Health Care & Benefits Division

 

Did you know that as a State Plan member or covered dependent you have access to no cost wellness events and presentations? Classes are offered by a variety of different presenters. Classes labeled "By Premise Health Coaching" are open to plan all members except Medicare retirees. Click HERE for more information on who is eligible to attend classes offered by Premise Health Coaching.

Good news!  All virtual events are available to all eligible members, not just those in Health Center areas. 


Online Registration Instructions

Registration for all classes must be received 24 hours prior to class. We cannot guarantee that registrations received less than 24 hours prior will be honored.

PLEASE NOTE: CareHere is now Premise!  This means that to register for a Premise Health Coaching class you will need to create a new account on the Premise web site, if you haven't already.  Follow the online registrations instructions HERE.  Please note, this only applies to Premise Health Coaching classes.

Don’t delay – classes have limited size and require registration!

If you cannot make class, please extend the courtesy of cancelling.


Request a Class or Presentation

Health Coaches are available for virtual group presentations and/or on-site meetings or events!   

Suggested topics are available HERE, or you can tailor a presentation or training for your group.

Complete an electronic request for a class or presentation at www.surveymonkey.com/r/pptrequest. You can also contact Margy Bartley at margy.bartley@premisehealth.com for any additional questions.


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Helena in-person events

June

Capitol Square Farmer's Market (by Premise Health Blood Pressure Management Program) 
Date:

Tuesdays, June 21, July 19, August 9, and August 23, 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Location:

 Helena, Capitol Building South Oval parking lot

Description:

The Capitol Square Farmers Market starts June 21!  Premise Health will be on-site.  Pick up information about the Blood Pressure Management Program and pick up a fun give-away while you’re there.  The Blood Pressure Management Program offers participants a FREE at-home blood pressure cuff

Register:

No registration necessary.  Come see us anytime during the date and time listed above!

July

Capitol Square Farmer's Market (by Premise Health Coaching) 
Date:

Tuesday, July 12, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Location:

 Helena, Capitol Building South Oval parking lot

Description:

The seasonal produce looks and tastes great – do you know how best to prepare it once you’re home?  Stop by and pick up a few delicious recipes that will utilize all that lovely market produce and a handy guide to seasonal produce.  Pick up a give-away while you’re there. 

Register:

No registration necessary.  Come see us anytime during the date and time listed above!

August

in-Person Grocery Store Tour (by Premise Health Coaching) 
Date:

Tuesday, August 16, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. 

Location:

 Safeway, 611 N. Montana Ave., Helena.  Meet in the floral department

Description:

Learn about reading labels and making better food shopping choices in-person at a local grocery store. Our Premise Health Registered Dietitian Health Coach will guide you through the aisles as you learn how to read your favorite food labels and get your fat, sugar and salt questions answered.  

Register:

Register under "Nutrition Seminar," Michelle Deitsch as the coach and Helena as the location using the Premise Health appointment instructions here.

Capitol Square Farmer's Market (by Premise Health Coaching) 
Date:

Tuesday, August 16, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Location:

 Helena, Capitol Building South Oval parking lot

Description:

The seasonal produce looks and tastes great – do you know how best to prepare it once you’re home?  Stop by and pick up a few delicious recipes that will utilize all that lovely market produce and a handy guide to seasonal produce.  Pick up a give-away while you’re there. 

Register:

No registration necessary.  Come see us anytime during the date and time listed above!

 

 

 

Virtual Events 

 

Ongoing

Walk With Ease
Date:

A new 6-week session starts the first Monday of every month. 

Location:

Online - self-paced

Description:

Walk with Ease is for anyone who is looking to start or maintain a low impact exercise program. The Walk with Ease is a 6-week, independent walking program. You get to pick when, where, and how long you would like to walk for. Each week you will receive a weekly, encouraging e-mail to help you get started and keep yourself motived to walk. During the 6-weeks, you will keep track and report your weekly walking minutes.

 

“This is a terrific program. It helped both my husband and I to be more active. We always felt much better after we walked”—past Walk with Ease participant. 

Register:

Click to learn more and register for the Walk with Ease Program.

Yoga
Date:

Fridays from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.  

Location:

Teams meeting

Description:

This yoga class is good for all levels of experience.  Flow through a warm up, sun salutations, balance, hip openers, twists, core work, and relaxation.  Come when you can - no requirement for attendance every Friday.  

Register:

Register HERE and the appointment reminder will be sent to you.

June

Stay Active Challenge
Date:

June 6 - July 31, 2022  - Register and join anytime during the Challenge!

Location:

Wherever you are, at your own pace.

Description:

This 8-week physical activity challenge open to ALL members of the State of Montana Benefit Plan (State Plan). The challenge is for people of ALL fitness levels and incorporates all types of activity. Participants in the 8-week challenge will keep track of their activity and challenge themselves to do even better! This year our virtual walking path will have the "World Tour" theme, and we'll "visit" famous places all around the world. You can use any tracking method that works for you - step counting devices, apps, or just self-reporting your minutes of activity.   

Register:

Click here for more information and instructions to register!

Starting A Walking Program (by Premise Health Coaching) 
Date:

Wednesday, June 15, 12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m. 

Location:

A link for joining the webinar will be provided via MyChart (within the Premise appointment system) prior to the date of the event.

Description:

Walking is one of the most accessible activities for your health as well as a beneficial tool for stress reduction but getting started can be a challenge.  Learning a few strategies for motivation, how to safely increase time and frequency to avoid risk of injury while maximizing your benefits, and how to maintain the habit once you’ve begun will put you on the road for success. 

Register:

Register under "Physical Activity Seminar," Jacque Currie as the coach and Missoula as the location using the Premise Health appointment instructions here.

July

Get Fit at Work (by Premise Health Coaching) 
Date:

Thursday, July 14, 12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m. 

Location:

A link for joining the webinar will be provided via MyChart (within the Premise appointment system) prior to the date of the event.

Description:

Research has shown that frequent movement throughout the day has a better effect on your overall health than spending an hour at the gym at the end of the day.  We will share tips for incorporating movement into your work day, what to do, how to do it, and why it matters for the long term.

Register:

Register under "Physical Activity Seminar," Jacque Currie as the coach and Missoula as the location using the Premise Health appointment instructions here.

Intuitive Eating (by Premise Health Coaching) 
Date:

Wednesday, July 20, 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m. 

Location:

A link for joining the webinar will be provided via MyChart (within the Premise appointment system) prior to the date of the event.

Description:

Gain control of your eating habits by understanding your emotions and developing awareness. Learn how to get rid of food guilt and improve your relationship with food while enjoying more of the foods you love with a flexible non-diet approach.

Register:

Register under "Nutrition Seminar," Rachel Anderson as the coach and Billings as the location using the Premise Health appointment instructions here.

August

Creating a Wellness Vision (by Premise Health Coaching) 
Date:

Wednesday, August 10, 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m. 

Location:

A link for joining the webinar will be provided via MyChart (within the Premise appointment system) prior to the date of the event.

Description:

It can be frustrating to feel as though you are working hard on improving your health and not making the gains you anticipate.  Creating a wellness vision can provide a roadmap to success.  We have the tools for you to align your goals with your values so you understand how to break down the steps to take you to success.

Register:

Register under "Lifestyle Seminar," Rachel Anderson as the coach and Billings as the location using the Premise Health appointment instructions here.

Energy Management Workshop (by Premise Health Coaching) 
Date:

Wednesday, August 10, 24, September 7, 21, 12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m. 

Location:

A link for joining the webinar will be provided via MyChart (within the Premise appointment system) prior to the date of the event.

Description:

Feeling rushed, exhausted and edging towards burn out?  Energy is like money in the bank: our return on investment is greater when we spend it wisely.  In this 4 week, series we will guide you through the energy zappers and the energy savers so you know where, and how, to spend your energy thoughtfully. 

Register:

Register under "Lifestyle Seminar," Jacque Currie as the coach and Missoula as the location using the Premise Health appointment instructions here.

September

Better Sleep (by Premise Health Coaching) 
Date:

Wednesday, September 14, 11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 

Location:

A link for joining the webinar will be provided via MyChart (within the Premise appointment system) prior to the date of the event.

Description:

Lack of sleep, and poor quality sleep, contribute to lower productivity, decreased metabolism, and affects mood and increases risk for other health concerns such as high blood pressure and obesity. There are steps you can take to improve your sleep routine and we will guide you through them, one “zzz” at a time.

Register:

Register under "Lifestyle Seminar," Rachel Anderson as the coach and Billings as the location using the Premise Health appointment instructions here.

Live Tobacco Free - Cessation Workshop (by Premise Health Coaching) 
Date:

Thursday, September 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27,  12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.

Location:

A link for joining the webinar will be provided via MyChart (within the Premise appointment system) prior to the date of the event.

Description:

Completion of this workshop is an eligible alternative to help you earn the Live Life Well Incentive AND avoid the Tobacco Surcharge! Only 3-5% of individuals who quit tobacco/nicotine on their own are successful. This 7-week group workshop series will guide you to learn healthy and positive ways to become tobacco/nicotine-free for life while providing a safe space for group support and ongoing one-on-one support with a health coach.  Only need register once to attend all 7 sessions.  *All Premise health coaches are available for individualized tobacco/nicotine cessation coaching if the group dynamic is not for you.

Register:

Register under "Lifestyle Seminar," Michelle Deitsch as the coach and Helena as the location using the Premise Health appointment instructions here.

Did You Know? You can schedule an appointment with a health coach anytime! Click here for details.

Information given in these presentations is intended to be general in nature and must never be considered a substitute for advice provided by your doctor or other qualified healthcare professional. Please use your discretion when considering the information provided by the presenters and talk to your doctor as needed prior to making any changes. Any links to websites or information presented is provided as a convenience and does not necessarily represent the views of the State of Montana, Department of Administration, or the Health Care & Benefits Division. These presentations often feature feedback from real people and are intended to be used for your personal growth and health improvement. By joining these events, you agree to keep any inadvertent reference to real people or events entirely confidential

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