Allana is the Curriculum Support Advisor for the Faculty of Education at St. Francis Xavier University located in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. In this role, she runs the Curriculum Resource Centre and works with individual students in the Bachelor of Education program offering academic support and curriculum guidance. Allana also teaches courses in the BEd and MEd programs, as well as Yoga skills in the Human Kinetics Dept. at St.F.X. She has previously taught grades K-12 in Nova Scotia and Qatar, during which she completed a MEd with a focus on mindfulness in the classroom. Allana uses her knowledge and passion for yoga and mindfulness to positively enhance educational settings and to improve mental health in schools.