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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.
Healthy Eating
Healthy Summer Cooking
If you love summer food and are looking to learn more about incorporating more nutrition while cooking, then this webinar is for you! Join us for a webinar on healthy summer cooking and you will be making delicious and nutritious meals at home in no time.
June 16, 2021 • Emily Rice, RDN, LD
Weight Management
Weight Management Programs and Strategies
Ready to lose weight but not sure how best to reach your goals? Join us as registered dietitian Liz Weinandy presents and reviews the different weight management options YP4H has available to you and all OSU insurance holders. For immediate resources, tips, printable handouts and archived videos please visit the OSU Health Plan’s Weight Management Tools page at osuhealthplan.com/health-plan-tools/weight-management.
May 18, 2021 • Liz Weinandy, MPH, RDN, LD
Active Living
Spring into Physical Activity
Did you know that the month of May is the National Physical Fitness and Sports Awareness month? Along with the warmer temperatures, this is a great time to recommit to your physical activity goals. Do you feel like you have been consistent with your exercise routine, but will be heading back to the office and not sure how to adjust to what may be your new work schedule? Join Health Coach Bonnie to explore ways to stay active in the spring and summer months and to establish your return to work physical activity routine.
May 14, 2021 • Health Coach Bonnie
General Health and Wellness
Herb Gardening
Have you ever wanted to grow your own herbs, but did not know where to start? Join this webinar to learn how to start, grow and maintain you own herb garden. You will learn how to best care for your herbs, how to best wash and store them and maybe even a few creative recipe ideas!
May 11, 2021 • Timothy McDermott DVM
Employee Assistance Program
The Health Benefits of Laughter
Discover the mental and physical health benefits of adding more laughter to your life. We will discuss how laughter can be the best medicine for stress, anxiety, pain management, and coping with chronic illness, as well as, practice some laughter therapy together. 
May 4, 2021 • Dr. Roseanne E. Scammahorn & Kellie A. Lemly
Parenting & Family
PT & Back Pain Pregnancy
This webinar will review different types of back pain that may be experienced during pregnancy, strategies for self-management, and guidelines for when and how to seek care for these issues. Briefly, this class will also touch on how to manage back pain during labor and delivery, and strategies for management in the postpartum period.
April 20, 2021 • Claire Such, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC
Active Living
Stretching: Myths, Facts, and the Basics
There is one universal truth about stretching, that we all should do it. Yet, not many of us do. Join OSU Health Coach Alison as she talks about some of the myths and facts about this important type of exercise as well as learn some basics to getting started.
April 19, 2021 • Health Coach Alison Barney
Active Living
Get Fit with your Pets
A balanced diet and regular exercise are extremely important for pets, just like they are for humans, and many of the health benefits of a healthy lifestyle are the same. Just like having a regular workout buddy or running group to keep you motivated your pet can help bring the same accountability to your exercise routine because your plan is no longer just about your own health, but also theirs. Join this webinar to learn about the benefits of exercising with your pet, why is it important for your pet to maintain a healthy weight, have flexibility of muscles and joints, and learn signs of stress and enjoyment and how to get them started.
April 13, 2021 • Arielle P. Markley, DVM, cVMA, CCRT, CVPP, DAIPM
Healthy Eating
Lowering Salt and Sugar in your Diet
We all know sugar and salt are not good for us. Join Antonette Hardie, OSU Wexner Medical Center dietitian to learn how much sugar and salt we should be eating (or not eating!) and how to lower the amount we take in.
April 7, 2021 • Antonette Hardie, MS, RD, LD