Rachel was born and raised in Vail, a true native.
Rachel’s boundless energy and enthusiasm are rooted in her passions: throughout her career as a professional snowboarder, as she has traveled around the world, and while she has committed to the art and practice of teaching yoga, she’s relied on her natural magnetism, positivity and compassion to guide her journey.
She contributes as a driver and thought leader for countless initiatives that benefit and bring joy to the community.
Teaching since 2005 and practicing since the mid 90’s, Rachel is a 500hr Certified Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga teacher and Faculty member. She travels with Baron Baptiste to assist and lead trainings for the Baptiste Institute. She also holds a 500hr E-RYT, and is a certified Lightyear Leadership coach. Her yoga classes are powerful, playful, challenging, open-hearted, and will leave you with a deeper sense of purpose and authenticity. Rachel has been a presenter at Yoga Journal Live, Wanderlust, Telluride Yoga Fest, and many other large events.
Some of her immediate and long-term goals include, building a home in Eagle CO, growing her coaching & consulting company Roots to Wings Coaching, and creating a vibrant global retreat program.
She enjoys having her family close by and spends much of her free time playing outdoors with her husband Jay, son Odin, and their two dogs, cooking, mtn. Biking, camping, gardening, or snowboarding!