Business of the Month Highlight: Yoga Moves
1. Tell us about Yoga Moves. What types of classes and services do you offer?
Denise opened her first Studio, The Yoga Room in 1996 in St Pete, then moved to the current location in 2001. She has practiced yoga for 40 years and has taught for 30 years She has experience in many forms of yoga, children’s, maternity, restorative, flow yoga, partner yoga, Jivamukti, and Yoga Nidra. For the last 15 years she has focused more on the Therapeutic value of alignment based yoga as it complements her busy massage practice.
Denise graduated massage school in 1999 and specializes in Thai Massage and Bhakti (which incorporates many modalities to achieve balance and alignment in the body mind and emotions.) All massages are always tailored to the needs of the whole person, as are her yoga classes. This form of Yoga and massage is a great complement to Chiropractic Care.
Denise is also a certified Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist. So, blends the principles of Ayurveda in both yoga and massage. Class size is small and intimate so the needs of the individual are met.
2. What is Aerial Yoga?
Denise and Tara Tomerine are certified in Aerial Yoga with Air Cat Aerial in Bolder Colorado. They are very passionate about Aerial for its therapeutic value. Denise is a leader in the community and with Tara’s help, they are the first to offer Aerial Yoga in St Pete. Students from all over the world have tried classes and say they have never experienced aerial the way we teach.
3. What are some of the (amazing) health benefits of practicing yoga regularly?
The benefits include:
Strength, flexibility, and traction in joints and spine. Making inversions easy, which increase blood flow to all the organs including brain. Emotionally, trust has been a big one for students, feeling youthful, happy, and free. Developing creativity and breaking through self-imposed limitations.
Cheri Frady RYT 500, specializes in Therapeutic Alignment based yoga, and Yin Yoga, and has been with Yoga Moves for many years.
Tara Tomerine RYT 500, practices Alignment based yoga and skillfully incorporates it into her Aerial Yoga.
Shushila RYT 500, teaches Kundalini on an appointment bases and is working on her Aerial Certification with Denise.
For more information about Yoga Moves, contact them at 727-251-8868.
Yoga Moves Me
1045 9th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705