Walk with Ease

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Don’t let arthritis or inactivity sideline you!

Living with arthritis pain can be debilitating and keep you from doing the things you enjoy.  The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease program is proven to make a big difference in your health – and your life. 

6 weeks. 18 hours. Feel better and do more.

In just 6 weeks, you’ll learn strategies to better manage your arthritis and experience how moving can make a different in your life and health.  Take of your health and get back to doing the things that matter to you – join a Walk With Ease class.

What is Walk with Ease?

Walk with Ease is…

an evidence-based program designed to help people living the arthritis better manage their pain. It’s also ideal for people without arthritis who want to make walking a regular habit. Sessions consist of group discussion and walking.

Is It For Me?

Workshops are best for any adult who:

  • have arthritis and want to reduce pain

  • and/or those who want to be more physically active

The Research

Studies by the Thurston Arthritis Research Center and the Institute on Aging of the University of North Carolina show that Walk With Ease is proven to:

  • Reduce the pain and discomfort of arthritis

  • Increase balance, strength and walking pace

  • Build confidence in your ability to be physically active

  • Improve overall health

What Participants Say

“I was afraid to walk very far because of my knee pain. Walk with Ease helped me start slow and build up gradually. Now I am confident in my ability to walk easily without making my arthritis worse.

Past Participant

Questions? Contact pals@wihealthyaging.org

Interested in becoming a facilitator? Visit our Become a Facilitator page to learn more.

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