Acclaim for Rachel

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"Rachel is a hard working student and dancer, and a wonderful representative of the new generation of belly dancers." — Suhalia Salimpour, instructor & performing artist — CA

"Rarely does a dancer of this caliber appear. Rachel is a dynamic combination of technical amazement and entertainment joy. She is delightful to her students, as she educates in her seminars with both knowledge and warmth. The belly dance world is enriched to have such a bright star among us." — Karla Johnson, Mentor, Performing Artist — OR

"Rachel has been my friend for many years, and most recently a business partner. Her character as a person is ethically one of the best. She dances in my restaurant simply because she is one of the greatest dancers of this time; you either have it or you don't! And I am happy to have her here. Rachel is a multi-award winning performer and I would refer her for any event that requested the highest level of professionalism and beautiful entertainment. Her artistic talent has entertained my clientele for years and she continues to mesmerize!" — Harry Mossalman -- Friend, Business Owner (Pasha's)

"Rachel embodies the spirit of this dance form like no other and performs with such joy and energy. Her trademark style is like nothing you've ever seen before. Highly entertaining!" — Nadira, performing artist — WA

"Rachel is a confident dancer with amazing control and dynamic isolations. Every time I see her dance I am struck by the soaring levels she has taken this art form." — Claudia, performing artist — OR

"Best money I ever spent. I would sponsor her for a workshop again in a heartbeat, and would take any workshop offered with her." — Sahara, director: Sahara's Dream — OR

"You are my 'Obi-Wan" and I am 'Luke'! You are such a awe-inspiring instructor."
"She is both an amazing dancer and instructor!!!! She is a very athletic dancer, and she knows the benefit of becoming a better dancer by being in great shape. I appreciate this in her dancing and teaching methods." — Mimi Grifkin professor & performing artist — CA

She is an amazing and talented performer blending beautiful stage presence with heart stopping technique and grace. As an instructor, she demonstrated extreme professionalism through her use of a thoroughly structured and challenging teaching format all delivered in her friendly and down-to-earth style." —Vilia Varghese, performing artist — CA