A recent transplant from the Big Island of Hawaii, Dana is excited to be in Austin and working for Club Pilates. As a dance major in the early 1990s’ Dana discovered Pilates through her dance teachers. Using Pilates as a way to maintain her strength and flexibility. She fell in love with the technique and began her training to be an instructor. With over 25 years as a Pilates instructor her experience and teaching has evolved over the years. Working throughout Southern CA and Hawaii in high end fitness facilities and small boutique Pilates studios her clientele has ranged from elite athletes, prenatal women, business men and women, cancer patients, people suffering from Parkinsons, neurological disorders and stroke survivors. Over the past 10 years her work as evolved into working in the arena of physical therapy allowing her to focus on helping people back from injuries, surgery and other physical issues. As an instructor her goal is to give her clients a focused and progressive workout, by focusing on form, breath, balance and body awareness.