About

March 12, 2018

“What I love most about Rachel is her authenticity while she teaches. Her personality really shines through while she teaches. I recommend Rachel for yogis at any level, especially teachers who want to improve their own teaching practice. “

Margaret Manning, Primary school teacher & Yoga instructor

 

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My Background in a nutshell

I’m not one of those yoga teachers who grew up surrounded by chanting or meditative practices.

Nope, I was completely focussed on becoming a dancer, travelling the world spending my time in rehearsal spaces and dance studios.

I think I first heard the word yoga, in the context of flowing postures, when I moved to London in my early 20’s.

The practice of yoga postures became a heaven to me.

Whenever I paid for a class, rolled out one of the studio mats and commenced the moving and breathing with complete strangers, I felt a sense of deep connection and inner peacefulness that I didn’t even realise I was lacking.

I became a yoga teacher in 2011, a year after I lost my dad to a heart attack caused by genetics but triggered by work-related stress.

From that life-changing moment, I wanted to be part of a movement that simply helps people feel better, less stressed out and more hopeful in their day to day lives.

Zoom forward in time, to this present day, I am still guiding people in and out of postures, encouraging conscious awareness of breath and the importance of deep rest and nourishment.

I think that the yoga practice speaks for itself. Every person takes from it what they need at the time.

If you continue the digging, eventually you will bump into gold.

 

Certifications

500-hour yoga alliance certified

Pregnancy Yoga certified

Restorative Yoga certified

 

Experience

I am a course leader on Europes biggest teacher training school  – ‘Yoga London’

I have taught internationally. Locations include; Ecuador, Auckland, Ibiza, India and Cornwall

I teach open classes and offer private tuition in London

I am also a massage therapist

 

 My teaching style

My classes have been described as accessible, fun and uplifting.

I’ve taught a wide variety of people and I have found that everyone,

young and old can benefit from the techniques and teachings of Yoga.

It just needs to be customised, by me of course…