Our Team

Bringing fitness and wellness activities to you.

Swift Fit Events was created when founder, Lee Ackerley, grew tired of the toxicity of the banking industry, specifically the  countless banking conferences that left attendees feeling hungover, sleep-deprived and overweight. Realizing that he had an opportunity to bring his passion of fitness and wellness into an underserved industry - he created Swift Fit Events to inject healthier options into corporate culture and events - where they are need the most.

Our Team

Swift Fit instructors bring the highest level of professionalism and quality instruction into workplace settings so that our clients can appreciate the benefits of our fitness and wellness amenities no matter what their previous experience might be.

Alex Masi

Hometown

Deerfield Beach, FL

Classes

Functional Movement, Yoga, dancefit, Gyrotonic & Gyrokinesis, Meditation

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Swimming in Barton Springs or walking on the trails

Amy Edwards

Hometown

Harker Heights, TX

Classes

Reiki, Meditation

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Running the steps at Covert Park for a workout at the top of gorgeous Mt. Bonnell; Sunday morning yoga at Black Swan; paddleboarding on Lady Bird Lake; and finding ways to eat vegan at any of our amazing restaurants in Austin!

Ashley Gay

Hometown

St. George, UT

Classes

HIGH fitness

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Spending the day boating on Lake Austin with my family. Then enjoying Austin’s killer food scene!

Avalon Ray

Hometown

Austin, TX

Classes

Bootcamp, HIIT, Functional Movement, Massage

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Taking my dog for a run on the greenbelt (if it’s not 100 degrees) or paddling around Lake Austin.

Banks Cooney

Hometown

Mobile, AL

Classes

Dance Fit, Pilates, Cardio Sculpt

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Reformer or at pilates – and if I'm feeling cardio, a high energy dance session!

Brandon Gonzalez

Hometown

Houston, TX

Classes

bootcamps, HIIT, strength training, kickboxing

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Running Town lake as much as possible and then going for a nice long break on the water with my paddleboard. Plus, lifting weights as much as I can and hitting the bag from boxing to kickboxing!

Cait Ross

Hometown

Pittsburgh, PA

Classes

Wellness Seminars/Coaching — mindfulness & stress management

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Yoga classes at Sukha studio, followed by a delicious and healthy meal at True Food Kitchen or Picnik + the annual Austin Sunshine Challenge

Emily Brennen

Hometown

Arlington Heights, IL

Classes

yoga, breathwork, meditation, mindfulness, functional movement

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Collaborations with Summit Series, Habitas, South by Southwest, For Love & Lemons, Mineral Health, Archipelago Club and many other brands and movements I hold in my heart.

JJ Pepper

Hometown

Blanco, TX

Classes

Yoga, HIIT, Kettlebell, Kinstretch

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Yoga classes at the many amazing studios in Austin, Shooting hoops at any basketball court I can find, Climbing at Crux Climbing Center, Visiting Enchanted Rock

Jackie Ey

Hometown

San Antonio, TX

Classes

yoga (various styles), SUP yoga, warrior sculpt, meditation

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Hiking around any of the green belts in the Austin-area then paddle boarding and yoga around any of our beautiful “lakes” followed by a cold juice from one of our local juice bars.

Jennie Bender

Hometown

Raleigh, NC

Classes

Boxing, Kickboxing, Bootcamp, HIIT, Spin (metric & rhythm)

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Hiking and swimming at St. Edward's Park

Jessica Fajans

Hometown

Plano, TX

Classes

vinyassa yoga, yoga sculpt, yoga nidra, meditation

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Hiking the Greenbelt with my dog, walking around Town Lake, swimming in Barton springs, spin classes at Ride, and all the yoga, of course!

Kelsie Pennington

Hometown

Corpus Christi, TX

Classes

Barre, Pilates

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Paddle boarding on Lady Bird Lake and having brunch on a beautiful patio in Austin.

Lee Ackerly

Hometown

Houston, TX

Classes

Running Events

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

I love to create my own DIY triathlons, bike on the east side, run downtown and swim at Deep Eddy!

Liz Davis

Hometown

Pittsburgh, PA

Classes

yoga, meditation, reiki

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Yoga in the morning followed by trail running along the greenbelt is a perfect Austin day! If it isn’t too hot :)

Meg Sylvester

Hometown

Lake Charles, LA

Classes

Yoga, Meditation, Wellness Coaching

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Eating the best vegan food at Casa De Luz, soaking in Barton springs, and group mediation classes at Shuniya yoga collective

Sarah Enouen

Hometown

Norman, OK

Classes

HIIT, Bootcamp, Core, Truly Well workout

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

I love walking outside, whether it’s Town Lake (I moved here in ‘99) or the green belt. Being able to connect with nature in the middle of the city is healing.

Tirzah Meditz

Hometown

Austin, TX

Classes

yin, restorative, vinyasa, gentle yoga, beginner yoga, warrior sculpt

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

I love being barefoot and outdoors whenever possible discovering new places to experience this magical world we get to live in. Practicing yoga and having quality time with people I love.

Trish Moton

Hometown

Chattanooga, TN

Classes

vinyasa, restorative, yin yoga

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Hiking at Wild Basin Wilderness and yoga on the lawn at Auditorium Shores.

Vivian Best

Hometown

New York, NY

Classes

functional movement, Feldenkrais, public speaking, personal coaching & stress management

Favorite Austin Fitness/Wellness Activity

Walking with a friend around Ladybird Lake or at the Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park at some point during the day and partner dancing in the evening!