Rachel is certified to train and teach classes for all ages and levels and instructs cardio kickboxing and fitness 6 days per week in her fitness center. She strives to make her classes fun, safe, and challenging, leaving her clients dripping with sweat. During class, you will experience key focal points for proper body alignment, instruction on what muscles power what punch or kick and how to properly and efficiently execute technique throughout. You will learn proper cues and focal points to go with speed and rhythm while emphasizing on one’s body’s form. Rachel constantly seeks to expand her horizons and knowledge by continuing her professional education in kickboxing, nutrition, sports medicine, boot camp, spin, dance, aerobics, and total body transformation for personal training and group fitness exercises.
Rachel’s passion for fitness stems all the way back to her parents. She grew up raised by a strong Christian mother who placed her in dance at a young age, along with a father who was a tough, respected, and humble Vietnam veteran of two combat tours, football player and NYC Corrections officer. Their support and guidance enabled her to become the fierce and tenacious professional she is today. Rachel’s mission is to be unlike any other instructor, where her discipline and uniqueness shine through her teachings.
Rachel was professionally trained by her mentor, Mary Anthony of The Mary Anthony Dance Theatre in New York, NY. Mary Anthony was a renowned American choreographer, modern dancer, and dance teacher. Rachel received a full dance scholarship to the Mary Anthony Dance Theatre at the age of 17, eventually, having the honor of being a fundamentals modern ballet instructor using only Mary Anthony’s techniques. Rachel has stated many times that without Mary Anthony’s teachings, she would not have become the hardworking trainer she is today.
Rachel would go on to choreograph several off-Broadway productions, eventually being featured on the New York 1 News as an instructor and choreographer. She also premiered in one of the reality documentaries for NYU Film Festival’s Native New Yorkers as a Native American professional choreographer. Rachel was also a fitness specialist for adolescents in the Police Athletic League Program, as well as a choreographer for celebrities such as Angela and Vanessa Simmons who cofounded Pastry Sneaker Line, and a personal fitness trainer for celebrity pop singer Bebe Rexha.