On the Move (OTM) is a group-based exercise program developed at the University of Pittsburg, Physical
Therapy Department. To find more information about the program or the reseach behind
it click here.
OTM is designed to improve the timing and coordination in walking. Classes are lively
and enjoyable using music, props, and partner-based activities. When compared to a seated strength, endurance,
and flexibility exercise program for walking, OTM resulted in greater improvements
On the Move challenges the brain to match the timing and sequences of your movements
with your posture to improve the smoothness and efficiency of walking. To achieve
this better walking, OTM has a variety of progressive stepping and walking patterns.
On the Move classes: