Rachel became a full-time Pilates instructor in 2005, certified through Power Pilates. Whilst living in the USA, she taught at the Power Pilates head quarters in New York City and at Classical Pilates studios in the Washington DC area. In her years of teaching Pilates Rachel has studied with and taken workshops with classical instructors such as Jay Grimes, Kathy Ross Nash, Mejo Wiggins, Peter Fiasca, Alycea Ungaro, Bob Liekens, Holly Murray and continues to work with Holly as one of our teacher trainers for Pi Studio. Rachel's approach to teaching is compassionate and understanding to the individuals' needs and physical ability. You will move, have fun and feel great after your workout!! Originally from Manchester, England Rachel trained as a classical ballet dancer and had a 16 year career as a professional dancer.