Rachel began her yoga practice with Swami Satchidananda in the 1970s in New York City at The Integral Yoga Institute. She received her teacher training from YogaFit in Hermosa Beach, California, became a Yoga Therapist at Loyola Marymount’s Yoga Therapy Rx program, and is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT500) through The Yoga Alliance. She received her Pilates instructor training from John Garey Pilates in Long Beach, California. Rachel is also an ACE Certified Personal Trainer. She is a Reiki Master, teaching workshops in Level I, II, Advanced Reiki, and Reiki Master certifications. Rachel has been practicing yoga, teaching movement, and dancing in many styles for over thirty years. She combines all these modalities in helping her clients to find the right workout, as well as the correct balance and combination of fitness and wellness for a healthy lifestyle.
Rachel brings her love of laughter and her sense of humor to her teaching style, and takes pride in creating a nurturing atmosphere for all clients. Whether they are looking for recuperation and restoration from illness or injury, seeking an invigorating physical workout, or desiring a fun, social, and spiritual experience through aikidance®, Rachel guides them through a safe and effective
Rachel founded ajanafitness in 2006 after a lifetime in music, fitness, and movement. She is devoted to her clients wellbeing, and providing a safe and fun environment in her private and relaxing studio.
All classes and private sessions in yoga, pilates, weight training, dance, sound healing and reiki are offered at her private studio in Claremont, CA.