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“Rachel's classes are SPECTACULAR! Calming yet energizing yoga practice and workout. Rachel is a GIFTED guide: she delivers clear instruction with her beautiful voice, head-to-toe stretch and relaxation, uplifting attitude. Just unroll your mat; she does the rest and you will feel AMAZING; recharged and renewed.” 

- Arthur Lewis

 "Dear Rachel, I wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for such a beautiful yoga class! From the start, I was captivated by your soothing energy. You, my dear, are truly a magical gift! A spiritual healer. A warrior and a goddess. I cried, I laughed. I felt so many things in the best way possible and a moment of amazement was the next morning when I woke up. I haven’t felt that calmness and kind of breathing in so many moons. I seriously can’t remember the last time I felt “ok” with being in the moment. I felt your love through Zoom and I am just overwhelmed with gratitude that you are having these classes. I’m so happy Elizabeth told me you were doing this! Honestly. That was, hands down, the greatest yoga class I have ever experienced. I mean it. "

- Bianca Holtier

“Rachel is a fantastic, dedicated and knowledgeable yoga teacher. I take private lessons with her and she tailors sessions to my limitations due to a car accident but has also made a tremendous difference in my flexibility and reduction in pain. Her gentle spirit and genuinely caring nature make her an ideal yoga teacher. I highly recommend her.”

- Rick O.

“Delightful. Rachel's kindness and compassion shine through in everything she does. Truly. She is also funny and a great teacher. Always enjoy her! And if she offers a retreat - don't miss it!”

- Duvall O'Steen

“Yoga classes with Rachel are the highlight of my week. She comes to each class with a thoughtful, personalized plan and then intuitively adjusts to what my body and mind need that day. I started working with Rachel as a new mom and have since had a second baby. Rachel has supported me through these transitions by helping me trust my body and stay physically and spiritually connected to my true self. Rachel brings warmth, joy, and deep knowledge of yoga to her teaching.”

- Emily Smith

“Rachel is the best yoga instructor I've ever had. She is a wonderful, compassionate and knowledgeable teacher and is very patient and nurturing. She really takes the time to explain the poses, makes adjustments for my physical limitations and creates a nice flow. I appreciate that she tailors each session to my needs; sometimes I want a challenging workout that really breaks a sweat, other times a calming, deep stretch. She always makes it happen. I highly recommend her.”

- John R.

“Rachel Bennett's Yoga classes are wonderful - they are calming and inspiring. She knows how to read her audience and engage with individuals even in a group setting. By the end of her class I am more centered and at peace due to her ability to lead everyone through breathing exercises that allow people to focus on their essential being. Rachel is an extraordinary teacher and guide. She brings her years of experience teaching yoga and meditation to every class along with her incredibly positivity. If you have not tried a class, I strongly recommend you take one and see for yourself how transformative an hour can be as you listen and lean in. You will leave feeling stronger and more at peace with yourself and the world.”

- Meredith Bennett

“As a performer and artist, I need to be in touch with my inner being so that I can channel my art as purely as I can. I have been taking from Rachel both privately and in group classes for a few years and she is the only teacher that truly gets and adapts the practice to my individual needs. Her knowledge is immense.” 

- Marco Palou

“I discovered yoga with Rachel 4 years ago, looking for good stretching and intense exercising but without too much speed as my life was already very busy and full with my family life with 2 children, work, and involvement in charities. Not only I discovered an activity that fulfilled completely my expectation but also an incredible yoga teacher! Rachel is an accomplished professional as well as a sensitive person with whom I developed a deep relation. Every week I live my two yoga sessions with Rachel as a breathing time in my life both for my body and my mind.” 

- Veronique Monier

“Yoga classes with Rachel are so pleasant and relaxing. On top of tailoring the flow to workaround my body limitations, she gives very clear instructions to guide me transitioning into and out of each pose. She always manages the pace just right, I never feel I over/underworked my body after each session. She also makes me realized that yoga is a wonderful way to build body strength instead of just simply stretching. She's such a fabulous yoga teacher, I feel very lucky that I found her.”

- Lixiao Wong

“Rachel is one of the most kind, patient, and down-to-earth yoga instructors I've ever had. She is also incredibly intuitive and adept at making yoga accessible for any experience level, immediately putting you at ease even if (like me when I met her) it has been years since your last downward dog.”

- Teri Rogers

“Rachel is a gifted and intuitive yoga teacher. She always seems to know exactly what adjustments are needed to open up your body and practice. I always feel inspired and rejuvenated after working with her.”

- Sarah Louise Lilly

“I've been trying yoga on and off for many years with various teachers/studios, but I never developed the passion/appreciation towards it. In fact, one of the most basic poses in yoga practice, the downward facing dog always gives me a slight headache when the blood rushing into my head. All these have changed since I met Rachel. Yoga classes with her are so pleasant and relaxing. On top of tailoring the flow to workaround my body limitations, she gives very clear instructions to guide me transitioning into and out of each pose. She always manages the pace just right, I never feel I over/underworked my body after each session. She also makes me realized that yoga is a wonderful way to build body strength instead of just simply stretching. She's such a fabulous yoga teacher, I'm very lucky that I found her.”

- Christopher N.

“Rachel has always been my yoga touchstone. She is my favorite teacher and is known for her sparkling personality, knowledge of yoga and the body, enthusiasm and caring. Her corrections are spot on, helpful and accurate. I have always felt my physical well being and happiness was important to her. I love taking her classes and look forward to each one!” 

- Amitabh Jordan, Meditation Instructor and Therapist

“This is better than therapy!” 

- Frances Lachowicz, Director, User Experience

“It’s amazing. Literally, NO thoughts can enter my mind. Just yoga.” 

- Jason Carson, Musician

“Rachel Bennett has a special gift. I have taken Yoga for many years from a variety of instructors and after my first class with Rachel I felt more peaceful, aligned and toned than I have ever felt!. Rachel’s gentle voice coupled with her detailed and nurturing instruction takes you to a place of trust, serenity and freedom. As an artist herself, Rachel offers a unique connection for those in the creative arts that not only frees but inspires!  I am hooked!” 

- Cheryl Stern, Actress/Writer/Coach

“I come because of her voice. When she sings at the end I want to weep.” 

- Anna Aster, weekly student 

“I’ve gotten so much out of taking yoga every week with Rachel Bennett. My strength, balance, endurance, and flexibility have improved since starting her classes, but the real gifts with Rachel go much deeper than that. I’ve stopped hating my body and have learned to see it as a wonderfully adaptable ally. I’ve overcome my fear of fitness classes and have found a form of exercise I truly enjoy. I’ve learned gratitude – for my breath, for my ability to move, and for the time and attention I’m able to give myself by taking Rachel’s class.” 

- Emily Rems, Managing Editor, BUST Magazine

“As someone who is new to Yoga, it was wonderful having a teacher like Rachel.  She explains things clearly, and creates a comfortable and welcoming environment. I left the class feeling rejuvenated and with a deeper understanding of the practice.” 

- Natalia Leite, Filmmaker

“Rachel Bennett brings a unique mix of physical intelligence, compassion and joy to her yoga classes. I have seen her inspire the most unlikely yogis, male inner-city teens, to discover new possibilities within themselves through her challenging, invigorating and inspiring teaching.” 

- Brittney Jensen, Dancer and Writer

“A few years ago, when I decided that I wanted to start practicing yoga, I had the incredible fortune of working one-on-one with Rachel Bennett to learn the basics. I could never have known at the time how invaluable these decisions – both private lessons and working with Rachel – would be!  I was unsure about my potential, as I had not exercised regularly in years and have always been hopelessly inflexible. But from the very beginning, Rachel was all optimism and encouragement. She did not see the same limitations I saw in myself, and as a result I felt empowered and uninhibited to try things that might have otherwise seemed too daunting.  One of the most useful things Rachel did was to take the time to show me proper alignment for each pose we learned – and then take it to another level by explaining the connections between the outward physical stance and the inward physical/mental focus. I am supremely grateful for this knowledge, agenda.  I really appreciated her gentle adjustments and attention to my particular needs – she was always modifying our lessons to what was going on with me on any particular day,  Rachel is an absolutely delightful human being – gracious and sweet and unbelievably kind. I would be happy to speak personally, as a reference, with anyone who is considering becoming her pupil!” 

- Laura Boiling,  Actress and Mother

“Rachel is a gifted and intuitive yoga teacher. She always seems to know exactly what adjustments you need to open up your body and practice. I always feel inspired and rejuvenated after working with her.” 

- Sarah Louise Lilly, Actress, Producer, Mother

“Yoga classes with Rachel are the highlight of my week. She comes to each class with a thoughtful, personalized plan and then intuitively adjusts to what my body and mind need that day. I started working with Rachel as a new mom and have since had a second baby. Rachel has supported me through these transitions by helping me trust my body and stay physically and spiritually connected to my true self. Rachel brings warmth, joy, and deep knowledge of yoga to her teaching.”