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!
“Thank you for all the great therapy over the touring year. I appreciate your professional staff and look forward to working with them again soon.” Steve Miller
“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.
“I love using your Dot Bots they are always so professional and provide excellent service regardless of the city or continent! They always make my clients very happy and at the end of the day that's all that matters!” Clay - Tour Manager (Staind) and Guns n' Roses Monitor Engineer
“"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 bots this tour have all been awesome and made everyone
have a better time." Sam” Edward Sharp and the magnetic Zero's
“Denise, Denver, Colorado DotBot was the Best Ever!” Gypsy, Tour manager of Behemoth
“"Thanks for sorting Cherri in Portsmouth(UK) …. My guitar player is very happy"” Chris G. tour manager of Australian Pink Floyd
“Thanks a lot for your help along the way!” Sherri - Production Coordinator (Mannheim Steamroller)
“"Sheila in Detroit yesterday was AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!"” Harry Connick Jr. Tour Manager
“"Dr. Dot really is just the best and saves me so much time hunting for (good) massage therapists for whole mornings!"” Sarah, the Wombats
“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
“"You and your team ROCK!"” Fred, Maroon 5 Tour Manager
“"thanks a lot for your help during our tours"” Zucchero tour manager Laura
“"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
“"The Dotbot, Chandra (San Diego) you had come out today, was amazing!"” NIghtwish TM Roger
“"Service has been very good on this tour. Hanne in Munich was great."” Jason Mraz tour manager Matt S.
“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
“"She rules. Our favorite yet. Let's have her every time"” Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros TM Sam
“"Very pleased with the service, cheers Dot"” Overtones Tour manager
“"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.
Production Manager, Stage Manager, Rigger, Monitor Engineer & More!
I have been using Dr. Dots "DotBots" for years. Her girls have seen many of the artists and crew that I have TM/PM'd for. Her girls are always on time, friendly, and professional. You need to make time and room on your tour for Dr. Dot's services. By far the best in the business.” Clay Hutson Production Manager (Guns and Roses, Alice in Chains, Staind)
“"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
Also.. The person that came out to our Chicago show (Ali) was amazing, and because of her i decided to look into getting more book for the tour.
Nightwish - Tour Mg” Nightwish Tour Manager Roger
“"We were absolutely delighted with your service- very many thanks.
Simon"” Perfume (Japanese Band)
“"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
“I am very impressed with the Dr. Dot team! Your team is consistent, professional and give an outstanding massage. I like the idea that all Dot Bots are auditioned/tested before they get on the team.” Carl (Madness)
“"The service was great. Thank you"” Shawn Richesin TOUR MANAGER - Kaleo
“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
“Thanks so much for your help!!! We will be in touch for future tours!” Susan, Casting Crowns Tour Manager
“"Everything was great as always thank you again"” Gabriel Iglesias TM Ryan