Click for Video
JG CEC Conference: MAY 5-7

Get your 2017 STOTT PILATES and ACE continuing education credits* at our 2017 CEC Conferences.

Next Conference:  May 5-7, 2017

Featuring STOTT PILATES workshops taught by Master Instructor Trainers Melanie Byford-Young** and John Garey, plus Lead Instructor Trainer Mary Jo Ketterhagen-Ida.  The focus areas of this conference are: Post-Rehabilitation, Active for Life, Prenatal, Therapeutic Pilates**, and Reformer.

Upcoming Workshop Conference Dates:

September 29 - October 1, 2017 | Guest Master ITs Bob Andersen (CORE) and Kim Kraushar (STOTT PILATES, ZEN-GA & Total Barre)

December 1-3, 2017 | Guest IT: PJ O'Clair

*ACE CEC numbers are only available for select workshops (indicated in each description), as determined by Merrithew. All others must be petitioned directly with ACE to receive their CECs.

**Please note: Merrithew Health & Fitness provides only .2 CEC per year for Therapeutic Pilates Workshops — each workshop provides a max of .2 CECs; students who take both workshops offered during the May Conference will only receive .2 CEC credits. 

Current Specials

  • Early Course Registration Special
    Early Course Registration Special

    Sign up and pay in full for an Intensive STOTT PILATES course at least 3 weeks prior to the course start date and save $200.  If you sign up and pay in full at least 3 weeks prior to an Advanced STOTT PILATES course, save $50.

  • Workshop Conference Specials
    Workshop Conference Specials

    Early Bird Special!  Sign up for our May Workshop Conference (May 5-7) by March 31st and receive a 10% Early Bird discount.

How do I enroll?

For Workshops/CEC Conferences: You may register online or call our team at (562) 598-8585.  

For STOTT PILATES Courses: Please fill out the on-line application form and we'll call you to answer any questions and sign you up.  

May Conference

May 5

May 6

May 7

Meet The Trainers

John Garey

Master Instructor Trainer

John is CSCS Certified, ACE certified, has a MA degree Physical Education from New York University. He is the creator of John Garey TV and John Garey Fitness and Pilates. John has presented internationally in more than 15 countries and throughout the US and has starred in 100's of Pilates and Fitness videos.

Mary Jo Ketterhagen-Ida

Lead Instructor Trainer for

Mary Jo is a STOTT PILATES® and ZEN-GA Lead Instructor Trainer  for our studio.  She has been in the fitness industry for 20 years helping clients reach balance in their lives. In addition to being STOTT PILATES® Fully Certified, she is ACE certified, PMA certified and also has a degree in Microbiology from the University of Wisconsin. Mary Jo teaches STOTT PILATES® and ZEN-GA courses and workshops at John Garey Fitness & Pilates and different hosting sites in Southern California.

Heather Lawson

Lead Instructor Trainer for

Heather has been with John Garey Fitness & Pilates practically since the day the doors opened in March, 2001. Heather is a STOTT PILATES® Lead Instructor Trainer for Mat and Reformer, Cadillac Chair and Barrels, as well as Injuries and Special Populations. Heather is a Fully Certified STOTT PILATES® Instructor. She is a featured performer and instructor in many STOTT PILATES® DVDs. Heather is also ACE Certified. Heather played an integral role in developing the JG Barre Program. In addition, Heather graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2000 where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet Performance.

Workshop Pricing:

  • 2-Hour Workshop: $100 
  • 4-Hour Workshops: $200 
  • Early Bird discount 10%: Available until July 31st for the Fall Conference and October 31st for the Winter Conference

RULES AND RESTRICTIONS: No transfers or refunds. For more information, call the Education Hotline at (562) 598-8585.