Rachel found yoga as a teenager. It challenged her body, then calmed and clarified her mind. Over the next 20 years, through a Business Degree, a stint in corporate marketing, and international travels, it became a touchstone that she returned to repeatedly until it sparked the idea of something more. In 2011 Rachel finally became a Yoga Alliance registered teacher. Since then she has completed courses in Anatomy & Physiology, Nutrition, Sports Training & Development, Mentoring and Yin Yoga, and completed a 500-hour yoga teacher training with Tiffany Cruikshank and Yoga Medicine.
Rachel is now a full-time yoga teacher based in Queenstown New Zealand. Some of her students are strong vinyasa yogis aiming to deepen their personal practice. Others come for the slower, more subtle exploration of Yin yoga. And her therapeutic private yoga students want to learn how yoga can help them feel stronger, more stable, and more serene. Whether they attend group classes, workshops, retreats, private sessions, or teacher training, the common denominator is lively curiosity; they come to learn – about alignment and anatomy, and about themselves. As a teacher, Rachel aims to both spark and satisfy that curiosity. She takes her role seriously, but takes herself lightly.
YOGA MEDICINE CERTIFICATIONS
UPCOMING RETREATS WITH RACHEL
Come learn how to teach yoga, deepen your own personal practice and get certified with Rachel!
JULY – DECEMBER, 2018
Spend two weeks at the beautiful Brasada Ranch in the serene countryside of Bend, Oregon!
March 9-16, 2019
Dive deeper into the shoulder anatomy at the beautiful Samahita Retreat Center in Koh Samui, Thailand!