Shawna Sampson

Dance Instructor
Education: BS in Kinesiology and Health from Iowa State University Year Joined: 2022 Classes Taught: Ballet A, Jazz A, Combo 1
Shawna started dancing at the age of 4; enjoying ballet, point, jazz and tap. Throughout her years of dancing, she has performed in multiple Iowa Dance Theatre productions including the Nutcracker and Dracula. In high school she was on the Valley Dance Team and won multiple awards at the Iowa State Dance Championships.
After high school, Shawna joined Co’motion Dance Theater, specializing in modern dance. Meanwhile, also getting her associates at DMACC. She then continued her education at the University of Iowa, getting a degree in Health and Human Physiology and continued to dance recreationally.
Shawna currently works at the front desk for Unity Point Midwife Services in Des Moines.