Being too old for competition at 18 years of age Denise started jazz classes at a dancing school and went on to dance competitively. She also began choreographing shows and events.
Denise qualified with FEDA & AEFA in Fitness and Exercise which qualifies her to teach Aerobics, Step, Combat and Body Sculpt. She also achieved a qualification to teach ZUMBA in 2010 and in the same year gained a qualification with IWS as a Swimming coach.
After an accident where she suffered from a back injury Denise started a lot of physiotherapy and eventually Pilates.
Denise liked Pilates not just because of it's benefits during her recovery, but she found there were a lot of similarities between Pilates and gymnastics. She started teaching Pilates in 2009 in Dublin in various gyms, in studios and private classes. She has empathy and understanding for each pupil individually and a great will to help each person to improve their fitness level. Qualified with BBU in Mat & Reformer Pilates 2009.
Her actual aim is to move all her focus to Pilates Reformer and improve as a teacher everyday little by little and help others improve their physical aptitudes and lifestyle.