Denise Friedson YACEP®, E-RYT® 500, RPYT®
Denise is the founder and director of Your Seasons Yoga. She is a certified yoga teacher, specializing in the yoga of Krishnamacharya, and holds distinction with the Yoga Alliance as an Experienced Yoga Teacher, Continuing Education Provider for teachers, and an Experienced Prenatal Yoga Teacher.
Denise brings the ancient tools and philosophy of yoga to life in a practical, relatable way. She is passionate about the adaptability of yoga, and leads breath-centered practices for any stage or transition in life. Serving the needs of the individual, she uses the tools of adaptive asana, breath work, chant, meditation, and philosophy to support their journey and growth.
A practitioner for two decades and a teacher since 2006, Denise has practiced yoga in her own life throughout various changes, including before, during and after the birth of her children. She has taught individual and group classes in corporations and non-profit organizations additionally in various settings including doctors offices, hospitals, yoga studios and residences.
In 2009, Denise attended a conference with TKV Desikachar and has since been dedicated to study and practice in the Krishnamacharya tradition. Studying with her teacher, Fran Ubertini, in this classical and comprehensive lineage, Denise completed the initial teacher training in this lineage with The Yoga School NY in 2014 and the advanced 500-hour teacher training in 2016.
Additional certifications include:
Bright Spirit Yoga Teacher Training (2005)
YogaWorks Restoratives (beginner and advanced)
ISHTA Marma Point Training
BabyMoon Prenatal Yoga
Bella Bellies® (pre and postnatal)
Denise received her B.F.A. from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in modern dance and sociology. She currently resides in NJ with her husband and children.