Season 1, Episode 1 – Guest: PJ O’Clair
I’m so excited that my friend, PJ O’Clair, is the first guest on The John Garey Show. PJ and I have known each other for years and I find her both motivating and inspiring. PJ is an amazing example of someone who has risen to the top of her profession through years of hard work, love, and passion. In this episode, you’ll get to know PJ a little better while we all have a little fun. I hope you enjoy The John Garey Show, Season 1, Episode 1.
PJ O’Clair is the owner of ClubXcel and of Northeast Pilates, an award winning STOTT PILATES® Licensed Training Centers. She is an acclaimed leader in the fitness industry. PJ is a Merrithew™ Master Instructor Trainer and an integral member of their internal programming and presenting team representing ZEN●GA™ Mindful movement, STOTT PILATES® and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™ programs. She has presented on behalf of Merrithew™ on an international level in more than 14 countries and throughout the USA, and has programmed and starred in over 60 Merrithew™ DVDs.
PJ is also a Senior Master course instructor for TRX® and teaches many of the Suspension and Rip Training courses. She is the recipient of the prestigious IDEA “Program Director of the Year” award for 2008. PJ continues to be a sought-after speaker and consultant at fitness conferences and spas worldwide – and has written numerous articles for industry publications.
Meet and Greet Segment (Begins at 0:51)
0:51 John tells some of PJ’s bio.
2:13 PJ and John talk about how they met.
2:50 PJ and John reminisce about their multiple DVD shoots and programming for Merrithew™.
5:00 PJ and John perform a party trick.
6:12 PJ talks about her experience on the Merrithew™ World Tour.
Inspire Segment (Begins at 9:20)
9:25 PJs talks about her passion for outdoor cycling and her work with the Pan-Mas Challenge.
Fun Segment (Begins at 13:59)
14:00 PJ and John play a game called “PJ’s jobs and John’s jobs, Real or Not Real.”
Training Segment (Begins at 24:15)
24:26 PJ talks about her latest passion, Fascial Research.
25:30 PJ explains how Fascial Research matters for Fitness and Pilates Professionals.
Final Segment (Begins at 28:51)
29:00 John asks PJ one last question.
Reference Material and Links
Pan-Mas Challenge – www.PMC.org
For more information regarding Fascial Research, connect with PJ below.