Suncoast Pilates is the ONLY Central Florida host site for Balanced Body® Pilates Instructor Training
Interested in becoming a Pilates instructor? Suncoast Pilates offers a complete comprehensive Pilates instructor training program and is an approved Balanced Body® Pilates instructor training facility. Pilates instructor training modules are offered throughout the year. Suncoast Pilates is proud to be listed under the Pilates Method Alliance Registry of Schools as a Balanced Body® teacher training facility.
For detailed information regarding the complete Balanced Body instructor training program call Suncoast Pilates, view the Balanced Body® Education page for information or download the brochure on this page to the right. Balanced Body® offers a full range of Pilates instructor training programs, whether you are interested in teaching Pilates Mat classes, Reformer classes or wanting to become a comprehensively trained Pilates instructor.
The Balanced Body® Pilates instructor training program is designed to create thoughtful, creative and successful Pilates teachers. The curriculum emphasizes the principles underlying each exercise. Our faculty members have a wide variety of Pilates backgrounds from classical to contemporary to fitness and bring their exceptional depth of experience to the training.
The program is designed in modules so you can take your first course now and continue your training next week, next month or next year. Each module is self contained so you can take them as quickly or as slowly as your schedule and budget allow.
Missed a module? Call or email us with interest, as more modules are added throughout the year. Suncoast Pilates in continually adding additional instructor training modules – stay tuned!
As of 2016, Suncoast Pilates will also be adding CoreAlign Instructor Training to our offering!
Pilates Mat Level II - December 2 and December 9, 2015, – Wednesdays – (both days Noon – 8pm) - $ 399.00 registration plus manual / DVD fee of $80 - Register
Balanced Body Pilates Instructor Training – Chair Module – December 4 – 5, 2015, Friday and Saturday, (10am – 6:00pm both days) – $425.00 earlybird registration up to two weeks prior / $450 regular registration plus manual / DVD fee of $80 Register
Balanced Body Pilates Instructor Training Module – Trapeze Table /Cadillac Module – January 8 – 9, 2016, Fri and Sat (10am to 7pm both days) – $499.00 earlybird registration / $525.00 regular registration plus manual / DVD fee of $80 - Register
Pilates Reformer I Instructor Training Module – February 19 – 20, 2016, Friday and Saturday (9:30am – 6:30pm) – $499 early bird registration up to 30 days prior – $525 regular registration – plus manual / DVD fee of $80 - Register
Pilates Reformer II Instructor Training Module – April 15 – 16, 2016, Friday and Saturday – 10:00am – 6:00pm both days – $450 earlybird registration up to two weeks prior / $ 475 regular registration – plus $ 80 DVD and manual fee - Register
Pilates Reformer III Instructor Training Module – June 10 – 11, 2016 – Friday and Saturday, 10am – 6pm both days – $ 450 registration plus DVD and manual fee of $ 80 - Register
Pilates Chair Instructor Training Module – July 14 – 15, 2016, Friday and Saturday – 1oam to 6pm both days – $425 earlybird / $ 450 regular registration plus DVD and manual fee of $ 80 – Register
Additioanl information for Balanced Body Pilates Instructor Trainees taking modules at Suncoast Pilates
Test Out Fees – Note that trainees may test out at one of three points (trainee may opt to wait to test out as comprehensive after all modules are completed)
Mat Only Test Out Fee – $200
Mat / Reformer Test Out Fee – $225
Comprehensive Test Out Fee – $250
If you have taken a Pilates Instructor Training module at Suncoast Pilates and wish to audit the same module an additional time, permission to audit and arrangements to audit are made through Suncoast Pilates. Auditing fees are $50 for one day or partial one day / $75 for two or partial two days / $100 for a three day or partial 3 days
Trainees who wish to do practice teaching hours at Suncoast Pilates may bring in practice volunteers by prearrangement with studio owner for fee to studio to use Pilates equipment. Must have student liability insurance, be approved to practice on volunteers and practice hours should be completed when Balanced Body Faculty are in studio. Contact Balanced Body Faculty / studio owner Patricia for fee schedule and arrangements.
Trainee observation hours may also be arranged, with fee for general observation. Fee will be waived for partial day if trainee is taking paid Private, Duet or Group equipment session for hour prior and after paid session. Rules of observation apply.
Studio is always seeking qualified and exceptional trainees for studio apprenticeship and for possible future employment. Call studio manager Patricia.
Invested and Dedicated
Patricia Welter and her team at Suncoast Pilates in Palm Harbor, FL are so invested and dedicated to the material- definitely representing Balanced Body well, in addition to the integrity of Joe Pilates' technique. I really look forward to further modules at this studio.
A Sincere Passion for Pilates and Training Her Students
Once again, Patricia Welter presented the Balanced Body material thoroughly and enthusiastically resulting in another successful module at Suncoast Pilates in Palm Harbor. She has a sincere passion for Pilates and for training her students to become the best instructors possible. I look forward to returning to this studio for another module soon.
Very grateful Suncoast Pilates is offering the Balanced Body curriculum. The studio owner, Patricia Welter, is fully invested in the material and is committed to producing the best instructors possible. I'm looking forward to completing the remaining comprehensive modules with her.
Superb Instructor and Person
Pat is very sensitive to all the learning levels of her students! She is a superb instructor and person (more importantly)!
Above and Beyond
Patricia Welter from Suncoast Pilates goes above and beyond to insure that all of the students in the Balanced Body modules feel confident and successful in the material. She did a great job of providing us with a plethora of material on Barrels in this one-day workshop. I look forward to future Balanced Body trainings at this location.