About Us

Anahana delivers educational content on various health and wellness topics, providing accessible tools and skills to help our community enhance their overall well-being. 

Our Goals

  • Provide accessible educational health and wellbeing content for all
  • Empower our community to learn more about their mental and physical health
  • Be a trusted and reliable source for anyone seeking out health wellness information

Our Values

At our core, we are guided by three fundamental values: Trust, Accessibility, and Transparency. These principles shape every aspect of our work and define our commitment to our readers.

Trust: We believe that trust is the cornerstone of any meaningful relationship. We strive to earn your trust by delivering accurate, reliable, and well-researched information. Our content is carefully curated to provide you with insights you can depend on, empowering you to make informed decisions for your well-being.

Accessibility: Everyone deserves access to knowledge that can enhance their lives. Our dedication to accessibility drives us to create content that is inclusive and easy to understand. We are committed to breaking down complex concepts and making them accessible to readers from all walks of life.

Transparency: Honesty and openness are at the heart of our mission. We believe in being transparent about our sources, methodologies, and affiliations. You can trust that the information we provide is unbiased and rooted in integrity.


Our Content

We believe in approaching wellbeing education holistically, recognizing that physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being are all important and connected. By addressing all dimensions of health, we aim to provide users with a 360-degree view of wellbeing and health education.

Whether you’re seeking a quick read on night-time meditations or looking for a deep dive into boosting the immune system, Anahana will have educational content tailored to your individual interests. 

Physical Wellbeing

Our physical health content covers various physical health conditions, body systems, exercise, and nutrition, providing comprehensive education and quicker reads on the most updated physical health information.

Mental Wellbeing

Our mental health articles cover many dimensions of mental health, including mental health disorders, emotional well-being, stress management, and self-esteem.


Our breathing content covers a wide range of breathwork techniques and breathing practices highlighting their vast mental, physial and emotional health benefits. 

Meditation, Mindfulness and Yoga

Our educational content on yoga, mindfulness, and meditation is tailored for those eager to explore the profound benefits, the history, and the principles behind these practices. Our content can serve as valuable resources to help you incorporate these practices into your life.


Our spirituality content touches on diverse topics, including angel numbers, zodiacs, chakras, and healing stones. We aim to provide information for those new to exploring these topics and those looking for deeper dives into these topics. 

You can learn more about our Editorial Process here.

Our Authors

Clint Johnson

Clint is the driving force and founder of Anahana. Clint teaches Yoga, Pilates, mindful breathing, and meditation, catering to a global community of students and teachers. Before venturing into the world of health and wellness, Clint earned his MBA from INSEAD, after which he embarked on his journey as an MBS derivative trader and portfolio manager on Wall Street. Clint began his venture into the wellness world as he realized the importance of altering his lifestyle to prioritize his health and well-being. Clint founded Anahana with the hopes of helping people to live healthier and happier lives.

Sydney Garden

Sydney is a skilled writer and editor at Anahana with a diverse educational and professional background. Sydney received her BA (Honors) in Communications from Toronto Metropolitan University and is furthering her education by pursuing her MSc in Human Resource Management at the University of Stirling. Sydney has professional marketing and communications experience, creating articles, research reports, and more for an award-winning design agency: Shikantani Lacroix Design. Sydney’s connection to wellness and yoga stems from growing up in elite competitive dancing, which later evolved into a passion for yoga practice and physical well-being. 

Darlene Buan-Basit

Dr. Darlene Buan-Basit is a highly experienced licensed Chiropractor and Pilates instructor with expertise in many techniques, including Medical Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Advanced Massage Techniques. She is also highly trained in movement therapies, including Pilates, Yoga, and Garuda. She works with a diverse clientele, including high-level athletes, seniors, and infants, addressing musculoskeletal injuries, chronic pain, and feeding challenges in infants.

Sally Belanger

Sally Belanger is a Registered Kinesiologist with extensive knowledge of biomechanics, human anatomy, and movement analysis. Sally has 18 years of experience working with high-level athletes. At Link Advanced Movement Mechanics, Sally works with a team of professionals to help people improve their mobility, strength, and stability. Through her extensive knowledge and expertise, Sally educates her clients on how to improve their physical performance.

Lujayn Mostafa

Lujayn (Lulu) is a Anahana writer and editor as well as a soon to be a graduate of the M.Ed. in Developmental Psychology and Education program at OISE, University of Toronto. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from The American University in Cairo, with a double minor in Anthropology and Educational Studies. She is eager to continue her studies in the field of psychotherapy. Lulu has diverse professional experience, including working in writing, editing, counseling, and assisting university professors. Her passions and hobbies include spending time with family and friends, nature, reading, yoga, and psychology.

Jesse Guilbert

Jesse is a registered nurse who brings her educational background and healthcare experience to the Anahana writing and editing team. Jesse graduated with a Bachelor's in French Nursing from Laurentian University. Jesse has diverse healthcare experience including working as a personal support, camp medic, and a laboratory assistant. Jesse’s education emphasized mental health training, crisis intervention, and promoting well-being through patient education. Jesse is passionate about health and wellness, and regularly participates in sports including hockey, basketball, and running and training at the gym.

Laura Schulze

Laura is a writer and editor at Anahana, interested in neuroscience, mental health, and evidence-based care. She holds a PhD in Medical Science and has over a decade of experience in mental health research in industry and academia. Her passion lies in exploring the potential of neurotech and utilizing data-driven insights to understand and support mental well-being. She also deeply values the role of community and collective well-being in fostering positive mental health outcomes. Laura actively incorporates holistic practices like mindful walks through High Park and morning yoga into her self-care routine (Pigeon pose is her personal fave!).

Our Editorial Process

Topic Selection

Anahana's Educational content covers a wide range of Health and Wellness topics from "How to Sleep Better " to "Yoga for Back Pain"

Our Writers

Anahana partners with top Universities and Academic institutions to curate our team of skilled and knowledgable writers

Our Topic Experts

Anahana works with highly qualified and experienced topic experts who hold specialized training and clinical experience

Editorial Team

Anahana's editorial team carefully reviews all educational content before publishing to ensure our content is reliable, accurate and up to date

Update & Refresh

Anahana content is regularly reviewed and updated to stay current with the growing research in the field of Health and Wellness