About Love.Live.Dance

At Love.Live.Dance, we're passionate about ballroom dancing and committed to providing our students with the best instruction possible. Our studio, located in Morgantown, West Virginia, offers lessons with expert instructors as well as nationally-recognized trainers, coaches, and other professionals. Our customer portal allows students to track their goals and progress through our dance syllabus. Join us and discover the joy of ballroom dancing!


Samantha Stout

Samantha Stout

Samantha is an experienced dance instructor, having taught beginners and advanced students since 2012. She is the founder of Love.Live.Dance, a ballroom dance studio that caters to students of all skill levels and goals, including couples looking to social dance, individuals interested in competing in DanceSport, and brides and grooms preparing for their first wedding dance.

In addition to traditional ballroom dance styles, Samantha is also a Dancevision Certified Instructor and a certified wheelchair dance instructor through the American Dancewheels Foundation. She is committed to making dance accessible and adaptable for all students, and has incorporated the principles of the psychology of movement and instinctive perception into her instruction through her certification with the Baricchi Institute of Movement and Art.

Samantha and her students have been active competitors in the Utah Star Ball, Salt Lake City's annual ballroom dance competition, since 2017. They have also competed at multiple local, regional, and national events, including the Las Vegas Lights competition, where Samantha was awarded 1st place for "Top Female Teacher." Samantha is also a Pro Smooth Rising Star Finalist and a Pro Smooth Open Semifinalist.