Suncoast Pilates is the ONLY Central Florida host site for Balanced Body® Pilates Instructor Training
Interested in becoming a Pilates instructor or CoreAlign instructor? Suncoast Pilates offers a complete Comprehensive Pilates Training Program. Suncoast offers a complete Pilates, CoreAlign, MOTR (MoreThanARoller), and Balanced Body Barre Instructor Training Program. Check out our entire SCHEDULE of instructor courses and workshops (check back frequently) and REGISTER
In order to better plan your 2022 Pilates instructor or CoreAlign instructor courses, you may wish to download our Teacher Training Schedule and Teacher Training Course Checklist. There are four course plans including Mat Only, Reformer Only, Mat and Reformer, and Comprehensive (which includes all and Chair, Barrels, and Trapeze Table).
During this time of the Covid19, Suncoast Pilates offers options both in studio OR virtual live online via Zoom. Some courses are in studio only or Zoom only. Local attendees are asked to please attend in person. Call 727-772-6772 for details (7 days a week); REGISTER. (Note: trainee required to have equipment needed for the course if attending online via Zoom. Order Balanced Body equipment by emailing Balanced Body Sales Representative firstname.lastname@example.org , and mention Suncoast Pilates for purchase discount).
Why Balanced Body? Balanced Body is THE LARGEST EDUCATOR of Pilates Instructors in the world. Your Pilates education is recognized worldwide, and recognized by the Pilates Method Alliance. Manuals, and accompanying streaming links are considered to be some of the best resources in the industry. Suncoast has three Balanced Body Pilates Master Instructors on Staff including Allie, Nancy, and Patricia, and two CoreAlign Master Instructors Patricia and Adri, who will mentor you through your entire educational process!
Patricia Welter’s Balanced Body Master Instructor Profile.
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®’s 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.
You may choose and test out at one of four levels–
!) Pilates Mat Instructor – Required modules Movement Principles, Mat I, Mat II, and Mat III plus Mat test out – completion of all modules plus required practice teaching, observation and personal practice hours prior to test out)
2) Pilates Reformer Instructor – Required modules Movement Principles, Reformer I, II and III and test out – completion of all modules plus required practice teaching, observation and personal practice hours prior to test out) – 12 hour anatomy course also required if no prior anatomy education
3) Pilates Mat / Reformer Instructor – Required modules Movement Principles, Mat I, Mat II, Mat III, Reformer I, II and III and test out (you can start with either Reformer I OR Mat I – completion of all modules plus required practice teaching, observation and personal practice hours prior to test out) – 12 hour anatomy course also required if no prior anatomy education
4) Pilates Comprehensively Trained Pilates Instructor – Required modules – Movement Principles, Mat I and II, III, Reformer I, II, III, Chair, Barrels and Cadillac / Tower modules plus test out – can begin at Mat I OR Reformer I module (completion of all modules plus required practice teaching, observation and personal practice hours prior to test out) – 12 hour anatomy course also required if no prior anatomy education
5) Bridge programs from other training organizations are also available
Note that all modules require additional purchase of required manual / streaming link.
Total cost of modules depend on choice of level chosen (Mat only, Reformer only, Reformer / Mat only or Comprehensively Trained) and if trainee registers early in order to receive early bird discount available for most modules. There is an additional test out fee depending on the level at which you test out. Note that Balanced Body allows time to take modules as your time and budget allows.
The CoreAlign Instructor Training program is separate and apart from the Pilates program. Two modules are required – CoreAlign I Fundamentals and CoreAlign II Progressions. Manual / streaming link materials required additional fee.
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Patricia is an amazing instructor. She not only skillfully teaches the material, but brings a level of experienced practicality and nuance that fit the pieces all together for a newer Pilates teacher. She will always take the extra time to ensure everyone is confident in the material and knowledgeable in the cues and principles to properly teach our students. I feel like I am learning from the best!
Even taking this module online, Patricia managed to maintain the energy and attention level, during the two days. Excellent knowledge of the material and the "sight of an hawk". She provides excellent feedback to make alignment adjustment even "on line". She utilize the Combo, the Wunda and the Exo chairs to present the exercises so that we can appreciate the differences and their applications. It went further, including the relationship of the exercises between the chair and other devices such as the Cadillac, the Reformer. I liked that her camera changed the shot. You could see from different angles as if you were in person. Very accessible and answer all your doubts.
Patricia has the magic touch of 1. keeping the material interesting & fun to learn, 2. the group engaged, 3. creating an overall supportive learning atmosphere
CoreAlign 1 was a really well constructed course. Patricia, and her technician Bob, did a fabulous job in an online class setting (COVID). They watched our form in the exercises, gave corrections and answered all of our questions. I highly recommend Suncoast Pilates for their professionalism and expertise.
Allie is fantastic. This class was great. I loved the challenge of accomplishing exercises that steered away from before. She explained and demonstrated them clearly. I love her style of teaching. Looking forward to learning from her again.