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Rebecca Burnett Swieczkowski

Rebecca has danced professionally since age 16 as soloist and charter member of the Dallas Ballet and pursued her training and performing career abroad in France before returning to the states where she graduated with High Honors from SMU with a BFA in Dance. 

She joined the faculty at El Centro college in both the Physical Ed. & Dance Depts. and in 1976 served as the first Dance Artist-in-Residence for the City of Dallas, performing and teaching in low exposure communities. 

In 1983 she began her own company, F.U.N. Fitness Systems, certifying & testing Group Exercise Instructors – collaborating with Joyce Ward and husband, Dr. Bob Ward, who at the time was with the Dallas Cowboys as the NFL’s first Strength & Conditioning Coach. 

She was introduced to the Pilates Method in 1995 while living in Florida teaching Dance & Fitness and later went on to receive her Comprehensive Certification with Power Pilates -NYC and opened the Dallas Power Pilates Training Center within the Signature Athletic Club, where she was Manager of Group Exercise. 

Rebecca has taught & coached Dance, Fitness, or Physical Education at every educational level and trains Elite High Performance Athletes and the Pros with the NFL, MLB,  MLS & LPGA.  She was privileged to work directly with the Texas Ranger players in the Stadium in Arlington under the supervision of Strength Coach, Fernando Montes, training them on the Pilates equipment & Mat.  

In 2005 she opened the First fully equipped Pilates Studio in Collin County, was voted Best of Pilates for Frisco/Plano in 2013 and in the same year created & moderated the educational DVD, (Get Your) Spine into Pilates, with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital & renowned surgeon Dr. Isador Lieberman of the Scoliosis & Spine Tumor Center.  

Rebecca has a passion to equally educate, encourage, and Inspire every client she trains whether they are overcoming injuries, battling illnesses such as MS, Arthritis, Cancer, focusing on their overall fitness & wellness, trying to fit back into their jeans, or getting the “Pilates Edge” to increase their athletic performance.  She draws on her faith in the Lord who has given her many opportunities and learning experiences as an educator, wife, mother of her five children, employee, business owner, and a compassionate Friend who can bring home the “Personalized” aspect of training.  

Rebecca addresses the Whole Person who walks into the Studio with a Mind & Emotions as well as a unique body with its own history.  She acknowledges their stress, challenges, complicated schedules and relationships, but focuses on the Positive & energizes them to reach towards their own Goals & Dreams.    

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Southern Methodist University 1974
Concentration in Dance Ed.

Certifications:  

  • Bob Ward, Enterprises:  Group Exercise Leader 1984
  • Cooper:  Personal Training Fitness Specialist 1988
  • Sarasota Hospital: Pre-Natal Fitness 1991
  • Cooper:  Biomechanics of Resistance Training 2001 
  • NYC Ballet Workout 2001
  • Yoga-Fit: YOGAFlow 2002
  • NYC Power Pilates: Comprehensive Pilates Trainer 2003
  • Pilates Method Alliance: Certified Pilates Trainer Exam 2013
 
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Charles Stefan Swieczkowski

Charles has always been fascinated with the science of Biomechanics; as a teen running Track & Wrestling in High School and while spending time at the family Pilates Studio.  Immediately after H.S. graduation in 2010 he moved to Atlanta, where he could study at the NYC Power Pilates Training Center- Atlanta with renowned Teacher-Trainers, Davidson Reid and Anne Brendle.  He completed his full Comprehensive Pilates Certification that year and returned to Frisco to teach and help manage the Studio during his brother’s cancer battle, while completing his Associates Degree in Business from Collin College.  

He has been able to study under great Senior Pilates Trainers such as Bob Liekens, Zoey Trap, Connie Borho, and Chris Robinson (Muay-Thai Kickboxing champ & Oprah’s trainer).  

He was certified by the Corps twins, Katherine and Kimberly, at Pilates on Fifth in NYC, to teach the ActiveCore Suspension Training Program with the RedCord-Norway equipment /methods. 

He works as a Physical Therapist Tech at the Baylor Rehabilitation Center/Frisco while completing his BS degree with a concentration in Kinesiology at TWU.  Plans are to then enter Grad School for Master studies in Prosthetics & Orthotics. 

He trains and spars with the local chapter of HEMA (Historical European Martial Arts). 

Charles Stefan currently resides in Frisco with his lovely wife and teaches at Get ReFormed part time  in the evenings and on Saturdays.  

Certifications: 

  • Power Pilates Mat 2010
  • NYC Power Pilates Comprehensive Trainer 2010
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine PT 2013
  • Pilates Method Alliance: Certified Pilates Trainer Exam 2013