Rachel began her dance training at the age of 4 at Long Beach Ballet Academy. She performed in 13 seasons of the Nutcracker, as well as 9 seasons of their annual spring show performances. As a member of both the Junior and Senior Companies for 3 years, she traveled to attend the Regional Dance America festival where her studio was awarded with the title of Honor Company. Rachel was selected to be on her high school’s dance team and spent 2 years on the Intermediate level, and two years on Advanced. During this time, she simultaneously trained at Onstage Dance Center where found her love for other styles such as jazz, contemporary, lyrical, and improvisation. Rachel has been teaching dance since the age of 15 and has developed a passion for the art form and working with children. She currently attends California State University of Long Beach, where she is majoring in Child Development and Family Studies. She continues to train at Millennium Dance Complex, challenging herself to constantly improve her technique, artistry, and try new styles. She is excited to share her experience and love for dance with the students at RKDC.