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CLASSES AND EVENTS

As an OSU Health Plan member, you have access to a wide variety of health and wellness classes, recordings and events all year long. Take advantage of all that’s available to you! It can do wonders for your wellness.

View upcoming and archived classes and events below.
Employee Assistance Program
#Motivational Monday (Gratitude)
We’ll find some inspiration to develop gratitude in our everyday lives. Gratitude is really the ability to appreciate life in full color (the lights, the darks, and more).
February 6, 2023 • Helka Casey, LPCC-S
Healthy Eating
The Thrifty Plan: Grocery Shopping
Healthy doesn’t have to mean too expensive. Do you find yourself wanting to eat healthy, but concerned about your family’s grocery budget? Join Carol Smathers, MS, MPH for a 45-minute webinar to explore ways to shop for nutritious foods on a limited budget, including considering current costs per serving. Learn about the USDA’s report on affording healthy foods at various budget levels.
January 24, 2023 • Carol Smathers, MS, MPH
Parenting & Family
Mom Meditation Mini-Series: Part 3
Regardless of the age of the child, being a new mom can be stressful. This is exactly why Stacy Notestine, mom of four, registered nurse and yoga teacher, has created mom focused meditations to support a more calm and peaceful type of motherhood. Come learn the skills needed to tap into your breath to create more patience, focus and connection.
January 20, 2023 • Stacy Notestine RN, IBCLC
Parenting & Family
Mom Meditation Mini-Series: Part 2
Regardless of the age of the child, being a new mom can be stressful. This is exactly why Stacy Notestine, mom of four, registered nurse and yoga teacher, has created mom focused meditations to support a more calm and peaceful type of motherhood. Come learn the skills needed to tap into your breath to create more patience, focus and connection.
January 13, 2023 • Stacy Notestine RN, IBCLC
Employee Assistance Program
Workplace Etiquette Redefining Professionalism
Over the last decade the world of work has seen some of the most significant changes in how we work on an individual and global level. Join this webinar to catch up on the changes and learn about what the future of the work world is predicted to be.
January 12, 2023 • Jodie Leister, LPCC-S, CEAP; Ohio State University Employee Assistance Program
Weight Management
Finding Your Happy Weight
Join OSU Health Plan Health Coach Alison for an educational program on your relationship with your weight. During this 30-minute session, we will discuss what it means to be on your journey to your happy weight. This may or may not be your ideal body weight. It may or may not be a number. More than likely, it is a feeling. We will discuss action steps for consideration to thrive in a place that feels good to you.
January 11, 2023 • OSU Health Plan Health Coach Alison Barney
Employee Assistance Program
#Motivational Monday Prompting Change
We’ll take a high-level look at Fogg’s B=MAP and how we can better “prompt” those New Year’s habits we want to develop!
January 9, 2023 • Helka Casey, LPCC-S
Parenting & Family
Mom Meditation Mini Series: Part 1
Regardless of the age of the child, being a new mom can be stressful. This is exactly why Stacy Notestine, mom of 4, registered nurse and yoga teacher, has created mom focused meditations to support a more calm and peaceful type of motherhood. Come learn the skills needed to tap into your breath to create more patience, focus and connection.
January 6, 2023 • Stacy Notestine RN, IBCLC
Emotional Wellbeing
Mindfulness Practices and Techniques
The concept of mindfulness is becoming more and more popular. Mindfulness practices include activities such as meditation, yoga, progressive muscle relaxation, and deep breathing. Join Family and Consumer Sciences, Extension Educator Casey Bishop as she discusses ways to create time for activities that will help you increase your quality of life and decrease your stress. Many mindful and spiritual techniques only require a few minutes out of your day to practice but can make a meaningful impact.
December 13, 2022 • Casey Bishop, FCS Extension Education, MACP
Employee Assistance Program
Whole Person Health Physical, Behavioral, and Social Health
We will review the benefits of integrating a whole health framework of physical, behavioral, and social health. In this webinar we will develop a deeper understanding of integrative health care practices you can use to foster a heathier work, life, and family balance.
December 8, 2022 • Suzanne Vickers, LISW-S