E-RYT 200, RYT 500
Denise is a Healer, Bodyworker, and Yoga Instructor who is passionate about helping others achieve optimal health through the use of yoga, massage, reiki and meditation. She completed her 500-hour Professional Level Teacher Training in the Kripalu Tradition at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in August 2014. She is striving to use yoga and all its tenets on and off the mat to be fully awake and alive by seeing the extraordinary in every day. Denise understands the importance of the body’s story in the healing process and invites deeper exploration through present-moment awareness, breath, movement and dialogue. She has taught yoga from her home studio since 2009, as well as various businesses and hospitals throughout West Michigan.
Denise lives in Grand Rapids Michigan with her husband and three sons. She helps students see the reflection of their own possibility by guiding them with compassion, permission, acceptance and patience. Her additional trainings and certifications include multiple body-oriented energy healing techniques and modalities.
Denise is a Professional Level Certified Kripalu Yoga Instructor, Certified Lifeforce Yoga® Level 1 Practitioner, Certified Reiki Practitioner, Certified Integrated Positional Therapist, Certified Yoga 4 Cancer™ Teacher, Certified Thai-Shiatsu Body worker, and iRest® Yoga Nidra Teacher-In-Training Level I, Restorative Yoga Instructor.Testimonials