Rachel is an international anatomy and movement teacher that specialises in teaching yoga students and teachers awareness of the structure and function of how their bodies move. Her personal mantra “educating and moving the world one body at a time” stems from over 24 years of hands on experience and 15 years of teaching.

Trained at the British School of Osteopathy, Rachel teaches alongside internationally renowned yogis in their teacher trainings, including: Les Leventhal, Tara Judelle, Kaya Peters, Tanya Kaps, Cat Kabira, Emily Kuser, Denise Payne, Bex Tyrer, School of Sacred Arts, Tina Nance and Beate McLatchie.

Based in Bali, the yoga capital of Asia, Rachel travels to yoga schools across the globe to educate yoga students and teachers in a holistic view of how the whole body works. She combines her extensive knowledge of osteopathy, sports therapy, pilates, Thai bodywork, and yoga into unique interactive anatomy and movement classes with the help of Charlie, her skeleton.

Rachel’s teaching experience extends back 15 years where she spent a decade instructing osteopath students at UniTech in New Zealand after graduating from the British School of Osteopathy. She encourages her students to develop their own self-awareness and invokes in them a playful curiosity about what happens under their skin. Rachel’s down-to-earth teaching style uses storytelling and case studies, visuals of the body, interactive exercises and informative handouts to make anatomy an engaging subject for all her students.

Anatomy Education for 200 & 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings

The Anatomy School offers 15 to 25 hours of informative, fun and interactive anatomy education giving the students time to integrate and embody the structural human form and how it functions in relation to yoga. Rachel will create a specific anatomy course for your teacher training. As the facilitator this gives you the option to choose the relevant anatomy content that you would like to be taught on your yoga teacher training. The aims of this training is to educate the up and coming yoga teachers of the world about the fascinating integrating systems that lay beneath our skin, helping you become a better yogi and yoga teacher.

200 hour Trainings

Recommended 15 hours - 20 hours
(e.g 3 x 3 hour classes 1st week & 2 x 3 hour classes in the 3rd week or 5 x 2-3 hours classes)

300 hour Trainings

Recommended 20 hours - 25 hours
(e.g. 4 x 3 hour classes 1st week & 3 x 3 hour classes in the 3rd week or 7 x 3 hour classes in the 2nd week)

Would you like to host an 8 day functional anatomy workshop?

Your students will be taught by experienced clinical osteopaths and movement teachers with 15 years of teaching internationally. The class will be unique, fun, interactive and educational looking deeper in the human anatomy of movement.

The aim of this course is to facilitate the understanding of the structure and function of the anatomical form for all various body workers and movement teachers. This will enable functional anatomy to become a practical and useful tool to read the body and help develop your intention and intuition as a practitioner/teacher.

  • This course is designed to take your movement practice and bodywork to the next level. The functional anatomy you learn will give you greater understanding of how the body functions.
  • You will observe, examine and be able to understand imbalances in the body.
  • You will become a more knowledge and effective yoga teacher and your personal practice will deepen.
  • You will gain a deeper sense of touch and what you're touching, making you a more powerful healer.

Rachel offers personal anatomy mentorship over Skype and email.
What are are you interested in learning more about?

Rachel will take you through your own personal anatomy journey depending on what you want to learn.

Please email me and we can arrange your own personal programme.