Walk With Ease Leader Resources

Become a Walk With Ease Certified Leader

This on-demand online video workshop trains you to become an Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease Program leader. Developed by leading experts, Walk With Ease is evidence-based, proven to help people with arthritis or other related conditions reduce pain, increase balance, strength and walking pace, and improve overall health. Some of the program goals are to understand the relationship between arthritis, exercise and pain, develop and implement a personal walking plan with realistic goals, and gather tips, strategies and resources for maintaining a long-term exercise routine. Leaders will receive an Arthritis Foundation certification*, a leader's manual filled with exercise illustrations, health education information, and a 6 week walking plan. 

Walk With Ease FAQ


  • Must be certified in CPR. 
  • Must have professional liability insurance unless covered by employer/facility. 


  • The Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease training is available via an on-demand online video workshop.
  • Watch the On-Demand online video workshops and successfully complete the corresponding quiz online.
  • The workshop fee is $89. Successful completion of the course is worth 4 CEUs. 
  • Organizations seeking to purchase multiple registrations, please contact Steve Machado [email protected]. 1-(602) 383-1235.

How to Complete Your Walk With Ease Instructor Training

  • Complete the Arthritis Foundation WWE Program Leader Training -

    • Be sure to download the Leader’s Manual and Lecturette Posters

  • Watch all four training videos and complete the knowledge tests

  • Complete the Final Exam

  • Submit the below documentation to Nick Turkas ([email protected]) to receive your WWE instructor certification:

    • Completed Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease Program Leader Training and Certification Application form 

    • WWE Record of Completion certificate, this certificate shows that you completed the training

    • Copy of your adult CPR certification

Download the Walk With Ease Program Leader Training and Certification Application form.

Promotional Tools

Walk With Ease- Self-Directed Enhanced Kit

This kit will help you lead a Walk With Ease Self-Directed Enhanced program (Espanol), includes FAQs, weekly email engagement series, marketing tools and tips for book distribution.

Disability Adaptation Guide for Program Leaders 

The purpose of this guide is to educate providers of the Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease® program on tips and strategies to include people with physical, sensory, communication and intellectual disabilities in their program.

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