Dance has always been a part of Samantha’s Life. She grew up in a Latin household where dance was a part of everyday life. She started taking ballet at the age of three, and went on to takeclasses in jazz, tap, modern, African and hip hop. By the time she was 8 years old she was competing and was invited to join the Boston Ballet . Her love for the diverse dance styles made her choose to continue dancing on her competition team where she earned several rising star awards. As a young teenager she auditioned for Cambridge youth company in (Cambridge MA)and performed around Boston. Her mother eventuallyencouraged her to take ballroom dance classes. She immediatelyconnected to her Latin roots and found herself in love with ballroom dancing. Ever since she dedicated herself to studying all different styles. She competed as an amateur in Latin and American Smooth and soon after, became a professional instructor where she works with top coaches and competes in American Rhythm. She is now a part of the Fred Astaire family where she continues to teach, perform and compete. Sam feelsdancing allows her to tap into her spiritual being . Dancing is her passion and her way to express her authentic self with love and light. She is moved by inspiring her students to use dance and movement to connect and express with their creative self.