Project Walk Las Vegas


Samantha Okumura
Facility Coordinator, Level I Specialist
Samantha graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2013 with a degree in Integrative Physiology with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology. Upon graduation, she accepted an internship with the Recovery Project in Denver, CO where she found her passion for helping others in their pursuit of wellness. Samantha is a certified yoga instructor and loves incorporating and adapting techniques for the spinal cord injury population to experience the benefits of the yoga practice and reconnect with their bodies.
Samantha relocated to Las Vegas from the Bay Area in August 2015. In her free time Samantha loves to hike, travel and spend time with friends.
Jo Ann Chu
Certfied Recovery Specialist
Jo Ann graduated from the University of Nevada- Las Vegas with degrees in Kinesiology and Psychology. Her ultimate goal is to be an occupational therapist and Project Walk has been very helpful in achieving her career dreams. In her free time, Jo Ann loves to knit, crochet, travel, play volleyball, and trying new things to stay active. She has been with Project Walk since January 2015 and continues to build a passion for the spinal cord injury community.
Leon West
Certified Recovery Assistant
Leon has been with Project Walk since October of 2015, and running his own company West Training & Fitness since February of the same year. He enjoys exercise, cars and hanging out with family. After graduating from Coastal Carolina University he wanted to move and explore his passion for helping others reach their goals which led him to his hometown of Las Vegas and Project Walk.
Project Walk Las-Vegas • 365 Pilot Rd. Suite B • Las Vegas, NV 89119 • 702-834-5471
San Diego, CA