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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
How to Take Mental and Emotional Breaks in Your Day
It is a challenge to take breaks when we have busy lives of caretaking children, elder parents, working and just living with other stressful events. Join this webinar to learn how to give yourself permission to take breaks and re-group, re-assess, and re-join your life with more ease and peace.
May 14, 2024 • Suzanne Vickers, LISW-S
Employee Assistance Program
Growth Mindset
A growth mindset is the belief that our basic abilities or talents can be enhanced, and new ones can be developed through dedication and perseverance. Fostering this mindset helps us get “unstuck”, embraces challenges, and can shift the experience of making a mistake from failure to opportunity. Join this webinar to learn about ways to develop a growth mindset and how it can benefit you both professionally and personally.
April 16, 2024 • Helka Casey, LPCC-S
Healthy Eating
Navigating Low Carb Nutrition
The concept of the Low Carb Diet has been around for upwards of 100 years. Over the last half-century, many variations have been popularized for weight loss. In this webinar, Matthew Celik MS, RD, LD will provide an overview of countless Low Carb diets and their nuances, including the advantages and disadvantages when considering these diets.  
April 9, 2024 • Matthew Celik MS, RD, LD
Employee Assistance Program
#MonthlyMotivation: Connect with your Purpose
We often find work that connects with a purpose, such as giving to others, but then we get busy (and tired) and lose that sense of our personal mission statement. Join this webinar to re-connect with your purpose in life…that may reside outside of your work life. Either way, this practice can help us to be resilient in life.
April 2, 2024 • Suzanne Vickers, LISW-S
Employee Assistance Program
#MonthlyMotivation: Just One Thing
When you think about beginning your workday do you ever get overwhelmed with what seems like an endless to do list, a splash of self-doubt, and you don’t know where to start? Let’s review and share some quick tactics to readjust and focus on just one goal and our days will be filled accomplishments and confidence!
March 4, 2024 • Helka Casey, LPCC-S
Active Living
Lower Body Tone
Join OSU Health Plan Health Coaches Michael and Bonnie for a lower body strength training routine. This workout will be suitable for most people. During this 20-to-30-minute session, we will help you create a resistance routine to help improve your lower body strength that can make everyday activities easier.
February 21, 2024 • OSU Health Plan Health Coaches Bonnie Wilhelm and Michael Bramlish
General Health and Wellness
The Benefits of Exercise and Ambulatory Wellness Offerings for OSUHP
We all know that exercise is beneficial to our health. Whether you are trying to lose weight, manage diabetes, lower your blood pressure or are needing accountability and structure to develop a healthy exercise routine, our programs can get on the right track. Learn how you can incorporate exercise as medicine into your lifestyle by joining Kelly Urse, ACSM-EP and Wellness Program Manager for a presentation of healthy lifestyle programs offered at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
February 13, 2024 • Kelly Urse, ACSM-EP
Employee Assistance Program
#MonthlyMotivation: Beyond Fear
Is fear your greatest motivator? It’s a very powerful and important emotion for all of us. However, it can only take us so far in our journey. Together, let’s take stock of how fear has helped or hurt your motivation and consider other effective alternatives.
February 8, 2024 • Tyler McGuire, LISW
General Health and Wellness
Heart Healthy Living
Join us for this 30-minute heart health webinar led by a Registered Dietitian. Whether you are looking to prevent heart disease, have a history of heart disease, or just want to know more, this webinar is designed to empower you! You will leave with a better understanding of how you can make simple dietary changes to improve your health.
February 6, 2024 • Dena Champion MS RD LD CNSC
Healthy Eating
Hidden Risk of Food Dyes
Artificial food coloring was introduced back in the 19th century and consumption has been on the rise since. Claims have been made that they cause serious side effects. Join Dietitians and Certified Health Coaches Jessica and Lindsay as they navigate these claims.
February 1, 2024 • OSU Health Plan Health Coaches Jessica Hernandez and Lindsay Atwood