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2016 Panelist: Rachel Vaessler

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Rachel Vaessler has been teaching yoga since 2007 and has taught at Moore Health and Fitness Yoga and Pilates Studio, Blue Sky Yoga, Structural Awareness Center, Luna Blue Yoga Center, ULM Activity Center, and Mainstream Fitness.

She has completed certifications in PiYo and Yoga Fundamentals I (SCW). Vaessler completed her Teacher Training at Joyflow and earned her 200 RYT.

She has also completed a teacher training with Sadie Nardini and is a certified Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga teacher. Workshops and immersions include training with Jordan Bloom, Martin Kirk, Sean Johnson, and Sadie Nardini. Vaessler is also a certified aerial artist having completed her Level 1 VauLT Aerial Trapeze and Lyra Teacher Training.

Rachel Vaessler is also an Itinerant Gifted teacher for Monroe City Schools. Her teaching experience includes teaching ELA at the elementary, junior high, high school, and collegiate levels. Rachel Vaessler currently teaches gifted reading at Sallie Humble Elementary and Carver Elementary.

In addition to teaching, Vaessler serves as a Teacher Leader Advisor for the Louisiana Department of Education and as a reviewer for the Southern Regional Education Board.

Rachel earned an undergraduate and two graduate degrees from the University of Louisiana Monroe.