Dany is an author, trauma intuitive, body whisperer, CranioSacral therapist, Reiki practitioner, teacher and artist. Her writing, art and practice are shaped by her continuing exploration of various indigenous healing technologies, yoga asana, pranayama and meditation as well as her twenty-year artistic journey designing sets and costumes for theatre and opera across Canada, in the United States, England and Europe. She was the recipient of the Siminovitch Prize in Theatre in 2006. She studied opera design at the Banff Centre of the Arts and holds an MFA from the University of Victoria, an AOCA from the Ontario College of Art & Design and a DEC from Dawson College in Montreal. She has taught at the Ontario College of Art & Design and the National Theatre School of Canada and hosts Reiki and Energy Medicine workshops.