Samantha became a dedicated student of yoga in 2012, having spent a few years weaving in and out different yoga studios for the occasional class. She completed her first teacher training with Expand Yoga of Tacoma, WA in 2015. Since that time, she has continued to practice, study and share yoga as both a teacher and devoted yogi. She has continued training and received certification in: Power Vinyasa, Original Hot, Yin, and Hatha Yoga. Samantha guides from a place of compassion, always ready to meet you where you are today. She believes deeply in the ability of the practice to calm the mind, challenge the body and balance the energy between effort and ease.