Denise received her Bachelor of Health Science and Doctorate in Physical Therapy from SUNY Downstate University. Her clinical studies included advanced training in pelvic health at Beyond Basics Physical Therapy and have continued through the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute, through which she is currently pursuing certification in Pelvic Rehabilitation (PRPC). Denise has also completed Cranial Sacral I training through the Upledger Institute.
Prior to becoming a physical therapist, Denise was a professional Ballet dancer for over fifteen years, dancing with the Kansas City Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, and the New Chamber Ballet, and Metropolitan Opera in New York City. After retiring from performing, Denise earned her Pilates certification through Balanced Body University, with a focus on Pilates for Dancers and Pilates for Rehabilitation. Along with Pilates, Denise has studied various forms of movement therapy including the Franklin Method, the Feldenkrais Method, the Alexander Technique, and Laban Movements Analysis.
Denise is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS).