Author Archives: Patricia Massey Welter

Patricia Massey Welter

About Patricia Massey Welter

Co-Owner Suncoast Pilates, Palm Harbor, FL. Balanced Body Faculty Member

Patricia Massey Welter co-owns Suncoast Pilates in Palm Harbor, FL, with her husband Robert. She is the director of Pilates instruction at Suncoast, a Balanced Body master instructor for Pilates and CoreAlign, a Pilates Method Alliance Certified Pilates Teacher and a Lolita San Miguel Pilates master. Suncoast Pilates is a Balanced Body Pilates Instructor Training Facility, and as a Balanced Body Host site, Patricia teaches Pilates and CoreAlign instructor-training modules and workshops. Patricia is one of the area’s most experienced Pilates instructors, and has owned a studio for more than 20 years. In addition to her Pilates background, which has spanned 26 years, she holds certifications in personal training, fitness, post-rehab fitness and aquatics. Patricia works with clients ranging from individuals new to Pilates to teenagers to post-rehab to professional athletes. She has worked with MLB baseball players, PGA pro golfers, triathletes, pro skaters, runners and tennis players. For more information, visit suncoastpilates.com.




Sonja six weeks post surgical

Breast Cancer, Pilates and Recovery – Part 3 of 3

RECAP: In part one, long time Suncoast Pilates client Sonya had been diagnosed with breast cancer during a routine mammogram, experiencing no symptoms or family history, in February 2015, After a biopsy confirmed the diagnosis, she opted to immediately have a double mastectomy, which was performed March 30, 2015. She has been a studio client since late 2006, taking Pilates sessions three times weekly. Read more »


Sonja at Balanced Body Headquarters

Breast Cancer, Pilates and Recovery – Part 2 of 3

RECAP: In part one, long time Suncoast Pilates client Sonya had been diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2015, and had a double mastectomy March 30, 2015. She has been a studio client since late 2006, taking Pilates sessions three times weekly, and had completed the Balanced Body Pilates instructor training program taught at the studio, though she had not yet tested out. Read more »