Founded in 2017, Inspired Method’s mission is to create a safe space to either learn or thrive during the workouts so that we can interchangeably use this experience to build and live an abundant life. Our breakthrough 4-pillar system was created by entrepreneur, 16-year movement pro, Strength and Mobility specialist, and fitness model Jared Rodriguez. Born and raised in Los Angeles, former collegiate baseball player and ping pong nerd - Jared's passion for humans and movement is unparalleled.
"I believe in proactive, consistent, and connected workouts where focus is the culture without adding the overdone seriousness." Jared Rodriguez
Our coaches are hand picked based on their passion for the industry, knowledge of the anatomy, and craftsmanship while programming workouts. Highly trained, accessible, and passionate - Inspired Method sets the standard for exceptional experiences and members for life.
meet the team
OWNER, CREATOR, MASTER TRAINER OF INSPIRED METHOD
- KINSTRETCH Specialist
- NASM CES
- ACE GFI
- WeckMethod RMT
- TriggerPoint Level II
Jared’s 16 years in the fitness industry have lead him to rebrand and grow Santa Monica’s largest outdoor permitted bootcamp, formally known as Body Inspired Fitness: SM, into the breakthrough Inspired Method system it is today. Jared’s leadership and talent has allowed him to partner with fitness powerhouses like Tonal, Herbalife Nutrition, Bowflex, Sweet Sweat, and Victorious.
Jared’s fitness education and experience are not simply a vessel to train, but to educate clients on what exactly their mind and bodies are going through during the training process. Never training two people exactly the same, it’s Jared honor and life’s work to understand what makes you unique and connect with you through your motivation process.
COACH, INSPIRED METHOD
- Certified Biomechanics Specialist
- Sports Injury Specialist
- Mat Pilates
- Pilates & Pregnancy
- Lifestyle & Weight Management Specialist
Holly leads the Female Inspired Training Program with Inspired Method and she crafted this group as a powerfully supportive environment for women to train and feel successful, together. This series is specifically designed for the female body and in just 7-weeks you can get into the best shape of your life.
With 12 years in the industry, Holly wants you to understand fitness is a way of life. She not only wants you to look good but to feel, move, and thrive on a daily basis. She teaches from the healthy perspective that life revolves around balance, therefore feeling strong and healthy should be a part of it.
COACH, INSPIRED METHOD
- NASM Certified Personal Trainer
- NASM Certified Nutrition Coach
- NASM Corrective Exercise Specialization
- NASM Women’s Fitness Specialization
Maricris is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach, with specializations in women’s fitness and corrective exercise. Her passion lies in helping busy bodies and perfectionists achieve their health and wellness goals by creating easy to follow, progressive programs that compliment their lifestyle. She works daily to inspire others to live with a positive mindset to help them recognize that prioritizing their total body health and wellness is a blessing with the reward of living life to the fullest!
Her work as a trainer also crosses over into her work as a fitness model. In addition to creating and producing her own content to serve her audience, Maricris has also been hired by various brands to represent their company as a model, as well as a content creator, and contributor by creating fitness programs. Some of the brands she’s had the honor to work and collaborate with are Adidas, Reebok, Nike, NASM, Oxygen Magazine, and Beachbody to name a few.
COACH, INSPIRED METHOD
- 300 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher (Yoga Alliance)
- National Schwinn Cycling Certified
- DotFIT Certified
Nick Ventra is an experienced registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance
(E-RYT 300) who has worked for companies and brands such as Equinox, Playlist LA Yoga, Lululemon, The Sanctuary Wellness Center & Yoga Studio, Cedars Sinai, Fabletics Men, Nike, and many more! In 2008, Nick cultivated his own yoga and meditation practice while studying acting and graduating from Cal State Fullerton in 2012.
As a certified fitness instructor, Nick has 10+ yrs work experience in the fitness industry and 5+ yrs teaching yoga, meditation, cycling, and functional fitness for group classes, private clients, outdoor/indoor private events, and music festivals. As a versatile instructor, Nick’s style of yoga teaching is influenced by Hatha, Iyengar, Power, Vinyasa, Yin, and Restorative.
MARKETING & SOCIAL MEDIA LEAD, INSPIRED METHOD
- BBA in Business Management
Sarah is the owner of Cloud 6 Studios, an independent Graphic Design & Marketing studio based in Austin, TX. She has over 8+ years of experience in social media, marketing, and graphic design especially in the fitness industry. Though her background is in business, she always had the intention to be an entrepreneurial creative and to find a way to work with people directly.
She hopes to uplift other businesses by making great design and marketing more accessible and affordable. In her free time, Sarah loves to move her body through H.I.I.T. exercises, gaming, and planning her next trip abroad.
NUTRITIONAL COACH, INSPIRED METHOD
- Certified Holistic Integrative Health Coach (Institute for Integrative Nutrition)
Eliza is a Holistic Integrative Health Coach, passionate about health, nutrition, and happiness (and shoes!). She is passionate about educating others on the impact of food and its integral part of health and fitness. Through small consistent lifestyle changes, she wants to teach people that when your food works, your life works.