Do I need to be fit to start Pilates? WE ARE MOVING! › Category: Class Type › Do I need to be fit to start Pilates? 0 Vote Up Vote Down Candice Staff asked 3 years ago Should I need to be strong and fit to start Pilates? Question Tags: chair pilates, exercises, Reformer class, toning 1 Answers 0 Vote Up Vote Down Candice Staff answered 3 years ago Pilates does not require any fitness pre-requisites. You can begin Pilates classes anytime, and at any level of fitness.