Samantha Lockwood

Samantha Lockwood actress hawaii five o and owner of Bikram Yoga HI Honolulu Kauai

Samantha Lockwood is the owner of Bikram Yoga HI, which has operated one of the most successful Hot Yoga Studios on Kauai since 2007. It offers the original Bikram Yoga series of 26 postures and two breathing exercises. Her new Bikram Yoga HI location will open in Honolulu in September of 2018. It is the only certified Bikram Yoga studio in Hawaii.
Lockwood began her career as an actress following in the footsteps of her father, veteran sci-fi icon Gary Lockwood (2001: a Space Odyssey (1968)), and her mother who is also a successful actress and entrepreneur, Denise DuBarry. Lockwood played the leading lady, “Kate” in the Showtime action comedy titled Shoot the Hero (2010) as well as various roles in popular shows like CSI: NY and Hawaii Five-0. She has also been featured in numerous commercials.
Originally from Los Angeles California, Lockwood has been a frequent visitor to the islands with her family before the purchasing a home on the island of Kauai. Her early days were spent between the Hawaiian Islands and California as well as throughout various locations around the world. Lockwood shares that her love of Yoga came from the “womb” as her parents were both students of Bikram Choudhury (the founder of Bikram Yoga) since the early 1980’s and her mother was practicing Bikram Yoga actively before and all throughout her pregnancy. Similar to acting, Lockwood has been around Yoga all her life, spending many days growing up in and around her mother’s studio, Malibu Yoga (one of the first studios offering Bikram Yoga) in California. While still a junior in high school, Lockwood attended Bikram Teacher Training in the summer of 1999 to become the youngest teacher to complete the rigorous training for certification at the age of 17. She also received a Medal for Best in Posture at the completion of the training and went on to teach Bikram Los Angeles headquarters studio under the tutelage of Bikram Choudhury.
To date, she has traveled and taught Yoga in over X cities including Istanbul, London, Milan, New York, San Francisco, Tokyo, Vienna, and more. She also continues to teach together with Bikram Choudhury frequently at various national and international events. In addition to her ownership of Bikram Yoga HI, she is also the founder and designer of the Fleurings vase jewelry line of earrings and necklaces that hold water and keeps flowers fresh. It was named the “eco-fabulous must-have necklace” by GENLUX Magazine. The jewelry line has been a favorite among celebrity’s for bridal party gifts and has been featured in the news in Hawaii,
Japan, Milan and the United States.