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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.
Parenting & Family
Mom Meditation Mini-Series: Part 3
Regardless of the age of the child, being a new mom can be stressful. This is exactly why Stacy Notestine, mom of four, registered nurse and yoga teacher, has created mom focused meditations to support a more calm and peaceful type of motherhood. Come learn the skills needed to tap into your breath to create more patience, focus and connection.
January 20, 2023 • Stacy Notestine RN, IBCLC
Parenting & Family
Mom Meditation Mini-Series: Part 2
Regardless of the age of the child, being a new mom can be stressful. This is exactly why Stacy Notestine, mom of four, registered nurse and yoga teacher, has created mom focused meditations to support a more calm and peaceful type of motherhood. Come learn the skills needed to tap into your breath to create more patience, focus and connection.
January 13, 2023 • Stacy Notestine RN, IBCLC
Parenting & Family
Mom Meditation Mini Series: Part 1
Regardless of the age of the child, being a new mom can be stressful. This is exactly why Stacy Notestine, mom of 4, registered nurse and yoga teacher, has created mom focused meditations to support a more calm and peaceful type of motherhood. Come learn the skills needed to tap into your breath to create more patience, focus and connection.
January 6, 2023 • Stacy Notestine RN, IBCLC
Parenting & Family
Making the Most of Family Mealtime
What does family mealtime look like at your house?  Family mealtime, healthy food, and nutrition are hot topics right now and researchers are examining the powerful benefits of eating together.  In this Your Plan for Health webinar, we’ll discuss what parents can do to engage their children and encourage their healthy growth and development.
October 25, 2022 • James S. Bates, Ph.D.
Parenting & Family
Fostering Your Childs Self-Efficacy
We humans, throughout our lives, continually face new experiences, challenges, problems, and barriers. We will not always be successful in learning, meeting, solving, or overcoming every situation, but we can learn to face situations with a determination to do our best. During this session, we'll dialogue about self-esteem and self -efficacy, and some parenting strategies to help children develop an, "I think I can" attitude.
August 23, 2022 • Joseph Maiorano, Ph.D.
Parenting & Family
Planning to Get Pregnant: Things to Consider
It’s never too early to start planning for pregnancy. Whether this is your first baby or third baby, there are important steps to help you get ready for a healthy pregnancy. Join Dietitian and Buckeye Baby Coach Jessica as she talks about preconception health recommendations you can do before and between pregnancies.
July 11, 2022 • Jessica Hernandez, OSU Health Plan Health Coach
Parenting & Family
Water First for Thirst for Kids
There are many benefits to drinking water and it is just as important for kids to meet their daily fluid needs as it is adults. Join this webinar to learn from Carol Smathers, MS, MPH the benefits of drinking water, ways to encourage kids to drink more water, reasons and ways to avoid sugary drinks, and how sugar sweetened beverage marketing targets kids and teens.
July 6, 2022 • Carol Smathers, MS, MPH
Parenting & Family
Today’s Techno Parenting
Today’s tech-saturated world introduces challenges as well as opportunities to parenting young children. Mothers and fathers worry about the effects of tech on their children and how to protect their children all the while trying to use tech for learning, creating, leisure, and so much more. In this webinar, we will be discussing the pros and cons of tech and how to teach our children to be smart and safe online.
June 28, 2022 • James S. Bates, Ph.D.
Parenting & Family
Helping Kids Cope with Stress
Kids naturally experience stress. Yet, coping with stress is a learned behavior. Based on his research, John Gottman, psychologist and author, refers to parents as emotion coaches, whose job is to help their children better understand and regulate their emotions. Because good coaches know and practice what they teach, attendees and I will talk about improving our own coping strategies, so we can better teach those strategies to our kids.
March 29, 2022 • Joseph Maiorano, Ph.D.
Parenting & Family
Body Image and Pregnancy
Join OSU Health Coaches Jessica Hernandez and Amanda Fox for a conversation about body image and pregnancy. Learn more about what body changes to expect before, during and after pregnancy, and discuss how you can love and care for your body from a body positive perspective.
February 23, 2022 • OSU Health Plan Health Coaches Jessica Hernandez and Amanda Fox