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Rachel Chappell_InTheSpotlight

Ask any of Rachel Chappell’s mentors here at ROOTS, and they will tell you just how dedicated and hard-working she is. We have loved being a part of Rachel’s dance journey over the past few years, and we look forward to watching her blossom as a violinist as well. Rachel is a joy to have as a ROOTS student, and we are honored to feature her as our February Student of the Month!


How long have you been dancing?

  • I’ve been taking dance from Roots since I was 3. 

You also just started violin lessons at ROOTS! What inspired you to start taking lessons?

  • My big brother Hunter inspired me to take violin. He plays the guitar and just recently bought a violin and he let me try it out. 

Music and Dance take up most of your time, I’m sure, but do you have any other hobbies that you enjoy doing?

  • I also take gymnastics, and I love horseback riding. 

What do you want to be when you grow up?

  • I want to be a dance teacher when I grow up. 

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

  • If I could only eat one food for the rest of my life it would be macaroni and cheese. 

What is your favorite style of dance?IMG_2595

  • My favorite type of dance is Jazz. 

7. Who is your role model and why?

  • My role model is Maddie Ziegler because she is a great dancer. 

8. What kind of music do you like to listen to?

  • I like to listen to pop and country music. 

9. What inspires you?

  • Dancing inspires me. I do it everywhere I go. 

10. Tell us something we don’t know about you.

  • Something that you don’t know about me is that I love the snow, and I also love to swim. 
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