Teaches Modo, Modo Calm, Freedom Flow, Restorative
Sam is a dancer, yogi, TRX trainer, adventurer, inspirer, butt kicker and lover of life. As a professional dancer she has toured and performed in musicals such as West Side Story, Chicago and Guys and Dolls, and appeared in films including Shall We Dance and One Last Dance. She was drawn to yoga and Pilates as supplements to her dance training and fell in love with their blend of breath, movement and meditation.
Sam’s playful, open approach to life comes across in her classes. She has extensive training and performance experience in jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop and musical theatre. She completed her 500-hour Modo Yoga teacher training in Kerala, India, then went on to train with the “dancer’s yogi” Shiva Rea in LA completing her Fluid Vinyasa, Chakra Vinyasa and Trance Dance trainings. She also completed Part Two of the Ashtanga-inspired One Yoga Teacher training, the Anusara Immersion trainings and restorative yoga training with Michelle Kronenberg. Sam is a certified Stott Pilates Mat instructor and Reformer trainer. She has also completed her TRX and Zumba teacher trainings, is currently studying meditation and is passionate about learning more, and more….
Sam is the creator of the Lifestyle Pass, a passport which encourages and supports healthy living in Winnipeg. In 2011, the Lifestyle Pass raised $15,000 for Free the Children’s Adopt a Village program in Kenya.
Her interest in supporting human development inspired her to pursue life coach training with CoachU, enneagram studies with the Enneagram Institute in NY and Healing Touch courses Sam loves traveling and learning from different cultures. She recently spent time in Africa, teaching yoga in Morocco and volunteering in Ghana. She is passionate about living life to it’s fullest with a joyful heart and inspiring others to do the same.