Denise has many years of experience as well as personal practice, and truly believes everybody can benefit from yoga, regardless of body type or experience level. She has taught in many settings including wellness centers, hospitals, and senior centers.
Hailing from Surrey England, she picked up her first yoga book at the age of thirteen. As she moved around the world, she continued to follow her love of yoga. Landing in Cleveland Heights Ohio, Denise studied with “The American Light of Yoga Society” and Alice Christensen where her teaching roots were developed. She then pursued her formal teacher training with Joseph le Page, founder and director of Integrative Yoga Therapy (IYT) in 1999.
She has also done her Reiki training with the Branches of Wellness School of Reiki, completing all three degrees. Denise received her certification as a Reflexologist with George Balut of the International School of Reflexology and is certified with the American Reflexology Certification Board.
Denise’s ongoing study includes work with teachers such as Erich Schiffmann, Jamie Allison, Dr Edwin Bryant, Shari Friedrichsen. With a passion for finding ways to help the earth and her fellow human beings, Denise strives to create an atmosphere of compassion and tranquility in order to create a positive class experience where she believes everyone can find a personal balance, harmony and physical well-being. “My greatest joy is when a student comes to me and tells me yoga made a difference in their life.”