Samantha's passion for movement with strength and awareness began at an early age with dance. She attributes her ability to continue to dance and perform classical ballet to her Pilates practice. She was introduced to Pilates at the University of California-Irvine while majoring in dance, and immediately noticed a huge improvement in her strength and technique as a result of the Pilates exercises. After graduating UCI, she was invited to learn and become a Pilates instructor at the studio the Studio Du Corps in Costa Mesa. She later returned to Bakersfield to recuperate from illness and realized how much her community would benefit from such a phenomenon and was certified through Balanced Body University. She is passionate about sharing her love for Pilates and believes every person at any age, can enjoy the ease of movement and strength it has to offer and notice a difference in their lives if they begin a regular practice.