Oct 27, 2021
Adopting a yoga practice has physical benefits. It affords us a new kind of awareness around what our bodies are capable of. But the benefits of yoga extend beyond the physical practice, helping us ease anxiety and connect with our body, mind and heart.
Denise Perry is the Owner and Studio Director at Chesapeake Yoga Nook, a yoga studio near Virginia Beach that brings the community together through the mindful practice of yoga. In addition to their in-person classes, Denise’s team offers virtual classes and 1:1 coaching. Denise is passionate about teaching Gentle Flow, Restorative and Yin Yoga as well as meditation and breathwork.
On this episode of Wickedly Smart Women, Denise joins Anjel to share the three phases of her yoga journey, describing the sense of wholeness that comes from bringing together breathwork, meditation and the physical practice of yoga. She explains what inspired her to share her transformation with others, first as a teacher and now as the owner of her own studio. Listen in for insight into Denise’s daily spiritual practices and find out how she can help you start a yoga journey of your very own!
How Denise started a breathing practice in high school to manage her anxiety
The sense of wholeness that comes from bringing together breathing, meditation and the physical practice of yoga
What inspired Denise to share her transformation through yoga with others
Denise’s journey from the corporate world to owning a yoga studio
How Denise kept her yoga community together through the pandemic
The 3 ways Denise can help you start a yoga practice of your own
Denise’s daily breathing, meditation, journaling and movement practices
The parallels between Denise’s approach to yoga and the way she manages money
Denise’s advice on finding joy in the journey as you work toward an end goal
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