Adapt Pilates exercises


Suggest relevant Pilates matwork exercise adaptations or options to allow for individual client differences or needs and provide participants with advice on intensity and how to progress their individual performance and results.

Alternative labels

modify the Pilates regime
adapt Pilates exercises
amend Pilates movements

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Adapt Pilates exercises is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Pilates teacher: Pilates teachers plan, teach, and adapt exercises based on the work and principles of Joseph Pilates. They collect and analyse information for each client to ensure that programmes are safe, appropriate and effective. They apply the principles of Pilates through the planning and teaching of supportive, non-competitive lesson. They motivate and encourage clients to ensure their adherence to regular sessions.

Optional skill

Adapt Pilates exercises is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Adapt Pilates exercises – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022