Actor | Producer | Teaching Artist



I am originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where I grew up in a thriving theatre scene. I was hooked! Ended up studying acting for a while, at both Missouri State University (BFA Acting) and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (MA in Classical and Contemporary Text (Acting). 

Besides acting, I love reading, yoga, and providing private coaching for aspiring actors. Follow me on Instagram @rachelmschmeling to keep up on all things acting and yoga related! 



I completed my 200 hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training with Steph Wall (@stephwallyoga). Steph taught me well and I am so grateful to have the opportunity to share my passion for yoga with this NYC community. I work from a trauma-informed perspective and try to inspire a sense of empowerment and grounding through breath and movement.

Please submit all inquiries using the contact form. Private and semi privates also available! 

1 hour private: $80

90 minute private: $120


Class schedule at SHAKTIBARRE (Williamsburg):

Sundays, 10:30 AM and 11:45 AM

Class Schedule at SHAKTIBARRE (Harlem):

Sundays, 5:15 PM (Blissflow)

Class Schedule at NEW YORK YOGA

Mondays, 12:30 PM (YORK)

Mondays, 2:30 PM (HOT)

Fridays, 9:30 AM (HOT)

Sundays, 8 AM (HOT)

Class Schedule at BREAD AND YOGA (Harlem)

Mondays, 7 AM (warm room)

Wednesdays, 9 AM (warm room)


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I've been doing this acting this a while. No matter where my life takes me, I know it will always be a part of my life. And I know how tough this industry can get; and i'm here to help! I have been coaching and mentoring since my time in undergrad, and I continue to do so in New York. I offer audition prep, acting coaching, career coaching, and specialized workshops deigned specifically for you! 





Email rachelschmeling@icloud.com or send Rachel a note below!

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Gregg Baker Management 

Frankie Shin

Gregg Baker Management

T: 646.652.9788


Courtney Roy

Bella Agency 

270 Lafayette Street, Suite 802

New York, New York 10012

T: 212.965.9200