Rachel has been practicing Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga since 2009, when she moved to Cape Town, South Africa. Though she's studied with several teachers, she considers Paul Dallaghan at Centered Yoga in Thailand her true teacher. She completed her 200hr RYT certification in 2012 at his center. Since then, she's continued her asana and pranayama studies under his tutelage and that of his teacher, Sri O.P. Tiwari, and has accumulated over 400hrs of training. Rachel infuses her yoga classes with focus, positive energy and even the occasional joke.
In addition to her yoga, Rachel has lived a life in the arts. She began acting at 9, directed her first theatre piece at 16 and in her early 20’s began dialect coaching. She’s worked as a photographer, theatre director, actor, filmmaker and taught at university level as an acting, directing and voice lecturer. She started working with YogaLondon in 2012 by producing and directing video vignettes that highlight the journey students experience with YogaLondon. She’s grateful to be able to combine her love for yoga with her artistic tendencies.