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You are invited!  Join us for these wonderful presentations.  Don’t delay – these classes have limited size and most require registration.  Classes have no cost are open to all members eligible to use the Montana Health Centers.  Click on the city of your choice, or just scroll down to browse.  Completion of 2 health coach-led classes or one of the programs (such as Walk with Ease) counts towards the Next Step discount for the November 1, 2016-October 31, 2017 incentive period. 

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Click here for recorded presentations or the city you are interested in for LIVE presentations, below.

Helena
Miles City
Billings
Deer Lodge
Butte
Missoula

HELENA 

Walk With Ease
Dates: Starts April 3, 6-week walking program. 
Location: It is an online self-directed program, you pick the time and place to walk!
Walking is a safe activity for most everyone. This is a great program if you want to start or maintain a low impact exercise program. During the six-week program the Walk with Ease coach will e-mail you weekly to help get you started and keep you motivated to walk, participants report back weekly their walking minutes.  The Walk With Ease program is open to ALL plan members, including Medicare Retirees.
To register: Register for Walk with Ease;  for questions or concerns contact Melissa VanderVos at mvandervos@mt.gov or call (406) 444-0959.

Online Registration for all classes listed below:

  • Go to www.CareHere.com and log in with your Username and Password.
  • Click on Appointments
  • Click on date of class; then choose drop down: 
  • What: Choose Classroom (the word Classroom might be in gray, however, please click on it).
  • Click Get Appointments. Find the Class Name in blue and click on it. 
  • This will take you to the class schedule where you can register by clicking on Make Appointment. You may also call 855.200.6822 and ask for assistance with registering. 

Food Awareness 101
Date: March 7, 14, or 21; (Tuesday), 11:30 AM-12:30 PM. 
Location: Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Dr. Conference Room. 
The objective of this presentation is to help you use MyFitnessPal to create awareness and track your energy intake. Please register for one date.
To Register: online registration at  www.CareHere.com (directions above).

 Food as Fuel
Date: March 8, 15, 22 or 29; (Wednesday), 3:15-4:00 PM.
Location: Safeway Grocery, 611 N. Montana Ave, Helena; Floral Dept. 
The objective of the tour is to provide the fundamental basics of nutrition, navigate your local grocery store and how to read a label or two.
To Register: online registration at  www.CareHere.com (directions above).

Nourish Yourself and Thrive 
Dates: March 15 (Wednesday), 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 
Location: Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Dr.; Conference Room 
This is a 2 consecutive week class, registration for first session implies commitment for both classes. This will provide adequate time for questions and supportive group discussion. The class will be taught by a behavioral health coach and a registered dietitian. It will include topics and activities on mindful eating vs emotional eating, food environments, self-care tips and nutrition basics. Plan to attend both classes.  
To Register: online registration at www.CareHere.com (directions above). 

Fundamentals of Nutrition 
Dates: March 8, (Wednesday), 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM. 
Location: Helena Health Center, 405 Saddle Dr.; Conference Room 
Are you looking to manage your health through food?  Not sure where to start to lose weight, feel better, reduce cholesterol and stabilize blood sugars, among others? Come and learn the simple foundation to which the process begins with a registered dietitian in a small group setting.  Individual consults available after attendance.  
To Register: online registration at www.CareHere.com (directions above). 

Grocery Store Tour 
Dates: March 7, 14, 21, or 28 (Tuesday), 12:10- 12:50 PM.  
Location: Safeway Grocery, 611 N. Montana Ave, Helena; Floral Dept. 
Are you confused by nutrition labels and baffled by ingredient lists? Do you get stuck in a fruit and vegetable rut? Are you wondering how to venture out of your usual routine? Come and learn what to look for on food labels and which aisles to really avoid the next time you shop. Your tour guide will be a registered dietitian in a small group setting.   
To Register: online registration at www.CareHere.com (directions above). 

MILES CITY
Walk With Ease
Dates: Starts April 3, 6-week walking program. 
Location: It is an online self-directed program, you pick the time and place to walk!
Walking is a safe activity for most everyone. This is a great program if you want to start or maintain a low impact exercise program. During the six-week program the Walk with Ease coach will e-mail you weekly to help get you started and keep you motivated to walk, participants report back weekly their walking minutes. The Walk With Ease program is open to ALL plan members, including Medicare Retirees.
To register: Register for Walk with Ease;  for questions or concerns contact Melissa VanderVos at mvandervos@mt.gov or call (406) 444-0959.

Meal Planning for Busy Families                                                                                                                   
Dates: March 16 (Thursday), 1:00 PM-2:00 PM.  
Location: Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility Multipurpose Room, 4 North Haynes Ave.
Have you ever wished you didn’t have to make a shopping list to match a new recipe?  Do you long for recipes with 12 ingredients or less that take no more than 45 minutes to prep, cook and serve that are full of flavor and are a balanced meal for your family?  Please join Karla Herman, registered dietitian nutritionist for this ongoing workshop throughout 2017 that provides you with 2-3 new recipes each month and the tools to build a shopping list that proceeds orderly through the grocery store. No more rushing back and forth from aisle to aisle because your list is disorganized. Please bring pen and paper as the shopping list will be compiled during the class.            
No Registration Necessary. Please note in times of inclement winter weather and hazardous road conditions, classes may be cancelled due to instructor round trip travel from Billings to Miles City

BILLINGS
Walk With Ease
Dates: Starts April 3, 6-week walking program. 
Location: It is an online self-directed program, you pick the time and place to walk!
Walking is a safe activity for most everyone. This is a great program if you want to start or maintain a low impact exercise program. During the six-week program the Walk with Ease coach will e-mail you weekly to help get you started and keep you motivated to walk, participants report back weekly their walking minutes. The Walk With Ease program is open to ALL plan members, including Medicare Retirees.
To register: Register for Walk with Ease;  for questions or concerns contact Melissa VanderVos at mvandervos@mt.gov or call (406) 444-0959.

Meal Planning for Busy Families                                                                                                    
Dates: March 9 (Thursday), 12:15 PM-1:15 PM.  
Location: Claims Processing Building.  624 North 24th Street; First floor conference room.
Have you ever wished you didn’t have to make a shopping list to match a new recipe?  Do you long for recipes with 12 ingredients or less that take no more than 45 minutes to prep, cook and serve that are full of flavor and are a balanced meal for your family? Please join Karla Herman, registered dietitian nutritionist for this ongoing workshop throughout 2017 that provides you with 2-3 new recipes each month and the tools to build a shopping list that proceeds orderly through the grocery store. No more rushing back and forth from aisle to aisle because your list is disorganized. Please bring pen and paper as the shopping list will be compiled during the class!            
No Registration Necessary.

Meal Planning for Busy Families                                                                                                    
Dates: March 23 (Thursday), 12:15 PM-1:15 PM.  
Location: Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks; 2300 Lake Elmo Drive.
Have you ever wished you didn’t have to make a shopping list to match a new recipe?  Do you long for recipes with 12 ingredients or less that take no more than 45 minutes to prep, cook and serve that are full of flavor and are a balanced meal for your family?  Please join Karla Herman, registered dietitian nutritionist for this ongoing workshop throughout 2017 that provides you with 2-3 new recipes each month and the tools to build a shopping list that proceeds orderly through the grocery store. No more rushing back and forth from aisle to aisle because your list is disorganized. Please bring pen and paper as the shopping list will be compiled during the class.            
No Registration Necessary.

Meal Planning for Busy Families                                                                                                    
Dates: March 30 (Thursday), 12:15 PM-1:15 PM.  
Location: Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks; 2300 Lake Elmo Drive.
Have you ever wished you didn’t have to make a shopping list to match a new recipe?  Do you long for recipes with 12 ingredients or less that take no more than 45 minutes to prep, cook and serve that are full of flavor and are a balanced meal for your family?  Please join Karla Herman, registered dietitian nutritionist for this ongoing workshop throughout 2017 that provides you with 2-3 new recipes each month and the tools to build a shopping list that proceeds orderly through the grocery store. No more rushing back and forth from aisle to aisle because your list is disorganized. Please bring pen and paper as the shopping list will be compiled during the class.            
No Registration Necessary.

DEER LODGE
 

Walk With Ease
Dates: Starts April 3, 6-week walking program. 
Location: It is an online self-directed program, you pick the time and place to walk!
Walking is a safe activity for most everyone. This is a great program if you want to start or maintain a low impact exercise program. During the six-week program the Walk with Ease coach will e-mail you weekly to help get you started and keep you motivated to walk, participants report back weekly their walking minutes. The Walk With Ease program is open to ALL plan members, including Medicare Retirees.
To register: Register for Walk with Ease;  for questions or concerns contact Melissa VanderVos at mvandervos@mt.gov or call (406) 444-0959.

Foods that Fuel Webinar 
Dates: March 9, (Thursday), 11:00 AM-11:45 AM.
Location:  Webinar (URL for the meeting room and call-in information to be emailed to those who have registered prior to the class).
Grab your lunch and learn at your desk about the power of food in the form of protein, carbohydrates, good fats, vitamins and minerals and its relation to weight management.  This presentation focuses on practicing how to eat more to reach goals rather than denying our bodies the fuel it needs to survive.
To Register:  E-mail Sarah Kuhn at skuhn@carehere.com.

Nutrition 101
Dates: March 21, (Tuesday), 4:00 PM-5:00 PM.   
Location: Butte Health Center, 3703 Harrison Ave., Suite B.  
This class covers the basics of healthy eating stressing how to make healthier choices and be mindful of portions in order to lose weight, manage chronic disease, and to feel better.
To Register: E-mail Sarah Kuhn at skuhn@carehere.com.

BUTTE
Walk With Ease
Dates: Starts April 3, 6-week walking program. 
Location: It is an online self-directed program, you pick the time and place to walk!
Walking is a safe activity for most everyone. This is a great program if you want to start or maintain a low impact exercise program. During the six-week program the Walk with Ease coach will e-mail you weekly to help get you started and keep you motivated to walk, participants report back weekly their walking minutes. The Walk With Ease program is open to ALL plan members, including Medicare Retirees.
To register: Register for Walk with Ease;  for questions or concerns contact Melissa VanderVos at mvandervos@mt.gov or call (406) 444-0959.

Foods that Fuel Webinar 
Dates: March 9, (Thursday), 11:00 AM-11:45 AM.
Location:  Webinar (URL for the meeting room and call-in information to be emailed to those who have registered prior to the class).
Grab your lunch and learn at your desk about the power of food in the form of protein, carbohydrates, good fats, vitamins and minerals and its relation to weight management.  This presentation focuses on practicing how to eat more to reach goals rather than denying our bodies the fuel it needs to survive.
To Register:  E-mail Sarah Kuhn at skuhn@carehere.com.

Nutrition 101
Dates: March 21, (Tuesday), 4:00 PM-5:00 PM.   
Location: Butte Health Center, 3703 Harrison Ave., Suite B.  
This class covers the basics of healthy eating stressing how to make healthier choices and be mindful of portions in order to lose weight, manage chronic disease, and to feel better.
To Register: E-mail Sarah Kuhn at skuhn@carehere.com.

MISSOULA
Walk With Ease
Dates: Starts April 3, 6-week walking program. 
Location: It is an online self-directed program, you pick the time and place to walk!
Walking is a safe activity for most everyone. This is a great program if you want to start or maintain a low impact exercise program. During the six-week program the Walk with Ease coach will e-mail you weekly to help get you started and keep you motivated to walk, participants report back weekly their walking minutes. The Walk With Ease program is open to ALL plan members, including Medicare Retirees.
To register: Register for Walk with Ease;  for questions or concerns contact Melissa VanderVos at mvandervos@mt.gov or call (406) 444-0959.

Online Registration for all classes listed below:

  • Go to www.CareHere.com and log in with your Username and Password.
  • Click on Appointments
  • Click on date of class; then choose drop down: 
  • What: Choose Classroom (the word Classroom might be in gray, however, please click on it).
  • Click Get Appointments. Find the Class Name in blue and click on it. 
  • This will take you to the class schedule where you can register by clicking on Make Appointment. You may also call 855.200.6822 and ask for assistance with registering. 

Total Body Workout
Dates: March 7, 14, 21, 28 (Tuesday), 12:05 PM–12:55 PM.
Location: Palmer Complex, 2681 Palmer Street.
This workout will be a combination of the barre method, pilates and strengthening to challenge your muscles and improve flexibility. Exercises can be modified depending on your fitness level and goals. Exercise/yoga mat or large towel recommended.  Appropriate footwear necessary.  Acknowledgement of Risk form must be signed at time of participation.  Minimum of 5 participants necessary to hold class.
To Register: online registration at www.CareHere.com (directions above)

Circuit Training
Dates: March 8, 15, 22, 29 (Wednesday), 12:05 PM–12:55 PM.
Location: Missoula Health Center, 1211 South Reserve St., Suite 202.
Class will consist of a 20-30 minute workout with cardio and strengthening followed by 20 minutes of core strengthening/stability and balance exercises.  Exercise/yoga mat or large towel recommended.  Appropriate footwear necessary.  Acknowledgement of Risk form must be signed at time of participation. 
To Register: online registration at www.CareHere.com (directions above).

Mat Pilates
Dates: March 9, 16, 23, 29 (Thursday), 12:05 PM-12:55 PM.
Location: Palmer Complex, 2681 Palmer Street.
Pilates is a deep muscle conditioning and stretching class that tones the body, with specific focus on abdominal, gluteals, inner thigh, back muscles, the (core) spine to help prevent injuries and reduce chronic pain. The exercises can be modified to range from gentle to challenging, depending on your fitness level and goals. Yoga/exercise mat or large towel recommended.  Acknowledgement of Risk form must be signed at time of participation.  Minimum of 5 participants necessary to hold class. 
To Register:  online registration at www.CareHere.com (directions above).

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In-person Presentations
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