Dana trained through Dona International, became a doula, attended midwifery trainings and experienced many different births. In 2010, Dana graduated from The National College of Midwifery, attained her CPM and Midwifery License in Oregon. She began her own practice in 2012, Sacred Tree Midwifery. Dana went on to co-create a group midwifery practice in Oregon, Mandala Midwifery. Dana has studied Mayan Abdominal Massage, Earth Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Vaginal Steaming and Ayurvedic Postpartum Care.