Alena is a writer specializing in health, wellness, and fitness. She writes about fitness and health products across the Verywell brands.
Alena is a digital media professional based in Asheville, North Carolina. After accruing nearly a decade of editorial and managerial experience in New York, she relocated to her home state in 2018 to work as a consultant for companies focused on health and healthcare, and live among the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. In addition, Alena worked as a fitness trainer at New York Sports Club for two years. She also has a 200-hour yoga teacher certification and has experience in private yoga training.
Alena has her BA in journalism and mass communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her MA in magazine journalism from New York University.
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