Participants

Experience the Walk With Ease program

The Walk With Ease Program can be experienced in a class setting or on your own at home. Locate the class nearest you using Oregon Health Authority's Compass Find a Workshop tool: See our class options and current class schedule.

Self-Guided Program

If you can't find a local class, or if you have a busy schedule, you can Walk With Ease on your own! We will send you a guide book that provides all the information, support, and tools you need to help you set and reach your goals.

Register for a self-guided program »

In-Person Classes

Led by a certified instructor, these 1-hour classes meet 2 or 3 times each week for a duration of 6-to-9 weeks, and are designed to be relaxing and enjoyable.

Each session includes:

  • Health-related discussion topics
  • Self-paced group walks

If you want to take part but have concerns about your health, consult your health care provider before you begin.

Program Details

  • 18 sessions of 45-60 minutes each
  • Sessions can be offered 3 times a week for 6 weeks or 2 times a week for 9 weeks
  • Facilitated by a trained, CPR-certified leader
  • Walking intensity can be modified to fit the needs of the group
  • Participant materials are available in English and Spanish

Each session includes:

  • 5 minute informational mini-lectures
  • Warm up and cool downs including stretches and strengthening exercises
  • 10-35 minute walking period
  • Group problem-solving and sharing

Mobile App

Now you can track your walking on your mobile device with the Walk With Ease app:

Find WWE Classes

Locate the class nearest you using Oregon Health Authority's Compass Find a Workshop tool: See our class options and current class schedule.