Sam is a dancer, yogi, adventurer, inspirer, 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. She was drawn to yoga as a supplement to her dance training and fell in love with it’s blend of breath, movement and meditation.
Sam’s playful, open approach to life comes across in her classes. She completed her 500-hour Moksha Yoga teacher training in Kerala, India, then went on to train with 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, restorative yoga training with Michelle Kronenberg and Off The Mat Into The World’s Leadership training. She is passionate about meditation and has studied Vipassana, MBSR, HemiSync and other styles.
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, Healing Touch and Reiki courses. Sam loves traveling and learning from different cultures. She is passionate about living life to it’s fullest with a joyful heart and inspiring others to do the same.