar player is very happy"” Chris G. tour manager of Australian Pink Floyd
“"They were very pleased, excellent job. Thanks again"” Empire of the Sun TM Tim