Rachel has a Trauma Sensitive and Social Justice framework and theme based style of teaching. She incorporates Yogic philosophy, Breathwork, the Asanas, Live Music and Meditation to create spaces of healing, acceptance, joy and peace.
Locally, Rachel operates a home studio that is contribution-based in the Moxham neighborhood offering Saturday morning classes and other offerings that include drumming, sound healing, meditation and movement.
Rachel has her own yoga program Tuesdays at the BottleWorks Ethnic Arts at the Tulip Building In vibrant, funky Cambria City.
Rachel is available to travel and teach specialized workshops for conferences, retreats and at other yoga studios.
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Rachel is a theme based teacher and regularly teaches on the yamas, niyamas and limbs of yoga, Yoga Sutras, The Elements, and Metta and enjoys weaving these into all components of the class in relevant applications that students can take with them off the mat as tools for transformation and emotional self regulation.
Rachel has over 20 years of working and practicing in energy medicine with sound healing, music, energy healing and yoga. She draws from this experience as well as her commitment to ongoing continuing education in all these areas studying and learning from Master teachers as well as learning everyday from the amazing students that show up in places to share practice.
Rachel has many ongoing community partnerships offering Trauma Sensitive Yoga, Music and Movement. Please contact her if you are interested in collaborating! Current partnerships include:
- BottleWorks Ethnic Arts Center
- Women’s Help Center
- Victim Services Inc.
- Torrance State Hospital
- Cambria County Prison
- Community Care (Support group for HIV/AIDS)
- Alternative Community Resource Program
- Tableland Cambria County
Rachel and Yoga
Rachel completed her yoga teacher training through the Anjali Yoga Teacher Training School, a Kripalu influenced program in Central PA and is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) through the Yoga Alliance. Rachel teaches yoga classes and offers specialized workshops locally, regionally and at national conferences. She also leads kirtan, a musical expression of Bhakti Yoga solo and with the kirtan group The Dharma Initiative.
- Lauren Wyatt
The best yoga teachers structure their classes to be reflections of their most positive attributes and gifts. Rachel Allen is no exception! I have been practicing yoga for years, but I can tell you that Rachel’s classes are one of a kind! The keywords: Creative. Gentle. Healing. Spiritually Grounded!