Rachelle began her dance training in Owen Sound, Ontario under Eleanor Brennan and later studied at RBS under Sylvia Logan. Rachelle began teaching at RBS in 1992 and is a graduate of the Teacher Training Program of the Royal Academy of Dance and a Registered member of the Academy. Rachelle has also been a guest instructor at the New Brunswick Elite Dance Camp.
Rachelle holds a Registered Teaching status with the Royal Academy of Dance and the Scottish Dance Teachers Alliance and has been teaching for 15 years. Rachelle was a 7 time NB Highland Dance champion and a four time medallist in the Canadian Highland Dance Championships. Rachelle is an executive member of Scot Dance New Brunswick and a member of Scot Dance Canada.
Rachelle is a long time co-choreographer for Rothesay Ballet School's annual production of "The Nutcracker" and has been asked to be co-director of Dance Showcase 2007 at Imperial Theatre. Rachelle holds a B.A. and B.Ed. and works with District 6 as a supply teacher.