Jennifer Denys is a Registered Physiotherapist. Since 2020, Jen works out of her own private practice “Jennifer Denys Physio – www.jenniferdenys.com” with a mission to help empower people to enjoy their full physical freedom. Jen works with dancers and people from all across the province of Ontario, Canada, both in-person and virtually, as well as teaching workshops focused on injury prevention and/or optimized healing.
Jen has been working as a private orthopedic Physiotherapist since the onset of her career in 2003. For 15 years, she also worked as a physiotherapist for dancers at Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS). At NBS, she worked in a collaborative community environment, treating elite ballet dancers for injury rehabilitation, proactive performance optimization, dancer screening, and injury prevention.
She holds a Master of Science in Physiotherapy from McMaster University and a Bachelor of Human Kinetics from Trinity Western University. With a passion for lifelong learning and clinical excellence, Jen has completed post-graduate advanced training in manual therapy (Level 4, Orthopedic Division, Canadian Physiotherapy Association), Contemporary Acupuncture (McMaster University), Pelvic Floor Fitness (Level 2, PT Julie Wiebe; Certification as a Pfilates™ (Pelvic Floor Pilates) Instructor, Dr. Bruce Crawford, Holly Herman External Pelvic Health). With a passion for empowering her clients, Jen also has extensive training in Custom Exercise Prescription – both dance-specific (Irene Dowd, Joanna Speller PT, Lisa Howell, Progressing Ballet Technique Certification) and sport-specific (Advanced Movement Therapist Certification – Tom Swales). Professionally, she is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and Healthy Dancer Canada.
Jen lives in Oakville with her husband and 2 beautiful stepkids. As a dancer herself since age 3, Jen continues regular class and project-based performing and/or choreography as well as singing regularly as part of the musical leadership teams of her church. In conjunction with her family, she cross-trains through swimming, running, hiking and is committed to a whole foods lifestyle.