EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS: BS in Health and Wellness, 1998; Pilates Certification, 2003
TRAINING EXPERTISE: Andrea began her fitness career in 1991 as a trainer for a pre-work flexibility program at Bristol Myers Squibb in Buffalo, NY. A few years later, she taught the same program at Unifax Corporation also in Buffalo. She then moved on to a temporary position at The Honeywell Corporation in Buffalo as a Wellness Coordinator, teaching group exercise, setting up fitness programs for employees, and organizing Wellness Lunch and Learn sessions. After receiving her Bachelor’s in 1998, Andrea took a full-time position at Bristol Myers Squibb as their Wellness Director where she taught pre-work stretch programs, 15-minute ab classes, step classes, and Pilates. During this time she also worked for another Buffalo corporation, Rich Products, as their Wellness Coordinator. After moving to Florida in 2004, she began teaching at the Zachariah Wellness Center in Ft. Lauderdale. In 2012 Andrea moved back to Dallas and taught Pilates at Texas Family Fitness, Larry North’s two locations, and since 2017 has been at SWEAT.