Samba Dance and Fitness

Meet our Staff – all willing and happy to help you enjoy whatever classes you decide to take part in

Sam Clarke

Director, Proprietor and Teacher

Sally Anne Riley

Senior Dance Teacher

Josie Kenny

Senior Dance Teacher

Abbie Leyland

Qualified Teacher

Freya Walsh

Qualified Teacher

Leah Fisher

Drama and Singing Teacher

About Us

Samba Dance and Fitness Ltd is a Dance school which has been in Whitworth since 1999 and is owned and run by Samantha Clarke.

Samantha is a Licentiate member of the U.K.A. and N.P.A.A. as well as Adjudicator for the A.D.F.P.

The school prides itself on being a well established business that caters for all types of Dance, Drama and Fitness. Whether it be for fun or for examinations and competition purposes, we offer classes to all ages and abilities. The school currently offers classes in Rock and Roll, Freestyle, Latin and Ballroom, Ballet, Tap, Street, Cheer, Drama as well as many fitness classes ranging from Boogie bounce to Zumba.

We have performed at many local events, charities and mayoral organised days and love being part of a community that cares about the people who live in and surrounding Whitworth.

Samantha, and staff, currently work with local schools teaching Dance as part of the Primary school PE curriculum, and she also works together with The Riverside, offering afternoon Tea and Dance once a month.

They have just recently bought their own premises that opened in March 2018 which comprises of large Reception/waiting area, Disabled access and amenities, 3 dance studios and its own car park.


We have classes to suit all age groups and abilities. Take a look at our comprehensive list of options and choose what suits you.


Our timetable allows you to be able to plan your visits.  We have a large number of classes on varying days. Take a look.


We believe our pricing is competitive. If you would like to discuss private lessons please speak to our staff who will be happy to help.


Samba Dance and Fitness
613 Market Street
OL12 8DY

Telephone Number:  01706 854960