"This profession is my passion! Helping you decompress and heal from injury or relax due to a fast paced lifestyle, is what I do."
Since 2003, my profession has provided fantastic opportunity to experience a unique way to help others realize freedom from pain and stress. My history includes serving as a member of the Adjunct Faculty of Ashmead College of Massage here in Portland, Oregon.
I was very fortunate to be a member of the medical team for the 2003 Adidas Track and Field Classic also here in Portland and the Columbia River Gorge Games held in Hood River, Oregon in the same year. In 2010 I toured nationally for 4 weeks with the World Class Oregon Crusaders Performance Art Drum and Bugle Corps as their corps therapist.
I was hooked for life from that experience of traveling with an incredible group of performing, musical artists and assisting them in maintaining sound health as they made their way across the U.S. to their international competition finals at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. What a rush! The past 14 years, I have provided therapy for the faculty of the Goddard School in NW Portland on a bi-monthly visit schedule, helping them find relief from chronic pain from their work due to the occupational stress of their profession.
I am certified as a Myoskeletal Alignment Therapist through the Freedom From Pain Institute in Oklahoma City, OK, founded by Erik Dalton, PhD. I specialize in this modality as well as Sports, Deep Tissue, Advanced Myofascial Release techniques, Trigger Point Therapy and I am currently certifying in Ortho-Bionomy which is a gentle, non-invasive, osteopathically-based form of body therapy which is highly effective in working with chronic stress, injury pains or problems associated with postural and structural imbalances. I have maintained private practice and currently and exclusively provide therapy as a mobile therapist coming to wherever it is that you need me to be.
The years have honed my skills well and working with an eclectic blend of clientele including National and Olympic athletes, celebrity personalities from all walks, singing artists, cyclists and runners and yes, the "Famed" weekend worriers! People are pretty amazing in how they pursue their dreams...it is rewarding to share what I have learned to bring them relief.
The human body is a marvelously complex and intricately beautiful system. When our bodies are in harmony with all of their inter-related systems, they will serve us well in our desires to appreciate life to its fullest. When you are in tune with your mind, body and spirit, the horizon of what we can achieve is limitless!
"Listen to and observe with complete presence. Release through intuitive, skillful touch, the pain the body has been holding. Restore balance to the body and healing will manifest." ~Jeff
I hail from Santa Rosa, CA. My parents moved here to the Pacific Northwest in 1973 from the Bay area. I felt like I had just found my own personal Shangri-La! When not engaged in my work and my passion, you will find me backpacking the alpine back country of the Cascades in Oregon and Washington. I hold a valid passport and am available for international tour and travel.
I am proud, to be part of Dr. Dot's amazing team of therapists and look forward to working with incredible personalities throughout the world!
“"you KNOW I would only use your team Dot. We go back way. You're the best!"” Mitch; Production Manager Steely Dan
“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.
“"My guys were very pleased. Thanks for pulling through last minute"” Manchester Orchestra TM Nate
“ "The bots this tour have all been awesome and made everyone
have a better time." Sam” Edward Sharp and the magnetic Zero's
“"The Dotbot, Chandra (San Diego) you had come out today, was amazing!"” NIghtwish TM Roger
“"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.
“"Dr. Dot really is just the best and saves me so much time hunting for (good) massage therapists for whole mornings!"” Sarah, the Wombats
“Thank you for your service and follow up” Diana Krall TM Maria
“"I love working with Dr. Dot's crew. They are really a pleasure to work with"” Casting Crowns Production mananager Jenn
“"You and your team ROCK!"” Fred, Maroon 5 Tour Manager
“Hello Just a note on how utterly our treatments were. Haley (Seattle Dotbot) was incredibly diligent and caring could not speak more highly of her Thank you again Sweeney Tour Manager APHEX TWIN / NOTHING BUT THIEVES ” Sweeney Tour Manager APHEX TWIN / NOTHING BUT THIEVES
“"We were absolutely delighted with your service- very many thanks.
Simon"” Perfume (Japanese Band)
“"As always thank you! Great service as ever.
TB"” Tyler the Creator Tour manager Tim Boardman
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
“"Thank you so much for the last minute request on our side. Best in the business!!!"” Tyler the Creator & Odd Future manager Brick
“"Thanks Dr. Dot! You're the best!"” Rancid tour manager Cris
“I am amazed at how efficient your team is. Bravo!” Helen PMA Lady Gaga tour
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)
“Excellent. Loving your service - girls have been fantastic.” John Nave (Tour Manager - Gipsy Kings)
“"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
“"Thanks for sorting Cherri in Portsmouth(UK) …. My guitar player is very happy"” Chris G. tour manager of Australian Pink Floyd
“Dr. Dot always has the best massage therapists.” Johnny - Bass Player (Trans-Siberian Orchestra)
“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
Thank you again for taking such good care of us. Your Dotbots are doing a great job for us out here and making happiness for our bands and crew.
Melanie” Casting Crowns Tour manager Melanie H.
“"Thank u for great service."” Chris Daughtry TM Alan
“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
“I really liked working with you & the team and I liked how smoothly it went.” Kenny S. - Production Manager (Trans Siberian Orchestra)
“"They were very pleased, excellent job. Thanks again"” Empire of the Sun TM Tim
“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)
“Thanks a lot for your help along the way!” Sherri - Production Coordinator (Mannheim Steamroller)