Alana Hanks graduated with honors from the 1000 hour plus massage therapy program at the Boulder College of Massage Therapy (BCMT) in Boulder, CO in 2008, and founded Skin to Soul Holisitic Massage and Wellness in Glenwood Springs on October 1st, 2008. She has taken continuing education classes in prenatal and postpartum massage as well as labor support, myofascial release, Reiki, and SMRT (spontaneous muscle release technique), and other massage therapy modalities and techniques. Alana completed her 200-hour Integrative Yoga Therapy teacher training certification through True Nature Healing Arts in Carbondale, Colorado in March of 2016.
Alana was born in Denver, raised in the Roaring Fork Valley since she was eight, and presently lives in Silt, CO with her husband, Jake Hanks, who is a mental health therapist, Clinical Psychology PhD candidate, and owns Next Breath Counseling, also located in Glenwood Springs. Alana holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies and a B.S. in Cultural Anthropology from Santa Clara University, and spent several years working in the outdoor/environmental education field, leadership, and wilderness therapy, and loves being in the outdoors, traveling abroad, volunteering, and experiencing cultural immersion opportunities. Alana delights in her role as Aunt Alana to her adorable nieces Malina, Amaya, Viviana, Colette, Eleanor, Layla, and her nephew Isaiah. She and Jake adore their dog Banjo and have great fun taking him on all kinds of adventures.
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