Rachel Brathen is the New York Times bestselling author of Yoga Girl and a world-renowned yoga instructor who teaches workshops and leads retreats around the globe. She is the founder of YogaGirl.com, an online platform for yoga, meditation, and healing, as well as Island Yoga, the largest yoga studio in the Caribbean. Rachel runs two non-profit organizations: Sgt Pepper's Friends, an animal rescue foundation based in Aruba, and Yoga Girl(R) Foundation, benefitting women and children in need. Find her on Instagram @Yoga_Girl and on her popular podcast, From the Heart Conversations with Yoga Girl. Born in Sweden, she lives in Aruba with her husband and daughter.
Praise for Yoga Girl
"Take the time to clear your mind and mellow out with
Rachel Brathen's endearing and inspiring memoir of a misspent
youth, rebirth on the mat, and epic adventures in the Costa Rican
jungle. Along the way you'll find . . . yoga routines and healthy
--Bustle "The book was like a perfect yoga class--it left me inspired, relaxed and at the same time gave me tons of ideas."
--Elephant Journal "An international force in the world of yoga."
"Breathtakingly honest, Rachel beautifully illustrates that loving fiercely and grieving deeply are often two halves of the same whole. Her story will break you down and lift you up."
--Glennon Doyle, author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Love Warrior and founder of Together Rising