THE SWW® TEAM

  • RACHEL BEARD

    MANAGER, THE SWW METHOD® PROGRAM
    Rachel oversees all aspects of The SWW Method® program to ensure each client is succeeding with their unique goals. Rachel is skilled at helping women achieve their fitness and nutrition goals using motivational coaching techniques and tailoring recommendations to meet clients where they are in their health journey. She believes we should move and fuel our bodies differently each day because the variety keeps us engaged and inspired.

    Rachel finds a community of people working on their individual goals at their own pace while cheering each other on to be incredibly empowering. She brings her passion for group coaching to the SWW® Alumni program by helping clients continue their SWW® education while also collectively learning from shared experiences.

    She lives outside of Chicago and loves cooking family-friendly meals that support sustainable healthy habits for her entire family. When not shuttling her three kids to and from their many activities, you will find her reading a good book on the couch with her two pugs.

    EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS:

    • Health Coach Certification, Institute for Integrative Nutrition
    • Certified Group Fitness Instructor (ACE, Schwinn)
    • B.A. English, Wake Forest University
  • MOLLY CUTLER - SWW Health Coach

    MOLLY CUTLER

    INTEGRATIVE NUTRITIONIST
    Molly is an Integrative Nutritionist as well as a certified mat Pilates instructor. She fuses motivational interviewing, nutrition education, mindset work, intuitive eating, and Pilates (adapted to all needs) to help clients navigate food settings confidently, understand their hunger and fullness signals, make sustainable habit changes for the long term, and ultimately feel their absolute best. 

    Her passion and drive are rooted in her personal experience of living with a chronic neuromuscular condition since childhood and knowing firsthand the power nutrition and lifestyle behaviors can have on the quality of life and health outcomes. Molly lives in Tel Aviv where she loves to cafe hop, frequent farmers' markets, and cook and host meals for friends and family.

    EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS:

    • M.Sc. Nutrition & Integrative Health, Maryland University of Integrative Health
    • B.Sc., Public Health, The George Washington University
    • Integrative Nutrition Health Coach Certification, Institute for Integrative Nutrition
    • Pilates Mat Certification, A La Ligne Method & PhysicalMind Institute

  • ANNIE DIXON - SWW Health Coach

    ANNIE DIXON

    DIRECTOR, SWW® LIFESTYLE PROGRAM, INTEGRATIVE NUTRITIONIST & EXECUTIVE COACH
    Annie has a long history with SWW® and has worked with hundreds of clients to achieve their goals as a Senior Integrative Nutritionist as well as a NASM-certified personal trainer. Annie offers a dual approach for clients focusing equally on nutrition and fitness as she believes they are the foundation for achieving optimal health.

    Annie is Sarah’s right hand as they host the SWW® Method group coaching program 3X per year, and she heads the SWW® Lifestyle Coaches to ensure client success and progress. Annie acts as the liaison between clients and the SWW® doctor partners to guarantee the very best of care and attention. 

    As a busy mom of three in North Carolina, Annie feels passionate about nourishing her family with the healthiest food possible and is genuinely able to help clients strive for balance with the daily juggle.

    EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS:

    • Nutritious Life Master Certified by Keri Glassman, MS, RDN
    • Certified Personal Trainer National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
    • Board Certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners
    • Completed The Plant Fed Gut Online Course by Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, MD, MSCI
    • M.S. Speech-language Pathology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • STEPHANIE DOUGLASS

    INTEGRATIVE NUTRITIONIST
    Stephanie is an Integrative Nutritionist who helps people understand the "whys" and "hows" behind their symptoms, cravings, and habits. Stephanie’s passion for outdoor activities is rooted in a childhood spent playing outside. When her father survived a terrible accident, forcing him to undergo innovative surgeries to rebuild his digestive system, Stephanie began to better understand the healing potency of food. Strategic nutrition, combined with integrative therapies led to her father’s recovery, which inspired Stephanie to leave her career path of advertising and fashion and move into the wellness industry.

    Recently an empty nester, Stephanie, her husband (and two dogs) reside in Greenwich, CT. Stephanie enjoys yoga, tennis, skiing, traveling, and spending time with her family on the beaches of the east end of Long Island or hiking the trails of Acadia National Park in Maine. Stephanie promotes the benefits of activity in nature and encourages clients to stay attuned to nurturing the mind, body, and soul. 

    EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS:

    • Health Coach Certification, Institute for Integrative Nutrition
    • BA English Literature, Kenyon College
  • EMILY EASTMAN - SWW Health Coach

    EMILY EASTMAN

    REGISTERED DIETITIAN NUTRITIONIST
    Emily is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Functional Medicine Practitioner with over 25 years of experience in nutrition. Her unique career history in hospital care, research, education, and sales gives her a strong foundation to create a personalized healing path for her clients. Emily’s journey to Root Cause medicine started 10 years ago with her own personal health struggles and realization of the limited options available within mainstream medicine. 

    She immersed herself in learning Functional Medicine and now uses this approach to support clients seeking a practitioner who listens, tries to “connect the dots” and advocates for them.

    Emily lives in a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri with her husband and their German Shepherd, Blue. She enjoys traveling to beaches and uses her yoga practice to help her stay balanced.

    EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS:

    • Graduate of Functional Nutrition Practitioner Institute
    • Certificate of Training in Integrative and Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy, Next Level Functional Nutrition
    • Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management, Commission of Dietetic Registration
    • M.S. in Dietetics, University of Central Arkansas
    • Dietetic Internship completed, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    • B.S. in Dietetics, University of Central Arkansas
  • MEGAN B GROVER - SWW Health Coach

    MEGAN B GROVER

    DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION & RESEARCH
    As the Director of Education & Research, Megan drives the internal education for coaches and external education for clients. Megan specializes in stress, adrenal dysregulation, autoimmunity, and gastrointestinal concerns. She uses her extensive experience to help clients support their stress response and provide them with the necessary knowledge to advocate for their health.

    Megan has been teaching and practicing nutrition for the last decade. Most recently she has worked as a professor of human anatomy, human physiology, and human nutrition and is currently an online lecturer for the Nutrition Therapy Institute in Colorado. She believes it is essential to focus on balanced solutions for healing the body by consuming a natural human diet, utilizing specific herbs, and calming an overstimulated nervous system. 

    Megan lives in California and loves to spend her free time trail running, traveling, and enjoying simple pleasures. Due to her love for herbs, she owns an online apothecary, creating herbal blends for her virtual and in-person clients.

    EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS:

    • Master of Medical Science (MMedSci / MS) in Human Nutrition, the University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England 2011
    • Bachelors of Science: Biology, Waynesburg, University 2009
  • CLAIRE HAGGARD

    INTEGRATIVE NUTRITIONIST
    Claire is an Integrative Nutritionist who focuses on helping her clients feel energized and healthy. She is skilled at helping women overcome stress and overwhelm through fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness. She believes in the motto "everything in moderation" and subscribes to the 80/20 rule that you should eat healthy 80% of the time and let yourself eat what you like the rest of the time.

    Claire has first-hand experience with adrenal fatigue in her 20s and because of this, she hopes to help other individuals live a balanced lifestyle to overcome or avoid chronic stress and the associated symptoms. She has a unique background in biomedical engineering, which allows her to understand the biomechanics and systems of the human body to ensure they are working optimally. 

    Claire lives in Steamboat Springs, CO with her husband and two little girls. She loves outdoor activities, especially mountain biking and skiing. 

    EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS:

    • Health Coach Certification, Institute for Integrative Nutrition
    • B.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia
  • JESSICA MUCCI - SWW Health Coach

    JESSICA MUCCI

    INTEGRATIVE NUTRITIONIST
    Jess is an Integrative Nutritionist, an ACE-certified personal trainer, and a sports performance coach. Having spent almost a decade in sales, in addition to coaching, she utilizes her life experiences, athletic background, and passion to help her clients reach their personal wellness goals.

    Jess’s passion and mission statement is to help people learn they are all capable of more than they realize and her approach to movement and holistic nutrition allows people to unlock their power to reach new heights.

    She lives outside San Francisco and runs up mountains in the form of ultra marathons in her spare time. The more she is outside, the more she moves, the happier she is! She truly enjoys pushing the limits and inspiring others to do the same in their way.

    EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS:

    • Health Coach Certification, Institute for Integrative Nutrition
    • Certified Personal Trainer American Council of Exercise (ACE)
  • GENNA PRELL

    REGISTERED DIETITIAN NUTRITIONIST
    Genna is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who specializes in family nutrition. She believes that moving your body, nourishing your gut, and practicing mindfulness are all interconnected factors of being in touch with your needs. Genna most recently worked at The Renfrew Center of Northern NJ, where she helped women get in touch with their hunger and fullness cues, and normalize eating patterns. 

    She is married to her high school sweetheart. An active mom of two kids, she also loves being outside and connecting with nature to get grounded and recharge.

    EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS: 

    • Registered Dietitian at The Renfrew Center
    • RDN, Dietetic Internship at The College of Saint Elizabeth
    • Corporate Wellness at BMW
    • B.S. Dietetics, James Madison University
    • Studied Global Nutrition, abroad in Switzerland
    • M.S. Nutrition and Food Science (enrolled)
  • JESS RYBKA - SWW Health Coach

    JESS RYBKA

    REGISTERED DIETITIAN NUTRITIONIST
    Jess is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who specializes in integrative and functional nutrition. She has a strong clinical nutrition background and years of experience working with specialized nutrition needs in a hospital setting. Jess has also counseled nutrition clients in wellness centers and private practice. Her passion centers around creating lasting behavior change with clients using the evidence-based motivational interviewing (MI) approach. She believes food is medicine — every time we eat it is an opportunity to nourish and fuel our body.

    She lives in Denver, CO with her husband, daughter and two doodle dogs. She strives to live a naturally active lifestyle by doing activities that she loves such as biking, hiking, skiing, kickboxing, and gardening.

    EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS:

    • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

    • Sodexo Dietetic Internship

    • B.S. in Human Nutrition - Dietetics, Metropolitan State University of Denver

    • B.S. in Business Administration – Marketing and Public Communications, American University
  • CHRISTINE SEMPLE - SWW Health Coach

    CHRISTINE SEMPLE

    INTEGRATIVE NUTRITIONIST
    Christine is an Integrative Nutritionist, an ICF Certified Professional Life Coach, and a NASM-certified Personal Trainer. Having dedicated three decades to the business world in NYC, Christine utilizes her corporate experiences and education to help clients create sustainable, healthy routines to better manage the daily demands of personal/work-life balance.

    Her passion is helping clients achieve their health goals by integrating and elevating every aspect of life through nutrition, movement, and a positive mindset. Christine lives in Edgewater N.J. with her husband, and 2 dogs and is a proud stepmom to 2 wonderful, grown daughters. She enjoys sailing in the summer, skiing in the winter, and alternates weightlifting with running, biking, and yoga year-round.

    EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS:

    • Nutritious Life Master Certified by Keri Glassman, MS, RDN
    • Professional Certified Life Coach: Life Purpose Institute, International Coaching Federation (ICF)
    • Certified Personal Trainer: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
    • Fitness Nutrition Specialist (FNS): National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
    • Behavior Change Specialist (BCS): National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
    • Board Certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners
  • BRIANA WEISINGER - SWW Health Coach

    BRIANA WEISINGER

    INTEGRATIVE NUTRITIONIST
    Bri is an Integrative Nutritionist and holds certifications in Positive Psychology & Wellness and Body Confidence. She applies her education, life experiences, and passion to help her clients reach their personal wellness goals. Bri’s work is based on two key concepts: bio-individuality and primary food theory. The first encapsulates the idea that everyone is unique and has different needs. The second concept focuses on how aspects of one's life — relationships, physical activity, spirituality, and career either nourish or impede our wellness. 

    Bri’s unique ability to listen, inquire, motivate, support, and educate is a tremendous asset she uses to guide her clients through the process. She lives in NYC and loves exploring the newest health-food groceries, restaurants, and art galleries opening in the city. 

    EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS: 

    • Health Coach Certification, Institute for Integrative Nutrition
    • Positive Psychology Coach Certification, College of Executive Coaching
    • Body Confidence & Well-Being Coach Certification, Institute for Body Confidence
  • JANIE WOOD

    INTEGRATIVE NUTRITIONIST
    Janie is an Integrative Nutritionist who understands first-hand how stress and overwork can disconnect us from our essential vitality. Janie seamlessly integrates this understanding into her coaching, offering an accessible approach to long-term well-being.

    Janie’s interest in movement and nutrition began early in life as she watched her mother struggle with auto-immune disease. In her 20’s, Janie faced her own health challenges. Ultimately a naturopathic nutritionist got to the root of Janie’s issues and she began using food as medicine, combined with meditation and alternative therapies. These transformative experiences fueled Janie’s passion for her career path.

    Janie empowers others to elevate their physical energy, health, and mindset. Living in Los Angeles, she put this mindset into practice through her favorite activities: travel, surfing, taking her pup everywhere, dancing, and being with friends. 

    EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS:

    • Health Coach Certification, Institute for Integrative Nutrition
    • Hormone Health Advanced Certification, Institute for Integrative Nutrition (enrolled)
    • The Professional Business Diploma, Oxford Media and Business School
    • Certificate of Advanced Education in Hormone Health, IIN.
  • SHADAE ZAMYAD - SWW Health Coach

    SHADAE ZAMYAD

    INTEGRATIVE NUTRITIONIST
    Shadae is an Integrative Nutritionist and wellness chef who specializes in functional nutrition. With her Masters in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, combined with a unique culinary background, she helps individuals with gut issues, hormone imbalances, and inflammation improve their health through food and lifestyle changes. Her approach begins with uncovering root causes, and she then helps clients find balance and make realistic and sustainable changes.

    She has experience working in both clinical and private coaching settings and has written thousands of diet-specific meal plans and cookbooks. She lives in Long Beach, CA with her husband, and enjoys being outdoors, working out, and of course cooking.

    EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS:

    • Masters in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, University of Western States
    • Bachelor of Science in Culinary Nutrition (Didactic Program), Johnson & Wales University
    • Associates of Science in Culinary Arts, Johnson & Wales University