Denise Orsulak, MPT
Denise is a licensed physical therapist who graduated in 1996 with a master’s degree in physical therapy from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (now University of the Sciences in Philadelphia). Denise has worked in a variety of settings as a therapist with individuals across the spectrum from ages 9 months to 104 years old. After 4 years working in school districts, she noticed the need for other activities for kids with special needs. Having practiced yoga herself since 1997, she found her way to her first Yoga for the Special Child course with Sonia Sumar in 1999 when she was pregnant with her first child. She went on to complete 200 hour Classical Yoga teacher training in 2007 at the Yoga Life Institute in Devon, PA. She became a certified Child Light Yoga teacher in January 2009. She completed 200 hours of Yoga for the Special Child and Integral Yoga teacher training in August of 2010. She has over 100 hours of Vedic Thai Yoga training with Michael Buck of the Vedic Conservatory and loves to take continuing education course in yoga and physical therapy. She is a yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance and a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists.
She currently teaches kids, preteen, prenatal, and adult group and private yoga classes and runs her own business, All Kids Yoga and Balanced for Life Yoga Therapy. She provides Vedic Thai yoga bodywork to a variety of individuals to help eliminate pain and stress and to promote deep relaxation. Denise teaches CPR and First Aid to individuals and groups through the American Red Cross. She integrates all her knowledge of the body through her work as a physical therapist and adapts to the needs of her students, children and adults alike, in their yoga practice. Her goal is to have everyone have a better understanding of their own bodies and minds so they can live their best life.