A competitive athlete throughout her childhood, Jana was drawn to yoga during her college years. The yoga community of Down Under quickly became her second home and safe haven during times of immense change and growth. Her love of assisting served as a way to give back to the community that gifted her with compassion, welcome, and sanctuary. A public school educator off-the-mat, Jana developed a new voice—touch—as a means to teach, communicate, and hold space for others. In pursuit of continued development and knowledge, Jana completed teacher training in Santorini, Greece, learning from and with students from all over the globe. Her partnerships within the assisting team honors her desire for others to know the nourishment yoga can provide.