Sam is a nature lover, yogi and wellness enthusiast. She grew up in the small town of Boonville, MO where she met and later married her high school sweetheart. After college in Columbia, together they moved to Texas, where Sam continued to develop her skills working with animals as a zookeeper, and also attaining her 500 hour yoga teacher certification. 

A natural nurturer, Sam helped to open a holistic health center in Austin, TX where she worked around leaders of the wellness industry in acupuncture, functional medicine, massage therapy, and other healing modalities. After having her first baby, Sam and her family moved back to Columbia, MO. Sam continues to teach yoga and specializes in flow and prenatal. She loves being a mother to her 4 year old son and 2 year old daughter. During her free time Sam enjoys reading, practicing yoga, exploring the outdoors, and hanging with her husband and rambunctious kiddos. Sam has a deep appreciation for the healing ability of the body when brought into alignment, and is honored to be a part of the team here at Acupuncture of Columbia.