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State of Montana Wellness Programs

Walk with Ease Self-Directed Program

The Walk with Ease Self-Directed Program is a six week walking program for anyone who would like to start or maintain a low impact exercise program. The Montana Health Care and Benefits Division has approved this program as an eligible activity for the Next Steps Discount. This incentive for the Walk with Ease program is available to all members and their enrolled spouse/domestic partner.

Walk with Ease Structure

  • Program is self-directed
  • Six week walking program
  • Participants must walk a minimum of three days per week
  • Program is designed for all fitness levels
  • Participants have the option to receive a Walk with Ease workbook
  • Participants will receive weekly encouragement emails from instructor
  • In order for program to go towards the Next Steps Discount, each participant must:
    • Complete sign up questionnaire
    • Report weekly walking minutes
    • Complete post questionnaire at the end of the program
  • Walk with Ease Frequently Asked Questions

To register for a class, please find a start date below and click on the link. For more information please contact Melissa VanderVos at

Walk with Ease Dates - Sign up below

September 18 - October 30, 2017

  • Register by September 14, 2017