Located in Palm Harbor near the gulfcoast communities of Ozona and Crystal Beach and near Innisbrook Golf Resort, Jean Marie Fitness & Pilates has been moving the Palm Harbor community since 1996.
Founded by Jean Marie Deferrari, Jean Marie Fitness and Pilates specializes in personalizing Pilates and personal fitness training programs through Private, Duet and Small Group Sessions. With over 20 years of personal training clients, Jean has built an extensive client base that ranges from teens to senior citizens and includes everyone in between. She has trained clients with every possible injury and medical condition and is passionate about teaching persons how to achieve optimal fitness and healthy movement patterns with Pilates exercises and functional fitness training. Formerly a fitness competitor and bodybuilder, Jean was introduced to Pilates to help rehabilitate her sports injuries and low back pain. She embarked in her very first professional Pilates education with Stott Pilates in 1999, and in 2001 she began teaching Pilates to her clients at her personal training studio. Today, Jean is a comprehensively trained Polestar Pilates Instructor. She has studied anatomy, injury rehabilitation and nutrition in great depth and is also certified by NASM, AFAA and Essentrics.
Jean believes the rewards of practicing Pilates reaches far beyond body aesthetics. Jean will help you build a better body, strong muscles, strong bones and perform exercises that are good for your body and safe for your joints and spine. Your Pilates program will be tailored to suit your medical history, current fitness level, age, goals and special needs.
Jean Marie Fitness & Pilates studio offers Balanced Body Pilates equipment and a variety of other equipment. In a typical session at Jean Marie Fitness & Pilates you will exercise on both the mat and specialized equipment like the Reformer, the Trap Table, Tower and Chair. Depending on your goals and interests, your Pilates sessions can also include exercises with the Core Align machine, TRX, weights, Total Gym, bands, balls, Bosu and more.
After a Pilates session you will feel stronger, taller, flexible, balanced, and more aware of your body. Joseph Pilates said that his method of exercise "develops the body uniformly, corrects wrong posture, restores physical vitality, invigorates the mind, and elevates the spirit."
We look forward to helping you achieve your physical fitness goals, move better and feel better!