Rachel Brathen

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5, 1988
Uppsala, Sweden
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5, 1988 (age 32)
Uppsala, Sweden


New York Times Bestselling author and yoga instructor behind the immensely successful book Yoga Girl sold around the world. Her blog and Instagram feed have amassed a monumental following, with more than 2.1 million dedicated fans on the photo sharing app.

Before Fame

After graduating school in Stockholm, she moved to Costa Rica and embraced her love of yoga. However, it wasn't until she moved to Aruba in 2010 that she began teaching yoga full time.


She offers both online and in-person yoga classes through her self-titled website, including Sup Yoga, a yoga method performed on a paddle board.

Family Life

Her mother Shama Persson runs the blog Selflove & Support. She has a younger sister named Emelie. In 2014, she married Dennis Schoneveld; they have a daughter named Luna.

Associated With

Both she and Tara Stiles are incredibly popular online yoga gurus.