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Pilates Teacher Training & Continued Education

2019 JG Winter Conference

STOTT PILATES Continuing Education Credits!

December 7 & 8

Featuring STOTT PILATES®, Total Barre®, and ZEN-GA® Workshops to earn STOTT PILATES CECs.  Join Lead IT Heather Lawson and Lead IT  Melissa McNamara for 2 days of workshops including Total Barre Foundations Day, Zenga Fascial Lines, and Studio Circuit. 

Scroll down for more details.  Can’t make our Winter Conference?  No worries. Save the date for our 2020 Spring Conference: in May.

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.

  • 2019 Winter Conference
    2019 Winter Conference

    2019 Winter Conference
    December 7-8


    Early Bird:  Save 10% if you sign up before November 6
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How do I enroll?

For Workshops/CEC Conferences: You may register online or call our team at (562) 430-3006.  

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.  

Winter Conference in Long Beach, CA December 7 & 8, 2019

Saturday, December 7

Sunday, December 8

Workshops at Claremont Sanctuary Pilates in Claremont, CA November 2, 2019

Saturday, November 2

To register for the Claremont Sanctuary workshops contact: Joni Iqal at (909) 450-4869

Address: 101 North Indian Hill Blvd. Suite C2-203 Claremont, CA 91711

Meet The Trainers

Heather Lawson

Lead Instructor Trainer for Merrithew

Heather is a STOTT PILATES® Lead Instructor Trainer for Mat and Reformer, Cadillac Chair and Barrels, as well as Injuries and Special Populations. She is a Lead Instructor Trainer for Total Barre, and is a featured performer and instructor in many Merrithew videos.

Melissa McNamara

Lead Instructor Trainer for Merrithew

Melissa is a STOTT PILATES® Lead Instructor Trainer for Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair and Barrels, Injuries and Special Populations, Total Barre, CORE and ZENGA. Melissa began her teaching career at Merrithew headquarters in Toronto. She holds an MFA in Contemporary Performance and specializes in teaching movement to performers and Pilates for Kids. 

John Garey

Creator of John Garey TV
Merrithew™ Ambassador & Continuing Education Provider
Master Instructor Trainer Emeritus for Merrithew™

Pilates Teacher Training - Long Beach, CA

John Garey is the creator of John Garey TV.  He is also the Founder of John Garey Fitness & Pilates.  John is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through NSCA and earned his MS in Physical Education from New York University.

As a Merrithew™ Ambassador & Continuing Education Provider and Former Master Instructor Trainer for Merrithew™, John is an integral part of the programming team specializing in their premiere brand, STOTT PILATES®.   John is also certified by the Pilates Method Alliance, as well as a Personal Trainer from the American Council on Exercise.

John has starred in hundreds of Fitness and Pilates videos. He is an International Pilates and Fitness Presenter, teaching instructors in more than 15 countries and counting, and throughout the USA. He has contributed to and appeared in many international publications, including Pilates Style Magazine, Men's Fitness, Shape, GQ, and the LA Times.

Workshop Pricing:

  • 2-Hour Workshop: $110
  • 4-Hour Workshop: $220
  • Early Bird discount 10%: Pay just $99 per 2-Hour Workshop and $198 per 4-Hour Workshop. Early Bird Special Discount ends November 6, 2019.
    (NOTE: Early Bird Special does not apply to the Total Barre Foundations Day Course)

RULES AND RESTRICTIONS: No transfers or refunds. For more information, call the Education Hotline at (562) 430-3006.

Pilates Teacher Training & Continued Education

Whether you want to achieve STOTT PILATES® Certification, to improve your technique by taking a targeted Pilates teacher training course, are interested in learning advanced Pilates methods or are seeking continuing education credits (CECs) to maintain certification, you have come to the right place!

John Garey Pilates is the only STOTT PILATES Licensed Training Center in Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Orange County and provides an extensive range of year-round Pilates teacher training courses.

Led by some of the most experienced instructors in the area, courses and workshops at John Garey Pilates Teacher Training offer high-quality instruction to help you become the very best Pilates instructor possible.

Pilates Teacher Training

John Garey Pilates Teacher Training offers all you need to become a STOTT PILATES Certified Instructor, Fitness Trainer, Pilates Instructor, expand your Pilates and fitness knowledge, earn CECs, and so much more. Our comprehensive range of teacher training programs are well organized and intense to ensure you are as successful as possible.

STOTT PILATES teacher training programs include full certification courses, workshops, intensive sessions, and targeted programs to help you study, learn, and prepare for certification.

STOTT PILATES courses include:

  • Mat Courses – Advanced Mat and Intensive Mat Plus
  • Reformer Courses – Intensive Reformer and Advanced Reformer
  • Cadillac Courses – Intensive Cadillac and Advanced Cadillac
  • Chair Courses – Intensive Chair and Advanced Chair
  • Barrels Courses – Intensive Barrels and Advanced Barrels (includes Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector and Small Barrel)
  • Injuries & Special Populations Courses (a must for any Pilates Teacher)

In addition to Pilates teacher training, we offer teacher training for CORE™, ZEN·GA™, TOTAL BARRE™, Fitness Trampoline, Cycling, TRX Suspension Training®, and much more.

Courses provide solid foundational knowledge and skills plus expert and friendly instruction. You can expect to feel empowered, inspired, and mentored at every Pilates teacher training course from John Garey Pilates Teacher Training!

Our Pilates teacher training courses are held at our Long Beach headquarters studio as well as our Beverly Hills, Pasadena, Newport Beach, and Claremont, California hosting locations. Learn more about STOTT PILATES Certification, Pilates teacher training, and how to get started at John Garey Pilates Teacher Training!