Curvy Girl Fitness with Jo-Ellen Marks 

Fitness Philosophy 

Curvy Girl Fitness is founded on the principle that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes. The key to a healthy lifestyle begins by being thankful for what you were blessed with, and accepting that you were born with the keys for improving your body, mind and spirit. 

Jo-Ellen Marks is the founder of Curvy Girl Fitness and has 16 years of experience in the fitness and recreation fields.  Her experience includes a balanced use of multiple fitness disciplines including:

Core training

Postural training





Strength training

Interval training

Cardiovascular conditioning


Weight loss 

Jo-Ellen brings these training components together into an individualized training program that will help you meet your personal goals.


Jo-Ellen Marks, Fitness Jo of Curvy Girl Fitness, is preparing to launch products via Curvy Girl Fitness.com.  The website and product line are focused on training the entire person: body, mind and spirit, in an effort to bridge the gap between individuals and their health and fitness goals. The website will feature free Vlogs to help individuals begin a practice of visualization and positive thinking, as well as workouts ideas, articles, newsletters, blogs and chat rooms where participants can support one another along their fitness journey.  


  • Founder of Curvy Girl Fitness
  • Creator of Your Fitness Inspiration
  • Top 10 trainers in Philly:  Philly Style Magazine, January 2006
  • ACE Certified Personal Fitness Trainer
  • AFAA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer
  • Pilates Mat Certified Trainer
  • Resist A Ball Certified Trainer
  • ACE Pre and Post Natal Certified
  • Recreational Therapist 4 Years
  • Inventor Fitness By Color System