Danna grew up climbing trees, camping, and catching lightning bugs near the mighty Mississippi river in Memphis, Tennessee. She later moved to Nashville where she enjoyed nature photography, kayaking, stargazing, and hiking the foothills of the Appalachians. She has explored and hiked in Thailand, Ecuador, Europe, Mexico, Canada, and all over the US. Danna has completed several courses on Buddhism and mindfulness, including the 'Awake in the Wild' nature meditation teacher training. Her ultimate goal is to advocate for our natural world and all species, encouraging others to protect them.