(MT,ERYT) earned a BFA in Dance and Movement studies from Centenary College in New Jersey. She was a professional dancer from 1983-1990. At that time Denise taught dance in New York and New Jersey and continued teaching for the next 20 years. Throughout her career as a modern dancer and dance teacher Denise became more and more fascinated with the mind, body connection of movement and how it relates to our well-being. She studied a variety of movement modalities including various styles of yoga and through vinyasa yoga (linking movement through the breath) found the movement modality that brings the spirit of each one of us to a whole new level. She became certiﬁed with Raji Thron of Yoga Synthesis in 1999 and holds a 500-hour certiﬁcation in Dynamic Yoga with Delia Quigley. In May of 2010 she became certiﬁed with Elysabeth Williamson in Partner Based Yoga where the blend of Thai massage and yoga come together creating classes in Compassion, Trust and Sharing. She studied with Anodea Judith in 2013 and became certiﬁed to teach Chakra based yoga. She is co-founder of the North Jersey Transformational Yoga Conference and The Ha-Tha Yoga Method Teacher Training with Delia Quigley. Presently, Denise teaches daily vinyasa style yoga based upon the 5 Techniques of Yoga. She is a certiﬁed massage therapist for more than 25 years and a Thai Yoga massage therapist.