Rachel is a native of Tampa Bay. She began dancing at age 2. At 7 she began competitive dance and gymnastics. She competed in gymnastics for 5 years. She later joined Brandon School of Dance Arts where she trained and competed for 6 years in acro, ballet, jazz, tap and contemporary dance, then trainer for a year at America’s ballet school. After high school Rachel received a scholarship to the Joffrey ballet trainee program in NYC. Returning to Tampa she became a company member of the Fredi Dance project, a contemporary ballet company, in Lakeland Florida.