October 9, 2015

Pilates Apprentice Instructors

As an approved Balanced Body® Pilates instructor training facility, Suncoast Pilates continues to add the cream of the crop of  apprentice instructors to our staff. 

Patricia Z. is a Balanced Body Comprehensively Trained Apprentice Instructor at Suncoast Pilates. She studied fine arts at Syracuse University and opened her own Framing and Art Gallery in Dover, Delaware. It is there she began her study of Isshinryu Karate in 1983. She became certified as an instructor by the Okinawan Isshinryu Karate Kobudo Association in 1993 and cofounded dojos (schools) both in Townsend, Massachusetts and in Land O’Lakes, Florida. She is presently a 5th degree black belt in the art. She has complemented her training in the martial arts with a newfound passion for Pilates and has pursued her studies and training here at Suncoast , along with attending national conferences and special seminars in Pilates with the same dedication and conviction as she has in karate. Patricia Z. is available for Apprentice Instructor Pilates Sessions Tuesdays, Thursday and Friday afternoon and evenings and Saturdays at our Apprentice rate. Please call studio for an appointment.  

 Anna, an Apprentice Pilates instructor at Suncoast Pilates, has a dance background, studying for 23 years before entering into the corporate world of Human Resources. During her time as a dancer and dance teacher she began taking Pilates to improve her strength, flexibility and overall performance as a dancer. She continued to study dance throughout college and was a student athlete for the Michigan State Dance team. After completing her Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management, Anna move to Florida where she became more dedicated to her Pilates craft. She has been studying Pilates for over 10 years, and is working toward her Balanced Body Pilates Mat and Reformer certifications here at Suncoast Pilates. Ann will be available for evenings, including late evening Tuesdays and select Wednesdays. Please call studio for an appointment.

Tami is a Balanced Body Pilates Comprehensively Trained Instructor, and completed her entire comprehensive training and is substitute teaching and apprenticing at Suncoast Pilates.  Originally from New York, she competed in gymnastics as a youth.  She has a Bachelors Degree in Information Technology from the University of South Florida, and previously worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs in St. Petersburg.  Tami’s love of Pilates started in 2006, and has continued to grow.  She looks forward to sharing her passion and desire to help others in their journey to a balanced mind and body, through Pilates.

Patricia Z. and Anna will be available for privates at Apprentice Rates by appointment only select times. If you wish to take sessions with Pilates Instructors working prior to their test out, please call the studio to inquire and book

Apprentice Rates for Patricia Z and Anna

Sessions Session Type Cost Per Session Total Cost
Introductory Apprentice Introductory Session $45 $45 1st time
1 Apprentice Instructor Single (1) Private Session $45 $45
5 Apprentice Instructor Five (5) Private Sessions $40 $200

Note: Clients should be healthy, injury free and have no orthopedic concerns. 12 hour prior cancellation required. 2 months expiration applies. Package may be used to book any available Apprentice Instructor. Package must be paid in full to receive package rate. 

Upon test out, apprentice will be deemed full instructor and will thereafter be available at full instructor fee.

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