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Sports and Fitness Highlights Zumba Guru

Sports and Fitness wants the UHD community to know their fitness instructors. Check out information on this UHD alumna and fitness guru, Samantha West.

West is a passionate and devoted actress and dancer who has recently started breaking into the world of fitness training and modeling. As a UHD student, she received two O'Kane Theater Best Actress Awards for her performances in Antigone and Aint Misbehavin'. West has graced the Hobby Center of Houston stage with Theatre Under the Stars in the Stephen Schwartz Project, A Wonderful Life, and When You Wish. She is also a three year veteran at the Ensemble Theater. She is a Certified Zumba Fitness instructor and has been a Zumba Instructor Network (ZIN) member since July 2013.

At UHD, West teaches Zumba Fitness, where every class feels like a party! You don't even have to know how to dance. Just move your body, feel the music and follow her lead. You are guaranteed to have a good time!

An interesting fact about West is that she believes that if you keep following your dreams and letting your creativity speak a powerful message, you will be taken all the way to the top! She believes we are all quite awesome as individuals

Stop by the Student Life Center to take a class from Samantha West!