Author Rachel Zinman

Rachel Zinman was diagnosed with diabetes in 2008. It took six years for her to accept her diagnosis of type 1 LADA diabetes. She started yoga in high school when she was 17.Rachel is passionate about the deeper aspects of yoga and its ability to heal and inspire. She has spent the last 34 years practicing enthusiastically as well as teaching nationally (in Australia) and internationally since 1992.Rachel was a professional dancer from a young age and trained as a Waldorf educator teaching in both Australia and New York City. She is also a published poet and author, award-winning musician, mother and partner. Interested in all aspects of health and wellbeing she started her yoga for diabetes blog to share with the diabetes online community how yoga has helped her to manage her diabetes. Her articles on yoga and diabetes have been featured in Integral Yoga Magazine, Elephant Journal, Yoga for Healthy Aging, Diabetes Sisters, A Sweet Life, Insulin Nation, Beyond Type 1, Diabetes Daily, Mind Body Green and DoYouYoga and in the #1 Bestseller, Unleash your Inner Diabetes Dominator. Her blog was also listed as one of the best blogs for January 2016 by Diabetesmine, She is also recognised by as one of 8 social media stars making an impact in fitness and diabetes. Her book Yoga for Diabetes, How to Manage your Health with Yoga and Ayurveda is out now and you can order it here diabetesyogabook She is a featured expert for several online resources for yoga and diabetes. You can find out more about yoga workshops, retreats and training with Rachel at or her blog at