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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.

Visit Link to Health to view and register for upcoming classes and events, or browse archived programs below.

Employee Assistance Program
Mindfully Living in the Present Moment
In this webinar, you will learn skills on how to be mindful which has been shown to decrease stress and increase resilience. Being mindful is more than meditation, being mindful is being aware of our habits of thinking and action.  We will have a chance to practice some mindfulness techniques in this webinar. 
February 9, 2023 • Suzanne Vickers, LISW-S
Employee Assistance Program
#Motivational Monday (Gratitude)
We’ll find some inspiration to develop gratitude in our everyday lives. Gratitude is really the ability to appreciate life in full color (the lights, the darks, and more).
February 6, 2023 • Helka Casey, LPCC-S
Emotional Wellbeing
Float Your Stress Away
Float your stress away in The Ohio State Float Cabin! Don't let the start of the year be a stressful time. Take an hour of your day and float your stress away. The Ohio State Float Room is located on the Columbus campus and has timeslots available each day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Join this webinar to learn more about The Ohio State Float Room, the benefits of floating, how to schedule and payment options available online using your FSA/HRA card. For more information visit https://eslab.ehe.osu.edu/sensory-deprivation-float-room/.
February 2, 2023 • Emily Martini
Parenting & Family
Mom Meditation: Part 4
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 27, 2023 • Stacy Notestine RN, IBCLC
Healthy Eating
The Thrifty Plan: Grocery Shopping
Healthy doesn’t have to mean too expensive. Do you find yourself wanting to eat healthy, but concerned about your family’s grocery budget? Join Carol Smathers, MS, MPH for a 45-minute webinar to explore ways to shop for nutritious foods on a limited budget, including considering current costs per serving. Learn about the USDA’s report on affording healthy foods at various budget levels.
January 24, 2023 • Carol Smathers, MS, MPH
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
Employee Assistance Program
Workplace Etiquette Redefining Professionalism
Over the last decade the world of work has seen some of the most significant changes in how we work on an individual and global level. Join this webinar to catch up on the changes and learn about what the future of the work world is predicted to be.
January 12, 2023 • Jodie Leister, LPCC-S, CEAP; Ohio State University Employee Assistance Program
Weight Management
Finding Your Happy Weight
Join OSU Health Plan Health Coach Alison for an educational program on your relationship with your weight. During this 30-minute session, we will discuss what it means to be on your journey to your happy weight. This may or may not be your ideal body weight. It may or may not be a number. More than likely, it is a feeling. We will discuss action steps for consideration to thrive in a place that feels good to you.
January 11, 2023 • OSU Health Plan Health Coach Alison Barney
Employee Assistance Program
#Motivational Monday Prompting Change
We’ll take a high-level look at Fogg’s B=MAP and how we can better “prompt” those New Year’s habits we want to develop!
January 9, 2023 • Helka Casey, LPCC-S