Health and Wellness Classes 2018

Should you wish to participate in any of the classes listed below, click here to schedule your participation. All classes require advance scheduling and are offered in conjunction with Your Plan for Health.


Destressing with Chair Yoga 
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Note: You must register for this webinar through Link to Health and through Weight Watchers by using the webinar link in advance to the start of the program.

What is Health Coaching?
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

What is Health Coaching?  Join OSU Health Plan and YP4H health coach Greg to learn more about the health coaching program offered here at OSU. Greg will discuss how health coaching works and the potential benefits and impacts you can see from joining this free and confidential program.

Becoming Emotionally Intelligent
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Emotional intelligence is our ability to identify, understand, and manage emotions in a positive way. Managing our emotional intelligence helps us communicate effectively, empathize with others, and demonstrate resilience through challenges that arise. Emotional intelligence is learned through practice. This session will dive into how you can become emotionally intelligent to improve your relationships. 

Nutrition for the Whole Family
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

As a parent, you probably want to do everything you can to make sure your kids get the nutritious foods they need to grow and thrive. Sometimes, though, kids of all ages can be picky or stubborn, refusing to eat certain foods or insisting that they adhere to a specific diet. How do you respond when you find yourself in these situations? In this webinar, Jenny Lobb, a Registered Dietitian and Extension Educator, will share strategies to “Grow Good Eaters” and promote healthy eating throughout childhood and adolescence.

The Psychology of Scams
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Anyone can become a victim of consumer fraud, and fraudsters don't only target older Americans who are nearing or already in retirement. This program will shed light and give insight on the tactics scammers and con artists use to make their victims feel more at ease, and more likely to succumb to a fraud. You're never too young to become a smart investor.

Weight Lifting for Life
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm

Contrary to popular belief, weight lifting is much more than building the size of our muscles. It is an essential facet of a well-rounded exercise routine that provides us with several benefits throughout our lifetime. Join OSU Health Coach Sarah to discuss the various benefits of resistance training as well as ways to incorporate it into your exercise routine at every age!

Having a Healthy Body Image
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Most women and some men experience some discontent about their bodies.  Poor body image can be associated with depression, eating disorders, and low self esteem.  Body image is often developed in childhood and adolescence and is influenced by several factors.  Learning how to appreciate your body can lead to higher self worth and increase satisfaction in your life and relationships.

Health Insurance Basics Part 1
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Do you have any idea what your healthcare really does or how it works? Do you know how to read an Explanation of Benefits (EOB)? All of the benefits available to you reflect Ohio State’s commitment to provide high-quality, affordable plans and represent a significant component of your total rewards for working at Ohio State. We know that when our faculty and staff are healthy, everyone wins. Join us for this 2-part webinar series where we will make learning about your insurance fun! Matt Byrne, who has made a career helping people find affordable health insurance, will be leading this interactive presentation helping you understand your healthcare.

Ways to Cut Calories without Feeling Deprived
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Diets don’t work. If you’ve ever tried to “go on a diet”, you probably know from firsthand experience how frustrating and defeating it can feel to put yourself in a state of deprivation, and you don’t need a dietitian to tell you that! Unfortunately, there is a whole industry devoted to “selling” diets and promoting certain foods as “good” and others as “bad”. So, if you are legitimately trying to lose weight, where do you turn for advice? What really works?  In this webinar, Jenny Lobb, a Registered Dietitian and Extension Educator, will share strategies you might use to cut calories without feeling deprived, ultimately leading you toward a sustainable lifestyle change for the better.

Exercise and Cardiovascular health
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

A seentary lifestyle is one of the major risk factors for cardiovascular disese. Learn about other risk factors and how you can reverse them to prevent cardiovascular disease.

Suicide Prevention: Together, We Can Save Lives!
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

According to the latest (2016) data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the 10th ranking cause of death in the U.S. (homicide ranks 16th), and on average, one person dies by suicide every 11.7 minutes. Understanding the issues concerning suicide and mental health is an important way to take part in suicide prevention, help others in crisis, and change the conversation around suicide. This webinar will help familiarize participants with the risks and warning signs as well as offer ways to communicate hope and challenge mental health stigma. Everyone has a role to play in preventing suicide! 

Health Insurance Basics Part 2
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Do you have any idea what your healthcare really does or how it works? Do you know how to read an Explanation of Benefits (EOB)? All of the benefits available to you reflect Ohio State’s commitment to provide high-quality, affordable plans and represent a significant component of your total rewards for working at Ohio State. We know that when our faculty and staff are healthy, everyone wins. Join us for this 2-part webinar series where we will make learning about your insurance fun! Matt Byrne, who has made a career helping people find affordable health insurance, will be leading this interactive presentation helping you understand your healthcare.

Health and Wellness Classes

Health and Wellness Classes 2018

Should you wish to participate in any of the classes listed below, click here to schedule your participation. All classes require advance scheduling and are offered in conjunction with Your Plan for Health.


Destressing with Chair Yoga 
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Note: You must register for this webinar through Link to Health and through Weight Watchers by using the webinar link in advance to the start of the program.

What is Health Coaching?
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

What is Health Coaching?  Join OSU Health Plan and YP4H health coach Greg to learn more about the health coaching program offered here at OSU. Greg will discuss how health coaching works and the potential benefits and impacts you can see from joining this free and confidential program.

Becoming Emotionally Intelligent
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Emotional intelligence is our ability to identify, understand, and manage emotions in a positive way. Managing our emotional intelligence helps us communicate effectively, empathize with others, and demonstrate resilience through challenges that arise. Emotional intelligence is learned through practice. This session will dive into how you can become emotionally intelligent to improve your relationships. 

Nutrition for the Whole Family
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

As a parent, you probably want to do everything you can to make sure your kids get the nutritious foods they need to grow and thrive. Sometimes, though, kids of all ages can be picky or stubborn, refusing to eat certain foods or insisting that they adhere to a specific diet. How do you respond when you find yourself in these situations? In this webinar, Jenny Lobb, a Registered Dietitian and Extension Educator, will share strategies to “Grow Good Eaters” and promote healthy eating throughout childhood and adolescence.

The Psychology of Scams
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Anyone can become a victim of consumer fraud, and fraudsters don't only target older Americans who are nearing or already in retirement. This program will shed light and give insight on the tactics scammers and con artists use to make their victims feel more at ease, and more likely to succumb to a fraud. You're never too young to become a smart investor.

Weight Lifting for Life
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm

Contrary to popular belief, weight lifting is much more than building the size of our muscles. It is an essential facet of a well-rounded exercise routine that provides us with several benefits throughout our lifetime. Join OSU Health Coach Sarah to discuss the various benefits of resistance training as well as ways to incorporate it into your exercise routine at every age!

Having a Healthy Body Image
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Most women and some men experience some discontent about their bodies.  Poor body image can be associated with depression, eating disorders, and low self esteem.  Body image is often developed in childhood and adolescence and is influenced by several factors.  Learning how to appreciate your body can lead to higher self worth and increase satisfaction in your life and relationships.

Health Insurance Basics Part 1
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Do you have any idea what your healthcare really does or how it works? Do you know how to read an Explanation of Benefits (EOB)? All of the benefits available to you reflect Ohio State’s commitment to provide high-quality, affordable plans and represent a significant component of your total rewards for working at Ohio State. We know that when our faculty and staff are healthy, everyone wins. Join us for this 2-part webinar series where we will make learning about your insurance fun! Matt Byrne, who has made a career helping people find affordable health insurance, will be leading this interactive presentation helping you understand your healthcare.

Ways to Cut Calories without Feeling Deprived
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Diets don’t work. If you’ve ever tried to “go on a diet”, you probably know from firsthand experience how frustrating and defeating it can feel to put yourself in a state of deprivation, and you don’t need a dietitian to tell you that! Unfortunately, there is a whole industry devoted to “selling” diets and promoting certain foods as “good” and others as “bad”. So, if you are legitimately trying to lose weight, where do you turn for advice? What really works?  In this webinar, Jenny Lobb, a Registered Dietitian and Extension Educator, will share strategies you might use to cut calories without feeling deprived, ultimately leading you toward a sustainable lifestyle change for the better.

Exercise and Cardiovascular health
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

A seentary lifestyle is one of the major risk factors for cardiovascular disese. Learn about other risk factors and how you can reverse them to prevent cardiovascular disease.

Suicide Prevention: Together, We Can Save Lives!
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

According to the latest (2016) data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the 10th ranking cause of death in the U.S. (homicide ranks 16th), and on average, one person dies by suicide every 11.7 minutes. Understanding the issues concerning suicide and mental health is an important way to take part in suicide prevention, help others in crisis, and change the conversation around suicide. This webinar will help familiarize participants with the risks and warning signs as well as offer ways to communicate hope and challenge mental health stigma. Everyone has a role to play in preventing suicide! 

Health Insurance Basics Part 2
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Do you have any idea what your healthcare really does or how it works? Do you know how to read an Explanation of Benefits (EOB)? All of the benefits available to you reflect Ohio State’s commitment to provide high-quality, affordable plans and represent a significant component of your total rewards for working at Ohio State. We know that when our faculty and staff are healthy, everyone wins. Join us for this 2-part webinar series where we will make learning about your insurance fun! Matt Byrne, who has made a career helping people find affordable health insurance, will be leading this interactive presentation helping you understand your healthcare.

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