MEET DENISE KEENAN
2017-2019 Holistic wellness coaching certification from Cate Stillman's Yoga Health Coaching School
2014-2015 Life Transformed Coaching with Rika Zimmerman
2014 - Reiki three Certification
2012 - virtual gastric band hypnosis training with Sheila Granger and Marc Carlin
2011 - Kalahui, gathering of the light bearers, training with Kahuna Harry Jim, big Island Hawaii
2010 - co-created the Laguna Bacalar International Holistic Symposium in Laguna Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico
2008 − Sacred Arts of Temple Lomilomi and Shamanic Healing - Molokai, Hawaii
2007 − Wise Secrets of Aloha and Kahi Loa
2004 − Hypnobirthing Practitioner, Hypnobirthing Institute (Mongan)
2004 − 5-PATH™ master hypnotherapist, Banyan Hypnosis Center, Mound Minnesota
1998 − 2001, annual trips to Kuaui, Molokai, Maui and Hawaii to be immersed in the culture and study with Women of Wisdom Mystery School
1998 − Trance Dance Facilitator, Natale Institute, Austin, Texas
1998 − Hypnotherapist, Transpersonal Hypnotherapy Institute, Boulder, Colorado
1997 − Level I and II Reiki Practitioner, True North Healing Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin
1996 − Certified Level I Nuad Bo Rarn Thai massage, Windemere School of Eastern Healing Arts, Decorah, Iowa
1996 − Level I, II, and III Pranic Healing Facilitator, Pranic Healing Institute, Massachusetts
1995 − Transformational Breathing Facilitator, International Breath Institute, Boulder, Colorado
1994 − Soma Synthesis Practitioner, Madison, Wisconsin
1994 − Level I Neuromuscular Therapy, (John Barnes), Madison, Wisconsin
1983 − Massage Therapy Degree, Graduate of Evergreen School of Healing Arts, Evergreen, Colorado
1970- 1980 - studied chemical engineering at Iowa State University, social anthropology at University of Washington, Seattle and classical voice at University of Washington, Seattle and privately with Maria Peralta and Luis Peralta.
Denise Keenan is a master bodyworker, master hypnotherapist, certified HypnoBirthing Instructor, and certified science of the breath facilitator in the healing arts profession for over thirty years. She's trained in yoga and martial arts, trance dance and other movement techniques, as well as a wide variety of holistic therapies. Her warm, dynamic presence will coax the best from you and she will teach you to recognize your own essential, excellent potential.
She has studied and worked with such luminaries as Stuart Wilde and Andy Caponigro, founder of the Pranic Energy Healing Institute. Denise works with therapeutic applications of the science of breath and hypnotherapy in calming and healing the body of the effects of stress, trauma and repressed emotional tension. She has had training in a wide variety of therapies including 5-Path™ and Transpersonal hypnotherapy, Yoga, Aikido, Alexander Technique, Transformational Breath, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Pranic Energy Healing, Feldenkrais Technique and other techniques. She has studied Temple Lomi Lomi and Shamanic Healing in Hawaii with Kumu Lawrence K. Aki, Kumu Wayne Kealohi Powell and Kahuna Harry Uhane Jim. She is a certified wellness coach. She has traveled, lectured, and practiced nationwide.
Denise offers her rare combination of intuition, strength and gentleness to everyone she meets and her work is a reflection of her passion for life. She's traveled extensively in search of methods of healing that are effective, non-invasive and threat free.
2005 − present
Owner/operator of Keenan Wellness, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Practices integrative bodywork, Hawaiian Temple bodywork, hypnobirthing, breathwork and 5-PATH hypnotherapy, offering private sessions and workshops.
1993 − 2005
Owner/operator of Keenan Wellness, La Crosse, Wisconsin
Practiced integrative bodywork that supports physical and emotional healing; worked with referrals from chiropractors and psychotherapists, and also offered private sessions and seminars focused on breathwork, meditation, and hypnotherapy.
1998 − 1999
Taught Swedish-Esalen massage at Windemere School of Eastern Healing Arts, Decorah, Iowa
1987 − 1993
Owner/operator of private massage practice in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, with offices in health club and luxury hotel/spa environment.
1983 − 1987
Massage therapist in private practice in Seattle, Washington. Also employed as a therapist at Sound Conditioning Health Club and Ballard Health Club, Seattle.