Rachel’s love for dance began at the age of 6. She trained in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Acrobatics, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary and Modern and competed in all styles throughout Canada and the United States. Rachel completed all RAD Ballet exams up to Advanced Level 2.
Rachel attended Mayfield Secondary School in the Regional Arts Program for dance. She is a member of the Royal Academy of Dance and has earned her teaching certification in Acrobatics through the British Association of Teachers of Dancing and has been teaching competitive level dance since 2011. She also holds a certificate in Professional Make up Artistry.
Rachel danced for the Toronto Argonauts Cheerleading Team for 3 years and was one of the captains her final year. She had the opportunity to train and choreograph for the team as well as for the Junior Cheer Team and was a part of the Alumni. Working with the Argos opened many doors for Rachel where she had the privilege of performing on various Canadian stages and in music videos with artists such as Ludacris, Bow Wow, Hedley, Cardinal Offishall, Karl Wolf, Brett Kissell & Tim Hicks. And she performed in Miami, Florida with Flo Rida. Rachel was also a part of the performance at the 100th Grey Cup Half Time show in Toronto.
Rachel has danced in the movie Dr Cabbie, filmed in Toronto, along side Actor Vinay Virmani and in Disney’s Further Adventures in Babysitting, filmed in Vancouver, B.C and choreographed by Paul Becker.
Rachel is a well-respected teacher who takes great pride in sharing her love and passion for dance with her students. She is an educator, mentor and is very nurturing while instilling the importance of hard work, dedication, commitment and accountability in her dancers.