Andrea Rice

Andrea Rice

Fact checker

Expertise

Yoga, meditation, wellness

Education

Arizona State University

Highlights

It took a couple of health scares and a bout of "Millennial Burnout" to recommit myself to prioritizing well-being and establishing a true work/life balance. I'm passionate about self-study and have dedicated my life's work to teaching others what it means to be well from the inside out. I'm so grateful that my skills and background have found a home at Verywell, a pioneer in service journalism and leader in the health and wellness industry.

— Andrea Rice

Experience

Andrea is a writer and editor covering health, wellness, and lifestyle. Her work has appeared in Yoga Journal, The Wanderlust Journal, mindbodygreen, SONIMA, Astrostyle, New York Yoga+Life, and most recently, WALTER Magazine. She has also worked as a journalist for The New York Times and INDY Week.

As a yoga and meditation teacher with more than a decade of experience, Andrea received her 200-hour certification in New York in 2010, and has furthered her training with renowned yoga luminaries like Elena Brower and Alexandria Crow. 

Andrea has offered yoga, meditation, journaling, and creativity workshops in Brooklyn and Manhattan, and has been a presenter at Wanderlust Festivals in Vermont. Her first book, The Yoga Almanac, was released in March 2020 by New Harbinger Publications. 

Education

Andrea earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism at Arizona State University. 

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