Nationally-recognized speaker, author, and educator.

Rochelle dedicates herself to empowering women of size by connecting the body, the mind, and the heart through focus, movement, and breath. She is the author of Real Fitness for Real Women (Warner, 2001).

Rochelle is a graduate of the CHRIS ® Technique and has blended her studies with her weight management work.

For more than a decade, Rochelle has worked with a diverse range of professionals and individuals from across the nation to create an encompassing approach to well-being that has enhanced the lives and health of women of size. In addition to speaking nationwide, Rochelle offers private practice, group classes, customized curricula for healthcare professionals, as well as corporate health fairs and seminars.

In August, 2010 Rochelle became an Accredited Speaker at the Toastmasters International Convention.


From Rochelle's Blog

Hello Monday…again. I need a free fix.

May 11th, 2015

It’s Monday…again. And you may approach it with renewed vigor for your health and wellness, or you may feel sloth-like and loathing after a weekend of indulgence. I’m mixed on the fence today. But here’s the good news…it costs you absolutely nothing to bring yourself back to center.


When Exercise and Movement Hurt

April 30th, 2015

I’ll admit it.  I had my gluteus maximus handed to me on a silver platter last weekend. I was teaching jazz dance at Berkshire Pulse in Massachusetts.  Two classes on Saturday.  One was an hour and a half.  The second one was two hours.  As a teacher, you generally are not doing the entire class […]



Upcoming Events & Speaking Engagements

Plus Size Yoga - Mixed Level with Rochelle Rice
5-Week Yoga Class beginning Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:15-7:30PM, New York, NY.

Plus Size Yoga - Level I for Beginners and Limited Mobility with Rochelle Rice
5-Week Yoga Class beginning Thursday, May 7, 2015, 6:15-7:30PM, New York, NY.

Breathe & Eat: A Free Introduction to the Program with Rochelle Rice
Join me for a free introductory call where you can learn more about the Breathe & Eat program. Thursday, May 14 or Monday, May 18, 2015.

Breathe & Eat: A Six Week Mindful Eating Program with Rochelle Rice
Are you sick and tired of feeling sick and tired? This program by Rochelle Rice is focused on empowering YOU to gain the skills needed to free yourself from the diet mentality and begin to trust yourself again. Begins Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

Rochelle Rice's 18th Annual Wellness Weekend 2015
The weekend is filled with laughter, fun and camaraderie as well as a unique opportunity to connect with nature. This rustic setting is sure to awaken your senses and bring you "home" to a sense of balance and purpose. The Abode, New Lebanon, New York, Thursday, August 6th - Sunday, August 9th, 2015

FREE DOWNLOADS! Book samples, articles and MP3's of Rochelle's Teleconferences
Plus-Size Exercise Special! Rochelle Rice Digital Download!
Empowering Women Through Movement: Volume One
AVAILABLE AS A DIGITAL DOWNLOAD for iPod, iPhone, iPad & iTunes.
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