At the age of 14, Shana began leading music at Temple Israel in her hometown of Duluth, Minnesota. This included both teaching music in religious school and assisting in leading prayer for weekly worship services. She continued songleading at Temple Beth El in Madison, Wisconsin through her entire college career. Today, Shana can be seen and heard leading religious school music and services at Bet Shalom Religious School in Minnetonka and leading the music for Tot Shabbat at both Shir Tikvah Congregation in South Minneapolis and Mount Zion Temple in Saint Paul.