Hi, I’m Sharon, member of Dr. Dot’s team in Amsterdam, one of the most lively and colourful cities in the world. Known for its tolerance and diversity, you immediately feel at home in this small - yet cosmopolitan – city.
Born in the Netherlands as a child of an Asian mother and European father, my choice to start practicing shiatsu - a massage form that is a mixture of Western and Eastern components – only seems natural.
During my university years, I studied in Amsterdam, Utrecht, Spain and Portugal and travelled through Asia and South America. Back in Amsterdam I have been working as an independent communications professional for several years.
I have always enjoyed to broaden my horizon and to go off the beaten career track. That’s the reason why I now have been trained in shiatsu massage, a non-oil technique using not only thumbs and palms but also elbows and knees. Shiatsu massages are best practiced on the floor or a chair and I usually bring a futon or massage chair - although I can also work with a massage table. Chair massage is ideal for situations like backstage when you need an energy boost or relaxing moment and you do not have a lot of time.
While working as a qualified shiatsu masseuse, I continue to study to become a shiatsu therapist to bring this massage form to an even higher and more proficient level. For me, working in an environment with mostly international and devoted people inspires me to improve myself as well and work to the highest possible goal in my own area. And besides that working in the Dr. Dot team is always an experience in itself.
The strength is in the mix! I look forward to working with you.
P.S. I speak Dutch, English and Spanish and a few words Portuguese, German and French.
My practice is usually open from 9.30-15.00 hrs on monday, tuesday and friday; from 9.30-12.00 hrs on wednesday and thursday. Weekends or evenings on request.
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.
“"Very pleased with the service, cheers Dot"” Overtones Tour manager
“Sheila E. is in love with your service.
” Joey F. Production manager Dave Koz Christmas tour
“"She rules. Our favorite yet. Let's have her every time"” Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros TM Sam
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
“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)
“Both Smo and I love your Dot Bots. Between filming our tv show and touring constantly, your bots are our saving grace!
Dan” Big Smo tour manager 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.
“"Thanks Dr. Dot! You're the best!"” Rancid tour manager Cris
“"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
“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
“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)
“"My guys were very pleased. Thanks for pulling through last minute"” Manchester Orchestra TM Nate
“Please let Dr. Dot know that I am very happy with all of the Dot Bot's this summer.” Steve Miller
“Thank you for your service and follow up” Diana Krall TM Maria
“"Both Kaya and Skye did a great job for us. We love your team, please send more Dot Bots asap"” Experience Hendrix Tour
“"Thank you so much for the last minute request on our side. Best in the business!!!"” Tyler the Creator & Odd Future manager Brick
“"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
“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
“"Service has been very good on this tour. Hanne in Munich was great."” Jason Mraz tour manager Matt S.
“"Once again, Dr Dots comes thru! Thanks!"” Victor Wooten PM/TM Jack T.
“"Thank u for great service."” Chris Daughtry TM Alan
“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
“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
“Thank you for always being able to get people here quickly. It has been a big help.” Matthew - Production Coordinator (Lady Gaga)
“"The Dotbot, Chandra (San Diego) you had come out today, was amazing!"” NIghtwish TM Roger
“"The band LOVES your Dot Bots, thank you so much Dr. Dot"” Matisyahu manager Jason
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
“"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 Cherri in Portsmouth(UK) …. My guitar player is very happy"” Chris G. tour manager of Australian Pink Floyd