The constant search for the optimum performance of the human body has always been one of my biggest interests. The desire to understand the biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system and the nature of motion coupled with my innate sensory ability have led me to a constant evolution in the science of touch.
One of my greatest passions is sport. I have practiced soccer, gymnastics, tae-kwon do and kung-fu. Nowadays I practice acrobatics and Gumdo - a Korean martial art that trains with a sword. (I have more mobility now, at the age of 42, than I had when I was 20.)
At the age of 21, I suffered a car accident that left paralyzed half my body. At that point sport was consolidated as the driving force that led me to explore my own body, in order to regain control over the mobility, the flexibility and the elasticity I had lost. While initially the objective was only to regain the mobility and coordination the accident took away from me, thanks to God and to the therapists that worked with, I was able to improve my performance to the point of practicing competitive athletics. I still have restrictions, but I keep working on them, discovering new exercises and letting the tissue expand accordingly.
My training in sports massage and manual therapy, as well as workshops in shiatsu, myofascial release, structural integration, deep tissue massage, and EMF (electromagnetic field) have given me the tools to apply the appropriate technique to the patient's needs.
My goal through therapy is to be able to communicate properly with the tissue in order to offer the necessary rehabilitation, and to regain freedom of movement for the patient. In this way the person can perform daily activities and maximize their athletic performance.
“We absolutely LOVED the gal in the Mohegan Sun and also Javier in Montreal. Thanks for the services.”
“We love Dr. Dot and her entire team. It's so nice to know that we can get a massage in any city! Traveling can be uncomfortable and her team really helps us out on the road. I would hate to tour without them!” Erin - Tour Manager (Pat Benatar)
“"I love working with Dr. Dot's crew. They are really a pleasure to work with"” Casting Crowns Production mananager Jenn
“Lars (Stockholm Dotbot) took care of the band-members and left all in awe!
He provided a table, towels etc which made it very easy to work with.
Very on point and definitely made for an amazing show at night - thank you again!
Romi (Prague Dotbot) came by, arrived early, was very well prepped (had her own table, scented candles, oils, towels) and had the brightest smile we'd seen in days!
She took care of the band-members who all were left amazed and startled by her touch ;)
Thanks Romana, def will hit you up next time round.
Tour Manager - Ben Howard” Martijn Tour Manager - Ben Howard
“ "The bots this tour have all been awesome and made everyone
have a better time." Sam” Edward Sharp and the magnetic Zero's
FYI Danielle in Salt Lake City was amazing, she worked on my whole crew and band and everyone loved her.
” Tony, TM: Victoria Justice / Cobra
“"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.
“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
“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
“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
“Dr. Dot always has the best massage therapists.” Johnny - Bass Player (Trans-Siberian Orchestra)
everyone was happy with their massage - so thumbs up!
Thanks for arranging for us!
Yvette"” Bon Jovi TMA Yvette
“"I have always used her people and they are great.
Simon"” Simon S., Roger Waters Tour Manager
“"Thank you so much. Abby (Dallas DotBot) was amazing. All are very pleased."” Big Gigantic TM Katie
“Thanks so much for your help!!! We will be in touch for future tours!” Susan, Casting Crowns Tour Manager
“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 only and will only use DOT BOTS!” Sid Wilson (Slipknot)
“"You and your team ROCK!"” Fred, Maroon 5 Tour Manager
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.
“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
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
“"Both Kaya and Skye did a great job for us. We love your team, please send more Dot Bots asap"” Experience Hendrix Tour
“"Once again, Dr Dots comes thru! Thanks!"” Victor Wooten PM/TM Jack T.
“"thanks a lot for your help during our tours"” Zucchero tour manager Laura
“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.
“"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
“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 were absolutely delighted with your service- very many thanks.
Simon"” Perfume (Japanese Band)
“"Thank u for great service."” Chris Daughtry TM Alan
“"Everything was great as always thank you again"” Gabriel Iglesias TM Ryan
“"The Dotbot, Chandra (San Diego) you had come out today, was amazing!"” NIghtwish TM Roger