Samantha

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Samantha Datz graduated from The University of Tampa with a BS in Exercise Science and Sports Studies. She is a fitness expert with a passion for motivating and inspiring others. Samantha’s versatile teaching style combines many fitness trends, keeping her on the cutting edge. Her certifications include Level II Peak Pilates Instructor, Xtend Barre™, TRX Suspension Training, SpringTone® and the CoreAlign® method. Today, Samantha’s business includes private training, small group training and teaching expert level fitness classes at New York’s elite Pilates studio Alycea Ungaro’s Real Pilates, as well as world renowned health clubs Reebok Sports Club/NY and The Sports Club/LA. Samantha’s regimen involves sports specific training, and post physical rehabilitation. She has trained top professional athletes such as Aubrey Huff of the San Francisco Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Reggie Brown. She has also trained celebrities such as Sir Ian McKellen and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Victoria’s Secret runway models, and dignitaries such as Prince Osman of Turkey. Samantha has appeared on various media outlets; she was showcased in South Tampa Magazine with “The Best of the Best Fitness Instructors” mentoring a competitor in the Biggest Loser Competition. She has been featured as a Pilates expert training co-hosts Jerry Penacoli and Cyndi Edwards of the nationally syndicated Daytime television show. Samantha’s newest endeavor is becoming the Fitness Director for Sharetheglam.com. Samantha’s fitness training means achieving fitness and balance on three levels: the emotional (The Mindset), the spiritual (The Motivation), and the physical (The Movement). She helps her clients reach their full potential by focusing her training on utilizing proper body mechanics when exercising to help the body operate at peak efficiency without hurting itself.Contact her at sDatz@sharetheglam.com!

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