Rachel Hoppenstein

Rachel H. began her practice in college, convinced by a friend to try out a class. The energy, sweat, and power kept her coming back and eventually to teaching. In 2008, Rachel earned her 200- hour certification in a month long intensive training at the Kripalu Center in Western Massachusetts. Melding her vinyasa practice with the inquisitive, Inner focus of her kripalu training, her classes are fun and challenging.Rachel insist that yoga not only strengthened her body but stretched her spine- causing her to grow half an inch!  She is also an artist and her paintings are present in the studio!