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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.
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
Employee Assistance Program
Understanding Autism & Reducing Stigma
Autism remains one of the most researched, experienced and misunderstood diagnoses in history. In this workshop learn some of the history of Autism spectrum disorders, and how those with this diagnoses experience everyday life as well as ways to interact and engage with respect and compassion.
April 6, 2021 • Jodie Leister M.S.Ed, LPCC-S, CEAP
Weight Management
GOLO Diet “GoLose Weight, GoLook Great, GoLove Life
Join Matthew Black MS, RDN, LD for a brief overview of the GOLO diet plan for weight loss, including its claims on reversing insulin resistance, the GOLO supplement, and more. Does it work? Is it worth the cost?
March 23, 2021 • Matthew Black MS, RDN, LD
General Health and Wellness
Spring Garden Planning
Learn how to get started with growing you own fresh, healthy, local produce.
March 16, 2021 • Timothy McDermott DVM