Derrick samonte

Pilates  Instructor


Derrick is a former jazz and contemporary dancer under Douglas Nierras Powerdance, where he learned how important discipline and respect are to one's profession. He comes to centered Body with over 2 decades of experience in dance and fitness. Derrick has a passion for helping others reach their health and fitness goals. He specializes in designing individualized workouts to maximize efficiency, increase stamina, improve fitness, and foster an overall sense of well being. Derrick is a certified Comprehensive Balanced Body Pilates instructor under Tom McCook as well as a licensed Stotts Pilates Instructor, a Certified Barre, TRX, BOSU, YOGA (200/300RYS) and Gyrotonic Instructor. In addition, he is a Les Mills Certified Body Pump and Body Flow Instructor, a licensed Zumba Fitness, Step, Toning and Strong by Zumba Instructor and holds a MCT Triggerpoint certificate. He is a certified Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor under American Fitness Professional and Associates (AFPA).