Walking difficulty is a common and costly problem in older adults.

Become an Instructor

$450 if registered 3 weeks prior to the course start using promotion code

$500 until midnight the day before the course

Are you interested in becoming an On the Move: Group Exercise for Improved Mobility in Older Adults® certified instructor?

You need to:


Be a licensed health professional (PT, PTA, OT, COTA) or certified fitness instructor (certified by a national recognized fitness organization such as ACE or ACSM)


Attend one our OTM training courses (this course will be eligible for continuing education credits), achieve a passing grade on a written examination, and demonstrate competency with the program


Hold a current CPR certification

We also prefer, but do not require, that you have the following:


Experience leading group exercise programs


Experience interacting with older adults


An energetic, upbeat personality

Once you are an instructor, you are encouraged to teach OTM at a licensed facility. For a directory of the eligible facilities and organizations, please click here.

Training Course Information

To become a certified OTM instructor, you must attend one of our training courses. The course includes:


2 half days of training, virtual or in-person hybrid


CEU credits


OTM manual and materials


Access to our video database


Continued support as you implement OTM

Contact Information

If you would like further information regarding how to become a certified OTM instructor, please feel free to email us at contact@onthemove.pitt.edu.

Get In Touch

On the Move: Group Exercise for Improved Mobility in Older Adults®
University of Pittsburgh
Department of Physical Therapy
Bridgeside Pointe 1

100 Technology Drive – Suite 210
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


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