Since a child and dancing on her mother’s feet, Deana has always had a passion for music and dance. Throughout her life she has studied different styles of dance but it wasn’t until 2004 that she found FatChance BellyDance, ATS® and her true love.
After studying with many wonderful teachers over the years, then going on to teaching and performing this exciting style of improvised dance. She met Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman in 2008 and had the honour of becoming a Sister Studio in the UK, then a Continuing Education teacher in 2014.
Deana founded Tribal Unity in 2009 and along with her troupe sisters is dedicated to bringing the beauty and connection of ATS® to as many people as possible, in the true spirit of peace and harmony.