John Garey Fitness & Pilates was founded in 2001, in a small studio near downtown Long Beach. In 2004 we moved to the Marketplace Shopping Center, where we expanded into our current 6,500 square foot facility. Everything we offer is Instructor-led, including 159 weekly classes and 19 different class formats, plus Personal Training, Private Pilates Training, and Small Group Programs. We are a Licensed Training Center for MERRITHEWâ„¢ the global leader in mind-body education and equipment. The MERRITHEW brands we offer include STOTT PILATESÂ®, COREâ„¢ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Trainingâ„¢, Total Barreâ„¢ and ZENâ€¢GAâ„¢. We have trained more than 1,000 Instructors since we started in 2001.
We operate out of five distinct spaces that are purposely designed for specific classes or private and small group training:Our Personal Training Room features a multi-station Jungle Gym, Squat Racks, TRX Suspension Trainingâ„¢ units, a Freemotionâ„¢ cable machine, a large variety of dumbbells, fitness bands and tubing, BOSUsâ„¢, stability balls, heavy rope, pull up bars and multiple benches. This room is designed for personal training and our small group programs.
Our Private Pilates Training sessions take place in our designated Private Pilates training room featuring the full suite of STOTT PILATESÂ® equipment, including three V2Max Plus Reformers, one Rehab V2Max Plus Reformer, one Cadillac, two Spring Walls, two Stability Chairs, two Ladder Barrels, two Spine Correctors, four Arc Barrels, two TRX Suspension Training Units, and a variety of other small apparatus for a fun, varied and challenging workout every time. This room also features a loft, where we offer Total Barre and Pilates Mat classes.
Our dedicated Indoor Cycling room features 15 state-of-the-art Schwinn AC Performance Plus with Carbon Blue and Echelon 2 computers, measuring RPMs, Power (WATTS), Distance, estimated Calorie Burn and Heart Rate (for anyone wearing a heart rate monitor). This room features great sound, lighting and airflow and a motivating mountain road backdrop.
Our Group Fitness room hosts a huge variety of class formats and is the home for a ton (literally) of dumbbells, medicine balls, TRX Suspension Trainingâ„¢ units, Jumpsport Fitness Trampolines, exercise tubing, Step platforms, Stability balls and more!Our Group Pilates Equipment room feature 10 STOTT PILATES Reformers, 10 STOTT PILATES Stability Chairs and additional accessories such as Jumpboards, Cardio Tramps, and Pilates Fitness Circles.