Born and raised in central NY, Denise grew up participating in various sports. She joined the Air Force right out of high school and trained to be a Lab Technician. During her time in the Air Force, she maintained physically active and training regularly.
After leaving the Air Force she continued to work in the medical field, pursue her love for working out and started to help others achieve their fitness goals.
In the fall of 2002, she got her personal training certification, took the Yoga Fit training course and began to teach classes.
By 2012 her teaching spectrum has broadened. She teaches everything from cardio kickboxing, kettlebell training to yoga.
Curious about TRX and Sandbag classes she came to HYI and was hooked. Within a short time, she was TRX certified and ready to teach.