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Our latest JGTV Video, In & Out Shoulder Press.

Check out this weeks latest video. Chase and I show you one of their favorite shoulder exercises in this weeks JGTV episode. I love this exercise. It really gets the whole deltoid and I can’t wait to use it in my class today! Click here to watch the video.


CORE™ Weekend in Long Beach, AUG 24 and 25 with John Garey

I’m so excited to be teaching CORE programming at our own studio next weekend.  I hope you’ll join me for a weekend of learning and fun!  Sign up for CORE Athletic Conditioning and Performance Training Foundations Day with me in Long Beach, CA. Next Saturday, AUG 24 from 11am-7pm. You’ll learn the science behind Plyometrics, […]

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Our latest JG TV series, Some Of My Favorites, adds another exercise clip.

Check out this week’s, JG TV episode. I’m joined by Fitness Expert and JGFP Instructor Jake Robinson. He’s showing us one of his favorite exercises, Superman On A Ball. It’s a simple and awesome exercise for the back, glutes, and hamstrings.   I love that we show ways to make the exercise harder and easier. […]

Now featuring, “Some Of My Favorites” on JG TV

I’m so happy to show off our new series, “Some Of My Favorites,” Featuring some of the Fitness Experts that teach with me at LiveMetta Pilates. Check out our first 3 videos: 1. The intro which gives you information about what the series includes and how it was shot. 2. The first exercise […]

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Our New Video Series – All you need is you!

I’ve put together a series of exercises for a workout program called “All You Need Is You.”  It’s a challenging group of exercises that covers all the muscles in the body.  And the best part is that you don’t need any exercise equipment.  Just you!  That means it’s perfect for when you can’t make it […]

Review and Exam Prep

5 Reasons to Take Your STOTT PILATES Certification Exam

5 Reasons to take your STOTT PILATES® Exam…Now! Finish what you started!  You’ve worked so hard to get through the course and learn the material.  It can be nerve wracking to take an exam, but this is how you and everyone else knows that you’ve learned what you need to be one the best Pilates […]

There is still time to sign up for our JG Spring Conference, April 5-7.

5 Reasons to Attend the JG Spring Conference, April 5-7

Our JG Spring Conference is just around the corner, April 5-7, and we still have a few spots available in many of our workshops.  I put together the 5 top reasons I think you should come to this event, if you’re not already signed up. TOP 5 REASONS TO ATTEND THE JG SPRING CONFERENCE, APRIL […]


Next XTC Program begins Monday, April 1

 One of my favorite programs we’ve ever offered is XTC (extreme training camp). I love it because it’s a 4-week commitment with one coach. You work out 4X per week and every workout is specifically designed to be high intensity and give you the biggest bang for your buck. Your workouts get progressively more challenging […]


JG celebrates 12 years getting Long Beach fit and training Instructors!

Click on the link below for the latest news from the JG Insider. Take advantage of our 10% off sale to celebrate 12 years on serving Long Beach. Read about give aways and our Anniversary Challenge. In Instructor Training news, check out our STOTT PILATES Summer School Express Series, taught primarily by John Garey, Master […]

Todd & Ricca get your body Summer-Ready!

Summer Body Clinic with Ricca and Todd

Check out our latest program with Ricca and Todd!  Summer Body Clinic.  Check these two out!  Who doesn’t want to look like this at the beach?  Awesome trainers, great idea, and just in time for Summer.  Check out the link below and contact the Front Desk for more info (562) 430-3006   Click the link […]

John’s Quote of The Week

Letting go helps us to to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance. It allows others to be responsible for themselves and for us to take our hands off situations that do not belong to us. This frees us from unnecessary stress.

- Melody Beattie