Dana has been teaching Pilates since 2002. She is certified in Pilates mat as well as the Pilates apparatus with the Physical Mind Institute out of New York. She received her Ashtanga Yoga certification in 2006 to add gentle stretching to her Pilates practice. In 2019 she became a certified health coach through the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute in Denver. She enjoys incorporating a healthy lifestyle to the art of movement.
Dana is the mother of four children and nine grandchildren. She was the owner of St. George Pilates and Yoga Studio in St. George, Utah, for 15 years. She now teaches at Be Fit to be closer to her daughter and family. Her hobbies are biking, hiking, and reading.