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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
#MonthlyMotivation: Wake Up and Notice What is Going Well!
Let’s face it, getting out of bed in the morning can be hard! Our minds generally start to scan for what might go wrong or isn’t going well. What if you paused before getting up and notice what is going well and what could go right?
January 25, 2024 • Suzanne Vickers, LISW-S
General Health and Wellness
Home Hydroponics: Grow Veggies and Herbs 24/7/365
Did you know you can grow your own fresh veggies and herbs indoors all year long?  Learn the basics of home hydroponic systems to get you started with your 24/7/365 vegetable garden. 
January 25, 2024 • Timothy McDermott DVM
Active Living
Deskersize
Join OSU Health Plan Health Coach Michael for a physical activity program. During this 30-minute session, we will demonstrate strength training exercises from the comfort of your desk, discuss ways to incorporate strength training with body weight exercises, and learn how to progress exercises to make them more challenging.
January 24, 2024 • OSU Health Plan Health Coach Michael Bramlish
Healthy Eating
Increasing Your Fruit and Vegetable Intake
Vegetables and fruit provide many health benefits, but most people are not getting the recommended amount. This program will discuss ways to increase intake of these nutrient-packed foods, tips for cooking to make them taste the best, and what to look for when selecting them at the store (fresh vs frozen, organic vs conventional).
January 18, 2024 • Candice Schreiber, RD, LD
General Health and Wellness
Change Behavior, Change Your Life
Have you developed some lifestyle habits that are causing you to feel unhealthy or unwell? Have you been thinking about making changes in your life to not just survive, but THRIVE? Join Lori DeShetler a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach to learn simple strategies you can employ to begin taking small steps to create positive behavior change considering the 6 Dimensions of Wellness that impact your life: Physical, Emotional, Social, Spiritual, Intellectual, and Occupational.
January 16, 2024 • Lori DeShetler, PT, MSPT, OCS, NBC-HWC
General Health and Wellness
How to Talk to Your Doctor
This webinar will explain ways to get involved in your health care decisions and how to make the most of your time in the doctor’s office.
January 9, 2024 • Loretta Sweeney
General Health and Wellness
Why Try Dry January: The Impact on Your Health
Dry January started in 2013 in the UK as a way for people to take a break from alcohol and explore the changes for their mental and physical health. In this 30-minute educational program, Health Coaches Jessica and Amanda will discuss how alcohol impacts our well-being and provide tips for cutting back this month and beyond!
January 3, 2024 • OSU Health Plan Health Coaches Jessica and Amanda
Active Living
Working out with Kettlebells
Join OSU Health Plan Health Coaches Adam and Michael for a physical activity program about using your kettlebells. During this 20-minute session we will showcase a full-body workout.
December 13, 2023 • OSU Health Plan Health Coaches Adam Roberts and Michael Bramlish
Emotional Wellbeing
The Gift of Gratitude
Join OSU Health Coach Amanda for an educational program about Gratitude! During this 30-minute session, we will learn why gratitude supports health and well-being, discover different ways to practice gratitude intentionally, do an in-session gratitude practice, and create plans to keep the practice going.
November 9, 2023 • Health Coach Amanda Fox
Active Living
Upper Body Burn
Join OSU Health Plan Health Coaches Adam and Michael for a physical activity program about using your free weights to target your upper body. During this 20-minute session we will showcase exercises and how to progress your workout.
November 8, 2023 • OSU Health Plan Health Coaches Adam Roberts and Michael Bramlish