Dancehall Fit

Chinyere Sam’s Background

Chinyere Sam has been a dedicated competitive athlete for over 17 years. At the tender age of 8, she began competing with elementary and high school track and field teams in Guyana. At age 15, she moved with her family to Barbados and continued to excel in high school track and field. After graduating, she migrated to the United States to attend Ricks college. Upon graduation, Chinyere attended Utah Valley University and became a leading track athlete.
For over 15 years, Chinyere has been a Professional Certified Aerobics Instructor & Personal Trainer ( in New York and Florida with endorsements for Step Aerobics, Kickboxing Aerobics and Group Exercise by the International Fitness Association (IFA). She is also certified in CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) & AED (Automated External Defibrillators). Chinyere is the Founder/CEO of DANCEHALL FIT-Get Your Sexy Back LLC ( which is a Caribbean Dance Fitness Workout that incorporates a mix of dance moves played to Dancehall, Reggae, Soca, Reggaeton & Calypso music and Beats. 

The following are a few of Chinyere’s professional fitness accomplishments:

  • Interviewed by Muscle & Strength
  • Interviewed by Voyage Tampa Bay
  • Interviewed by Canvas Rebel
  • Interviewed by New York WHCR 90.3 FM radio station on achieving a fit body and the importance of living a healthy lifestyle.
  • Interviewed by Fox 13 Tampa Bay News.
  • Interviewed by NBC WFLA Channel 8 News Tampa Bay offering fitness tips.
  • Featured on the Let’s Talk Real Talk TV Show about issues facing the community.
  • Interviewed by Mimi The Motivator Podcast.
  • Interviewed by She Leads Podcast.
  • Interviewed by India White Podcast.
  • Interviewed by N-Touch News Straight Talk radio show.
  • Interviewed by Hawk Radio Station Hillsborough Community College.
  • Interviewed by Topher Morrison with Tampa Bay Business Expo 2021.
  • Appeared as a guest on the TV show ‘Teen Mind Set’ offering fitness and nutrition tips for teens suffering from depression, which was aired on the Brooklyn Cablevision channels, Time Warner channels, RCN, and the NY Verizon TV channels.
  • Volunteered her Professional Fitness Expertise to numerous Non-Profit Organizations such:
    • Fighting Childhood Obesity
    • The Girls Scouts of New York City
    • Move It To Lose It-5K Walk/Run
    • The National Association of Black Military Women
    • The Black Heritage Festival Tampa Bay 5K Walk/Run/Bootcamp
    • Dress for Success Power Walk/Run
    • North Brandon YMCA- Kid’s Soccer and Basketball Coach
    • University Area CDC Assistant Soccer Coach
    • Tampa Bay Cinco Soccer Juniors
    • Tampa Bay Academy of Hope
    • Veterans Entrepreneurship Symposium
    • Verizon Innovative Learning and NACE
    • MacDill Airforce Base, to name a few.
  • Guest Speaker at the Fidelis Care Health Fair (NY), Total Woman Business Conference (NY), Naturals Doing Business, Millionaires March Forth Entrepreneurs Conference, Wealth Wave Women, and Women’s Entrepreneurial Empowerment.
  • Member of Black Women of Influence (BWOI), NYC
  • Member of the male-dominated calisthenics group Barmasters Xtreme which performs the most extreme workout on the bar and ground using one’s own body weight