Jean Marie Fitness


1682 Alternate 19, Palm Harbor, FL 34683

​​​​Jean Marie Fitness founded in 1996 by Jean Deferrari will help you gain the strength, stamina and vitality to meet the demands and challenges in your life.  Jean's goal is to help individuals improve and/or restore their physical fitness and achieve optimal health & wellness.  Jean accomplishes her goal through the teaching and offering of her fitness and nutrition programs, specifically Pilates, personal training, Classical Stretch/Essentrics and Shaklee's scientifically researched, natural nutrition programs.  

About Jean

Jean's specialty is teaching individuals how to build a strong foundation of fitness and health with restorative methods of exercise and a foundation of good nutrition and food supplementation.  Our bodies are designed to age naturally and Jean believes heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis, and chronic aches and pains are not natural parts of aging.  

Call Jean for more information and to schedule a free, 30 minute phone consultation.      

Education, Certifications & Achievements

​Red Cross Lifeguard Certification  and Water Safety Instructor (1980-1985)

B.S,  Business Administration; Rowan University, NJ  (1988)                                                                                      
A.A, Paralegal Careers, Legal Assistant, Tampa FL (1989)  

AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor (1994-2016)                                                                                                                                                  

AFAA Certified Personal Trainer (1995-2016)  

Nutrition & Wellness Consultant/ Shaklee Independent Distributor (1996-2016)  

ESPN Fitness America Pageant Competitor- Florida  (1996-1999)

ESPN Fitness America National Pageant Competitor- Redondo Beach, CA (1998)                               

IFPA Personal Trainer, Palm Harbor, FL  (1997)                                                                                                                                                   

ISSA Certified Personal Trainer, Palm Harbor, FL  (1997)                                                                                                                            

ISSA Certified Fitness Therapist, Palm Harbor, FL (1998)                                                                                                                           

Chek Institute- Scientific Back Conditioning, Scientific Core Conditioning, Program Design (1998-2002)                                                                                                             

Stott Pilates Mat (2001)                                                                                                                                                          

Stott Pilates Reformer (2003) 

Northwest Academy of Practical Nutrition- Basic Nutrition (2008)

Anatomy & Physiology I & II - St.Pete College, FL (2010)                                                                                                                                                                                               Power Pilates Mat  (2011)                                                                                                                                                                 

PHI Pilates Mat (2012)  

Certified Praise Moves Instructor (2012)                                                                                                                                                                      

TRX Suspension Training (2012)                                                                                                                                                                               

Essentrics/Classical Stretch-Level 1 Certification with honors  (2012)                                                                                                 

Essentrics/Classical Stetch-Level 2 Certification with honors (2013)                                                                                                 

Essentrics/Classical Stretch-Level 3 (2014)                                                                                                           

Essentrics/Clasical Stretch- Level 4 (2014)                                                                                                                                                                            

PHI Pilates YUR Back Certification (2015)                                                                                                                                                        

National Academy of Sports Medicine CES- Corrective Exercise Specialist Certification (2016)                                                                                                        

Health Ways FLEX Group Fitness Instructor (2016)