With over fifteen years of ballet training/performance with Stefan Wenta, Lula Washington & LACHSA, paired with eight years of yoga study, Denise is qualified movement instructor. She received her yoga certifications with Holistic Yoga Flow (Travis Eliot & Lauren Eckstrom) and Yoga Salt. Denise is a 500-RYT offering teachings that are soundly based in alignment, breath awareness and safety. Growing up in South Central Los Angeles, her mind is aware of the importance of social justice, access to education, self love and diversity in all industries. As a survivor of trauma and physical assault her heart is attuned to the value of healing mind, heart and body. Though Denise's classes are athletic & fun, she also believes in the healing power this sacred practice provides. Denise wants to help you find strength, peace and reach your maximum human potential. She is also trained in Reiki, Trauma Yoga, Mat Pilates, Yoga Sculpt and Thai Yoga Massage.