Rachel graduated from Asheville Yoga Center (AYC) in 2011 with a RYT200 certification and subsequently obtained Prenatal, Yin, and Advance Vinyasa certificates from AYC. She has also trained extensively with Susi Hately out of Calgary, a master therapeutic yoga teacher, and is currently moving through Susi’s two year 800 hour advanced therapeutics program. Rachel specializes in working with people in chronic and acute pain, those who think they cannot do yoga, and those who feel that their yoga practice has reached it’s peak. She empowers her students to honestly assess their own current strengths and challenges in order to move intentionally throughout their practice and toward a place of more ease on and off the mat.
Rachel believes in the hidden ability in each of us to move with ease instead of strain. Her therapeutic yoga tenets are woven into all of her classes and offered exclusively in small group therapeutic yoga classes and private therapeutic yoga sessions.* She teaches monthly group classes at Long Life Wellness Center, specialty classes and workshops at various studios in the Triangle area and is a senior teacher for Inner Light Yoga School.
*Rachel bases her therapeutic yoga applications solely upon her training under Susi Hately of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) and not as a result of her Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) certificate.