Hi! My name is Leia, thank you for taking the time to consider me as your massage therapist. I hail from Madison Wisconsin, born and raised. I recently moved to the Houston area to be close to one of my heart's desires, the ocean, and to escape the freezing cold of the north.
I became a massage therapist in 2006, inspired by my passion for nurturing people and helping to make a difference in someone's life. I opened my own massage practice in 2007, and over the next 5 years it grew into a popular day spa, being voted Best Spa in Madison in 2010.
I have always been an athlete, from gymnastics at the age of 3, to volleyball and basketball in high school and a pursuit in fitness after that. Because of this,I began to specialize in sports massage, deep tissue and therapeutic pain relief. I enjoy offering all kinds of massage modalities, from hot stone to relaxation and aromatherapy, even pregnancy massage and thai massage. But I most enjoy deep, specific work, trigger point therapy and really working out the knots and pulled muscles that are causing people to hurt, and helping them live a more pain free life.
It is an amazingly rewarding career, and I feel honored each time a client requests my services.
I have worked on little old ladies who just need a relaxing touch, to MMA fighters and NFL football players. In 2010, I decided to combine my love for massage and athletics by becoming an ACE certified personal trainer.
I am now able to assist my clients in more than one area, offering them nutritional support, exercise education, self care techniques like stretching and foam rolling, followed by a massage for muscle recovery after one of my tough work outs. In 2012 I sold my day spa and went back to owning a private practice where I could connect closer with my clients. It was hard saying goodbye to people I had been taking care of weekly and monthly, regularly for 6 years, but they all knew I had to follow my dreams. I packed up and moved south, excited for the opportunities working with Dr. Dot might bring me.
As everyone in Texas has welcomed me so politely, I would love to welcome you! Looking forward to serving you while you're in Houston!
“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)
“"the Dotbots were excellent!! thanks again and can’t wait to do it again.."” Chromeo Tour manager Ray
“The Dots we had rocked!” Christopher - Tour Manager (Bad Company)
“"thanks a lot for your help during our tours"” Zucchero tour manager Laura
“Dr. Dot is a life saver on tour.” Rikki Rockett - Drummer of Poison
“Thank you for always being able to get people here quickly. It has been a big help.” Matthew - Production Coordinator (Lady Gaga)
“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.
“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
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
“"Thank you so much for the last minute request on our side. Best in the business!!!"” Tyler the Creator & Odd Future manager Brick
everyone was happy with their massage - so thumbs up!
Thanks for arranging for us!
Yvette"” Bon Jovi TMA Yvette
“"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 am amazed at how efficient your team is. Bravo!” Helen PMA Lady Gaga tour
“"Everything was great as always thank you again"” Gabriel Iglesias TM Ryan
“"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
“"As always thank you! Great service as ever.
TB"” Tyler the Creator Tour manager Tim Boardman
“Excellent. Loving your service - girls have been fantastic.” John Nave (Tour Manager - Gipsy Kings)
“"She rules. Our favorite yet. Let's have her every time"” Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros TM Sam
“"Thank u for great service."” Chris Daughtry TM Alan
“"I have always used her people and they are great.
Simon"” Simon S., Roger Waters Tour Manager
“"I am very familiar with the Dr. Her team is awesome"” Steve Vai Tour Manager Warren
“"Thank you so very much for your help Dot. We really couldn't do the shows without you!"” Dream Theater tour manager Brad
“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.
“I really liked working with you & the team and I liked how smoothly it went.” Kenny S. - Production Manager (Trans Siberian Orchestra)
“"Service has been very good on this tour. Hanne in Munich was great."” Jason Mraz tour manager Matt S.
“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.
“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 really is just the best and saves me so much time hunting for (good) massage therapists for whole mornings!"” Sarah, the Wombats