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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
Grace, Gratitude and Self-Care
Join the EAP for a 30-minute webinar where we will discover what you can do to increase your self-care with a focus on grace and gratitude and how it can enhance your work and personal lives.
July 7, 2021 • Helka Casey
General Health and Wellness
Hydration
Now that we are in summer weather, it is even more important to stay hydrated. Did you know that headaches, muscle fatigue, or decreased energy could all be signs of dehydration? Do you really need 8 glasses of water per day? Join OSU Health Coach Bonnie to review hydration recommendations, benefits of staying hydrated, and additional tips to increase water intake.
July 6, 2021 • Health Coach Bonnie Wilhelm
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
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
Active Living
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
General Health and Wellness
Understanding Asthma
Asthma is a condition that affects the lungs. It is one of the most common long-term diseases of children, but adults can have asthma too. Join Health Coach Alison as we talk about this disease and its management. With an asthma action plan, you can control and prevent attacks to breathe easy.
March 15, 2021 • Health Coach Alison Barney