Allana started dancing at the age of 4 in all styles. With a particular love for classical ballet she attended the Queensland Dance School of Excellence. After graduating Allana was accepted into the Queensland Conservatoire of Ballet, gaining a diploma in classical and contemporary dance. Her final 2 years of training were with Prudence Bowen Atelier. Highlights in her training inlude attending the Genée International Ballet Competition in London and the annual Dance Teachers Summit in New York.
Allana's passion for dance has enabled her to make a successful transition into ballroom dancing and she is now also competing in DanceSport at a national level.
At 14 Allana began assistant teaching at her local dance school. She continued in that role during her full time training for a further 6 years before moving to London where she taught at 2 ballet schools.
Allana moved to Ireland when she accepted a full-time teaching position at a distinguished dance school. Soon after, she was given responsibility for the ballet department. She also coached both male and female students who were later accepted into full-time dance studies in England. It was through that experience that she discovered her passion for teaching and immense joy from helping and inspiring young dancers to work towards their dreams.
Allana is a fully accredited Royal Academy of Dance teacher and specialises in one-on-one coaching and preparation for RAD examinations.