Joan Pagano

New York, NY 10028

Joan Pagano is the author of best-selling fitness books, an informational speaker on health and fitness topics, and the owner of Joan Pagano Fitness in New York City.

Former trainer to Jacqueline Onassis and Caroline Kennedy, Joan has provided professional guidance to people at all levels of fitness since 1988, creating hundreds of training programs for individuals, groups, fitness facilities, schools, hospitals and corporations.

Joan is an authority on the benefits of exercise for women’s health issues such as pregnancy, breast cancer, menopause and osteoporosis as well as strength training through the decades. She has contributed to such publications as SHAPE, Health, Fitness, Oxygen and Vitality magazines, The Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune and The Cleveland Plain Dealer among many others and has made national and regional TV appearances.

Formerly the Director of the Personal Trainer Certification Program at Marymount Manhattan College, Joan is also a nationally recognized provider of continuing education courses for fitness trainers through both the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and IDEA Health & Fitness Association. She is certified in Health and Fitness Instruction by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and is a Phi Beta Kappa cum laude graduate of Connecticut College. Joan has completed seven marathons.

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About Me


  • BA, Connecticut College

Years Experience


Certifications / Trainings

ACSM - ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist

CPR Certified

AED Certified

Joan's Locations

Joan Pagano Fitness

Within 5.00 miles of 10028 (Mobile Training Radius)

Additional Information


$0.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Awards & Accomplishments

  • 7 Marathon Medals

Languages Spoken




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