John Garey

John Garey, MS, CSCS, is the creator of, an on-line instructor resource for fitness and Pilates. He is also the founder of John Garey Fitness and Pilates in Long Beach, California, featuring the only STOTT PILATES®-licensed training center in Los Angeles. John is holds a master's degree in Physical Education from New York University and has studied Pilates for more than 20 years. He is a Master Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness, specializing in STOTT PILATES and CORE Athletic Conditioning and Performance Training. John has starred hundreds of Fitness and Pilates videos.
Education provider for: ACE, STOTT PILATES

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About Me


  • Master's Degree, Physical Education, New York University

Certifications / Trainings

Merrithew™ - Master Instructor Trainer
Merrithew™ - Full Certification
ACE - Certified Personal Trainer
NSCA - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
PMA - PMA Certified Pilates Teacher

CPR Certified

American Heart Association Heart Saver AED
Expires: Apr 28, 2018

AED Certified

American Health Assocation
Expires: Apr 28, 2018

Additional Information


$125.00 / hr, For Instructor Training. Client Rates vary. Please contact 562-598-8585 for further information.

Payment Methods

Cash, Cashier's Check, Credit Cards, Personal Checks

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • 1995 National Aerobic Champion

Languages Spoken




6 Reviews

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Rob Damico on Dec 30, 2011

    I've been going to John Garey Pilates for 3 years and am in the best shape of my life. We are very fortunate to have someone of John Garey's caliber here locally in Long Beach. Do yourself a great favor and take advantage of his guidance and expertise.

  • by Michelle Genin on Dec 29, 2011

    I'm honored to take classes at John's studio. He is an expert and has an amazing team.

  • by Evelyn Gonzalez on Dec 29, 2011

    If you are looking for a trainer that will help you reach your fitness goals, you can't do any better then John Garey. If you have any physical limitations, don't worry, John will work with you and give you options. John is not only very knowledgeable, but is fun to be around.

  • by Diana Salcido on Dec 28, 2011

    Whether it's Pilates, group fitness, or personal training, you will get the best with John Garey. He is a creative programmer and every workout is different and challenging (and even fun!).

  • by Chase Owens on Dec 28, 2011

    John is an extremely intelligent, kind, and well rounded fitness professional. He and I have only been working together for a few months but I already feel as if I am part of his family!

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