Alana moved to Chicago from Milwaukee in 2011 to study Journalism at Columbia College Chicago. During that time, she discovered the importance of taking care of her body, and received her 200-hour yoga teaching certification in 2014. At aSweatLife, Alana is able to combine her love of writing with her passion for wellness, nutrition, and sustainability. By day you can find her working as a Content Manager at a Chicago tech startup. Outside of her 9-5, catch Alana taking yoga classes throughout the city, supporting local agriculture at her neighborhood farmers market, and leading volunteer events for a Chicago-based nonprofit, The Honeycomb Project.