Rachel Stikl is a former Young Dance Academy dancer who began her training with us at age 3. She spent many years as a competitive dancer at the studio and was known for her great technique and energy as a performer! She attended the Art Institute in Chicago, IL where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree. She is now a married, stay at home mom with 2 beautiful children who dance at YDA. She continues her love of dance taking classes along with teaching and assisting in the evenings. She enjoys giving private lessons to YDA students to additionally enhance their training. Rachel spreads her love of dance and YDA and has been teaching her own classes since 2013!