Jana Rife began practicing yoga as a way to improve flexibility and relieve stress and anxiety. After feeling the amazing benefits of yoga, she was hooked! Jana decided to enroll in a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification as a way to help others experience those same benefits and manage stress.
Combining her love for the water and nature, yoga on a paddle board was a perfect fit. Jana completed her SUP Yoga certification through Lazy Dog Paddle Yoga in Key West, FL as well as her World Paddle Association Level 2 Instructor Certification. She is certified in CPR, first aid and AED by the American Heart Association. Jana is also a certified Aromatherapist and teaches aromatherapy workshops in her community. She is also the owner of Hanalei Bath, a member of the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy and the Handcrafted Soap and Cosmetic Guild.
On the mat, Jana's classes incorporate the benefits of essential oils, breathing techniques, and movement to help her students achieve the mind body connection. On the water, her classes are guided by nature and the abilities of her students. She believes everyone can benefit from yoga either on or off the water, and provides a fun and comfortable class environment to do so.