ABOUT SAMARA – Samara has been a Yoga teacher for over 12 years and has also taught spin and bootcamp. She’s a certified Schwinn spin teacher and a 200 Hr E-RYT. She teaches 20 hour yoga training certifications in Myofascial Release and Trauma-Informed Yoga. In the Seattle area she has been a yoga and spin teacher for Twist Yoga, Ballard Health Club, and Bohemian Studios. She has taught yoga trainings, both domestically and internationally, for the last 11 years. Samara specializes in teaching creative mindful vinyasa sequences with a focus on body, mind and breath through dynamic and creative strengthening with playful opportunities to fly. She offers modifications to make class challenging for experienced students as well as newbies. Her tunes typically include a mix of Indie, Pop, and Classics. Samara is also a Reiki Master and Somatic Experiencing trauma resolution practitioner and offers sessions through Sacred Rain in Ballard and at her home office. She has worked in the field of global health and humanitarian assistance for 20 years and in her free time she likes to hike mountains, garden, paddleboard and connect with friends and family.