Denyse Peterson, owner of Virginia Yoga Therapy, is a caring, trustworthy yoga therapist, yoga teacher and reiki master who seeks to fully empower her clients as a health and fitness professional. She is one of the first in the nation to receive a Master of Science degree in Yoga Therapy from Maryland University of Integrative Health. With more than thirty years of extensive training, numerous certifications and thousands of hours of teaching experience, she upholds a sterling reputation with the highest level of integrity by valuing each client relationship.
Denyse works with clients to design therapeutic plans of care enabling clients to progress toward health and wellbeing by assessing breath, posture, movement and emotional balance. She also teaches weekly yoga classes around Loudoun County, Virginia. Denyse is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and also registered with Yoga Alliance. Denyse is also is a level 3 Reiki Master, applying a healing technique based on channelling energy to activate the natural healing processes of the body and restore physical and emotional well-being. She has been a certified fitness professional for over 30 years and teaching yoga for over 10 years. Her current certifications include:
- – Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) – E-RYT 500 hours*
- – Certified Personal Trainer – National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
- – Fitness Nutrition Specialist – National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
- – Group Fitness Instructor – American Council on Exercise (ACE)
- – Certified Personal Trainer – Cooper Institute
- – CPR & AED – American Heart Association
- – Level 3 Reiki Master
Denyse Peterson is passionate about bringing yoga’s benefits to you. She would be happy to speak with you or email should you have any questions or concerns!
*The yoga therapy components of my teaching are based on my non-YAR (Yoga Alliance Registry) credential or other qualifications, not derived from my status as an E-RYT with Yoga Alliance Registry.