Rachel Fine is a board-certified Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with advanced certifications in Eating Disorders (CEDS-C), Sports Nutrition (CSSD), and Intuitive Eating. Rachel founded To The Pointe Nutrition in 2013, and built The Healthy Dancer® curriculum with the mission to provide credible nutrition education to all dancers, including dance parents and dance educators worldwide.
The Healthy Dancer® combines Rachel’s expertise in performance nutrition with a non-diet and weight-inclusive approach to food and body image. Rachel specializes in nutrition for dancers, with a focus on eating disorders, disordered eating, orthorexia, and perfectionism.
With a Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics from New York University, Rachel completed her Dietetic Internship at NYU Langone Medical Center and at The Mount Sinai Hospital. After receiving licensure, Rachel joined the staff at NYU Langone Medical Center as a Clinical Dietitian. Past academic appointments include Clinical Adjunct Instructor of Medical Nutrition Therapy at New York University and Adjunct Professor of Sports Nutrition at Long Island University.
Rachel's experience spans further with research at NYU Langone's Harkness Center for Dance Injuries. In addition to managing her private practice, Rachel is a monthly columnist for Dance Magazine, Pointe Magazine, and Dance Teacher Magazine. Rachel has been a recurring Nominee for the Dance Educator's Award presented from the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science. Additionally, Rachel works as a leading nutrition expert and dietitian for Dance Masterclass and Youth American Grand Prix (YAGP).