Health Care & Benefits Division

Wellness Events

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.

Click here for the online registration instructions.  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 canceling.


Request a Class or Presentation

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


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Virtual Events 

Ongoing

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:

Click here to register and the appointment reminder will be sent to you.

 

Stay Active Challenge - Montana on the Move
Date:

Registration Open Now.  Challenge runs through June 9, 2024

Location:

Wherever you are!

Description:

We're all on the same team in this year's Governor's Stay Active Challenge - Montana on the Move! Every bit of activity you do counts toward the collective activity goal and helps us build a stronger community...together.  This 5-week physical activity challenge is virtual and suitable for all activity levels and types of activity. All kinds of activities count!                   

Register: Click here to find complete details and registration instructions.
Stay Active Challenge Virtual Health Fair
Date:

Now through June 9, 2024

Location:

Live-Life-Well/Challenges/Virtual-Stay-Active-Health-Fair

Description:

Come join us!  Prizes, great information and fun!   You must visit the health fair by June 9, 2024 if you want to enter for prizes. 

Register: No registration necessary.  Just click here link to visit!
Helena area - Stay Active Challenge Hiking Series 
Date:

Tuesdays May 14, 21, 28, and June 4, 2024, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Location:

Various, see below

Description:

Helena area - come join us for the Stay Active Challenge hiking series.  Explore Helena-area trails during your lunch hour and meet others interested in hiking.  These hikes will be beginner to intermediate in strenuousness.  Depending on your needs, feel free to come for part or all of the hike on any given day.  You will need comfortable shoes with good traction and water.  Other equipment as required by the weather. Choose one or more of the hikes that might interest you.  If you have any concerns, make sure to talk with your doctor prior to attending the hikes.

Tuesday, May 14, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m.  Meet at the Old Shooting Range trailhead on Davis Gulch. 
Tuesday, May 21, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m.  Meet at the Beattie Street trailhead on the South end of Beattie Street.
Tuesday, May 28, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m.  Meet at the Mt. Helena parking lot.
Tuesday, June 4, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Meet at the Dump Gulch trailhead on Grizzly Gulch.                   

Register:

No registration required.  Meet the group on the day and time of the event.  Don't be more than 5 minutes late!  Any questions or if you are new to hiking, contact Kim Pullman, Wellness Program Manager, at (406) 444-3809 orkpullman@mt.gov

May 2024 

Women's Health Tips - presented by Premise Health 
Date:

Wednesday May 22, 2024, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location:

Webinar link will be sent to registered attendees

Description:

Let’s celebrate all women this month by exploring strategies to minimize the risks to women’s health throughout their life.  We will look at strategies for healthy meals, juggling busy schedules, and making time for self-care.                    

Register:

Follow the Online Registration Instructions above.  Select "Health Seminar" under "Tell us why you're coming in," and "Women's Health" as the presentation.

The Power of Self-Love - presented by Premise Health 
Date:

May 29, 2024, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location:

Webinar link will be sent to registered attendees

Description:

Learn more about how to navigate mental health challenges with self-love by joining our upcoming webinar, The Power of Self-Love: Navigating Mental Health with Self-Compassion on May 29 at 3 p.m. MST.  We'll discuss ways to shift thought patterns and incorporate self-compassion to deal with negative emotions.                    

Register: Click here to register

June 2024

Walk With Ease
Date:

Starts June 1, 2024 - you choose the time and place!

Location:

Online - self-paced

Description:

Walk With Ease is for anyone who is looking to start or maintain a low-impact exercise program.  Walk With Ease is a 6-week, independent walking program.  You get to pick when, where, and how long you walk.  Each week you will receive an encouraging e-mail to help you stay motivated.  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

Open to all plan members!

Register:

Click here to learn more and register for the Walk With Ease Program

Don't have time this month?  Not to worry!  A new session starts the first Monday of every month.  You can sign up now!

Gut Health - presented by Premise Health 
Date:

Wednesday June 5, 2024, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location:

Webinar link will be sent to registered attendees

Description:

Digestion, metabolism, weight, and immunity. These are all impacted by the health of your gut. Gain easy ways to improve your health by learning more about this often-underrated system.               

Register:

Follow the Online Registration Instructions above.  Select "Health Seminar" under "Tell us why you're coming in," and "Gut Health" as the presentation.

Men's Healthy Strategies - presented by Premise Health 
Date:

Wednesday June 19, 2024, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location:

Webinar link will be sent to registered attendees

Description:

Let’s celebrate men this month by exploring strategies to minimize the risks to men’s health throughout their life.  We will look at strategies for managing stress, healthy eating, and juggling busy schedules.

Register:

Follow the Online Registration Instructions above.  Select "Health Seminar" under "Tell us why you're coming in," and "Men's Healthy Strategies" as the presentation.

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

Recorded Presentations - Check out our list of on-demand recorded presentations!

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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